Like many of you, our Children’s Book Buyer Meghan is spending a little more time than usual at home with her family. So we thought it would be useful– and even, dare we say, fun?– to have her try out some activities and share her recommendations for y’all to keep kiddos engaged and busy at home! … Continue reading BookKids: Homeschooling Recommendation of the Week!
Our doors may be closed, but a few of our book clubs are still going strong! Join them virtually on their regular meeting times to discuss their April selections. More information about the groups and how to join in on the conversation can be found below! April Virtual Book Club Meetings - [Updated 4/2/2020] ATX SciWri … Continue reading BookPeople Virtual Book Clubs!
The Austin Liti Limits crew sat down with acclaimed thriller writer, Meg Gardiner, for the latest installment in their author interview series. The pair discuss Gardiner's early success with China Lake, the origin of her storytelling bug, and examine The Dark Corners of the Night — the third movement in Gardiner's wildly popular UNSUB series. Catch … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Meg Gardiner
Part-time bookseller, Meike, shares with us a review of one of today's hot new releases — Kathy Valentine's All I Ever Wanted, a memoir of growing up, the Texas music scene, and playing bass for 80's pop-rock group, The Go-Go's. In the fall of 1982 I started my first semester of college. It was a heady time … Continue reading Meike Reviews ‘All I Ever Wanted’
Get to know Christine H., our part-time bookseller and in-store accounting assistant. She joins us on the blog today to tell us a little about herself and the songs that have defined her life's journey! My name is Christine Havens; I’ve been at BookPeople since September 2015 and currently work on Saturdays as a bookseller. … Continue reading Get To Know A Bookseller: Christine H.
Like many of you, our Children's Book Buyer Meghan is spending a little more time than usual at home with her family. So we thought it would be useful-- and even, dare we say, fun?-- to have her try out some activities and share her recommendations for y'all to keep kiddos engaged and busy at … Continue reading BookKids: Homeschooling Recommendation of the Week!
Mass social distancing has us sitting on our respective couches and beds wondering what we're going to do now that we've got all this time on our hands. Fortunately, we've taken this question into consideration and have drafted up several reading lists just for you. Yesterday's list packed the giggles — today, we're hoping to … Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Reader’s Soul
Looking for the perfect puzzle for your whole family? Meghan G. tried a few with her kids this week! We have these puzzles in stock at the store, and you can order online via the link in the blog. Enjoy! Looking for something to entertain your stir-crazy kids? Me too! Luckily, we are a family … Continue reading BookKids: A Great Time to Start a New Puzzle!
Hey friends! We're all looking for a laugh right now, so we rounded up some of our booksellers' go-to funny reads. Every title is linked to our website, where you can get free shipping thru 3/22. You can also call us at 512-472-5050 for curbside pick-up, or to chat with a bookseller for other funny … Continue reading Keeping it Light with Funny Reads!
Hello, Austin book community! This week has brought with it many changes. Health and safety concerns ahve already affected our lives in so many ways — school and work being disrupted, social events being cancelled, the words social distancing being added to our vocabularies. Here at the store, we also have some changes happening. BookPeople's doors … Continue reading What We’re Reading 3/18