Scott M. Reviews ‘River, Sing Out’

Scott M. reviews the sophomore effort from local author James Wade. Wade made a splash with his debut novel All Things Left Wild, receiving a Reading the West Award for debut fiction, and all signs point to another standout read coming early next month. James Wade got our attention with his debut, All Things Left Wild, … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘River, Sing Out’

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)

It's a big (like, REAL BIG) pub day today! New work from Chris Bosh, Ashley C. Ford, Kristen Arnett, Casey McQuiston, Kiese Laymon hits shelves, along with the first volley of the summer's hottest debuts. You're gonna wanna know about these titles comin' at you fast and furious! Letters to a Young Athlete by Chris … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)

Bookseller Review: ‘The Chosen and the Beautiful’

We think everyone should read the classics at some point in their lives. But sometimes, it's good to have fun with books that put a twist on those much revered faves. Bug has one such read for you that also dishes up the perfect summer vibes! Bug here—local goblin punk and bookseller—here to tell you … Continue reading Bookseller Review: ‘The Chosen and the Beautiful’

Add Some Romance to Your Summer Reading!

Teen Press Corps member, Hanna Lou, has been all about ROMANCE lately! She put together a swoon-worthy list of books perfect for your summer tote bag, which features books for teens and adults alike. Honey Girl by Morgan Rodgers Grace Porter, after getting her PhD in astronomy, goes to Vegas, gets drunk, and gets married. … Continue reading Add Some Romance to Your Summer Reading!

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/25)

A new week's worth of books brings us a new book from a Japanese superstar, a new history of the Watergate scandal, and a volume of collected essays from Salman Rushdie just to name a few. Scroll on for more noteworthy picks hitting shelves today. Heaven: A Novel by Mieko Kawakami From the bestselling author … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/25)

Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’

Bookseller and mystery/crime fiction aficionado Scott M. reviews the "perfectly executed and deliciously satisfying" (Chandler Baker) new novel from local author May Cobb. May Cobb's attention-getting debut, Big Woods, showed promise as her being a writer to watch. She has delivered on that promise in her follow up, The Hunting Wives. Here the subject matter … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’

Meet the Bookseller: Lillian

Manga enthusiast, internet order specialist, and diligent student-- Lillian can do it all! And she's this week's featured bookseller! We invite you to learn a lil' bit more about your local friendly bookseller below... How long have you worked at BookPeople? L: Two and a half years What is your favorite thing about working here? … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Lillian

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/18)

What does it mean to be an American? What is freedom? How do we avoid making flawed decisions? This week's new releases are concerned with big questions and if you're ready to tackle them, we'll be ready to put them in your hands. Read on for more! The Anthropocene Revised: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/18)