I'll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara I am obsessed with this book. It is thorough, empathetic, fact-based -- everything you want a true crime novel to be. Michelle McNamara's passion for the case shines through on every page, and the excellent research she spent hundreds of hours collecting has paid off in … Continue reading What We’re Reading this Week
Our memories create the reality of our world. They are our cornerstones of our truth that we touch back upon as we grow and shape ourselves into the people we are. So, what happens when memories disappear? The Book of M by Peng Shepherd is a masterpiece and it’s a necessary book to add to … Continue reading Top Shelf for June: Book of M
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
Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk Adjustment Day is a visceral exploration into the psyche of society. The version of the world in which it is set is not unlike our own: full of unrest, on the brink or war and revolution. To truly enjoy this book though, you must suspend all your beliefs about society … Continue reading What We’re Reading this Week
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
Kevin Powers' first book, The Yellow Birds, won the Pen/Hemingway prize for first book and was a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction. Powers' new novel, A Shout in the Ruins, weaves together stories that span over a century of life in the post-Civil War South. Kevin Powers was kind enough to answer our questions ahead of … Continue reading Kevin Powers on his influences, favorite books, & more
THE KEYS TO THE FESTIVAL TTBF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED! NEAL AND JARROD SHUSTERMAN & NIC STONE JOIN US ON OCTOBER 6, 2018 AT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY! AND FOLLOW TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL FOR UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENTS! ALL THE BUZZ Furyborn (Empirium Trilogy #1) by Claire Legrand A BuzzFeed Most Anticipated Title of … Continue reading Teen Thursday!