Today in our Meet the Bookseller series, we're chatting with the one, the only, booksellin', filmmakin', wrestle-lovin' GREGORY! Gregory is BookPeople's Operations Manager, keeping the store afloat and the team going strong. You may have spotted his beautiful handmade staff cards in the Lit in Translation or Film sections, read some of his thoughts on … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!
Author Interview: Jason June & Becky Albertalli
Authors Jason June and Becky Albertalli sat down to chat with Teen Press Corps journalist, Ivy. Catch up with the author friends as they discuss Jason June's YA debut, Jay's Gay Agenda, developing characters similar to yourself, advice for young writers, and more! Good news! We currently have signed copies of Jay's Gay Agenda and … Continue reading Author Interview: Jason June & Becky Albertalli
Meet the Bookseller: Lillian
Manga enthusiast, internet order specialist, and diligent student-- Lillian can do it all! And she's this week's featured bookseller! We invite you to learn a lil' bit more about your local friendly bookseller below... How long have you worked at BookPeople? L: Two and a half years What is your favorite thing about working here? … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Lillian
Holiday Catalog 2020: Olivia O’s Favorite Book!
The BookPeople Holiday Catalog—our annual year-in-review publication—is here and, like most things in 2020, it’s gone virtual for the occasion! And while you can’t hold a physical copy this season, there’s still plenty to enjoy about it! This year’s theme, This Is My Favorite Book…of the Pandemic highlights the titles our booksellers found comfort in during a … Continue reading Holiday Catalog 2020: Olivia O’s Favorite Book!
Meet the Bookseller: Rachel R!
This week, we're continuing our Meet the Bookseller series with Rachel R! Rachel is one of our amazing booksellers and an integral part of our Internet Orders team! Learn about her favorite books, quotes, and more below. How long have you worked at BookPeople? RR: I’ve worked at BookPeople for five years. What is your … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Rachel R!
Meet the Bookseller: Gina!
Continuing the bookseller series with today's guest: GINA! Gina is one of our amazing Inventory Managers, and she's always got some creative project up her sleeve, coming up with a million display ideas, and looking for different ways to help her fellow BookPeople! Learn more about Gina below... How long have you worked at BookPeople? … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Gina!
Meet the Bookseller: Charley!
Hey, friends! After months of... *waves around* other things that have come up, we are bringing back our Meet the Bookseller series so you can continue to get to know your local indie booksellers! Today, we're talking to BookPeople's General Manager, Charley. How long have you worked at BookPeople? C: My eight month anniversary was … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Charley!
Q&A with Chris Barton
Austin author Chris Barton has written over 15 books, with a strong emphasis on emotionally nuanced, meticulously researched nonfiction. In his upcoming release from Lerner Books, All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing After the Oklahoma City Bombing, he tackles the aftermath of a terrible tragedy with sensitivity and hope. The book -- to be published just weeks before … Continue reading Q&A with Chris Barton
Q&A with Jean Mendoza
We're honored to host Jean Mendoza for An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, which she adapted for young readers along with Debbie Reese. Mendoza will be here Tuesday, November 26th at 7 PM-- we hope you'll join us! In the meantime, check out this Q&A with the author and bookseller Rachel R, who has … Continue reading Q&A with Jean Mendoza
BookKids: Q&A with Cate Berry!
We’re thrilled to host Austin author Cate Berry this Sunday, November 3rd at 2 PM to celebrate her second picture book, Chicken Break! Mark your calendars and check out our Q&A with Cate below! BookPeople: OK, obvious first question: What came first, the chicken or the egg? Cate Berry: Chicken! No, egg! The egg would … Continue reading BookKids: Q&A with Cate Berry!