American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee: Local author Nate Blakeslee quickly became a bookseller favorite with his stellar protagonist, O-Six the legendary Yellowstone wolf, and her pack. His narrative non-fiction keeps you glued to the page throughout the environmental and political controversies surrounding the Yellowstone wolves. Our bookseller Mat calls it "emotionally and intellectually resonant," while … Continue reading New Releases: 10/17
The Nightmare Factory book club meets the third Tuesday of every month to discuss the best in literary horror fiction. Join us, if you dare! As the world rolls haphazardly through space, ever closer to the Halloween Dimension, our Nightmare Factory book club prepares for the voyage home. Every October, we wait with bated breath, … Continue reading TONIGHT: Get the bejeezus scared outta you in the BookPeople Café
by Cathy Maxwell Yes, we are talking Paranormal Romance. Vampires, other worldly creatures, and humans discover what they have in common, and it’s usually a mix of humor, passion, and awareness which is exactly the way I like my books. Lynsay Sands has another installment of her Argeneau series out this month. IMMORTALLY YOURS is a … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—Austin, Bats, and Vampires. Oh my!
TOMOKO The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú I'm currently in the middle of a book due out early next year: The Line Becomes A River by Francisco Cantú. It's this very lyrically rendered memoir about a young man who starts working for the Border Patrol after studying the socio-political atmosphere surrounding … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
The Rules of Magic Alice Hoffman Practical Magic author Alice Hoffman is back in a big way with a brand new mystical prequel novel. Rules of Magic follows the young lives of siblings Franny, Jet, and Vincent and the secrets they uncover about themselves and their family. We couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Alice … Continue reading New Releases: 10/10
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CHRISTINE Provenance by Ann Leckie Confession time—Provenance, which (as I’ve found out) takes place in the same universe as her Ancillary Justice trilogy, is the first I’ve read of Ann Leckie’s novels. I’m hooked! Provenance is fast-paced, with enough details about this universe to keep me reading without feeling lost. Leckie does a great … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week