Ransom Riggs joins us for this latest installment of The BookPeople Podcast! The bestselling author of the wildly successful Miss Peregrine series stopped by the store last month with a bevy of goodies and a tricked out van emblazoned with the book's cover art. For the event proper, he discussed the fifth installment of the saga, … Continue reading Ransom Riggs on The BookPeople Podcast!
"There's a lot of talk about how do you get kids to read, but I think you can get at them just by getting them interested in storytelling generally, in whatever format that takes, whether it's film or art..." - Jon Klassen Last fall, we had the pleasure of hosting Jon Klassen in partnership with … Continue reading BookKids: Art of the Book with Jon Klassen
Another week, another round of recommendations! As always, our booksellers have plenty to say about books. Read below for reviews of heart-wrenching fiction, thrilling true crime, and a good dose of playful humor. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett This was my first time reading an Ann Patchett novel, and I don't regret it. I … Continue reading What We're Reading 2/5
The long January is finally over (we thought it would never end)! And with it comes February's new releases and that loving feeling that comes around the middle of the month, *wink, wink*. Fall in love with one of these brand new titles today -- whether you're into debut fiction, historical fiction with a twist, … Continue reading February’s First New Releases!
New York Times Bestselling author, Lori Gottlieb spills the tea with The Blogess herself, Jenny Lawson, on this week’s episode of The BookPeople Podcast. They discuss all things therapy, answering such burning questions as: “how might a therapist feel if you ran into her buying bras at your local department store?” And: “If my therapist … Continue reading Lori Gottlieb on the BookPeople Podcast!
This post was originally published on Publisher's Weekly. I’ve already written about how Gene Luen Yang’s Reading Without Walls Challenge made me love comics and graphic novels. Is it possible that he could make me love basketball as well? I have to be honest, basketball is not my game. It all happens too fast, and I’m … Continue reading BookKids: Did Gene Luen Yang Make Me Love Basketball?
There's a new YA-lovin' bookseller in town, friends! Her name is Gina, and she's been recommending fantastic books all over the place! If you're looking for graphic novels, aw-inducing romance, and more great stories with LGBTQ+ characters, this is the list for you! Here are some of her recent faves: The Deep & Dark Blue … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Gina’s Picks!
Our booksellers are back, ready to pitch anything from fiction to graphic novels and fantasy. Read on to get some inspo for your next read! Find Me by André Aciman From the opening, I was delightfully surprised by André Aciman's Find Me. Picking up fifteen years after the summer of Call Me By Your Name, … Continue reading What We're Reading 1/29
January's coming to a close, and if you've been following literary channels across social media then you know it's been an especially bumpy ride in this very young year. Luckily, we've got some new releases to take the sour taste out of our mouths -- the likes of which include a pair of #ownvoices stories … Continue reading New Releases for the End of January!
This week on The BookPeople Podcast we've got YA superstar and local author, Carolyn Cohagan. She stopped by BookPeople earlier this month to read from and sign the finale to her beloved Time Zero Trilogy, Time's Up. Listen along here and be sure to snag a signed copy of Time's Up while we've got 'em! About the book: Could … Continue reading Carolyn Cohagan on The BookPeople Podcast!