Be afraid. Be very afraid. R. L. Stine, master of terror for readers old and young, is coming to BookPeople on Saturday, November 15 at 12pm with the first new book in his legendary Fear Street series in almost two decades, Party Games. This novel is classic Stine: Rachel's friends warned her not to go … Continue reading R. L. Stine Comes to BookPeople!
Stephen King, one of the bestselling novelists of all time, is coming to BookPeople to sign his new novel, Revival. We are enormous fans of King's work and are honored to host this event. Tickets are required to join the signing line and include a copy of Revival. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 16 at … Continue reading Stephen King Is Coming to BookPeople!
Y'all, we are incredibly excited about the astounding array of authors who are coming to the store in the Fall! Get out your calendar, check this list, and don't miss any of these events. We are overwhelmed and pleased that so many great authors are coming to BookPeople. We have the pleasure of putting on these … Continue reading First Look At Fall 2014 Author Events
Celebrating the release of the pithy, unique, and completely entertaining book Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, our Greek mythology-loving staff has pulled together of other Greek mythology influenced stories that are perfect for any demigod. Don't miss author Rick Riordan when he visits Austin in October! Ta'necia~ The Goddess Girls series by Joan Holub This series … Continue reading It’s All Greek (Mythology) to Me
Last week, BookPeople had the pleasure of welcoming Amy Bloom to Austin to share her latest novel, Lucky Us . Lucky us, we asked her what books she would recommend to our customers, and she responded generously with the following: The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields ("Carol Shields is the most underrated writer of the last 100 … Continue reading Amy Bloom Recommends
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Upcoming YA Event at BookPeople Join us Sunday, September 22 at 2PM, for author Lindsey Lane and her new book Evidence of Things Not Seen! About Evidence of Things Not … Continue reading Teen Thursday
We're thrilled to announce that the one and only Rick Riordan is coming back to Austin with his new book, The Blood of Olympus. We're hosting Rick at Westlake Peforming Arts Center on Monday, October 13 at 6pm. Tickets are required. Tickets are now available in-store and via bookpeople.com. We hope you can join us … Continue reading Rick Riordan Returns to Austin!
We’re happy to announce that the Statesman Selects pick for August is Lucky Us by Amy Bloom. Bloom is one of our favorite writers. Her new novel is an absorbing tale of two sisters who travel across 1940s America and into adulthood. Bloom follows Iris and Eva from coast to coast, lover to lover, at a riveting pace. We’re … Continue reading Statesman Selects: LUCKY US by Amy Bloom
Broke, Not Broken: Home Maxey's Texas Bank War by Broadus Spivey & Jesse Sublett Reviewed by Scott M. The story of Homer Maxey's Bank War is not known to most. The David versus Goliath legal battle sheds a lot of light on Texas banking and business. Broadus Spivey and Jesse Sublett enlighten us on this piece … Continue reading BROKE NOT BROKEN: A Kelton Western Fused with Grisham
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Texas Teen Book Fest News! There have been a lot of announcements from the fest in the past few weeks. Many amazing authors have joined the line up, so here … Continue reading Teen Thursday