Bookseller Gina writes about ASH by Malinda Lo, queer fiction, and #ownvoices I am very late to the game when it comes to ASH by the remarkable Malinda Lo. I’ve been on a quest to read more LGBTQIA+ fiction and I’m so glad I found this trailblazer. In the far and distant past, 2009, Lo … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading a Trailblazer a Decade After Its Release…
There's a new YA-lovin' bookseller in town, friends! Her name is Gina, and she's been recommending fantastic books all over the place! If you're looking for graphic novels, aw-inducing romance, and more great stories with LGBTQ+ characters, this is the list for you! Here are some of her recent faves: The Deep & Dark Blue … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Gina’s Picks!
Pride recommendations from our booksellers and TPC for today's Teen Thursday! IT'S PRIDE, Y'ALL! June celebrates LGBTQ+ history and in honor of that, our booksellers are recommending some of their fave books that feature or center queer characters and their experiences. From lighthearted romance to swashbuckling adventure and magical realism, we have a little bit … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Pride Edition!
Kids booksellers share some of their recommendations to celebrate Pride Month! It's Pride, y'all! We kicked off the month with a wonderful, music-filled Drag Storytime and we've been walking on air ever since! A huge shout-out to the performers who dazzled our guests with their outfits, dancing, and reading: Papi Churro, Channing Ate'em, Mad Max, … Continue reading BookKids: Reading with Pride!
Our Kids buyer Meghan shares some of her favorite books to kick off Pride Month! This blog post was originally posted in Publisher's Weekly. This Tuesday we were joined by fabulous Drag Queens Honey St. Claire, Louisianna Purchase and Mascara Rivers along with Drag King Papi Churro and over 60 listeners for our second successful Drag … Continue reading BookKids: Reading with Pride!
LEGENDARY IS OUT NOW!!!!! AND STEPHANIE GARBER IS COMING TO BOOKPEOPLE! Saturday, June 9th at 6 PM speaking & signing In Conversation with author Amy Tintera LEGENDARY IS AVAILABLE NOW! GET YOURS TODAY! SUMMER FUN KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER WITH A LITTLE MYSTERY AND A WHOLE LOT OF MAYHEM! THIS BOOK IS SPOILER-IFIC SO … Continue reading Teen Thursday Gets…Wait For It…
This post comes from our French intern, R. Follow them at @Libre _R. (Check out their other blog posts.) If you need to know why I'm so excited, head over to the end of my introductory blog post. I was over the moon when I came to work one day and saw the beautiful display … Continue reading It’s June! It’s LGBTQ Pride Month!!
A Night of Queer Performance is an evening of live readings and performance art featuring members of the Central Texas LGBTQ community. Organized by ACC Professor Louisa Spaventa, this event will feature Paige Schilt (educator, activist, and author of Queer, Rock, Love—A Family Memoir); Katy Koonce (musician and psychotherapist); Crystal Bird Caviel (performer, writer, and … Continue reading Austin Event – A Night of Queer Performance
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps blog! Don't forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! Texas Teen Book Fest 2015 News! It's that time of year again - … Continue reading Teen Thursday 8/13/15