2015 was an incredible year for our store. We are so grateful for the support we get from readers who continue to make the decision to shop local and independent, and for those who come out to hear authors speak in our store. This year we had the honor of hosting historic figures such as President Jimmy Carter and Senator … Continue reading 2015: A Bookstore Year In Review
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. Featured … Continue reading Book Club Corner Picks – June
We're thrilled to announce that Judy Blume, bestselling author of twenty-eight books including Are You There God, It's Me, Margaret, and Summer Sisters, is bringing her new novel for adults, In the Unlikely Event, to BookPeople on Saturday, June 13 at 4pm. Blume is an iconic author, one of our all time favorites, and we … Continue reading Judy Blume Comes to BookPeople in June!
Recent-ish bits and bites from the world of books, as compiled by Sutter. In December, Merriam-Webster announced that "culture" is its 2014 World of the Year. Other words of the year include "vape" from the Oxford English Dictionary, and "exposure" from Dictionary.com. Also in December, Judy Blume revealed the plot for her highly anticipated new … Continue reading News From the Book Multiverse
Let's here it for the French! In their continuing efforts to protect indie booksellers, France passed a law banning online book retailers from providing free shipping. France has one of the highest number of bookshops in the world. On Thursday, New Jersey's former poet laureate, activist and polarizing author Amiri Baraka died at the age … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books