Happy mid-September! Time sure is flying this month, but our new releases are keeping us grounded. Explore the fantastical fiction capers, brilliant histories, and sobering narratives packing our shelves this week—you may just find your next favorite read! Piranesi by Susanna Clarke From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic … Continue reading “Park These Brand New Books Right In This Little Book Shelf,” OR Mid-September New Releases
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with local author, James Wade, to discuss his brand new literary Western, All Things Left Wild. In Part 1, the pair discuss what it's like to publish and promote a new book during a pandemic and explore the world of Wade's new book. Catch Part 2 for a … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: James Wade
Ever wondered what it's like to be part of the BookPeople team? Now's your chance. Join our community bound by books! We are now hiring booksellers to work under our COVID-19 business model. Safety precautions and store operations to be discussed during interviews. Applications can be found online here. You can drop them off in … Continue reading Booksellers Wanted!
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with author Jeanette Brown for the latest installment in Austin Liti Limits' author interview series. In Part 1, the pair discuss indie bookstore life during the pandemic and Brown's latest, The Illusion of Leaving. Austin Liti Limits interviews author Jeannette Brown from Larry Brill on Vimeo. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown
What a blur the year has been. Just like that, the calendar turned and we're just over halfway through 2020. The new releases have, as always, surprised us, shocked us, delighted us, and everything in between. Upstart writers and literary luminaries have shown out, but there's still plenty more to come and this week is … Continue reading The Summer of New Books!
Turns out there is, in fact, one new release Tuesday left in June, and it's a doozy. Not only do we get the first new book from Kevin Kwan since wrapping up his Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, but we're thrilled to share with you the conclusion of S. A. Chakraborty's Daevabad Trilogy, a thrilling Riley Sager caper, … Continue reading Waving June Goodbye with New Releases
June arrived without warning and the summer temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot new titles. This week's basket of goodies present us with urgent nonfiction titles, new titles by bookseller favorites, and a debut the whole BookPeople team couldn't get enough of. Read on for … Continue reading Staying Cool with June’s New Releases
Tomorrow night (Thursday, May 28th at 7PM CDT) we're hosting Jimmy Wong and Ashley Adams, co-hosts of YouTube's Feast of Fiction channel, virtually on Zoom to discuss their latest project, The Feast of Fiction Kitchen cookbook — a compendium of their channel's best and favorite concoctions. And in anticipation of it, one our booksellers and super … Continue reading Baking with Gina and ‘The Feast of Fiction Kitchen’ Cookbook
Events Coordinator, Uriel, joins us on the blog to talk a little bit about the listening he's been doing when he puts the books down for a bit. Each selection here is inspired by a book he's read (or wants to read) recently. Check out the titles and their perfect audio pairs below. I'm straying … Continue reading Recommended Listening for Book Worms
Just like that, May dropped some of the hottest releases in our lap! Not only are we getting a prequel-sequel to our favorite dystopian thriller, but we also get the new Stephanie Danler memoir AND the much-talked about Curtis Sittenfeld novel following the life of Hillary Clinton...had she not married Bill Clinton. It's just the … Continue reading Buzz…Buzz…That’s the Sound of BUZZY-worthy NEW RELEASES!