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!
Happy Teen Thursday, book friends!!! Don't miss our last YA event in April: Ashley Poston - Wednesday 4.17 @ 7PM Come geek out with us at BookPeople! Event details Of The Princess and the Fangirl, former BookPeople bookseller Shannon B. says, "No matter your fandom you will find your family in its pages." Y'all. We … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
A look into our stellar Kids events programming this month, including a high fiving contest with Adam Rubin, celebrating Mercy Watson's origin story, playing tunes with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat, Independent Bookstore Day, and more! No More Poems! with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat - Tues, Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM WEIRDOS OF THE … Continue reading BookKids: April Events for Young Readers!
Happy Teen Thursday, everyone! Below, the weekly roundup of event news, exciting releases, and bookseller recommendations! Did you hear the news?! Texas Teen Book Festival is back for its eleventh year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 12! Join us at Southwestern University for a day filled with author panels, signings, cosplay contests & more! … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
A look into what's hot this week in the YA world, including a super exciting announcement *shrieks*... Just Announced: Come meet YA royalty! Sarah Dessen is coming to BookPeople for the release of her new novel, The Rest of the Story We're lifelong fans of Sarah Dessen here at BookPeople, and we can't wait to … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
UPCOMING EVENTS Laurie Halse Anderson in conversation with Wendy Davis - April 5th @ 6 PM Join us for what is sure to be an unforgettable night at Central Presbyterian Church! We're currently reading Laurie's memoir, SHOUT, and absolutely loving it. Get your tickets now! Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu - April 9th @ 7 … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy. The Austin Forum on Technology & Society Digital Experiences Austin Central Library … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – March
A look into our stellar Kids events programming this spring! Trust us friends, you won't want to miss meeting these literary stars-- including Adam Rubin, Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen, Rhett Miller, Dan Santat, and many more! Dr. Seuss's Birthday! - Sat, March 2 @ 10:30 AM What better way to celebrate this iconic author's … Continue reading BookKids: Ready for Spring!
Happy February, friends! Below, check out a round-up of our upcoming events in the Kid Lit world! We hope to see you around the store this month, whether it's for storytime, a book signing, or to decorate cookies! Don’t miss a beat: subscribe to our Kids e-newsletter and follow us on Twitter & Instagram for updates. Author Guest Storytime with Nikkolas … Continue reading BookKids: February Highlights!