Lots of visiting authors, signed stock, upcoming events, and great pre-order giveaway in today's Teen Thursday! Looking forward to... Yes We Can panel! - Mon May 6 @ 7PM These are the game changers, y'all! Event details For our event with Sarah Dessen on June 4th, you can pre-order your copy of The Rest of … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
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!
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 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!
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
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!
Some thoughts on book covers, YA tropes, and trends straight from our Teen Press Corps, reported by our Kids buyer Meghan G. This blog post was originally posted in Publisher’s Weekly. Last week I blogged about what some of our local teens are reading, but I also like to check in with our teens toward … Continue reading Teen Thursday: What Austin Teens Wish Publishers Knew
UPCOMING EVENTS Laurie Halse Anderson in conversation with Wendy Davis - April 5th @ 6 PM Join us for what is sure to be an unforgettable night at Central Presbyterian Church! We're currently reading Laurie's memoir, SHOUT, and absolutely loving it. Get your tickets now! Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu - April 9th @ 7 … Continue reading Teen Thursday
TONIGHT Christopher Paolini 7 PM at Austin Central Library Speaking about and Signing The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm NEW TEEN FICTION Mike by Andrew Norriss Mike is the imaginary friend and projection of a repressed wish that won't go away until Floyd confronts both his greatest fear and greatest … Continue reading Teen Thursday
UPCOMING EVENT The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee From the author of Tash Hearts Tolstoy comes a funny, moving novel about the lengths we’ll go to make dreams our dreams come true that’s perfect for fans of Shaun David Hutchinson and Rainbow Rowell. Slater, Kansas, is a small town where not much seems to … Continue reading Teen Thursday