Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’

Kristin Casey stops by the store this Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to read from her new memoir, Rock Monster: My Life With Joe Walsh. Below, the author's sister (who also happens to be a former BookPeople employee) shares her thoughts on the book. A little background before I talk about this book. You … Continue reading Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’

THIS FRIDAY: Helen Thorpe

Helen Thorpe stops by BookPeople this Friday, January 19 at 7 PM to discuss her new book, The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom. Adolescence is a hard enough period for anyone, but can you imagine going through your high school years as an immigrant? When you walk into a classroom … Continue reading THIS FRIDAY: Helen Thorpe

BookKids kicks off 2018 with LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

The Kids team is kicking off the new year with love and great books! Here, a look at our latest display, inspired by our upcoming event with Newbery Medal winning author Matt de la Peña and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long on Saturday, January 20 @ 11:30 AM. When we got our hands … Continue reading BookKids kicks off 2018 with LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

We took the new “Smitten Kitchen” cookbook for a test drive. Here’s what happened.

Deb Perelman stops by the store tomorrow at 7 p.m. to chat about her newest cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day. No one is more excited about that fact than BookPeople's own Meike Alana! Below, the event staffer recounts her experience making Perelman's Bake Sale Winning-est Gooey Oat Bars. We're salivating!  I was hugely excited when I … Continue reading We took the new “Smitten Kitchen” cookbook for a test drive. Here’s what happened.

Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

A conversation with Celeste Ng, author of the bestselling Everything I Never Told You and, now, Little Fires Everywhere.  Celeste Ng will appear at BookPeople on Tuesday, September 26th, at 7pm, in conversation with Clay Smith of Kirkus Reviews. Q: Tell us a bit about Shaker Heights. Do you see it as representative of Every Town, USA, or … Continue reading Author Q&A: Celeste Ng

Booksellers Review: We Come To Our Senses: Stories

Ahead of Odie Lindsey's visit to BookPeople next week, our Events Coordinator Lindsey reviewed his short story collection. We hope you'll join us Thursday night to hear him in conversation with local author John Pipkin. I have always delighted in the southern story: the quiet grotesqueness of Breece D'J Pancake's West Virginia, the dark edges … Continue reading Booksellers Review: We Come To Our Senses: Stories

Booksellers recommend: Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

We're all really enjoying Anne Helen Petersen's collection of essays, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, and can't wait to have her here in just a week on July 19th at 7pm. Check out our reviews and come join us! I've enjoyed Anne Helen Petersen's essays on Buzzfeed, so it was great to read this interesting … Continue reading Booksellers recommend: Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

Bookseller Review: GORK, THE TEENAGE DRAGON

Happy book birthday to Gabe Hudson and Gork, the Teenage Dragon! Hudson will be here Tuesday, July 25th at 7pm to talk about his new book.   After a meeting where booksellers are pitched books coming out in the upcoming months, my fellow booksellers and I shuffled through boxes filled with books to choose from. The colorful … Continue reading Bookseller Review: GORK, THE TEENAGE DRAGON