You’re invited to Mickey Spillane’s unofficial birthday party!

Enjoy a good mystery? Consider joining Murder in the Afternoon, our book club dedicated to crime and thriller fiction. The next meeting is March 19 at 1 p.m. on BookPeople’s third floor.  For March, our Murder in the Afternoon book club will celebrate the month that marks the hundredth year of hard boiled writer Mickey … Continue reading You’re invited to Mickey Spillane’s unofficial birthday party!

Alexandra Burt reviews ‘The Perfect Nanny’

Alexandra Burt is the bestselling author of Remember Mia and The Good Daughter. Below, she shares what she loved about Leila Slimani's The Perfect Nanny, which has been getting lots of buzz from places like NPR, Bustle, and The Guardian.  If you are looking for Gone Girl or commercial domestic noir, this is not it. The … Continue reading Alexandra Burt reviews ‘The Perfect Nanny’

Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Enjoy a good mystery? Consider joining Murder in the Afternoon, our book club dedicated to crime and thriller fiction. The next meeting is Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. on BookPeople's third floor. Below, Scott shares a bit more about the group.  Crimes don't always have to be committed at night. Our Murder in the Afternoon book club meets … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Teen Thursday 8/3 – The Hero We Deserve

OMG BOOK OF THE WEEK!!!! Miles Morales is finally here!!!! Miles Morales  Jason Reynolds "Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins." Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video … Continue reading Teen Thursday 8/3 – The Hero We Deserve

Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Did you make a New Year's resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life - and meet friendly new faces - than coming to one of our free book club meetings? We have a dozen bookseller-run, totally not at all intimidating, super-friendly groups that meet once a month … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: Murder in the Afternoon

Indies First Q&A with Meg Gardiner

Last year, bestselling author Sherman Alexie issued a call to arms to authors nationwide: show your support of your local independent bookstore by volunteering to work! And thus was born Indies First, happening for the second consecutive year on Small Business Saturday, November 29. This Saturday, Austin authors Edward Carey, Mark Pryor & Meg Gardiner are … Continue reading Indies First Q&A with Meg Gardiner