"Deeply satisfying" short stories. A novel of suspense set in East Texas. A stunning debut novel. And plenty of favorites now out in paperback. Get a peek at what's hitting shelves at BookPeople this week! Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor *Signed Copies Available* Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Time, Elle, Enterntainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, O: The Oprah … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)
History buffs! Texans! You won't want to miss this three-author panel on Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth from last week. Last week we hosted an exclusive, three-author panel event to discuss one of Texas' foundational myths: the defeat at the Alamo. Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford spent the hour … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: ‘Forget the Alamo’ Author Panel + Andrea Valdez
Summer time is in full swing here in Austin, and our booksellers are ready to go full vacation mode: sunglasses, cold drinks with reusable straws (those turtles aren't going to save themselves), and, of course, a stack of new books to read poolside! Check out the page below to see what they recommend reading as … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Today we're excited to share a guest post by local author Samantha M. Clark, whose new novel, Arrow, releases June 22nd. Signed and personalized copies are now available at bookpeople.com and every pre-order helps plant a tree in the Austin area! We'll be celebrating the book with the author on June 23rd at 6pm CT. … Continue reading Guest Post: Author Samantha M. Clark on her New Novel, ARROW
Nothing says summer quite like this week's new releases. Celebrate the making of the smash-hit In the Heights; learn what it takes to keep your skin glowing through all the sunny days of summer; get lost in fictional romps that are as sticky-sweet and enlivening as the season. There's so much to love, read on for … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/15)
This week on "Meet the Bookseller" we're chatting with Jen B-- master of puns, proud Mac's Book Club member, and BookPeople bookfairs pro! Learn more about her in our interview below! How long have you worked at BookPeople? Almost three years. What is your favorite thing about working here? I work on our school bookfairs … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jen B!
Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Female rage. Texas myths. Quirky historical fiction. An East Texas thriller. Plenty of bookseller favorites. This is what you can expect to see on shelves today! Don't miss out. We have too many favorites to count! Animal: A Novel by Lisa Taddeo "Vicious and sexually raw, Animal may be my favorite debut novel of the year. … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/8)
Summer is off to a STRONG start and we've got five brand new bookseller favorites to share with y'all. Get those TBRs ready! All titles are available in-store and at bookpeople.com. Thanks for supporting a local indie bookstore! Pumpkin by Julie Murphy "Pumpkin AKA Waylon Brewer is a fat, openly gay kid who's obsessed with … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!
This latest edition of Austin Liti Limits brings the crew face-to-(virtual) face with New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Wetmore, author of the Read with Jenna pick and bookseller favorite, Valentine. The pair discuss novel's success through the pandemic, writing female rage, and the West Texas setting of the novel. Watch the first part of … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Elizabeth Wetmore