Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Now's your chance to catch a replay of our virtual event with local author Maurice Chammah, author of Let the Lord Sort Them. Profiled widely this year in The New York Times and elsewhere, Let the Lord Sort Them is local author Maurice Chammah's deeply reported, searingly honest portrait of the death penalty in Texas—and what it tells us about … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Maurice Chammah

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Gold Diggers’

Uriel's sights are set on a title out next month in this newest installment of Books I'm Excited About. Read on for more! My favorite novels have always been the kind that dazzle me with their originality and brim with an aching familiarity. Sanjena Sathian's Gold Diggers does both. Set in a sleepy Atlanta suburb at … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Gold Diggers’

Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Touch of Jen’

A new installment of Books I'm Excited About features a most-anticipated book of summer 2021. Read on to see why Uriel is excited about this one! While an unprecedented winter weather episode pummels Texas, I'm dreaming of warmer weather and A Touch of Jen, the sticky-like-spilled-soda debut from former Texan, Beth Morgan. Not only is this cover … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘A Touch of Jen’

Virtual Event Replay: Paola Ramos

Bundle up and catch a replay of our November 12th virtual event with journalist and Vice contributor, Paola Ramos. In Finding Latinx, Paola Ramos travels to near and far corners of the country in search of Latin-X voices that illustrate a growing movement and represent a community of young Latinos that hold more political, social, … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Paola Ramos

Valentine’s Day Reading: Enemies to Lovers!

Valentine's Day is around the corner (have you noticed the bouquets, chocolates, and heart-shaped balloons literally everywhere?!) and you know what that means, right? Yup, it's time to get lost in your favorite literary love stories! Bookseller Bug joins us on the blog to recommend of their spicy faves! Hey there. Bug here, your favorite goblin … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Reading: Enemies to Lovers!

Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 2)

Bookseller Lilli F. joins us on the BookPeople blog for the second part of her limited series that focuses on manga and various sub-genres that full under that wide umbrella! This installment focusses on Shōjo! The second genre that I’m going to be talking about is shōjo manga! Shōjo typically encompasses romance, humor, and slice-of-life … Continue reading Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 2)

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’

Events Coordinator Uriel is kicking off Books I'm Excited About today, a series of weekly blog posts dedicated to spotlighting a novel or two that he can't wait to read/get into your hands. His inaugural post shines a light on a novelist you've definitely heard of... There's no skirting around the fact that I am … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’

Turn the Page: New Books This Week (2/9)

Lose yourself in the stories on display this week! Explorations into love, hope, and perseverance have their fair share of space on shelves, while the fiction invites us to seek the sensual, titillating, sometimes darker, side of ourselves. Read on for more... Walk in My Combat Boots by James Patterson & Matt Eversmann *Virtual Event … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Books This Week (2/9)