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
It's Teen Thursday. Here's the scoop on what's new in the world of YA literature! Whether you're a hero, villain or something in between, it's time to geek out! Marissa Meyer is coming to BookPeople!!! She'll be here November 13 @ 7 p.m. Join us for a speaking, signing, and some epic shenanigans! Click here … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Marissa Meyer, TTBF recap and 3 new titles
A conversation with Celeste Ng, author of the bestselling Everything I Never Told You and, now, Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng will appear at BookPeople on Tuesday, September 26th, at 7pm, in conversation with Clay Smith of Kirkus Reviews. Q: Tell us a bit about Shaker Heights. Do you see it as representative of Every Town, USA, or … Continue reading Author Q&A: Celeste Ng
LAST CHANCE TO ENTER!!!! SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY TO THE WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS CONTEST BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!! NEW RELEASES WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER LEIGH BARDUGO She will become one of the world's greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. … Continue reading Have a Wonder-ful Teen Thursday!