This was originally published in Publisher's Weekly. At the beginning of Tuesday night’s Wrecking Ball release event, Jeff Kinney said that after 14 years of straightforward tours, he wanted to mix it up—and that’s exactly what he did. The show pulled out all the stops and more—raising the bar for interactive, kid-oriented fun that rewards longtime super-fans … Continue reading BookKids: Letting Kids Be Kids: A ‘Wrecking Ball’ Event for the Ages
We’re thrilled to host Austin author Cate Berry this Sunday, November 3rd at 2 PM to celebrate her second picture book, Chicken Break! Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with Cate below! BookPeople: OK, obvious first question: What came first, the chicken or the egg? Cate Berry: Chicken! No, egg! The egg would … Continue reading BookKids: Q&A with Cate Berry!
Literary-themed events happening in (and around) ATX for September 2019
Mark your calendars, bookfriends! October is filled with literary stars! Monster Apocalypse with Max Brallier! - Tuesday, October 1st at 6 PM Zombie sluggers! Face painters! Big Mama! We've got all the fixin's for a monster apocalypse starting in our parking lot at 6 pm, followed by a talk & signing with Bluebonnet Award winning … Continue reading BookKids: October Events & Highlights!
Celebrating the beginning of fall with a LOT of new books & TTBF goodness! New Releases Loki by Mackenzi Lee Mackenzi Lee is a huge bookseller favorite, enchanting Thomas and Rachel R-- just to name a few-- with her previous books, Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue and Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Loki comes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Ah, the smell of new books!
Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Kick off the summer with these amazing authors: Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM We're thrilled to welcome local author Emma Berquist back to BookPeople! She captivated readers with her debut, Devils Unto Dust, which … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Looking forward to... Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM Chilling tales for the mystery-seekers! Event details Sarah Dessen - Tues June 4 @ 7PM For the hopeless romantics... For our event with Sarah Dessen on … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
All the May happenings in BookKids including the 5 Book Dive Festival, a special guest at Kids Book Club, a 9-year-old author, & more! Kate Williams & Michelle Campbell - Sun, May 5th @ 2 PM What happens when Kate, an 8-year-old girl from Austin, meets Michelle, a professional wildlife guide, while on safari in … Continue reading BookKids: May Events & Highlights!
April is National Poetry Month, so we were EXTRA excited to host Rhett Miller and Dan Santat for the release of their hilarious collection of poetry, No More Poems! Rhett Miller, frontman of the Old 97s, has a natural knack at writing. He writes songs, sure, but more recently he took it upon himself to … Continue reading BookKids: What does poetry mean to YOU?
Lots of visiting authors, signed stock, upcoming events, and great pre-order giveaway in today's Teen Thursday! Looking forward to... Yes We Can panel! - Mon May 6 @ 7PM These are the game changers, y'all! Event details For our event with Sarah Dessen on June 4th, you can pre-order your copy of The Rest of … Continue reading Teen Thursday!