Teen Thursday: Q&A with local YA author Emma Berquist

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

Teen Thursday: 03.22.2018

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

Reading Guide: ‘Jazz’ by Toni Morrison

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

A playlist inspired by Joan Didion, courtesy of the RRR book club

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

What We’re Reading This Week

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin: The Fifth Season has been out a while (the sequels are out too!), but I just read it for book club -- it's really top notch science fantasy. Built on the premise that some humans have the biological means to manipulate the earth (called orogenes/rogga derogatorily) -- The Fifth Season is a well-built … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

Book Club Spotlight: The Nightmare Factory

The Nightmare Factory Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month to discuss the best in literary horror fiction. Join us February 20, if you dare!  Legend has it that there is an enchanted table in the remotest corner of the BookPeople café that, when approached with the proper reverence, bestows tremendous restorative properties … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: The Nightmare Factory