June arrived without warning and the summer temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot new titles. This week's basket of goodies present us with urgent nonfiction titles, new titles by bookseller favorites, and a debut the whole BookPeople team couldn't get enough of. Read on for … Continue reading Staying Cool with June’s New Releases
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!
In her new novel, The Same Sky, Austin author Amanda Eyre Ward takes on the timely and relevant subjects of immigration and American privilege. Shifting by chapter between the story of Alice, an Austin woman struggling to adopt a child with her husband, and Carla, a twelve year old girl making the trip from Tegucigalpa, Honduras … Continue reading BookPeople Q&A with Amanda Eyre Ward
Last night we had the pleasure of hosting a wonderful conversation with Elizabeth Strout and Amanda Eyre Ward about the writing life, Strout's latest novel The Burgess Boys, and just how one goes about creating a Pulitzer Prize-winning work such as Strout's story collection, Olive Kitteridge. Thanks to Liz, Amanda and everyone who came out (and asked … Continue reading Reading Recommendations From Elizabeth Strout
Here's what's brand new on the shelves as of today. Blurbs provided by the books' publishers. HARDCOVER FICTION Close Your Eyes by Amanda Eyre Ward - Amanda Eyre Ward's latest novel is a dark mystery partially inspired by real events. For most of her life, Lauren Mahdian has been certain of two things: that her … Continue reading New Releases