This week's incredible new releases include some of the most buzzed about books of the year! Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell This is by far one of the most anticipated YA books of the year! If not around the world, then DEFINITELY at BookPeople. Wayward Son is the sequel to Rainbow Rowell's bestseller, Carry On, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get ’em while they’re hot!
We love getting to know new authors and illustrators, and there's something extra special when they're based in our hometown! We interviewed Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey, who co-authored the gorgeous picture book, The Old Truck, which releases in January 2020. Sure, sounds like a long way! But they've come up with a really fun pre-order … Continue reading BookKids: Q&A with Jarrett & Jerome Pumphrey
Celebrating the beginning of fall with a LOT of new books & TTBF goodness! New Releases Loki by Mackenzi Lee Mackenzi Lee is a huge bookseller favorite, enchanting Thomas and Rachel R-- just to name a few-- with her previous books, Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue and Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Loki comes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Ah, the smell of new books!
By Cathy Maxwell January—the “at last, I can read” month. The holidays have passed, the regular routine returns, and there is time to indulge. January is a “gap” month for me. The world gets crazy for a Romance writer in February. However, for the thirty-one days of January, life is held at bay. So, before … Continue reading The Romance Shelves: Looking to the New Year
Our booksellers are huge fans of Ottessa Moshfegh’s work, including her new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation. We find her work weird, funny, thought-provoking, and just downright cool. As Mat put it, “Moshfegh’s writing is like willfully being kicked in the throat… Her books are a lot like drugs, and I am hooked.” … Continue reading Q&A with Ottessa Moshfegh
I'll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara I am obsessed with this book. It is thorough, empathetic, fact-based -- everything you want a true crime novel to be. Michelle McNamara's passion for the case shines through on every page, and the excellent research she spent hundreds of hours collecting has paid off in … Continue reading What We’re Reading this Week
Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk Adjustment Day is a visceral exploration into the psyche of society. The version of the world in which it is set is not unlike our own: full of unrest, on the brink or war and revolution. To truly enjoy this book though, you must suspend all your beliefs about society … Continue reading What We’re Reading this Week
Mean Girls Club: Pink Dawn by Ryan Heshka Warning: these pages are dangerous! Mean Girls Club is like sailor tattoos, Wanda Jackson records, and Russ Meyer films blended into the perfect pulp comic about sending misogyny to its grave. I read it cover to cover in one sitting and had to pick my jaw up … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Less by Andrew Sean Greer Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Less is out today in paperback! The story of an aging (failed) novelist who travels the world in order to avoid an awkward wedding, Less is THE heartfelt comedy of human error to read this summer. We're so excited that we get to … Continue reading New releases 5/22
SAYING GOODBYE TO A FAN FAVORITE The #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series comes to a stunning conclusion in War Storm. BUT NOT WITHOUT ONE LAST JOURNEY! DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON? DON'T WORRY! WE'VE GOT THE BLURB BELOW! VICTORY COMES AT A PRICE. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's … Continue reading Teen Thursday!