Spring is just around the corner, y'all! Thanks to daylight savings time we all have a little more light this week. What have we doing with all that extra sun, you wonder? Reading new books, of course! Here are a few titles we've been enjoying this week. Wanderers by Chuck Wendig If you're reading this, … Continue reading What We’re Reading 3/11
Major New Release Alert: this week's titles are (what do the kids say again?) FIRE! New reads from Rebecca Solnit, Jason Reynolds, and Glennon Doyle you say? YES. We've also got plenty of titles from author's we'll be hosting this month as well as a few non-fiction standouts that that look at Hollywood and the … Continue reading New Week, New Books!
Our latest episode of The BookPeople Podcast features Paul Yoon's chat with fellow author (and lovely wife) Laura van den Berg. Paul and Laura are currently visiting faculty members at the Michener Center for Writers, and they're introduced by best selling novelist and Michener Center Director, Bret Anthony Johnston. All of this talent gathered together … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Paul Yoon
Howdy, Readers! BookPeople is celebrating 50 years of operation and the community we continue to grow each day around the love of literature! In honor of the rich history we've developed in the lovely city of Austin, TX we're re-posting this previously published blog post that gives us a glimpse into BookPeople's humble beginnings as … Continue reading A History of BookPeople at 50!
The Austin Liti Limits crew sits down with local author and seasoned documentary producer, Kate Winkler Dawson. The pair discuss Dawson's road from Journalism school to writing books and tackle her latest endeavor, American Sherlock — the first book-length examination of the life and work of Edward Oscar Heinrich, a pioneer of forensic science. Watch … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Kate Winkler Dawson
We're SO excited to feature Austin author Christina Soontornvat as a guest blogger today! Christina's upcoming middle grade novel, A Wish in the Dark, is set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world where food has an important role. As soon as we're introduced to our hero, Pong, we also see his interesting connection to nearby hanging … Continue reading BookKids: A Literary Treat!
Hi friends! We’re introducing a new blog series so you can better get to know your friendly, local booksellers! This month we're featuring Collyn, who's been here for two years and already has a slew of stories to share about her time at BookPeople... You've probably seen her hanging out with her bookseller bestie, RC, … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Collyn!
Hey there, Austin! Spring break is just around the corner, and that means it's time to stock up on some vacation reading. Only have so much room in your bag and need help choosing? Never fear! Here's what our booksellers have been enjoying this week. Highfire by Eoin Colfer Highfire was an absolute riot--I kept … Continue reading What We’re Reading 3/4
Check out Meike's review of Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson, out today! Malcolm Kershaw is living my dream life--he’s the owner of the Old Devils Bookstore in Boston. Run by his very capable staff, the store leaves Malcolm the freedom to come and go as he pleases. Some days he only goes in to keep company … Continue reading Meike Reviews ‘Eight Perfect Murders’ by Peter Swanson
February's gone with the wind, but with it comes the promise of Springtime and a bevy of new releases sure to put some pep in your step. This month brings us a plethora of scintillating new titles from debut authors, the hatching of a bookseller favorite, and an exciting announcement that cements Austin's place as … Continue reading Springtime for New Books!