Last Woman Standing By Amy Gentry: Local Austin author Amy Gentry is one of our favorite for her thrilling writing. Good As Gone was wildly popular around the store and nationwide as evidenced by it's recognition as a New York Times Book Review Notable Book. Now, with Last Woman Standing, comes a brilliant and timely … Continue reading New Releases 1/15
Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy. Zine Meet @ The Dougherty Arts Center Wednesday, January 16th 7pm - … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – February (and some January)
Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! BookPeople Art Director Tomoko is lovin' Elvis is King! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Red Nose Studio … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’
Event Books Out Now The Wicked King by Holly Black The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince. You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Christine by Stephen King Stephen King's classic supernatural thriller is an absolute must read. Arnie Cunnigham falls in love with Christine, the 1958 Plymouth Fury, instantly. Soon, the car has consumed every fiber of Arnie's life with anger, violence, and crime. Arnie would do anything for the hateful Christine, and she would do ANYTHING for … Continue reading What we’re reading Wednesday
The Winter of the Witch By Katherine Arden: Following their adventures in The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower, Vasya and Morozko return in this stunning conclusion to the powerful bestselling Winternight Trilogy, battling enemies mortal and magical to save both Russias, the seen and the unseen. Moscow has been struck … Continue reading New Releases 1/8
Happy new year, book friends! Below, we look into the exciting programming in our January calendar! We hope to see you in the store for some of these events & storytimes. We have a full month of funny picture book authors, National Book Award finalists, graphic novelists, and more! Don't miss a beat: subscribe to … Continue reading BookKids: January Highlights!
The Wicked King by Holly Black Holly Black spins the most enchanting web in her sequel to Cruel Prince. The book quickly enters a fast pace with a story line that is jam packed with deception, mental maneuvering to the highest degree, and warring desires. Black continues to masterfully build this world of faeries, lies, … Continue reading What We’re Reading Wednesdays
Millennial Money Makeover By Conor Richardson: Are you part of the group of over half of Millennials who are freaked out by their finances? Luckily, with Millennial Money Makeover readers now have a guide to help them navigate the financial issues of their time. CPA Conor Richardson offers a refreshingly helpful and elegantly designed program to tackle … Continue reading New Releases 1/1
We're thrilled to offer 12 Days of Storytime as a special holiday treat! Three times a week, we invite families to gather in our cozy amphitheater to enjoy great books, snacks, crafts, and more! Our storytime program is a great way to bring folks in the community together and help build the next generation of … Continue reading BookKids: 12 Days of Storytime!