Holiday shopping, anyone? Here are some of our booksellers’ favorite Kids books of the year! Find more in our Holiday Catalog, which we distribute in-store. Saturday by Oge More "Saturday is the most special day of the week for Ava. She and her mother look forward to it all week long. The list of things … Continue reading BookKids: Favorite Kids Books of 2019!
Explore some recent middle grade reads beloved and recommended by the BookKids staff! These are ideal for readers ages 8-12 with a goofy sense of humor and a thirst for great adventure! Charlie Hernández and the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo *Recommended by WILL B!* "The first Charlie Hernandez book was something that really … Continue reading BookKids: Middle Grade Magic!
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!
A look at some of the wonderfully creative staff recommendations in the Teen section! One of our favorite tasks as booksellers here at BookPeople is creating staff recommendation cards. You may have seen them last time you visited, spread out on our shelves all over the store. You may have even bought a book because … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Bookseller Faves!
Inspired by the new year, we've set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals-- whether it's to read a different genre, read in a second or third language, get to the 100 book mark, or read … Continue reading BookKids: New Year, New Reading Goals
The Roommate Book by Becky Simpson (speaking & signing at BookPeople Thursday, 6/30 at 7PM) In The Roommate Book, which is filled with whimsical drawings and quizzes, author/illustrator and expert roommate Becky Simpson uses her optimism and sense of humor to highlight the advantages of having a roommate and how best to enjoy these shared … Continue reading New Books! 6/28/16
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson “Despite knowing how the doomed Lusitania's story ultimately ends, the tense build up to the big event is fantastic. The alternating story lines and points of view - the passengers & crew, the German U-boat captain, President Woodrow Wilson, British code breakers & Admiralty, and major … Continue reading New Books! 3/22/16
This post comes from our children's inventory manager, Demi. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson She's not a girl, she's a shark! Nimona is a magical shapeshifter who has apprenticed herself to the malicious Ballister Blackheart against the do-good schemes of the knightly Ambrosius Goldenloin! Read on for a rollicking, charming adventure with several wonderful twists. Bitch … Continue reading Graphic Novel Gift Guide from your Friendly Neighborhood Feminist
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps blog! Don't forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! Texas Teen Book Fest 2015 News! It's that time of year again - … Continue reading Teen Thursday 7/30/15