Here at BookPeople, we LOVE signed books. As avid readers and collectors, we're constantly looking for beautiful books to add to our shelves, to our homes. We also love giving signed books as gifts-- what's the point in finding a book you love if you can't share it with someone who would appreciate it as … Continue reading Introducing our NEW Kids Books by Mail!
This post comes from Meike, a member of our event team. BookPeople kicked off SXSW with two author events with outstanding material on leveraging social media engagement and other management information for the small business owner. If you weren’t able to make it to the events, here’s a quick rundown. Rusty Shelton and Barbara Cave Henricks … Continue reading BookPeople Explores the Digital Media Landscape During SXSW
We're happy to announce a special opportunity to pre-order signed, personalized copies of A Love Letter to Texas Women by Sarah Bird, bestselling author of The Yokota Officers Club and Above the East China Sea. BookPeople is the only bookstore in the country fulfilling orders for signed, personalized copies of A Love Letter to Texas Women in advance of … Continue reading New from Sarah Bird – Pre-Order Signed, Personalized Copies of A Love Letter to Texas Women
On Saturday, November 28, we celebrated Small Business Saturday and #IndiesFirst with over a dozen Austin authors. They stopped by to support their local indie bookstore and keep us well-stocked with signed copies of their books. We're fortunate to live in a city rich with writers who give us great new books to read all year long. … Continue reading Austin Authors Keep #IndiesFirst!
(All photos originally posted on Drew Daywalt's instagram feed. Follow him: @drewdaywalt!) Last time we saw Esteban the Peagreen Crayon, a giant yarn crayon knitted by bookseller Merrilee, he was departing Austin with Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit, after a book signing here at BookPeople for Drew's new book, The Day the … Continue reading Where in the World is Esteban?
~post by Merrilee, Children's Bookseller & Assistant IM & one of our many resident crafty folk I suspect that knitting and children's books don't usually go together in the average person's mind, but when you love them both as much as I do, it seems inevitable. I've worked here at BookPeople in the children's section … Continue reading Merrilee Knits a Crayon Named Esteban and other Creations Inspired by Children’s Books
We are thrilled to host a meet and greet with YouTube personality and prankster extraordinaire JennXPenn! If you are one of her 2 million followers, come meet Jenn, take a selfie, and purchase a signed copy of her new book, Really Professional Internet Person! Jenn McAllister has been obsessed with making videos since she found … Continue reading COMING SOON: A Meet & Greet with YouTube’s JennXPenn!
Welcome to Day Four of our exploration into all things Nick Offerman. As we approach the day (Wednesday, June 3 at 7pm) when Offerman is here at BookPeople, live and in person (with his new book, Gumption), we’re digging up all of the information we can find (and that Wikipedia provides) on the Renaissance man … Continue reading Nick Offerman: More Than A Mustache
~post Katie P. Nigel Barker is perhaps best known as a co-star of sorts; he often works in the presence of supermodels and designers, and is recognizable to many as the guy on TV sitting next to Tyra Banks or Naomi Campbell. And he is that guy; he was a judge on 17 seasons of … Continue reading Nigel Barker at BookPeople: “This is an unprecedented time for fashion.”
HARDCOVER FICTION Find Me by Laura Van Der Berg From the author of two highly acclaimed story collections comes a debut novel about a sickness that sweeps the country, staring with memory loss and ending with death. One woman's immunity sends her on the road in a devastated America, where she encounters mysterious companions, cities … Continue reading New Books! 2/17/15