This week I read a book by a French cartoonist called The Mental Load. It’s both a feminist education and the story of the artist’s own journey toward feminism, beginning with the mental load of managing a household and covering topics such as cutting a woman’s perineum during childbirth without her consent and the inevitable … Continue reading New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Red Clocks
Kids Event Staff We are seeking help on our part-time event staff for our in-store events, with weekend shifts totaling around 8 hours week/available, with the potential for additional hours to be added. Working weekends is a must. Ideal candidates are book enthusiasts with event hosting experience, as well as some knowledge of YA and … Continue reading We’re Hiring!
The days are long and the weather is HOT-- you need something COOL to read! Below, the Kids team recommends a few books to keep your summer reading fresh and fun. Whether you're taking a dip in Barton Springs Pool or hiding at home enjoying the AC, we all need something cool to read this … Continue reading BookKids: Read Something COOL This Summer!
A Taste for Vengeance By Martin Walker: Bruno, the beloved chief of police in the idyllic French town of St. Denis, is back! And this time he's investigating the disappearance of a British tourist with a lot more secrets and connections than he could have anticipated. We're so excited that Martin Walker is coming to … Continue reading New Releases 6/12
THIS WEEKEND!!! DON'T MISS IT! Saturday, June 9th at 6 PM Author STEPHANIE GARBER speaking & signing Legendary In Conversation with author Amy Tintera **ONLINE SALES FOR THIS EVENT WILL END AT 5:00PM FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH** HOW MANY NEW RELEASE COULD WE FIT IN ONE WEEK? WE'RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT! EPIC FANTASTY … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Summer Reads in Full Swing
Our Kids buyer Meghan shares some of her favorite books to kick off Pride Month! This blog post was originally posted in Publisher's Weekly. This Tuesday we were joined by fabulous Drag Queens Honey St. Claire, Louisianna Purchase and Mascara Rivers along with Drag King Papi Churro and over 60 listeners for our second successful Drag … Continue reading BookKids: Reading with Pride!
In honor of International Museum Day, we sat down with Museum Educators Sabrina Phillips (School and Teacher Programs) and Monique O’Neil (Family and Community Programs) from the Blanton Museum of Art to chat about Art of the Book (part 1), a new collaboration between the Blanton and BookPeople, where we invite students to interact with authors and … Continue reading BookKids: Art of the Book (part 2)
LEGENDARY IS OUT NOW!!!!! AND STEPHANIE GARBER IS COMING TO BOOKPEOPLE! Saturday, June 9th at 6 PM speaking & signing In Conversation with author Amy Tintera LEGENDARY IS AVAILABLE NOW! GET YOURS TODAY! SUMMER FUN KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER WITH A LITTLE MYSTERY AND A WHOLE LOT OF MAYHEM! THIS BOOK IS SPOILER-IFIC SO … Continue reading Teen Thursday Gets…Wait For It…
We're so excited to host local author Jennifer Donaldson on Saturday, June 2nd at 6 PM to tell us all about her YA thriller, Lies You Never Told Me! This book is already a bookseller fave, perfect for a summer night binge-reading session! Mark your calendars and check out the Q&A with the author below. … Continue reading Q&A with Jennifer Donaldson
Blood Standard By Laird Barron: Award-winning author Laird Barron makes his crime fiction debut with a novel set in the underbelly of upstate New York that’s as hardboiled and punchy as a swift right hook to the jaw. When a mob enforcer is forcibly returned to upstate New York, he's supposed to have peace and … Continue reading New Releases 5/29