Austin Liti Limits: Deesha Philyaw 

Author Deesha Philyaw talks with Austin Liti Limits' Scott Semegran about her award-winning collection of short stories The Secret Lives of Church Ladies. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/671477074 Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies performed by Deesha Philyaw. You can order The Secret Lives of Church Ladies … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Deesha Philyaw 

What the Hot Girls are Reading on #BookTok in 2022 

by Michelle Z. If you, like me, are a woman anywhere between 15 and 35 on TikTok, you’ve probably been targeted with the “Hot Girl BookTok” videos. This is the Sally Rooney, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Glossier Balm Dot Com crowd. You’ll recognize them carrying a tote bag and wearing Mejuri earrings, sipping … Continue reading What the Hot Girls are Reading on #BookTok in 2022 

Austin Liti Limits: Pamela Fagan Hutchins

Author Pamela Fagan Hutchins talks with Austin Liti Limits' Larry Brill about how her father inspired her to write a multi-book mystery series, including the latest, Stag Party. https://vimeo.com/653325264 Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Stag Party performed by Pamela Fagan Hutchins. You can order Stag Party from BookPeople now. About the Author: Pamela Fagan … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Pamela Fagan Hutchins

Austin Liti Limits: Dean Bakopoulos

Dean Bakopoulos talks about his novel Summerlong and the ups and downs of his creative process. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/649701203 Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Summerlong performed by Dean Bakopoulos. You can order Summerlong from BookPeople now. About the Author: Dean Bakopoulos’ novel, Summerlong, was an independent bookstore bestseller and is … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Dean Bakopoulos

Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!

Even if you've never met her, you've probably heard her Southern accent ringing through BookKids! An unforgettable story time reader, an encyclopedic knowledge of picture books, and an expert at getting one more thing onto any display: Merrilee is a legend in BookKids! Learn more about Merrilee in our Q&A below! How long have you … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!

Austin Liti Limits: Richard Z. Santos

Author Richard Z. Santos talks with Austin Liti Limits' Scott Semegran about his debut novel Trust Me. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/645375643 You can order Trust Me from BookPeople now. About the Author: Richard Z. Santos is a writer and high school teacher living in Austin. Richard has an MFA from Texas State University … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Richard Z. Santos

Austin Liti Limits: Stacey Swann

Austin Liti Limits sets its sights on Texas author Stacy Swann. The team interviews Swann about her book, Olympus, Texas. Watch below to learn more! https://vimeo.com/597496356 Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of Olympus, Texas performed by Stacey Swann. You can order Olympus, Texas from BookPeople now. About the Author: Stacey Swann’s debut novel Olympus, Texas was published … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Stacey Swann

4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs

By Mallory M. There is something so interesting to me about books that feature multi-generational family drama, told through multiple perspectives. And the perfect setting for books like these is often a suburb, somewhere on the outskirts of a big city with a smaller community where tension between neighbors tends to thrive. I noticed that … Continue reading 4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs

TeenThursday Graphic Novel Reviews: Passport and Ain’t Burned All the Bright

Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Howdy, y’all! Read two really fine teen level graphic novels this time ‘round. I saw the cover of Passport with its house blocks as packing boxes and understood that Sophia Glock gets the power of graphic novels! Her subtle caricature is perfect against economically lush backgrounds, but narrative is … Continue reading TeenThursday Graphic Novel Reviews: Passport and Ain’t Burned All the Bright

Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season

Today on the blog, Bookseller and Autumn-Season-Lover Gina shares her list of must-haves from BookPeople for the incoming season. Watching the color scheme change from Summer to Autumn as I scrolled through social media at the end of August was startling and welcomed. Maybe I’m biased because my birthday is in the fall, but as … Continue reading Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season