Cathy Maxwell is the Austin-based author of over thirty best-selling historical romance novels. She writes a monthly column for BookPeople. Visit www.cathymaxwell.com to learn more. Spring is always a busy time. Here is a trio of intense reads to help take your mind off your too full to-do list. Austin favorite Alisha Rai is hitting all targets … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves: Spring Chemistry
There is a gateway opening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday August 16th. On one end lies the convivial chatter, familiar aroma of roasting coffee, and mind-boggling savings on gourmet comestibles that we've come to expect from CoffeePeople, the cafe deep within the dark recesses of BookPeople. Across the psychedelic chasm, however only mystery awaits - … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Survived Sherlock Holmes & The Servants of Hell And Has Such Sights To Show You!
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. FEATURED … Continue reading Book Club Corner – June
Cinema is besotted with particular breeds of writers - the scoundrels, the neurotics, and the frenzied. The Authors & Auteurs Book & Cinema Club just celebrated these fictional wordsmiths with Michael Chabon’s Wonder Boys, along with Curtis Hanson’s big screen adaptation. Following this, we’re taking a look at a few other (and maybe worse) cases … Continue reading The Authors & Auteurs Book & Cinema Club Presents Further Viewings for The Wonder Boys
For the month of March, the Nightmare Factory Book Club has been circling the city of Austin like a swarm of sharks hypnotized by a premonition of gore in the water. BookPeople, situated at the nexus of this vicious loop, has already begun to feel an ominous tugging at its periphery as the centrifugal force … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Spirals Into Terror With UZUMAKI
There are an exceptional few performers who have elevated the craft of stand-up comedy to an honest to goodness art form. Infusing the formula with absurd honesty, surreal world building, or just a singleminded dedication to absolute, neurotic truth, these champions of the spoken word have devoted their lives and livelihoods to skirting the line … Continue reading The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Yells “It’s A Wrap!” With Patton Oswalt’s Silver Screen Fiend
The skies over Austin are awash with phantasmagoria on the third Tuesday of every month. Like clockwork on some planet where clocks keep track only of the passage of Tuesdays, enigmatic shadows with burning, red eyes are seen floating in a most peculiar way before descending through the treetops to land at the entrance to … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Book Club Met The Mothman And Lived To Tell About It!
Did you make a New Year's resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life - and meet friendly new faces - than coming to one of our free book club meetings? We have a dozen bookseller-run, totally not at all intimidating, super-friendly groups that meet once a month … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY
Did you make a New Year's resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life - and meet friendly new faces - than coming to one of our free book club meetings? We have a dozen bookseller-run, totally not at all intimidating, super-friendly groups that meet once a month … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: HARD WORD BOOK CLUB
Come one, come all! Step right up into the healing spark of the Nightmare Factory Book Club! No matter the malady, regardless of ailment, if you accept the infernal circuitry of the Nightmare Factory, your problems will be forgotten, and the pure vision that is unspeakable chaos will be granted unto you. The secret electricity … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Experiences The 5th Great Awakening With Stephen King’s REVIVAL