We're thrilled to welcome this new voice to the YA world! Award-winning poet Carrie Fountain talked to us about her debut YA novel, I'm Not Missing. Check out the Q&A below and join us for the launch party Thursday, July 12 at 7 PM! BP: What inspired you to write this story? CF: I’m fascinated by … Continue reading Q&A with Carrie Fountain
THE KEYS TO THE FESTIVAL TTBF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED! NEAL AND JARROD SHUSTERMAN & NIC STONE JOIN US ON OCTOBER 6, 2018 AT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY! AND FOLLOW TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL FOR UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENTS! ALL THE BUZZ Furyborn (Empirium Trilogy #1) by Claire Legrand A BuzzFeed Most Anticipated Title of … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
In honor of International Museum Day, we sat down with Museum Educators Sabrina Phillips (School and Teacher Programs) and Monique O’Neil (Family and Community Programs) from the Blanton Museum of Art to chat about Art of the Book, a new collaboration between the Blanton and BookPeople, where we invite students to interact with authors and … Continue reading BookKids: Art of The Book (part 1)
We're thrilled to host local debut author Cate Berry on Sunday May 20th at 2 PM to share her picture book, Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime! Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with this wonderful author below. BP: What or who inspired you to write Penguin & Tiny Shrimp? CB: Although … Continue reading Q&A with Cate Berry
Get a FREE gift with the purchase of I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman! There are signed copies available, too! Get yours now. Other signed books you can order today: Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist Time Next by Carolyn Cohagan NEW RELEASES: In Her Skin by Kim Savage: 15-year-old con artist Jo Chastain … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 04.19.2018
We're thrilled to host local debut author Emma Berquist on Saturday, April 14 at 6 p.m. to discuss her YA book, Devils Unto Dust. Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with the author below! BP: What has been the biggest surprise about publishing your debut novel? EB: How long it takes! I didn’t realize how … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with local YA author Emma Berquist
Explore the full author lineup for the newest reading festival in town, the 5 Book Dive Summer Reading Splash! Saturday May 19, 2018 10 AM - 3 PM @ AISD Performing Arts Center Geared towards students grades 3-6, but all are welcome! FREE & open to the public As part of an initiative to foster … Continue reading Just announced: The 5 Book Dive Author Lineup!
AN EVENT YOU CAN'T MISS CARYOLYN COHAGAN SATURDAY, MARCH 24 AT 2 PM About Cohagan's book, Time Next: Mina's adventure continues in this sequel to the award-winning Time Zero. In book one, Mina and her friends narrowly escaped fundamentalist-ruled Manhattan. Now, they've been taken in by the Unbound, a modern community that wants to shelter and care for … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 03.22.2018
Voyage Out meets the last Sunday of every month at BookPeople. On March 25 at 5 p.m. the group will discuss Toni Morrison's Paradise. You (and your friends) are invited to join! Below, Brian offers a reading guide to another Morrison novel, Jazz, which Voyage Out discussed last month. Voyage Out reads books in three-month, … Continue reading Reading Guide: ‘Jazz’ by Toni Morrison
The Required Reading Revisited (RRR) Book Club meets the second Sunday of every month to chat about titles that regularly appear on school syllabi. Below, Uriel recaps February’s meeting and offers up a playlist (!!!) to go with March's selection, Slouching Toward Bethlehem by Joan Didion. Last month our book club, Required Reading Revisited (RRR … Continue reading A playlist inspired by Joan Didion, courtesy of the RRR book club