BookKids: Resolutions to Becoming a Joyful Nerd

Inspired by the new year, we’ve set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals. Below, Kids bookseller & event host Savannah tells us about her own personal resolution to read at least 4 books per month! … Continue reading BookKids: Resolutions to Becoming a Joyful Nerd

We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!

Job title: Bookfair Assistant Description: BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting part time (or full time) applications for a bookfair assistant to help with logistics and delivery in our growing school bookfair department. Core responsibilities will include preparing books for bookfair events, delivering books to schools and picking them up, assisting with publisher returns, and interacting … Continue reading We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!

New Podcast: Sam Lipsyte

Sam Lipsyte is the author of the story collections Venus Drive and The Fun Parts and four novels: Hark, The Ask, The Subject Steve, and Home Land, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the first annual Believer Book Award. He is also the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship. Sam was in the store last week for an event with his newest novel, Hark, which … Continue reading New Podcast: Sam Lipsyte

Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj

We love hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, author Varsha Bajaj talks about the value of building a diverse first library for young readers. Explore more from the series here. Your child’s first library hopefully has many picture books with stunning art and magical words. Books are … Continue reading Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj

Teen Thursday: On The Come Up!

TOMORROW NIGHT!    IT'S FINALLY TIME!!!!  ANGIE THOMAS WILL BE AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7 PM!  DON'T MISS HER! AND DON'T FORGET TO SNAG YOUR COPY OF ON THE COME UP NOW! NEW TEEN FANTASY  Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard Susan Dennard's New York Times bestselling, young adult epic fantasy Witchlands series continues … Continue reading Teen Thursday: On The Come Up!