What's going on in the YA world? A look into this week's releases and upcoming events for teens! New Releases! SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson Twenty years ago, Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak came out. It was life-changing for many who read it, and yet, two decades later, the system is still broken. SHOUT is a … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! BookPeople Art Director Tomoko is THRILLED about the release of Circle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’
Inspired by the new year, we’ve set new goals for ourselves! Reading goals, that is. Over the next few months, our booksellers will share their own personal journeys to achieve their reading goals. Below, Kids bookseller & event host Savannah tells us about her own personal resolution to read at least 4 books per month! … Continue reading BookKids: Resolutions to Becoming a Joyful Nerd
Hey Witchlanders! There's no denying the Witchlands are full of magic, but it takes an extraordinary power to create such a dynamic world. Our YA Specialist, Shannon, talked with Sightwitch author Susan Dennard about how much the Witchlanders impact her and all things magic! Check out the interview below and come see Susan at BookPeople … Continue reading Q&A with Susan Dennard
IN THE STORE Richelle Mead The Midnight Jewel Saturday, July 8 6 pm The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public. If you cannot make the event, you can order a signed copy of Midnight Jewel. Simply add the book to your cart and indicate SIGNED COPY. We ship all over the world! Richelle … Continue reading Teen Thursday 7/6
Do you love YA? Do you wish the magic forces of the book world would make sure you never missed a single new must-read, gotta-have-it YA novel ever again? GOOD NEWS! Each month, the BookPeople Teen Press Corps declares one brand new YA novel its official Buzz Book; a story so riveting, so unique, so … Continue reading Announcing Our New YA Subscription Club!
In case you're keeping track of things BookPeople staff love, here's one more to add to the list - our pets! Pets are great. They love unconditionally, trust us 100%, exhibit unique personalities, provide us endless entertainment & companionship, and are definitely part of the family. Pets are also great for struggling, emerging, or reluctant … Continue reading BookPeople Pets!
Our teens have been busy helping us on the floor, developing displays, and writing reviews. Here are a few of their thoughts on some of the books they've been reading: Ruby Red "Filled with many twists ,turns, and lots of humor, Ruby Red has made my top ten summer reads of 2011." To read Laura's … Continue reading What Our Teen Interns Are Reading . . .
Tonight the Dark Days of the Supernatural Teen Book Tour hits town, and I for one, cannot wait to meet all of the great authors that are coming. Included on the panel are Veronica Roth (we reviewed Divergent last week), Ellen Schreiber, Aprilynne Pike, Tara Hudson, and Amy Plum. The authors will be speaking on … Continue reading Teen Review: Die For Me
I love short stories. I love having a complete plot arc that I can read in one short sitting. One of my favorite types of books is the anthology. And as Julie has mentioned before, this is National Short Story Month. So, for this Teen Thursday I thought we could give away five teen short … Continue reading Teen Short Story Drawing