Staff Review: THE WEEKENDERS  by Mary Kay Andrews

This review comes from our event team member Meike. Temperatures are rising and it’s officially pool and beach season, so it’s time to lighten up our reading selections—even the most highbrow reader might want to throw in some less serious reading over the next few months. And The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews fits the … Continue reading Staff Review: THE WEEKENDERS  by Mary Kay Andrews

Get It While It’s Still Hot: Steve(n)’s Summer Reading List

Summer vacation, though technically irrelevant since high school, nonetheless always conjures visions of yard work, irresponsible parties in abandoned houses, over-chlorinated public swimming pools, punk rock shows in beer-splattered VFW halls, and the worst sunburn of your life.  Now, years out from those heady days of mayhem, Summer means a good book on a good … Continue reading Get It While It’s Still Hot: Steve(n)’s Summer Reading List

Top Shelf in August: THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION by China Miéville

This month's Top Shelf Pick (and the following review) came from Joe T., Assistant Buyer and Devout Miévillian. “I’m an urban guerilla I make bombs in my cellar”                                            - Hawkwind                                             “Urban Guerilla” Corporate-sponsored demolition forms logos from the explosions and debris. Icebergs suddenly appear, floating over London, creating microclimates that can take you from a … Continue reading Top Shelf in August: THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION by China Miéville

Sarah H’s Summer Reads!

Sarah H. is a badass bookseller who takes Texas book slingin' to a whole new level. She currently helms BookPeople's non-stop, party-all-the-time Internet Orders department. When not at work, she can be found researching Austin's deep, dark literary underbelly. Look for her in the Sci Fi section and just about anywhere high caliber, boundary-defying, genre-bending … Continue reading Sarah H’s Summer Reads!

Top Shelf in July: The Hand That Feeds You by A. J. Rich

Falling in love is a mind-bending experience. All at once, your future opens before you in a sherbet-tinged horizon of everlasting bliss. Every question in this long, wandering life finds its answer in the miracle face that is suddenly smiling at you in the morning, delivering coffee, staring deep into your eyes because yes, it’s … Continue reading Top Shelf in July: The Hand That Feeds You by A. J. Rich