Cinnamon Cover Reveal! New Neil Gaiman book with illustrations by local author Divya Srinivasan!

Cinnamon is the story of an Indian princess who is blind and does not talk, her mother, father, great-aunt, a parrot, and... a tiger. I received the manuscript for Cinnamon around the same time I found out I was going to have a baby. It seemed like such a wonderful project and I thought, what a special way … Continue reading Cinnamon Cover Reveal! New Neil Gaiman book with illustrations by local author Divya Srinivasan!

Sarah H’s Summer Reads!

Sarah H. is a badass bookseller who takes Texas book slingin' to a whole new level. She currently helms BookPeople's non-stop, party-all-the-time Internet Orders department. When not at work, she can be found researching Austin's deep, dark literary underbelly. Look for her in the Sci Fi section and just about anywhere high caliber, boundary-defying, genre-bending … Continue reading Sarah H’s Summer Reads!

#2015ComicBookRenaissance: Top 10 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for June 2015

2015 has been a phenomenal year for graphic novels at BookPeople. It seems that I'm not the only one experiencing a comic book renaissance these days. To celebrate the continuing relevance of the 4 colored page, I'm going to be running a hopefully weekly column covering graphic novels. To kick things off, here are our … Continue reading #2015ComicBookRenaissance: Top 10 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for June 2015

Books Getting The Movie Treatment – Read Them First! (Part 1)

Love it or hate it, the book adaptation to film/TV show pipeline is here to stay. I, for one, am not against it, on principle. There have been some really great adaptations, films that stand on their own as great works that happen to have great source material in literary form. But the history of … Continue reading Books Getting The Movie Treatment – Read Them First! (Part 1)

Event Announcement: Amanda Palmer Comes to BookPeople!

  Amanda Palmer, world-renowned singer, songwriter, activist, director, and blogger, announced dates for her upcoming book tour for The Art of Asking: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help and we're happy to say we're on it!, Austin fans, mark your calendars for Monday, November 24th at 7pm when Palmer will be here … Continue reading Event Announcement: Amanda Palmer Comes to BookPeople!

Patrick Rothfuss: Fantasy Writer, Kingkiller Chronicle Creator, Legend

~post by Katie P. Patrick Rothfuss arrived at BookPeople as a fantasy writer; the creator of the legend of Kvothe, the Kingkiller, whose narration forms the award-winning Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy. By the time he left, he was a legend himself. We knew we were in for a treat when a last-minute trip enabled Pat to … Continue reading Patrick Rothfuss: Fantasy Writer, Kingkiller Chronicle Creator, Legend