You may have seen Jac around the shop tidying Gifts displays, giving stellar recommendations for everyone on your list, or maybe you've even subscribed to the Gifts newsletter and gotten her favorite non-book goodies delivered straight to your inbox. A true Jac-of-all-trades (sorry, we had to!)! Learn more about Jac in our Q&A below! BookPeople: … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jac!
Independent bookstores and local businesses like them are the lifeblood of communities and the people who operate them are literal superheroes. Need proof? Check out this employee-made video celebrating the time and effort that goes into making every order possible. We bet you can't watch it just once. BookPeople Presents: BP-L was written, directed, and performed … Continue reading BookPeople Presents: BP-L
The latest episode of Austin Liti Limits features a conversation with debut novelist Jacqui Castle. Scott Semengran met virtually with Castle to discuss The Seclusion, her first novel for young adults set in a dystopic United States, finding inspiration during a pandemic, and they make a few reading recommendations along the way. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jacqui Castle
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!
Happy mid-September! Time sure is flying this month, but our new releases are keeping us grounded. Explore the fantastical fiction capers, brilliant histories, and sobering narratives packing our shelves this week—you may just find your next favorite read! Piranesi by Susanna Clarke From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic … Continue reading “Park These Brand New Books Right In This Little Book Shelf,” OR Mid-September New Releases
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with local author, James Wade, to discuss his brand new literary Western, All Things Left Wild. In Part 1, the pair discuss what it's like to publish and promote a new book during a pandemic and explore the world of Wade's new book. Catch Part 2 for a … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: James Wade
We're just two weeks into September, but we're already comin' at you with more new releases to keep an eye out for. If memoirs are your thing, now's your time to shine. But we've also got new novels by bookseller favorites, and the paperback releases to cram into those already overloaded shopping baskets—virtual or otherwise. … Continue reading A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with author Jeanette Brown for the latest installment in Austin Liti Limits' author interview series. In Part 1, the pair discuss indie bookstore life during the pandemic and Brown's latest, The Illusion of Leaving. Austin Liti Limits interviews author Jeannette Brown from Larry Brill on Vimeo. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown
It's official, y'all: summer break is almost over. Which means it's time to squeeze in some last summer reads! Here's what our booksellers suggest diving into before those school bells start ringing. Thin Girls by Diana Clarke Enlightening and memorable story about a rarely talked-about topic many people experience. A commentary about the turmoil of … Continue reading What We’re Reading 8/19
What a blur the year has been. Just like that, the calendar turned and we're just over halfway through 2020. The new releases have, as always, surprised us, shocked us, delighted us, and everything in between. Upstart writers and literary luminaries have shown out, but there's still plenty more to come and this week is … Continue reading The Summer of New Books!