Amy Bloom on A.J. Cronin, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ & lying on her couch

Amy Bloom stops by the store Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss her new novel White Houses, which explores the real-life relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. Check out Amy's answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below.  BP: What are you reading these days? AB: Tayari Jones’ American Marriage.    BP: What books did … Continue reading Amy Bloom on A.J. Cronin, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ & lying on her couch

Alexandra Burt reviews ‘The Perfect Nanny’

Alexandra Burt is the bestselling author of Remember Mia and The Good Daughter. Below, she shares what she loved about Leila Slimani's The Perfect Nanny, which has been getting lots of buzz from places like NPR, Bustle, and The Guardian.  If you are looking for Gone Girl or commercial domestic noir, this is not it. The … Continue reading Alexandra Burt reviews ‘The Perfect Nanny’

The Romance Bookshelves: February Edition

Cathy Maxwell is the Austin-based author of over thirty best-selling historical romance novels. She writes a monthly column for BookPeople. Visit www.cathymaxwell.com to learn more. I heartily endorse February as being Heart Month. One thing we need in the world is more love. So, here are some books that I know you will love.  Beyond Scandal and … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves: February Edition

Steven Saylor on Tolkien, pudicity & swimming pools

Steven Saylor stops by the store this Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. to discuss his new book, The Throne of Caesar. Check out his answers to the BookPeople Questionnaire below!  BP: What are you reading these days?   SS: For bedtime escape, my current very guiltily pleasure is an addiction to the Fu Manchu … Continue reading Steven Saylor on Tolkien, pudicity & swimming pools

Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

Emily Ecton stops by the store this Saturday, February 17 at 6 p.m. to discuss her new chapter book, The Ambrose Deception. It's a must read for kids and adults alike! Check out Emily's answers to the BookPeople Questionnaire below.  BP: What are you reading these days? EE: I'm not reading much right now because … Continue reading Emily Ecton on staying up late, NPR & the word ‘snort’

Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Enjoy a good mystery? Consider joining Murder in the Afternoon, our book club dedicated to crime and thriller fiction. The next meeting is Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. on BookPeople's third floor. Below, Scott shares a bit more about the group.  Crimes don't always have to be committed at night. Our Murder in the Afternoon book club meets … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Francisco Cantú on Star Wars, mezcal & his 14-foot workspace

Francisco Cantú stops by BookPeople Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. to discuss The Line Becomes a River, his memoir about working for the United States Border Patrol. We're big believers in this book! Purchase a copy and we'll donate a portion of the proceeds to Casa Marianella, a local non-profit that provides food, shelter and … Continue reading Francisco Cantú on Star Wars, mezcal & his 14-foot workspace