BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony

Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Look what I found! Ya know, when Nathan Hale isn't writing graphic novel versions of historical cannibals, pirates, and warriors, he gets into some crazy and unique works of imagination. While his Hazardous Tales are almost universally beloved, these works, while maybe lesser known, offer utterly unique stories. Meet Apocalypse … Continue reading BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony

BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander

Review by: Griffin (like the monster) Hi y'all, here we go again! More wonderful graphic novels to stimulate the imagination and increase critical thinking with a wonderfully emotionally complex and fictionally complete choice: Amelia Erroway: Castaway Commander! Twelve-year-old Amelia burns to pilot the great ornithopters of the city of Ables, but her father, Commander Erroway, once … Continue reading BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander

Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!

Today in our Meet the Bookseller series, we're chatting with the one, the only, booksellin', filmmakin', wrestle-lovin' GREGORY! Gregory is BookPeople's Operations Manager, keeping the store afloat and the team going strong. You may have spotted his beautiful handmade staff cards in the Lit in Translation or Film sections, read some of his thoughts on … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/6)

It Never Ends: A Memoir with Nice Memories! by Tom Scharpling From the comedian, television writer, and host of the Best Show, a revealing and powerful memoir exploring a life of struggle and reinvention It Never Ends is his memoir of a life writing comedy amidst a lifelong struggle with mental illness, a story he has … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/6)

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/29)

Willie Nelson. Thought-provoking sci-fi. Short stories. Novels. Thrillers. This and more is hitting shelves this week! Scroll down for more on these featured titles and follow this link to the full list! Willie Nelson's Letter to America by Willie Nelson and Turk Pipkin "Willie Nelson is a national treasure. At different points in my life he … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/29)

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)

"Deeply satisfying" short stories. A novel of suspense set in East Texas. A stunning debut novel. And plenty of favorites now out in paperback. Get a peek at what's hitting shelves at BookPeople this week! Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor *Signed Copies Available* Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Time, Elle, Enterntainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, O: The Oprah … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)

Virtual Event Replay: ‘Forget the Alamo’ Author Panel + Andrea Valdez

History buffs! Texans! You won't want to miss this three-author panel on Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth from last week. Last week we hosted an exclusive, three-author panel event to discuss one of Texas' foundational myths: the defeat at the Alamo. Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford spent the hour … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: ‘Forget the Alamo’ Author Panel + Andrea Valdez

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/15)

Nothing says summer quite like this week's new releases. Celebrate the making of the smash-hit In the Heights; learn what it takes to keep your skin glowing through all the sunny days of summer; get lost in fictional romps that are as sticky-sweet and enlivening as the season. There's so much to love, read on for … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/15)