Today we shine a spotlight on our newest addition to the Kids team, author Leila Sales! We got a chance to ask her all about her favorite childhood reads, her ideal literary bestie, and gift ideas for all your holiday shopping. Read the Q&A below and come and see us to get some personal recommendations … Continue reading BookKids: Meet our new bookseller!
It's Teen Thursday. Here's the scoop on what's new in the world of YA literature! Whether you're a hero, villain or something in between, it's time to geek out! Marissa Meyer is coming to BookPeople!!! She'll be here November 13 @ 7 p.m. Join us for a speaking, signing, and some epic shenanigans! Click here … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Marissa Meyer, TTBF recap and 3 new titles
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! IN THE STORE Ryan Higa June 1 * 7 pm How to Write Good Come meet and get your photo taken with … Continue reading Teen Thursday 5-25
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! In the Store BookPeople is honored to welcome Chelsea Clinton for the paperback release of her book It's Your World, the inspirational … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an award-winning author of poetry and prose for adults and teens. His last YA novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, which tells the story of a life-changing friendship between two teenage boys living in El Paso, was a Printz Honor Book, winner of the Stonewall Award, the … Continue reading Q&A with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
~post by BookPeople's Children's Book Buyer, Meghan G. I am thrilled to announce the launch of BookPeople's Modern First Library initiative. Under the banner of this program, we will be featuring a broad range of books, new and old, that we think belong on the shelves of the very youngest readers. BookPeople is committed to … Continue reading Introducing BookPeople’s Modern First Library
I love reading books with a book club. I like the comradery, I like reading a book I might not have picked up on my own, heck I even like the "pressure" of making sure I get the book read by a certain date. Galleycat has just announced a really cool new program for book … Continue reading Attn Book Clubs (and authors!)
The BookPeople Five is an interview we do with visiting authors. Steve Earle was here on May, 18 2011 to a rabid crowd of fans. His new book, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive, is about Doc Ebersole and the ghost of Hank Williams. Signed books are available.
University of Texas baseball coach extraordinaire Augie Garrido was at BookPeople for the launch of his book Life is Yours to Win. He talked about winning, failing, and those home-run-ruining new bats. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF-8eAb0E94&feature=channel_video_title We've got signed books here, perfect gifts for the UT fan in your life. Go Horns!
Sloane Crosley was at the store last week with her essay collection How Did You Get This Number. Here she talks briefly about the handy new paperback binding, and her love of breakfast burritos*. *(We'll forgive her the burrito reference, but we all know Austin is the breakfast TACO capitol.)