Will B. loves him some spooky reads! Here are a couple that he recommends for the best month of the year... The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz It can be hard to live up to family expectations, but it gets a thousand times harder when you're living up to the expectations of a … Continue reading BookKids: Will’s Spooky Reads for the Season!
Some TTBF highlights to get you ready for the best day ever! This Saturday, October 12th we'll gather at Southwestern University along with some of the best, most exciting voices in the YA world for a day packed with interactive sessions, panels, author signings, and more! Here's a little bit of info to get you … Continue reading Teen Thursday: TTBF is upon us!
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo is the fall blockbuster title to read… It’s that magical time of year again when the weather actually does seem to finally be changing here in Austin and we’re looking to curl up with a page-turner that will keep us up at night. Your BookPeople booksellers were graciously sent an […]
I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O'FarrellMan! Maggie has been through the ringer! She was not lying when she said she has had seventeen near-death experiences. Have you ever failed an exam and felt utterly defeated by life, but then you found out your best friend bombed it, too, and that comforted you? … Continue reading What We’re Reading 10/9
Friends, you made it back! This week we've got a ton of new titles we think you're just going to eat up. Below this caption we've got one of the season's most buzzed about books (Hi, Leigh Bardugo), and further down we've got plenty of bookseller favorites that'll help you in a pinch when you … Continue reading Tuesday = New Books, New Books, New Books!
Last month we had the pleasure of hosting podcaster, meditation teacher, audio engineer and author Cory Allen for his brand new book, Now Is the Way. This will be familiar territory for avid listeners of The Astral Hustle podcast and his wildly popular online meditation course, Release Into Now, but we invite our listeners to plug in and enjoy … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Cory Allen
A few of the newest & hottest teen titles recommended by our booksellers! "There's something about a gorgeous cover that just makes a book irresistible! To read The Ten Thousand Doors of January feels a bit like dreaming--perfectly sensible in the moment and complicated in the retelling, it's best when experienced than retold. Books within … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our Booksellers are Lovin’…
This Was Our Pact by Ryan AndrewsEver since I was as tall as a stack of books (a unit of measurement I use strategically to apply to any age), I found escape in a good read. Timeless, enchanting, and wildly imaginative, This Was Our Pact joins the company of my favorite literary escapes, Alice in … Continue reading What We’re Reading 10/2
October's here, BookFriends, can you believe it? It's one of the busiest times at BookPeople, what with the Texas Teen Book Festival and Texas Book Festival happening in the same month (wow!), but we've always got time to talk about new books. This week we've got our plates full with a couple of stellar reads … Continue reading Spooky Season’s Here…With More New Releases
Earlier this month we had the pleasure of hosting Lara Prescott, Austin author and Michener Center gradute, with her debut novel, The Secrets We Kept. It spins a yarn of secretaries turned spies and the covert CIA operation to undermine the Soviet regime using one of the greatest love stories of all time, Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago. … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Lara Prescott!