By Cathy Maxwell Historical Romance reigns this spring with books by legendary authors. Let’s jump right into it— A new release by the wonderful Lisa Kleypas is always reason to celebrate. DEVIL’S DAUGHTER is a redemption tale and let me raise my hand, I am a sucker for those stories. It is Book #5 of the … Continue reading The Romance Shelves: March Roars in with Big Names!
Lot By Bryan Washington: Name one of the most anticipated books of 2019, Lot is set in the city of Houston—a sprawling, diverse microcosm of America. The son of a black mother and a Latino father is coming of age. He’s working at his family’s restaurant, weathering his brother’s blows, resenting his older sister’s absence. … Continue reading New Releases 3/19
BookPeople hosted bestselling author Jasper Fforde with his new hit novel Early Riser. Jasper Fforde gave up his career in the film industry when his novel The Eyre Affair debuted on the New York Times bestseller list in 2002. He is the author of the Thursday Next series, the Nursery Crimes series, and Shades of Grey. In Early Riser, every … Continue reading Jasper Fforde Podcast
Too Much Is Not Enough By Andrew Rannells From the star of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon and HBO’s Girls, the heartfelt and hilarious coming-of-age memoir of a Midwestern boy surviving bad auditions, bad relationships, and some really bad highlights as he chases his dreams in New York City. When Andrew Rannells arrived in New … Continue reading New Releases 3/12
Charlie Jane Anders is the former editor-in-chief of io9.com, the popular Gawker Media site devoted to science fiction and fantasy. Her debut novel, All the Birds in the Sky, won the Nebula Award for Best Novel and was a Hugo Award finalist. Her story, "Six Months, Three Days" won a Hugo Award. She has also had … Continue reading Podcast with Charlie Jane Anders
The River By Peter Heller: From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip. When they decide to canoe the Maskwa River in northern Canada, they anticipate long days of leisurely paddling and picking blueberries, and nights of stargazing and reading paperback Westerns. But a … Continue reading New Releases 3/5
We've got another podcast ready for you! We recently had Melissa Broder in the store. She is the author of the essay collection So Sad Today and four poetry collections, including Last Sext. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Iowa Review, Tin House, Guernica, Fence, The Missouri Review, and others. She writes regularly for Vice and Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter, and … Continue reading Podcast with Melissa Broder
I'll Be Gone in the Dark By Michelle McNamara: Newly released in paperback, I'll Be Gone in the Dark is the chronicle of Michelle McNamara's research into the identity of a serial rapist and killer. Christina says it is "Absolutely fascinating. It's amazing what one tenacious woman can do to help solve a decades old … Continue reading New Releases 2/26
Happy Friday! We've got a new podcast up! We recently had Tim Johnston in the store talking about his newest novel The Current. Tim is the author of the New York Times bestseller Descent, as well as a young adult novel, Never So Green, and the story collection Irish Girl, winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. In … Continue reading Podcast with Tim Johnston
Job title: Bookfair Assistant Description: BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting part time (or full time) applications for a bookfair assistant to help with logistics and delivery in our growing school bookfair department. Core responsibilities will include preparing books for bookfair events, delivering books to schools and picking them up, assisting with publisher returns, and interacting … Continue reading We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!