Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!

Even if you've never met her, you've probably heard her Southern accent ringing through BookKids! An unforgettable story time reader, an encyclopedic knowledge of picture books, and an expert at getting one more thing onto any display: Merrilee is a legend in BookKids! Learn more about Merrilee in our Q&A below! How long have you … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!

Austin Liti Limits: Richard Z. Santos

Author Richard Z. Santos talks with Austin Liti Limits' Scott Semegran about his debut novel Trust Me. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/645375643 You can order Trust Me from BookPeople now. About the Author: Richard Z. Santos is a writer and high school teacher living in Austin. Richard has an MFA from Texas State University … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Richard Z. Santos

Austin Liti Limits: Stacey Swann

Austin Liti Limits sets its sights on Texas author Stacy Swann. The team interviews Swann about her book, Olympus, Texas. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/597496356 Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Olympus, Texas performed by Stacey Swann. You can order Olympus, Texas from BookPeople now. About the Author: Stacey Swann’s debut novel Olympus, Texas was published … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Stacey Swann

4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs

By Mallory M. There is something so interesting to me about books that feature multi-generational family drama, told through multiple perspectives. And the perfect setting for books like these is often a suburb, somewhere on the outskirts of a big city with a smaller community where tension between neighbors tends to thrive. I noticed that … Continue reading 4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs

TeenThursday Graphic Novel Reviews: Passport and Ain’t Burned All the Bright

Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Howdy, y’all! Read two really fine teen level graphic novels this time ‘round. I saw the cover of Passport with its house blocks as packing boxes and understood that Sophia Glock gets the power of graphic novels! Her subtle caricature is perfect against economically lush backgrounds, but narrative is … Continue reading TeenThursday Graphic Novel Reviews: Passport and Ain’t Burned All the Bright

Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season

Today on the blog, Bookseller and Autumn-Season-Lover Gina shares her list of must-haves from BookPeople for the incoming season. Watching the color scheme change from Summer to Autumn as I scrolled through social media at the end of August was startling and welcomed. Maybe I’m biased because my birthday is in the fall, but as … Continue reading Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season

BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony

Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Look what I found! Ya know, when Nathan Hale isn't writing graphic novel versions of historical cannibals, pirates, and warriors, he gets into some crazy and unique works of imagination. While his Hazardous Tales are almost universally beloved, these works, while maybe lesser known, offer utterly unique stories. Meet Apocalypse … Continue reading BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony

BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander

Review by: Griffin (like the monster) Hi y'all, here we go again! More wonderful graphic novels to stimulate the imagination and increase critical thinking with a wonderfully emotionally complex and fictionally complete choice: Amelia Erroway: Castaway Commander! Twelve-year-old Amelia burns to pilot the great ornithopters of the city of Ables, but her father, Commander Erroway, once … Continue reading BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander

Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!

Today in our Meet the Bookseller series, we're chatting with the one, the only, booksellin', filmmakin', wrestle-lovin' GREGORY! Gregory is BookPeople's Operations Manager, keeping the store afloat and the team going strong. You may have spotted his beautiful handmade staff cards in the Lit in Translation or Film sections, read some of his thoughts on … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/6)

It Never Ends: A Memoir with Nice Memories! by Tom Scharpling From the comedian, television writer, and host of the Best Show, a revealing and powerful memoir exploring a life of struggle and reinvention It Never Ends is his memoir of a life writing comedy amidst a lifelong struggle with mental illness, a story he has … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/6)