BookPeople Presents: BP-L

Independent bookstores and local businesses like them are the lifeblood of communities and the people who operate them are literal superheroes. Need proof? Check out this employee-made video celebrating the time and effort that goes into making every order possible. We bet you can't watch it just once. BookPeople Presents: BP-L was written, directed, and performed … Continue reading BookPeople Presents: BP-L

Indie Bookstores + Indie Fiction: 3 Books (and Publishers!) You Should Know

We love to celebrate our independence here at BookPeople. We also love to celebrate INDIE FICTION, books that have been published by small and independent presses. We have not one but two great indie fiction events happening soon: Clancy Martin and Brandon Caro on Sunday, January 10, and Carly Hallman on Monday, January 11. To celebrate, … Continue reading Indie Bookstores + Indie Fiction: 3 Books (and Publishers!) You Should Know

Crenshaw Food Drive Begins Today!

Inspired by Crenshaw, the new book by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, BookPeople is partnering with Macmillan Children's Group and bookstores around the country to raise awareness of childhood hunger. Throughout the month of October, we will be partnering with The Capitol Area Food Bank to collect items for families in need. Bring non-perishable food items into BookPeople all … Continue reading Crenshaw Food Drive Begins Today!

Announcing the 185th Annual First Time Ever BookPeople Nation Carnival of Books!

Come one, come all! It’s time for the 185th Annual First Time Ever BookPeople Nation Carnival of Books! Join us under the BookPeople Big Top on Saturday, August 8th as we celebrate all things books and reading with raucous merriment, bookish carnival games, tons of give-aways, an epic family read-aloud of our favorite kids stories, … Continue reading Announcing the 185th Annual First Time Ever BookPeople Nation Carnival of Books!

Thank You, BookPeople Nation, For a Smashing & Fun National Bookstore Day!

A huge thank you to everyone who came down to the store on Saturday to celebrate our first ever National Bookstore Day for the BookPeople Nation! (Only at BookPeople.) We had an absolute blast. High spirits and joviality abounded. Y'all rocked the literary trivia. We gave away so many prizes!  This week we'll be sharing … Continue reading Thank You, BookPeople Nation, For a Smashing & Fun National Bookstore Day!