This post comes from our former bookseller Steven. Back in the lawless wasteland of the early 2000s, while Outkast CDs were playing on America's boomboxes, and Arrested Development was lighting up television sets every week, I was an unjustifiably ambitious college student enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin with the declared intention of earning … Continue reading Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. If you’re looking to join a book club, we host a wide variety of free, bookseller-run book clubs right here at BookPeople. Join us! We love to talk books. FEATURED … Continue reading Book Club Corner – February
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion.
Our booksellers have been reading and reading and reading many of the new books hitting shelves next year. We've compiled this list of our top picks of what to read in the first half of 2015. Happy New Year and Happy Reading, y'all! Descent by Tim Johnston On Sale 1/6/15 Julie: "I started this book … Continue reading Bookseller Picks: What To Read In 2015
Bethany has been of our fearless booksellers here for four months. Hit her up for recommendations of obscure classics and general literature. When she's not slinging books, she's at home, hanging out with her dog, who she loves very, very much. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison If, like me, you missed being assigned The … Continue reading Bethany’s Top Five Reads of 2014
Here it is, as promised, the second half of our look at some of our most highly anticipated books of the Fall 2014 season. Check out Part One right over here. All books are now available to pre-order via bookpeople.com. More Books To Look For In The Final Quarter Of 2014: Our Secret Life in the … Continue reading Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part Two
Stephen Colbert issued another call-to-arms on his show last night as he continues to wage his war against the online retailer that's holding Hachette books hostage as part of a dispute over terms. California, the upcoming novel by Edan Lupecki, is currently not available to pre-order from Amazon as a result of a dispute that … Continue reading Stephen Colbert Wants You to Make CALIFORNIA #1!
MEGHAN G. We Were Liars by Erin Lockhart "E. Lockhart's mesmerizingly spare novel will suck you in with promises of dappled sun, first kisses, and golden days that go on for ever. But as the dark secrets hidden beneath the novel's bright, tidy surface begin their gradual escape, you will fly feverishly forward through the … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
~TOPHER Sky Raiders: Five Kingdoms #1 by Brandon Mull Signed copies available while supplies last. "Sky Raiders is basically a story where fantastical treasure hunters meet an evil tyrannical king & the fate of the kingdoms rest in their hands. A trip to a basement in a haunted house turns into a really, really bad … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
~STEVE(N) The War For Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy by Bill Carter Stand Up Sit Down Book Club meets to discuss this book Mon, Apr 28 at 7PM "This book is a fantastic, inside-baseball look at corporate media and the upheaval and the roles that everybody plays in our favorite late … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week