Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

BookPeople is thrilled to host nearly staff-run a dozen book clubs every month. All but one of the clubs meets right here in the store. Following are this week's discussions. We hope you find one that fits your favorite genre! All BookPeople book club meetings are free and open to the public. Book club picks are 10% … Continue reading Book Club Meeting Round-Up for Week 03/22/15

What We’re Reading This Week

THOMAS The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove "The Glass Sentence is an interesting and really smart adventure chapter book where the world isn't separated by just distance, but also time. Different sections of the world exist in different time periods so maps must show when things are in addition to where. Sophia has to … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

President Obama Recommends REDEPLOYMENT

This weekend President Obama appeared on CNN and was asked for a book recommendation. His pick? Redeployment, the National Book Award-winning collection of stories about Iraq by US Marine Corps vet Phil Klay. Thanks to Shelf Awareness for extracting this quote: "Over vacation, I read a book of short stories by Phil Klay called Redeployment. It's a quick … Continue reading President Obama Recommends REDEPLOYMENT

2014 National Book Award Winners

(image via npr.org) Spoiler alert: Ursula K. Le Guin won the National Book Awards last night. All of them. Okay, perhaps that's misleading. Le Guin took home the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In the process, she stole the show (and our book loving hearts) with her acceptance speech, in which she warned against confusing … Continue reading 2014 National Book Award Winners