James L. Haley on coffee shops, ‘The Boxcar Children’ & his favorite photo of Mark Twain

James L. Haley stops by the store tomorrow, November 14 @ 7 PM to discuss A Darker Sea, the second book in his Bliven Putnam Naval Adventure series. Below, we chat with the writer about his process, his reading list, and his earliest influences. BP: What are you reading these days? JH: I once asked … Continue reading James L. Haley on coffee shops, ‘The Boxcar Children’ & his favorite photo of Mark Twain

Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. IV

"The atmosphere of the place soothed her automatically; the rich lantern lights, the sheer scent of paper and leather, and the fact that everywhere she looked, there were books, books, beautiful books." — The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman  Film photography by BookPeople’s own Daniel M. To see more posts in this series, click here.     … Continue reading Scenes from a Bookstore: Vol. IV

Teen Thursday: We Need A Hero…Or Villain. You Decide.

GUESS WHAT EVERYBODY!!!!  Renegades is out!!!!! That means, it's time to choose a side. Hero or Villain? Monday night your trials will begin. Will you be a Renegade or an Anarchist? A hero or a villain? You decide when you join us for our Renegades party! Marissa Meyer herself will be in store speaking, signing, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: We Need A Hero…Or Villain. You Decide.

10 quotes Eli can’t stop revisiting

Every so often, you come across a passage that makes you thump the arm of your reading chair and yell "EXACTLY!" Below, Eli shares 10 quotes he's found particularly significant.   1. "A question--from other black writers and readers and a voice inside me now began to hover over my work--Why do white people like what … Continue reading 10 quotes Eli can’t stop revisiting