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

New Book Club: Murder in the Afternoon

Sometimes you can't wait until the evening to talk about murder. With that in mind, we invite you to join MysteryPeople for Murder in the Afternoon, a brand new afternoon book club that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 2PM on our third floor (603 N. Lamar Blvd). Join us for coffee, tea, and discussions of some … Continue reading New Book Club: Murder in the Afternoon