Some exciting announcements, new releases, fun pre-order opportunities, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Isabel Ibañez, Adrienne Young & Shea Ernshaw - January 31 @ 7 PM We're so excited to celebrate magic, romance, and mystery with these three YA Fantasy picks! Join us at 7 pm and come meet the authors! Linsey Miller- February … Continue reading Teen Thursday: What’s to come…
Welcome back to another week of book recommendations from our booksellers! Read below to find out which books they've been unable to put down lately. Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton Think of Stand By Me and The Kid starring Bruce Willis with a mix of Australian drug cartel. Eli is a boy living in a … Continue reading What We're Reading 1/22
We're nearly through with January, but the New Releases keep coming in hotter and hotter. This week we debut a few thrilling titles, namely a new novel from the godfather of Cyberpunk, William Gibson, and a searing true crime page-turner from a debut author. Read up on the titles we're most excited for this week … Continue reading Out With the Old, In with the *NEWEST RELEASES* of January!
Hi friends! We're introducing a new blog series so you can better get to know your friendly, local booksellers! This month we're featuring Thomas W, a true BookPeople staple, known for his unmatched character voices at storytime and supreme Dungeon Master skills. You can always count on Thomas for good humor and camaraderie! An expert … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Thomas W.
This week's episode of The BookPeople Podcast features a panel of crime fiction writers, editors, and historians discussing the enigmatic private eye in classic and contemporary crime fiction. MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Coordinator, Scott Montgomery, leads a discussion with Matt Coyle, Tim Maleeny, Laura Oles, Tim Bryant, Billy Kring, and Jeff Vorzimmer. Listen to the talk here … Continue reading MysteryPeople Returns to The BookPeople Podcast!
Have a New Year resolution to read more, but can't seem to find that next read? Look no further: here are our weekly recommendations from your friendly neighborhood booksellers! Milkman by Anna BurnsFollow an anonymous young Irish woman through the troubles and the trials of being peculiar in a time and place where such differences … Continue reading What We're Reading 1/15
The second week of the New Year is bringing us some outstanding new releases -- among them, a poetry collection from a National Book Award finalist, newly un-earthed stories from a legend of the Harlem Renaissance, and a "powerful portait" of Silicon Valley. Discover your next read here! The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs … Continue reading A Bevy of Gorgeous New Releases (1/14)!
Austin author Chris Barton has written over 15 books, with a strong emphasis on emotionally nuanced, meticulously researched nonfiction. In his upcoming release from Lerner Books, All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing After the Oklahoma City Bombing, he tackles the aftermath of a terrible tragedy with sensitivity and hope. The book -- to be published just weeks before … Continue reading Q&A with Chris Barton
This week's episode of The BookPeople Podcast features award-winning photojournalist and writer, Alyssa Banta, with her latest, The Texas Ranch Sisterhood. Her talk concerns the year she spent following more than a dozen Texas women through their grueling daily routines, from the messy confines of the working chute to the sprawling reaches of the back pasture. They … Continue reading Alyssa Banta on the BookPeople Podcast
Calling all gamers and thrill-seekers! We're highly anticipating Dragon Ops, a new exciting middle grade release by Austin-based author Mari Mancusi! We even revealed the awesome cover here, along with some creative cover proposals from young readers at last year's Summer Reading Splash. Let's see what bookseller Will B. has to say about the start … Continue reading BookKids: Welcome to DRAGON OPS!