Austin Events for the Literati – August

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  Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  ArmadilloCon August 3rd-5th, Omni Hotel South Park Austin's Convention for SFF Readers … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August

We’re hiring: full time book fair position & part time barista

  FULL TIME BOOKFAIR LOGISTICS AND DELIVERY POSITION  BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting applications for a full time logistics and delivery position in our growing school bookfair department. Ideal applicant should be organized, have a basic understanding of lifting with their legs and not their back, and be able to work autonomously.    We are looking for … Continue reading We’re hiring: full time book fair position & part time barista

The Romance Bookshelves—Great for a lazy afternoon!

By Cathy Maxwell I’m sunbound in Austin, my favorite time to read. I enjoy a long afternoon of reading until the world cools down enough to go outside. It is my treat for all the weed-pulling I have to do. Here are some of my latest faves— The Kissing Quotient by Helen Hoang caught me … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—Great for a lazy afternoon!

BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action

BookPeople is proud to host a book club for kids ages 8-12 along with local volunteer group Austin Allies. We meet every third Saturday of the month at 12:30 PM. Today we're giving you an inside look at our last meeting, where we discussed Flora and Ulysses by Newbery medalist Kate DiCamillo! What do squirrels … Continue reading BookKids: On Squirrel Poetry & Taking Action