Mass social distancing has us sitting on our respective couches and beds wondering what we're going to do now that we've got all this time on our hands. Fortunately, we've taken this question into consideration and have drafted up several reading lists just for you. Yesterday's list packed the giggles — today, we're hoping to … Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Reader’s Soul
The past few days have presented us with some trying times, but if there's one thing a reader knows it's that one can find solace in a good book (or two). New releases this week include a piece of escapist fantasy, a few mystery thrillers, a read for the budding artist, and more! Read on … Continue reading New Releases, OR, Social Distancing Made Easy
Check out Meike's review for Harlan Coben's latest, The Boy From the Woods. A little over 20 years ago, two hikers discovered a young boy foraging in New Jersey’s Ramapo Mountain State Forest. Despite the authorities’ exhaustive search for the boy’s family, no one ever came forward to claim him so he entered the foster system. … Continue reading Meike Reviews Harlan Coben’s ‘The Boy from the Woods’
Major New Release Alert: this week's titles are (what do the kids say again?) FIRE! New reads from Rebecca Solnit, Jason Reynolds, and Glennon Doyle you say? YES. We've also got plenty of titles from author's we'll be hosting this month as well as a few non-fiction standouts that that look at Hollywood and the … Continue reading New Week, New Books!
Howdy, Readers! BookPeople is celebrating 50 years of operation and the community we continue to grow each day around the love of literature! In honor of the rich history we've developed in the lovely city of Austin, TX we're re-posting this previously published blog post that gives us a glimpse into BookPeople's humble beginnings as … Continue reading A History of BookPeople at 50!
The Austin Liti Limits crew sits down with local author and seasoned documentary producer, Kate Winkler Dawson. The pair discuss Dawson's road from Journalism school to writing books and tackle her latest endeavor, American Sherlock — the first book-length examination of the life and work of Edward Oscar Heinrich, a pioneer of forensic science. Watch … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Kate Winkler Dawson
Hi friends! We’re introducing a new blog series so you can better get to know your friendly, local booksellers! This month we're featuring Collyn, who's been here for two years and already has a slew of stories to share about her time at BookPeople... You've probably seen her hanging out with her bookseller bestie, RC, … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Collyn!
Check out Meike's review of Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson, out today! Malcolm Kershaw is living my dream life--he’s the owner of the Old Devils Bookstore in Boston. Run by his very capable staff, the store leaves Malcolm the freedom to come and go as he pleases. Some days he only goes in to keep company … Continue reading Meike Reviews ‘Eight Perfect Murders’ by Peter Swanson
February's gone with the wind, but with it comes the promise of Springtime and a bevy of new releases sure to put some pep in your step. This month brings us a plethora of scintillating new titles from debut authors, the hatching of a bookseller favorite, and an exciting announcement that cements Austin's place as … Continue reading Springtime for New Books!
We close out a month of stellar new releases with one of the best lineups yet! Below you can read up on the exciting titles by authors we'll be hosting in-store in the coming weeks, an thrilling return to a fantasy world, and a life-affirming memoir (among other fabulous new reads). Find your next favorite … Continue reading New Releases This Week! (2/25)