Some fall teen titles our booksellers are excited for... Sure, we're a teensy bit sad summer's coming to an end, but we're also DYING FOR THESE BOOKS TO HIT THE SHELVES! We're not the most patient of people. We're BookPeople! Pet by Akwaeke Emezi Akwaeke Emezi is coming to Texas Teen Book Festival this year, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Fall Titles We’re Freaking Out Over!
In case you were asleep last week, the full author line-up for the 2019 Texas Teen Book Festival is now live! We're counting the days 'til October 12th, when we'll gather with a bunch of our closest *friends* to celebrate all things YA! This will be the 11th annual TTBF and it's the first at … Continue reading Teen Thursday: TTBF Author Line-up!
We look at some delicious YA covers, which are perfect for the summer season... Food and books are my favorite things, so I'm really into this trend of book covers with food on them. What a way to draw me to the shelf! Here we look at some old and new faves with covers that … Continue reading Teen Thursday: YA Covers Good Enough to Eat!
Eugenia talks about YA thrillers that kept her up past her bedtime! I have no idea where my love for teen thrillers comes from-- I'm gonna say it's from growing up on a healthy dose of Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl. Yes, I'll argue that in a way, GG was a thriller. Y'all, these … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Hot Summer Thrillers
Pride recommendations from our booksellers and TPC for today's Teen Thursday! IT'S PRIDE, Y'ALL! June celebrates LGBTQ+ history and in honor of that, our booksellers are recommending some of their fave books that feature or center queer characters and their experiences. From lighthearted romance to swashbuckling adventure and magical realism, we have a little bit … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Pride Edition!
Eugenia sat down to chat with YA author Sarah Dessen on the release day of her 14th novel, The Rest of the Story. Dessen kicked off her tour at BookPeople to a packed house of adoring fans. We have a limited number of signed copies left, so get yours while you can! Eugenia Vela: Congratulations … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Sarah Dessen
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 being the crafter of a world that … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Tomoko Recommends
Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Kick off the summer with these amazing authors: Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM We're thrilled to welcome local author Emma Berquist back to BookPeople! She captivated readers with her debut, Devils Unto Dust, which … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Looking forward to... Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM Chilling tales for the mystery-seekers! Event details Sarah Dessen - Tues June 4 @ 7PM For the hopeless romantics... For our event with Sarah Dessen on … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
This interview was originally published in the Teen Press Corps blog. For more interviews, reviews, and events coverage from the BookPeople TPC, click here! TPC members Sofia and Xander interviewed author Christopher Paolini during his BookPeople event for his new book, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm. TPC: What made you want to come back … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Christopher Paolini!