If you thought SXSW was busy, just wait 'til next week when BookPeople is full of action-packed Teen Lit events! Just in case you haven't heard, here's who is coming to the store: Farrah Penn Author of Twelve Steps to Normal March 20, 2018 at 7 PM Neal Shusterman Author of Thunderhead March 22, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Prepare for the busiest week ever!
THE BUZZ BOOK HAS ARRIVED! The Poet X is out now and we can't wait to share it with you! Here's what Teen Press Corps member, Olubunmi, had to say about it: "She learned to speak with fire on her tongue. A poem etched in tears and smiles. She learned to write poetry, and became … Continue reading Teen Thursday: It’s International Women’s Day!
WHO RUNS THE WORLD? In honor of Women's History Month we're going to bring you some HER-stories every week! And one of the most empowering YA Her-stories out there right now is Jennifer Mathieu's Moxie! Trini from the Teen Press Corps says: "It teaches you to fight for what’s right and be true to yourself. It … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 03.01.2018
GAGA FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS It's no secret that we in the teen section love comics and graphic novels (have you seen any of YA Specialist, Shannon's videos?) So, we thought we'd do a special Teen Thursday highlighting some of the amazing graphic novels we have in store! Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson: "Speak up for … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get Graphic!
If you're worried about having enough time to read Sightwitch before Susan Dennard comes next week, don't fret -- the book is on our shelves now! You can pick it up today and bring it in for the event on Tuesday, February 20 at 7 p.m. Don't forget to check out our interview with Susan! … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 02.15.2018
There are a billion new releases this week, and we're freaking out!!! Okay, now that we got that out of our systems. Here's a somewhat calmer look at this week's new titles ... Our February Teen Buzz Book is out and it's incredible! The Belles By Dhonielle Clayton Why we're loving it: "If … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our ‘to be read’ shelf just keeps growing!
NAILED IT! Have you picked up your copy of Zenith yet? If not, stop by the store to pick yours up, and you could get one of these FREE Essie nail kits! Rock your nails while you read! LOVING THIS WEEK'S NEW ADVENTURES Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann: Alice had her whole … Continue reading Teen Thursday: FREE nail polish, new releases & more!
THE ADVENTURE STARTS TONIGHT!!! What's better than just picking up a new release? Picking up a SIGNED new release! Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner will be in store TONIGHT for a speaking/signing, starting at 7 PM ... And you are definitely not gonna want to miss Unearthed! Here's why: When Earth intercepts a message from a … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Signed books, ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ & more!
UNEARTH THE FUN...NEXT WEEK AT BOOKPEOPLE Looking for your next great Sci-Fi adventure? Well we've got it! Thursday, January 11 at 7 PM Authors AMIE KAUFMAN & MEAGAN SPOONER speaking & signing Unearthed In conversation with Amy Tintera Three awesome YA authors, one out of this world event you won't want to miss! HOLY … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New sci-fi, 2018 reading challenges & more!
END OF THE YEAR WRAP UP Here are just a few of our faves of the year (because it would be impossible to tell you ALL the titles we loved)! SHANNON'S 2017 FAVES: "This year was filled with heroes who learned that it wasn't the superpowers they had, but who they were underneath that … Continue reading Teen Thursday: So long, farewell 2017