Earlier this week Raven Leilani (author of bookseller favorite Luster) was named a 5 Under 35 honoree! The program, organized by the National Book Foundation, recognizes five young fiction writers (selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists, or previous 5 Under 35 Honorees) at a ceremony and are presented with a $1,000 prize. … Continue reading Q&A with Debut Author, Raven Leilani
That announcement on Monday for Pres. Obama's forthcoming A Promised Land (which you should totally pre-order, by the way) blew us away and had us all wishing November was here already. ALAS, it's still September, but that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate all the titles coming to our shelves today. We've got new titles … Continue reading Books, Books, And More Books This September
Watch along with us. Jessica Gross joins us on the blog today with a short reading from her new novel, Hysteria—a shocking debut that Shelf Awareness describes as "a heated, propulsive dive into a troubled young woman's all-night bender...Coolly sexy and razor-smart, Hysteria presents an urban millennial fever dream with timeless style and insight." Read the full review here. Jessica … Continue reading Exclusive Reading with ‘Hysteria’ Author, Jessica Gross
Happy mid-September! Time sure is flying this month, but our new releases are keeping us grounded. Explore the fantastical fiction capers, brilliant histories, and sobering narratives packing our shelves this week—you may just find your next favorite read! Piranesi by Susanna Clarke From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic … Continue reading “Park These Brand New Books Right In This Little Book Shelf,” OR Mid-September New Releases
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with local author, James Wade, to discuss his brand new literary Western, All Things Left Wild. In Part 1, the pair discuss what it's like to publish and promote a new book during a pandemic and explore the world of Wade's new book. Catch Part 2 for a … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: James Wade
Ever wondered what it's like to be part of the BookPeople team? Now's your chance. Join our community bound by books! We are now hiring booksellers to work under our COVID-19 business model. Safety precautions and store operations to be discussed during interviews. Applications can be found online here. You can drop them off in … Continue reading Booksellers Wanted!
We're just two weeks into September, but we're already comin' at you with more new releases to keep an eye out for. If memoirs are your thing, now's your time to shine. But we've also got new novels by bookseller favorites, and the paperback releases to cram into those already overloaded shopping baskets—virtual or otherwise. … Continue reading A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again
September means two things: The summer's coming to a close (sad), but the book releases keep getting hotter (yay!). This week's fare brings us second books from a few of our favorites, thought-provoking non-fiction, and reads with virtual events for 'em! Read on for more! Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of … Continue reading Summer’s End Means The Year’s Hottest Books Are Here!
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with author Jeanette Brown for the latest installment in Austin Liti Limits' author interview series. In Part 1, the pair discuss indie bookstore life during the pandemic and Brown's latest, The Illusion of Leaving. Austin Liti Limits interviews author Jeannette Brown from Larry Brill on Vimeo. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown
The end of August gives us just a taste of the kind of bookish excitement we can expect from the Fall. Heavyweights John Meachem and Helen MacDonald bring their best, one-of-a-kind debuts make a splash, and bookseller favorites hit the shelves. Check out what we've got for you below! His Truth Is Marching On: John … Continue reading Turn On, Tune In, Read New Books