Some fall teen titles our booksellers are excited for... Sure, we're a teensy bit sad summer's coming to an end, but we're also DYING FOR THESE BOOKS TO HIT THE SHELVES! We're not the most patient of people. We're BookPeople! Pet by Akwaeke Emezi Akwaeke Emezi is coming to Texas Teen Book Festival this year, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Fall Titles We’re Freaking Out Over!
Kristin Casey stops by the store this Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to read from her new memoir, Rock Monster: My Life With Joe Walsh. Below, the author's sister (who also happens to be a former BookPeople employee) shares her thoughts on the book. A little background before I talk about this book. You … Continue reading Review: ‘Rock Monster, My Life With Joe Walsh’
This post comes from our inventory manager Raul. A Fine Summer's Day by Charles Todd One of my favorite series, the Ian Rutledge mysteries are beautifully written and psychologically tense. In this new book, Todd takes us to the England Rutledge knew before the Great War. As an inspector for Scotland Yard, Rutledge is charged with finding … Continue reading Raul’s Top 5 Reads of 2015
Here are some short stories, essays, interviews, and reviews to satisfy your weekend literary craving: Mary Ruefle's essay, My Private Property, in The Kenyon Review. It's about shrunken heads. Or, is it about something else entirely? Also from The Kenyon Review, Natalia Theodoridou's short story, The Raven's Sister, a re-telling of the Seven Ravens folktale. … Continue reading Weekend Reading
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! We are getting so amped up for the Texas Teen Book Festival! The fest is chock-full of great authors and programs. Don't … Continue reading Teen Thursday
For the past 5 years, BookPeople has created a catalog featuring booksellers and their favorite books of the year, entitled "This Is My Favorite Book". The catalog is one of my very favorite things to do each year. From choosing the bookseller essays to crafting a photo concept to actually taking the photos to inputting … Continue reading This Is Our Favorite Book
...but books aren't! Here are some fun gift ideas for Dad. Don't forget to show him some love; Father's Day is Sunday, June 19! If your Dad is into pop culture and nerdy things like Star Wars, then grab him a copy of Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg. We've got signed copies - how … Continue reading Ties are boring…
Have you ever read a new series and been annoyed that it takes a year for each of the new books to come out? I know I have. Well, apparently the folks over at Dial (an imprint of Penguin) have also felt this way. They are putting out Catherine Fisher's entire new Relic Masters Series … Continue reading Teen Review: The Relic Master