Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Kick off the summer with these amazing authors: Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM We're thrilled to welcome local author Emma Berquist back to BookPeople! She captivated readers with her debut, Devils Unto Dust, which … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Happy Teen Thursday, y'all! Below, some exciting upcoming events and new releases to add to your TBR piles... Looking forward to... Emma Berquist - Thurs May 30 @ 7PM Chilling tales for the mystery-seekers! Event details Sarah Dessen - Tues June 4 @ 7PM For the hopeless romantics... For our event with Sarah Dessen on … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
What's going on in the YA world? A look into this week's releases and upcoming events for teens! New Releases! SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson Twenty years ago, Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak came out. It was life-changing for many who read it, and yet, two decades later, the system is still broken. SHOUT is a … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
North by Scott Jurek: Scott Jurek is an ultra-runner of the highest caliber, having braved even the historic 153-mile Spartathlon. He also, as he talks about in his new book North, broke the record for running the Appalachian trail -- a 2,168.1-mile route. One of our most expert booksellers, Salvador, highly recommends North, and says, … Continue reading New Releases 4/10
Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison: We're so excited Jonathan Evison is coming by the store to celebrate his new book Lawn Boy! His new novel follows a young Chicano in Washington state trying to discover the secret to achieving the American dream. Bookseller Will B says, "Lawn Boy is at times irreverent, hilarious, and heartbreaking … Continue reading New Releases 4/3
Educated by Tara Westover: The memoir of a woman who grew up in the mountains of Idaho with a separatist Mormon family who eschewed technology and education, instead teaching their children the survivalist skills of the pioneers. Tara Westover taught herself enough math and grammar to get into Brigham Young University and escaped to a … Continue reading New Releases 2/20
The Ambrose Deception by Emily Ecton: We're pretty excited for this new chapter book release! In The Ambrose Deception, three unlikely students are chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, following clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. At first the three contestants work independently, but it doesn't take long before each … Continue reading New Releases 2/13
The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú: Bookseller favorite coming through! We are so excited that not only is Francisco Cantú's book, The Line Becomes A River, finally out but we have an event with him next week on February 12! A memoir of what it's like to work on the border patrol, we're mesmerized … Continue reading New Releases 2/6
GUESS WHAT EVERYBODY!!!! Renegades is out!!!!! That means, it's time to choose a side. Hero or Villain? Monday night your trials will begin. Will you be a Renegade or an Anarchist? A hero or a villain? You decide when you join us for our Renegades party! Marissa Meyer herself will be in store speaking, signing, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: We Need A Hero…Or Villain. You Decide.
The Familiar by Mark Z. Danielewski: The Familiar Volume 5 is the season one finale of Mark Z. Danielewksi's multi-sensory masterpiece. The astonishing series about a young girl who befriends a cat culminates in this volume, and the consequences of how we encounter one another are revealed in poignant and terrifying relief. All the while, … Continue reading New Releases: 10/31