Book-wise, 2021 is treating us so well and this week is a big one for non-fiction! Writing guides, essays, and history texts are breaking ground, showing us new ways to view the world. And on the fiction side, we've got two new reads from perennial favorites Nnedi Okorafor and Ladee Hubbard! Read more about 'em … Continue reading New Books That Have Us Feeling *100 Emoji*
A look at a few of our most anticipated YA titles of Spring 2021! A reminder that these and more are all available to pre-order through bookpeople.com! Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas - coming January 12 We've been waiting for Concrete Rose for what seems like FOREVER, and it's finally *almost* here! If you've read … Continue reading Teen Thursday: 2021 Releases We NEED RIGHT NOW!
If you're still taking that seemingly endless sigh of relief after the events of the last week, we totally understand. We're in the same boat and are here to service you with some bookish joy to top it off. We're still a week away from the A Promised Land debut, but there's still plenty to celebrate: signed … Continue reading New Book November—New Releases This Week Are *FIRE*
2020's had it's fair share of tricks, no doubt, but we can always count on books to provide the treats we need. This week we're rolling out a brand new John Grisham book, a boat load of genre reads, and a few titles profiling some of our favorite creators. Find out more when you scroll … Continue reading No Tricks, Just Treats this October
Somewhere, someone's waking up Billie Joe Armstrong as September enters its last days, but here in the book world we've been trying to keep track of all the titles hitting our shelves this month. This week, Marilynne Robinson wraps her celebrated Gilead series, local author Ryan Holiday's back with more from the Stoics, and a bevy … Continue reading Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!
We're just two weeks into September, but we're already comin' at you with more new releases to keep an eye out for. If memoirs are your thing, now's your time to shine. But we've also got new novels by bookseller favorites, and the paperback releases to cram into those already overloaded shopping baskets—virtual or otherwise. … Continue reading A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again
This was a BIIIIIIG week for new books, including amazing titles for teens! Check out some of our bookseller and Teen Press Corps favorites below! Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam "PUNCHING THE AIR is beautifully and impactfully told, scene by scene and poem by poem revealing the present and past, hopes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Hello, September New Releases!
Celebrating the start of fall with some great new(ish) books we're excited about! Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor "Featuring a young protagonist learning to channel his anger responsibly through a talisman given to him by the ghost of his murdered father, this is a superhero origin story set in contemporary Nigeria. After his father--the Chief of … Continue reading BookKids: New Books We Love!
May's here, and the new releases have us absolutely floored. Not only do we finally get a taste of the latest Emma Straub and Elizabeth Acevedo, there's also a memoir, a sci-fi caper, and a "creepy...wonderful" new novel that comes highly recommended by our booksellers! All Adults Here by Emma Straub When Astrid Strick witnesses … Continue reading It’s Gonna be May…And the New Books Look Good!
The past few days have presented us with some trying times, but if there's one thing a reader knows it's that one can find solace in a good book (or two). New releases this week include a piece of escapist fantasy, a few mystery thrillers, a read for the budding artist, and more! Read on … Continue reading New Releases, OR, Social Distancing Made Easy