Booksellers Erik and Uriel—known colloquially as The Book Boys around BookPeople—want to challenge you to take the dive and get lost in a long book (or two) in 2021. They're joining us on the blog today to discuss some of their favorite 500+ page tomes and a few they're excited to tackle soon. There's no … Continue reading Reading List: Big Books to Tackle in the New Year!
ABBY Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry "I am reading Lonesome Dove. I'm not very far into it because it's a bit of a humdinger. I've been scoping out some Texas history websites and I went to Johnson State Park and asked them about cattle drives, and the ranger suggested Lonesome Dove, and when I watched … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Every year, our marketing department works with our booksellers and book buyers to put together our Winter Catalog, a collection of our favorite books of 2014 along with recommendations for holiday gifts. Booksellers submit competing essays about their favorite books and the winners are featured in the full-color, glossy pages of the catalog. Tons of brainstorming goes into … Continue reading Bosco’s Favorite Book of 2014: THE LAST KIND WORDS SALOON
An Untamed State by Roxane Gay Julie: "This powerful novel about a woman kidnapped for ransom in Haiti grabbed me from the first sentence and held me, riveted and breathless, to the very last page. Gay is unflinching as she conveys the emotional, psychological and physical devastation of Mirielle Jameson during and following her captivity. Mirielle's … Continue reading Recommended Reads May 2014