Throughout 2022, we kept hearing from customers the same heartwarming sentiment: “I’m so glad we’re able to gather together again!” As we’ve lengthened operating hours, expanded cafe seating, and turned our events programming back in-person, we’ve loved seeing local authors and readers show up to browse, read, eat, and shop. Let’s take a look back at what we’ve been up to this year: Banned Camp in the summer, events nearly every day, community partnerships, and, of course, the incredible books we read.
New Week, New Books!
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!
BookKids: Bookseller Pirates (Part 1)
Our Bookseller Pirates share the stories behind their tattoos, inspired by Isaac Fitzgerald's upcoming How to Be a Pirate! We can't wait to host The Internet's favorite biker-bar employee turned picture book author, ISAAC FITZGERALD! Isaac will be here March 5th to read us his delightful tale of a girl who desperately wants to be … Continue reading BookKids: Bookseller Pirates (Part 1)
Lori Gottlieb on the BookPeople Podcast!
New York Times Bestselling author, Lori Gottlieb spills the tea with The Blogess herself, Jenny Lawson, on this week’s episode of The BookPeople Podcast. They discuss all things therapy, answering such burning questions as: “how might a therapist feel if you ran into her buying bras at your local department store?” And: “If my therapist … Continue reading Lori Gottlieb on the BookPeople Podcast!
Teen Thursday: What’s to come…
Some exciting announcements, new releases, fun pre-order opportunities, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Isabel Ibañez, Adrienne Young & Shea Ernshaw - January 31 @ 7 PM We're so excited to celebrate magic, romance, and mystery with these three YA Fantasy picks! Join us at 7 pm and come meet the authors! Linsey Miller- February … Continue reading Teen Thursday: What’s to come…
Teen Thursday: New Year, New Books!
Kick off 2020 with great new YA reads, exciting author events, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Carolyn Cohagan - January 11 @ 5 PM Whether you're an established fan or new to the Time Zero trilogy, this event is great for sci-fi readers who are looking for a heart-pounding, fast-paced series! Ransom Riggs - … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Year, New Books!
The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!
One more time before the year's over, we're taking another look back at our favorite events recorded for The BookPeople Podcast. This week's episode features journalist and LBJ biographer, Robert Caro, in conversation with another giant of non-fiction writing, Lawrence Wright. They came together back in May to discuss the former's latest, Working - a … Continue reading The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!
The Archives: Jasper Fforde on the BookPeople Podcast!
We're turning back the clock again, diving into the archives of the BookPeople podcast to showcase another one of our favorite events we hosted in-store this year. Author Jasper Fforde stopped by BookPeople to read from and sign Early Riser, his first standalone novel since 2009. Listen in as Jasper Fforde discusses his latest that … Continue reading The Archives: Jasper Fforde on the BookPeople Podcast!
The Archives: Sarah Smarsh on the BookPeople Podcast!
A little Flashback Friday action for y'all! We dove into the archives of the BookPeople podcast for one of our favorite conversations. Author Sarah Smarsh visited BookPeople to read and sign her book Heartland, which was longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction. Listen in as Sarah Smarsh discusses her eye-opening memoir with Rose … Continue reading The Archives: Sarah Smarsh on the BookPeople Podcast!
Q&A with Jean Mendoza
We're honored to host Jean Mendoza for An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, which she adapted for young readers along with Debbie Reese. Mendoza will be here Tuesday, November 26th at 7 PM-- we hope you'll join us! In the meantime, check out this Q&A with the author and bookseller Rachel R, who has … Continue reading Q&A with Jean Mendoza