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
"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
BookPeople and Austin Allies invite you to come gush, rant, swoon, and ramble all about our favorite thing in the world: BOOKS! Join us at the store Saturday, Nov. 18 at 12:30 PM to talk about Cece Bell's graphic novel, El Deafo. All kids ages 8-12 are welcome to attend. This is the perfect place to make new … Continue reading BookKids: Join our new book club!
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.
A peek at some of the employee doodles that pop up around the store. To view more posts in this series, click here. — Griffin — Eli — Hanna
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
Bonfire by Krysten Ritter: We couldn't be more excited that Krysten Ritter's debut novel is out today, since we have an author event with the Jessica Jones and Don't Trust the B**** in Apartment 23 actress next week! Her novel comes highly recommended by our booksellers. Hanna says, "Once this story takes off, you're in for … Continue reading New Releases: 11/7