We're honored to host Jean Mendoza for An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, which she adapted for young readers along with Debbie Reese. Mendoza will be here Tuesday, November 26th at 7 PM-- we hope you'll join us! In the meantime, check out this Q&A with the author and bookseller Rachel R, who has … Continue reading Q&A with Jean Mendoza
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!
We love getting to know new authors and illustrators, and there's something extra special when they're based in our hometown! We interviewed Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey, who co-authored the gorgeous picture book, The Old Truck, which releases in January 2020. Sure, sounds like a long way! But they've come up with a really fun pre-order … Continue reading BookKids: Q&A with Jarrett & Jerome Pumphrey
We have Austin author P.J. Hoover at the store Saturday, September 14 at 2 PM for her latest and greatest adventure, The Hidden Code. She’ll be speaking and signing copies of the new book, so we better see you there! BP: What inspired The Hidden Code? PJ: Thanks so much for asking! I’ve always had … Continue reading Q&A with P.J. Hoover
Teen Press Corps member Ivy is a HUGE Adventure Zone fan, and he got to interview Griffin McElroy at his last BookPeople event! We thought we'd bring this back for a little #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the BUNCH of signed copies we have of the second Adventure Zone book, Murder on the Rockport, which you … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Interview with Griffin McElroy
Eugenia sat down to chat with YA author Sarah Dessen on the release day of her 14th novel, The Rest of the Story. Dessen kicked off her tour at BookPeople to a packed house of adoring fans. We have a limited number of signed copies left, so get yours while you can! Eugenia Vela: Congratulations … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Sarah Dessen
For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, twice won the National Book Award, three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and has also won virtually every other major literary honor, including the Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and … Continue reading New Podcast: Robert Caro
This interview was originally published in the Teen Press Corps blog. For more interviews, reviews, and events coverage from the BookPeople TPC, click here! TPC members Sofia and Xander interviewed author Christopher Paolini during his BookPeople event for his new book, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm. TPC: What made you want to come back … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Christopher Paolini!
We had the pleasure of hosting YA author Kiersten White in-store Feb. 15th for the release of her new book, SLAYER. Bookseller Rachel Roepke sat down with Kiersten to chat about the Buffyverse, her writing process, comics, and more. Check out the interview below! If you missed the event, you can still order a signed … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Kiersten White
Here at BookKids we love celebrating our local authors! We can't wait to host Samantha M. Clark for her debut middle grade novel, The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast! Sam will be here to sign copies on Saturday, July 28 at 2 PM. We hope to see y'all there! In the meantime, enjoy the … Continue reading Q&A with Samantha M. Clark