Last week we had the opportunity of hosting David Lagercrantz in-store to present his latest entry in the Millenium Series, The Girl Who Lived Twice. He sat down with local mystery writer Chandler Baker (The Whisper Network, 2019) to discuss the challenges overcome in continuing the much-lauded and bestselling series Stieg Larsson began, writing the singular … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast Presents: David Lagercrantz
Teen Thursday: Tomoko Recommends
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Tomoko is celebrating some of her favorite books written by authors of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer so badly. I wrote all the time and I loved the idea of crafting a world that someone could crawl … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Tomoko Recommends
BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls
This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Art Director, Tomoko, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. For more posts in this series, click here. I’ve been dying to read Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi because it's based on a subject I know … Continue reading BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls
New Books 7/4! Happy Independence Day!
What This Story Needs Is A Vroom and A Zoom Emma Virján In this fifth and final installment of the PIG IN A WIG series, Emma Virján sends Pig on the road! But will car trouble derail Pig's important cross country car race? Find out in Emma Virján's latest What This Story Needs Is A Vroom … Continue reading New Books 7/4! Happy Independence Day!
Top Shelf: Amatka
BookPeople has a cadre of booksellers on staff who have loved sci-fi for pretty much as long as they can remember—though their tastes often vary, this new literary sci-fi novel from Swedish author Karin Tidbeck has a "what if" hook guaranteed to suck in anyone as in love with words as we are. That hook? … Continue reading Top Shelf: Amatka
May the Fourth Be With You!
If you're a BookPeople regular, you might have walked in on our conversations about Star Wars before. Yes, we were talking about Episode VII for months before it came out...yes we were (mostly) devastated when they decided the Star Wars literary universe was no longer canon...yes still we went to the opening night of The … Continue reading May the Fourth Be With You!
The Nightmare Factory Book Club – Death Thing
It's finally that magical time of the year when we in the greater literary community can turn the furnace up and let our guard down. Have some nog. Have a bunch. Marvel at the miracle that is universal, human compassion. Rejoice in the stability of a world where everything is protected by booby traps - … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club – Death Thing