Throughout 2022, we kept hearing from customers the same heartwarming sentiment: “I’m so glad we’re able to gather together again!” As we’ve lengthened operating hours, expanded cafe seating, and turned our events programming back in-person, we’ve loved seeing local authors and readers show up to browse, read, eat, and shop. Let’s take a look back at what we’ve been up to this year: Banned Camp in the summer, events nearly every day, community partnerships, and, of course, the incredible books we read.
Meet the Bookseller: Mercedes
Mercedes is one of our Gift Merchandisers and can always hand you a cute gift item and a manga recommendation!
A Love Letter to the Brown Sisters
Bookseller Jaimie, an avid romance reader, gets us hyped for Bookstore Romance Day with this heartfelt look at the Brown Sisters trilogy by Talia Hibbert.
Meet the Bookseller: Mariah
Meet our Events Manager, Mariah!
Meet the Bookseller: Amy
Meet our second floor Bookseller 3, Amy!
Graphic Novels with Griffin
This Pride Month, Griffin read as many LGBTQ+ graphic novels as possible. He asked for recommendations from other booksellers and reviewed his top six! Here they are! JUGHEAD VOL 1 by Chip Zdarsky, illustrated by Erica Henderson I have poo-pooed Archie comics for almost fifty years. The Archie Comics were not for me: mostly bland, … Continue reading Graphic Novels with Griffin
Meet the Bookseller: Mik
Meet our Internet Orders team member, Mik!
On John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed
Today on the blog, Teen Press journalist Delia reviews John Green's latest, The Anthropocene Reviewed! Check out what she has to say about it and pick up your signed copy from BookPeople. I have always enjoyed reading John Green, so when I saw that he had come out with a new book, I went immediately … Continue reading On John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed
Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)
"Deeply satisfying" short stories. A novel of suspense set in East Texas. A stunning debut novel. And plenty of favorites now out in paperback. Get a peek at what's hitting shelves at BookPeople this week! Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor *Signed Copies Available* Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Time, Elle, Enterntainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, O: The Oprah … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)
Guest Post: Author Samantha M. Clark on her New Novel, ARROW
Today we're excited to share a guest post by local author Samantha M. Clark, whose new novel, Arrow, releases June 22nd. Signed and personalized copies are now available at bookpeople.com and every pre-order helps plant a tree in the Austin area! We'll be celebrating the book with the author on June 23rd at 6pm CT. … Continue reading Guest Post: Author Samantha M. Clark on her New Novel, ARROW