June arrived without warning and the summer temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot new titles. This week's basket of goodies present us with urgent nonfiction titles, new titles by bookseller favorites, and a debut the whole BookPeople team couldn't get enough of. Read on for … Continue reading Staying Cool with June’s New Releases
Pride 2020 is here and we're kicking it off with a reading list of new and recent releases by LGBTQ authors, celebrating these experiences and the captivating stories they hold. We'll give you a taste of what you can expect this month on the adult side, and highlight a few titles you may have missed … Continue reading A Pride Month Reading List
Tomorrow night (Thursday, May 28th at 7PM CDT) we're hosting Jimmy Wong and Ashley Adams, co-hosts of YouTube's Feast of Fiction channel, virtually on Zoom to discuss their latest project, The Feast of Fiction Kitchen cookbook — a compendium of their channel's best and favorite concoctions. And in anticipation of it, one our booksellers and super … Continue reading Baking with Gina and ‘The Feast of Fiction Kitchen’ Cookbook
It seems like May's come and gone in a flash. From a new Hunger Games novel to plenty of beachy, feel-good reads, there's been plenty to celebrate, but the last week of May keeps that streak of fine literature alive. This week we finally get to put our hands on the much-lauded Mikel Jollett memoir, a new … Continue reading Waving May Goodbye with New Releases
Just like that, May dropped some of the hottest releases in our lap! Not only are we getting a prequel-sequel to our favorite dystopian thriller, but we also get the new Stephanie Danler memoir AND the much-talked about Curtis Sittenfeld novel following the life of Hillary Clinton...had she not married Bill Clinton. It's just the … Continue reading Buzz…Buzz…That’s the Sound of BUZZY-worthy NEW RELEASES!
Where's the time going? March felt like an eternity...April zoomed by...and now May seems to be picking up speed faster than a rollicking thriller. There's a lot going on, we know, but consider slowing down with a good read. There's a new Jenny Zhang poetry collection, some art criticism from Crudo author, Olivia Laing, and … Continue reading A Look at This Week’s New Release Titles
May's here, and the new releases have us absolutely floored. Not only do we finally get a taste of the latest Emma Straub and Elizabeth Acevedo, there's also a memoir, a sci-fi caper, and a "creepy...wonderful" new novel that comes highly recommended by our booksellers! All Adults Here by Emma Straub When Astrid Strick witnesses … Continue reading It’s Gonna be May…And the New Books Look Good!
Another week of hunkering down and we're just so thankful we've got new books to get us through some of the roughest patches. This week gives us a few big name authors dropping major titles, scintillating debuts, and reads that traverse the globe even when you can't. Read up on the titles that have us … Continue reading So Long April, We’ve Got Books To Read!
The world's changed a lot since the last time we spoke, but if there's one thing that's remained constant, it's that every Tuesday we're privileged enough to still be getting great new books in our hands! And to share a bit of good news: your favorite indie bookseller, BookPeople, has made it back online! That's … Continue reading We’re Back…with New Releases Galore!
Part-time bookseller, Meike, shares with us a review of one of today's hot new releases — Kathy Valentine's All I Ever Wanted, a memoir of growing up, the Texas music scene, and playing bass for 80's pop-rock group, The Go-Go's. In the fall of 1982 I started my first semester of college. It was a heady time … Continue reading Meike Reviews ‘All I Ever Wanted’