Where's the time going? March felt like an eternity...April zoomed by...and now May seems to be picking up speed faster than a rollicking thriller. There's a lot going on, we know, but consider slowing down with a good read. There's a new Jenny Zhang poetry collection, some art criticism from Crudo author, Olivia Laing, and … Continue reading A Look at This Week’s New Release Titles
The past few days have presented us with some trying times, but if there's one thing a reader knows it's that one can find solace in a good book (or two). New releases this week include a piece of escapist fantasy, a few mystery thrillers, a read for the budding artist, and more! Read on … Continue reading New Releases, OR, Social Distancing Made Easy
Major New Release Alert: this week's titles are (what do the kids say again?) FIRE! New reads from Rebecca Solnit, Jason Reynolds, and Glennon Doyle you say? YES. We've also got plenty of titles from author's we'll be hosting this month as well as a few non-fiction standouts that that look at Hollywood and the … Continue reading New Week, New Books!
Bummed about missing Jenn Shapland's in-store event? We got you covered! Listen in to hear the story behind her critically-acclaimed debut memoir, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers. It' been buzzed about on several publications including The New York Times and it's a bookseller favorite. Inventory Manager Molly calls it, "a soft, intimate, deep heart work of … Continue reading Jenn Shapland on the BookPeople Podcast!
We close out a month of stellar new releases with one of the best lineups yet! Below you can read up on the exciting titles by authors we'll be hosting in-store in the coming weeks, an thrilling return to a fantasy world, and a life-affirming memoir (among other fabulous new reads). Find your next favorite … Continue reading New Releases This Week! (2/25)
At BookPeople, we believe in the enormous power of poetry. Poetry can shape and reshape our worlds, heal our exhausted hearts, and magnify the beauty of nature. In observance of World Poetry Day, we'd like to highlight the poetry display two of our booksellers, Karsten and August, created for the store. We invite you to … Continue reading BookPeople Celebrates World Poetry Day!
If you thought SXSW was busy, just wait 'til next week when BookPeople is full of action-packed Teen Lit events! Just in case you haven't heard, here's who is coming to the store: Farrah Penn Author of Twelve Steps to Normal March 20, 2018 at 7 PM Neal Shusterman Author of Thunderhead March 22, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Prepare for the busiest week ever!
Employee doodles regularly pop up around the store, and we don't think that's a bad thing. In her book, The Doodle Revolution, Sunni Brown suggests that "doodling is deep thinking in disguise -- a simple, accessible, and dynamite tool for innovating and solving even the stickiest problems." Behold, a small sampling of impromptu sketches by … Continue reading BookPeople Doodles: March 2018
The Ambrose Deception by Emily Ecton: We're pretty excited for this new chapter book release! In The Ambrose Deception, three unlikely students are chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, following clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. At first the three contestants work independently, but it doesn't take long before each … Continue reading New Releases 2/13
The Nightmare Factory Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month to discuss the best in literary horror fiction. Join us February 20, if you dare! Legend has it that there is an enchanted table in the remotest corner of the BookPeople café that, when approached with the proper reverence, bestows tremendous restorative properties … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: The Nightmare Factory