This week's incredible new releases include some of the most buzzed about books of the year! Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell This is by far one of the most anticipated YA books of the year! If not around the world, then DEFINITELY at BookPeople. Wayward Son is the sequel to Rainbow Rowell's bestseller, Carry On, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get ’em while they’re hot!
A look at some of the wonderfully creative staff recommendations in the Teen section! One of our favorite tasks as booksellers here at BookPeople is creating staff recommendation cards. You may have seen them last time you visited, spread out on our shelves all over the store. You may have even bought a book because … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Bookseller Faves!
We’re bringing you the YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! The Fierce Reads Tour is heading to BookPeople! May 15, 2017 7 pm SCOTT WESTERFELD, ERIN BEATY, TARAN MATHARU & KRISTEN … Continue reading Teen Thursday Get Fierce
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Gearing Up for the Texas Teen Book Festival! This week, we are focusing on the festival opening keynote speaker, James Dashner, the best selling author of The Maze Runner series … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Landline by Rainbow Rowell Reviewed by Consuelo I was hesitant as I started Landline. I haven’t read Attachments, and I was worried that Rainbow Rowell’s grown-up characters would not have the same grip on me that her young adult characters did when I read Eleanor & Park and Fangirl. My hesitation didn’t last long as I … Continue reading LANDLINE: A True Look At True Love
Resurgence: Kazuo Ishiguro's next book will be released in March 2015. It's been 10 years since Never Let Me Go. Faber & Faber is publishing his latest book, The Buried Giant, about, "lost memories, love, revenge and war. Give it Away Now: Michael "Flea" Balzary of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is writing a memoir. … Continue reading Book World Buzz
Consuelo is an assistant manager and will read anything you put in front of her. Seriously – nutrition facts on the cereal box, maps, receipts, road signs. And books, of course. _____________________________________________________ House of Earth by Woody Guthrie A lyrical and heartfelt story, Guthrie’s only complete novel was published this year. I couldn’t have been … Continue reading Consuelo’s Top 5 Reads of 2013
This Thursday we are excited to officially announce our May Buzz Book. Staff and Press Corps alike have loved this book, not to mention John Greene who gushed about it to The New York Times. If you haven't read it yet, you're going to love Eleanor and Park! Ta'Necia, our YA specialist, was lucky enough … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Last night we played host to the one and only August Burroughs. He's currently on tour for the paperback edition of This is How: Surviving What You Think You Can't (signed copies available to order right over here). He gave us a lot of wonderful, inspiring advice. He also, when asked, suggested we read these … Continue reading Augusten Burroughs Recommends….