The past few days have presented us with some trying times, but if there's one thing a reader knows it's that one can find solace in a good book (or two). New releases this week include a piece of escapist fantasy, a few mystery thrillers, a read for the budding artist, and more! Read on … Continue reading New Releases, OR, Social Distancing Made Easy
Check out Meike's review for Harlan Coben's latest, The Boy From the Woods. A little over 20 years ago, two hikers discovered a young boy foraging in New Jersey’s Ramapo Mountain State Forest. Despite the authorities’ exhaustive search for the boy’s family, no one ever came forward to claim him so he entered the foster system. … Continue reading Meike Reviews Harlan Coben’s ‘The Boy from the Woods’
Hey everyone! My name is Eugenia and as part of my job here at BookPeople I get to do all sorts of fun things-- from booking author events to coming up with storytimes and hosting field trips-- and one of the coolest parts of my job here is coordinating BookPeople's Teen Press Corps. The TPC … Continue reading Teen Thursday: TPC Interviews Marissa Meyer on the BookPeople Podcast!
Spring is just around the corner, y'all! Thanks to daylight savings time we all have a little more light this week. What have we doing with all that extra sun, you wonder? Reading new books, of course! Here are a few titles we've been enjoying this week. Wanderers by Chuck Wendig If you're reading this, … Continue reading What We’re Reading 3/11
Major New Release Alert: this week's titles are (what do the kids say again?) FIRE! New reads from Rebecca Solnit, Jason Reynolds, and Glennon Doyle you say? YES. We've also got plenty of titles from author's we'll be hosting this month as well as a few non-fiction standouts that that look at Hollywood and the … Continue reading New Week, New Books!
Our latest episode of The BookPeople Podcast features Paul Yoon's chat with fellow author (and lovely wife) Laura van den Berg. Paul and Laura are currently visiting faculty members at the Michener Center for Writers, and they're introduced by best selling novelist and Michener Center Director, Bret Anthony Johnston. All of this talent gathered together … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Paul Yoon
Howdy, Readers! BookPeople is celebrating 50 years of operation and the community we continue to grow each day around the love of literature! In honor of the rich history we've developed in the lovely city of Austin, TX we're re-posting this previously published blog post that gives us a glimpse into BookPeople's humble beginnings as … Continue reading A History of BookPeople at 50!
The Austin Liti Limits crew sits down with local author and seasoned documentary producer, Kate Winkler Dawson. The pair discuss Dawson's road from Journalism school to writing books and tackle her latest endeavor, American Sherlock — the first book-length examination of the life and work of Edward Oscar Heinrich, a pioneer of forensic science. Watch … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Kate Winkler Dawson
We're SO excited to feature Austin author Christina Soontornvat as a guest blogger today! Christina's upcoming middle grade novel, A Wish in the Dark, is set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world where food has an important role. As soon as we're introduced to our hero, Pong, we also see his interesting connection to nearby hanging … Continue reading BookKids: A Literary Treat!
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 Collyn, who's been here for two years and already has a slew of stories to share about her time at BookPeople... You've probably seen her hanging out with her bookseller bestie, RC, … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Collyn!