How do you survive the dog days of summer in Austin? Our answer is, and always will be, books. This week gives us an epic, new book by John Boyne, a Booker Prize Longlist title, and a dystopian legal thriller by a local favorite—just to name a few. Read up on them and so many more … Continue reading New Books for the Dog Days of Summer
February's gone with the wind, but with it comes the promise of Springtime and a bevy of new releases sure to put some pep in your step. This month brings us a plethora of scintillating new titles from debut authors, the hatching of a bookseller favorite, and an exciting announcement that cements Austin's place as … Continue reading Springtime for New Books!
We close out a month of stellar new releases with one of the best lineups yet! Below you can read up on the exciting titles by authors we'll be hosting in-store in the coming weeks, an thrilling return to a fantasy world, and a life-affirming memoir (among other fabulous new reads). Find your next favorite … Continue reading New Releases This Week! (2/25)
Calling all gamers and thrill-seekers! We've been highly anticipating Dragon Ops, a new exciting middle grade release by Austin-based author Mari Mancusi! We even revealed the awesome cover here, along with some creative cover proposals from young readers at last year's Summer Reading Splash. We're also excited to host the author Mari Mancusi along with … Continue reading BookKids: Welcome to DRAGON OPS!
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. FEATURED … Continue reading Book Club Corner – July
The long awaited finale to the Justin Cronin Passage series, The City of Mirrors, has finally arrived. This is a title I've been keeping my eye on for some time. I would say eagerly awaiting, even. A lesser author would have lost my interest after a wait of three and a half years, but Justin … Continue reading The City Of Mirrors – Part 3 of The Passage Trilogy
The Regional Office is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzalez "Like the best of the stories it satirizes so gently, it’s rollicking good fun on the surface, action-packed and shiny in all the right places; underneath that surface, though, it’s thoughtful and well considered. Gonzales has created a superheroic fighting force of the kind we’ve grown … Continue reading New Books! 4/12/16
New in Hardcover Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell (speaking & signing in our store 11/2 DETAILS) An insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette. Riding shotgun with Lafayette, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution versus … Continue reading New Books! 10/20/15
New in Hardcover Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel by Claire Vaye Watkins We’ve been eagerly anticipating this novel since we first sped through Watkins’s multi-award winning, highly acclaimed first collection of stories, Battleborn. In a surreal, phantasmagoric version of southern California – ravaged by drought, its aquifers drained, facing the spread of an unrelenting desert … Continue reading New Books! 9/29/15
Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They ll travel … Continue reading New Books! 9/22/15