In honor of Teen Thursday and Bookstore Romance Day this Saturday, we're sharing some of our favorite YA romcoms! Bookseller AND Teen Press Corps approved! See any of your own favorites? Counting Down with You by Tashie Bhuiyan "I loved this book!! Karina is a Bangladeshi Muslim girl struggling with her parents’ strict expectations. She … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Love is in the air…
This week, a member of BookPeople's Teen Press Corps is joining us on the blog to share her thoughts on Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Read Delia Rune's review below and check out more of her recommendations on the TPC blog! When I picked up Anxious People at the Austin-Bergstrom International airport, I was just … Continue reading Review: Anxious People
You may have seen Jac around the shop tidying Gifts displays, giving stellar recommendations for everyone on your list, or maybe you've even subscribed to the Gifts newsletter and gotten her favorite non-book goodies delivered straight to your inbox. A true Jac-of-all-trades (sorry, we had to!)! Learn more about Jac in our Q&A below! BookPeople: … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jac!
Join Griffin (like the monster) for some great graphic novel recommendations! These are all three appropriate for all ages and this time around each tells the tale of a quest! Your readers like adventure, hard or soft, well, I have read something they will like! THE SUNKEN TOWER by Tait Howard I know this publisher, … Continue reading BookKids: Graphic Novels with Griffin
Authors Jason June and Becky Albertalli sat down to chat with Teen Press Corps journalist, Ivy. Catch up with the author friends as they discuss Jason June's YA debut, Jay's Gay Agenda, developing characters similar to yourself, advice for young writers, and more! Good news! We currently have signed copies of Jay's Gay Agenda and … Continue reading Author Interview: Jason June & Becky Albertalli
Celebrating Pride doesn’t begin or end in June, but there’s never been a better time to start exploring queer YA! Here are some of my favorite LGBTQ+ YA novels (with a little Middle Grade and New Adult thrown in) to help you fill out BookPeople’s Pride Bingo.
Today we're excited to share a guest post by local author Samantha M. Clark, whose new novel, Arrow, releases June 22nd. Signed and personalized copies are now available at bookpeople.com and every pre-order helps plant a tree in the Austin area! We'll be celebrating the book with the author on June 23rd at 6pm CT. … Continue reading Guest Post: Author Samantha M. Clark on her New Novel, ARROW
This week on "Meet the Bookseller" we're chatting with Jen B-- master of puns, proud Mac's Book Club member, and BookPeople bookfairs pro! Learn more about her in our interview below! How long have you worked at BookPeople? Almost three years. What is your favorite thing about working here? I work on our school bookfairs … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jen B!
Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Summer is off to a STRONG start and we've got five brand new bookseller favorites to share with y'all. Get those TBRs ready! All titles are available in-store and at bookpeople.com. Thanks for supporting a local indie bookstore! Pumpkin by Julie Murphy "Pumpkin AKA Waylon Brewer is a fat, openly gay kid who's obsessed with … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!