February's gone with the wind, but with it comes the promise of Springtime and a bevy of new releases sure to put some pep in your step. This month brings us a plethora of scintillating new titles from debut authors, the hatching of a bookseller favorite, and an exciting announcement that cements Austin's place as … Continue reading Springtime for New Books!
Jenn Shapland on the BookPeople Podcast!
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!
Raven Reviews Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’
Every once in a while a title comes along that sweeps us off our feet, I mean, totally takes booksellers by storm, and in this early part of the year it's Brandon Taylor's Real Life. The first full-length novel from Taylor is a startlingly intimate look at the interior life of a gay Black man … Continue reading Raven Reviews Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’
Q&A with Cate Berry
We're thrilled to host local debut author Cate Berry on Sunday May 20th at 2 PM to share her picture book, Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime! Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with this wonderful author below. BP: What or who inspired you to write Penguin & Tiny Shrimp? CB: Although … Continue reading Q&A with Cate Berry
Trust Fall #6 Revealed!
We're excited to announce the next pick in our Trust Fall subscription club..... drum roll please..... guitar solo please..... everyone get your lighters in the air for..... Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau! This big-hearted tale of indie rock and time travel is an adventure in memory, love and what happens when you try to … Continue reading Trust Fall #6 Revealed!
LOVE ME BACK: Brutal, Piercing, and Poetic
Love Me Back by Merritt Tierce ~post by Katie P. There are few novels more aptly titled than Love Me Back, the unflinching debut novel from Dallas writer Merritt Tierce. It's a critical statement for Tierce's protagonist, Marie, but it just as easily summarizes the fundamental plea of this novel itself. Love Me Back is … Continue reading LOVE ME BACK: Brutal, Piercing, and Poetic