BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations

Amistad Books is encouraging readers to purchase any two books by Black writers between June 14th and June 20th. The goal is to blackout bestsellers lists with Black voices and demonstrate the power of Black publishing. We've gathered some bookseller favorites in case you needed some ideas. We also encourage you to buy from a … Continue reading BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations

Replay: Virtual Event with Eric Cervini, author of ‘The Deviant’s War’

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting PhD. in History and author, Eric Cervini, on Crowdcast to celebrate the publication of his new release, The Deviant's War—the untold story of a revolution for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. Cervini discussed his personal history of activism, writing this book, and answered several … Continue reading Replay: Virtual Event with Eric Cervini, author of ‘The Deviant’s War’

Staying Cool with June’s New Releases

June arrived without warning and the summer temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot new titles. This week's basket of goodies present us with urgent nonfiction titles, new titles by bookseller favorites, and a debut the whole BookPeople team couldn't get enough of. Read on for … Continue reading Staying Cool with June’s New Releases

Buzz…Buzz…That’s the Sound of BUZZY-worthy NEW RELEASES!

Just like that, May dropped some of the hottest releases in our lap! Not only are we getting a prequel-sequel to our favorite dystopian thriller, but we also get the new Stephanie Danler memoir AND the much-talked about Curtis Sittenfeld novel following the life of Hillary Clinton...had she not married Bill Clinton. It's just the … Continue reading Buzz…Buzz…That’s the Sound of BUZZY-worthy NEW RELEASES!

A Look at This Week’s New Release Titles

Where's the time going? March felt like an eternity...April zoomed by...and now May seems to be picking up speed faster than a rollicking thriller. There's a lot going on, we know, but consider slowing down with a good read. There's a new Jenny Zhang poetry collection, some art criticism from Crudo author, Olivia Laing, and … Continue reading A Look at This Week’s New Release Titles

It’s Gonna be May…And the New Books Look Good!

May's here, and the new releases have us absolutely floored. Not only do we finally get a taste of the latest Emma Straub and Elizabeth Acevedo, there's also a memoir, a sci-fi caper, and a "creepy...wonderful" new novel that comes highly recommended by our booksellers! All Adults Here by Emma Straub When Astrid Strick witnesses … Continue reading It’s Gonna be May…And the New Books Look Good!