Eugenia's most anticipated titles for spring and summer, which you can pre-order through your local independent bookstore! One of the biggest perks of working at a bookstore is being able to get our grubby hands on books months before their release. Advanced Readers Copies (ARCs) are scattered all over our offices, the break room, the … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’ – Early Readers Edition
Happy Teen Thursday, book friends!!! Don't miss our last YA event in April: Ashley Poston - Wednesday 4.17 @ 7PM Come geek out with us at BookPeople! Event details Of The Princess and the Fangirl, former BookPeople bookseller Shannon B. says, "No matter your fandom you will find your family in its pages." Y'all. We … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
A look into our stellar Kids events programming this month, including a high fiving contest with Adam Rubin, celebrating Mercy Watson's origin story, playing tunes with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat, Independent Bookstore Day, and more! No More Poems! with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat - Tues, Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM WEIRDOS OF THE … Continue reading BookKids: April Events for Young Readers!
Happy Teen Thursday, everyone! Below, the weekly roundup of event news, exciting releases, and bookseller recommendations! Did you hear the news?! Texas Teen Book Festival is back for its eleventh year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 12! Join us at Southwestern University for a day filled with author panels, signings, cosplay contests & more! … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
A look at the new displays in our Kids section, inspired by the spring season! This blog post was originally posted in Publisher’s Weekly. Although it is still technically February as I write this blog, by the time it posts it will be March. And March around here means spring (no matter the official dates on … Continue reading BookKids: Spring Comes to Texas!
A look into what's hot this week in the YA world, including a super exciting announcement *shrieks*... Just Announced: Come meet YA royalty! Sarah Dessen is coming to BookPeople for the release of her new novel, The Rest of the Story We're lifelong fans of Sarah Dessen here at BookPeople, and we can't wait to … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Inspired by the new year, we’ve set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals for 2019. Below, adult events coordinator Christina M. tells us about committing to reading more Kids & Teen books! Keep up with … Continue reading BookKids: Rediscovering Kid & Teen Lit in 2019
We're halfway through March and have been busy putting together fresh displays, diving into new releases, and planning for upcoming Teen events! Plus-- it's Women's History Month! What feminist reads are on your TBR pile?! New releases with strong female characters Internment by Samira Ahmed We've been waiting for this book for months and are … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Women’s History Month edition
Eugenia, coordinadora de eventos y marketing para BookKids, comparte algunas de sus biografías favoritas. Parte de la colaboración entre BookPeople y Austin ISD es el 5 Book Dive, un programa que fomenta la lectura de verano. Esta semana me senté frente a nuestros libreros, leyendo libro tras libro en español, y algunos títulos bilingües, que … Continue reading BookKids en español: Descubriendo a nuestros héroes
What's going on in the YA world? A look into this week's releases and upcoming events for teens! New Releases! SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson Twenty years ago, Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak came out. It was life-changing for many who read it, and yet, two decades later, the system is still broken. SHOUT is a … Continue reading Teen Thursday!