BookPeople’s Favorite Reads of 2022

A lot of books came out this year, y’all. It’s utterly impossible to read them all, even among a building full of booksellers. While it’s easy to fall into the gamification of reading goals, it’s also important to take a step back and enjoy stories that are precious to us – which is what we’re doing with this list, as we look back throughout the year to the stories that really stuck with us.

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)

"Deeply satisfying" short stories. A novel of suspense set in East Texas. A stunning debut novel. And plenty of favorites now out in paperback. Get a peek at what's hitting shelves at BookPeople this week! Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor *Signed Copies Available* Named a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Time, Elle, Enterntainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, O: The Oprah … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/22)

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Lapvona’

New Ottessa Moshfegh. That's it. That's the post. Stop the presses. Drop everything you're doing. There's a new Ottessa Moshfegh on the horizon. The digital ink on this news hasn't even had time to dry, but I want you to know about it first. I have a few tasty morsels of information (thank you, LitHub) to report … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Lapvona’

Summer Nights & New Books

The June new releases stormed out of the gates, and the closing week is no different. Bookseller favorite, Ottessa Moshfegh returns with a literary who/what/when/wheredunnit, a pair of reads that sets you in the heart of Japan, and that saucy White House insider account you've been hearing on for more. Death in Her Hands … Continue reading Summer Nights & New Books

What We’re Reading This Week: Ottessa Moshfegh Edition

We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Ottessa Moshfegh's novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, coming out July 10. To help pass the time, our booksellers are reading through her previous publications. Enjoy this special Ottessa Moshfegh edition of What We're Reading This Week!  Homesick for Another World  I usually struggle reading short story collections from … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week: Ottessa Moshfegh Edition