Teen Press Corps member Ivy is a HUGE Adventure Zone fan, and he got to interview Griffin McElroy at his last BookPeople event! We thought we'd bring this back for a little #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the BUNCH of signed copies we have of the second Adventure Zone book, Murder on the Rockport, which you … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Interview with Griffin McElroy
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!
We look at some delicious YA covers, which are perfect for the summer season... Food and books are my favorite things, so I'm really into this trend of book covers with food on them. What a way to draw me to the shelf! Here we look at some old and new faves with covers that … Continue reading Teen Thursday: YA Covers Good Enough to Eat!
Eugenia talks about YA thrillers that kept her up past her bedtime! I have no idea where my love for teen thrillers comes from-- I'm gonna say it's from growing up on a healthy dose of Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl. Yes, I'll argue that in a way, GG was a thriller. Y'all, these … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Hot Summer Thrillers
Pride recommendations from our booksellers and TPC for today's Teen Thursday! IT'S PRIDE, Y'ALL! June celebrates LGBTQ+ history and in honor of that, our booksellers are recommending some of their fave books that feature or center queer characters and their experiences. From lighthearted romance to swashbuckling adventure and magical realism, we have a little bit … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Pride Edition!
We're thrilled to welcome this new voice to the YA world! Award-winning poet Carrie Fountain talked to us about her debut YA novel, I'm Not Missing. Check out the Q&A below and join us for the launch party Thursday, July 12 at 7 PM! BP: What inspired you to write this story? CF: I’m fascinated by … Continue reading Q&A with Carrie Fountain
THIS WEEKEND!!! DON'T MISS IT! Saturday, June 9th at 6 PM Author STEPHANIE GARBER speaking & signing Legendary In Conversation with author Amy Tintera **ONLINE SALES FOR THIS EVENT WILL END AT 5:00PM FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH** HOW MANY NEW RELEASE COULD WE FIT IN ONE WEEK? WE'RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT! EPIC FANTASTY … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Summer Reads in Full Swing
LEGENDARY IS OUT NOW!!!!! AND STEPHANIE GARBER IS COMING TO BOOKPEOPLE! Saturday, June 9th at 6 PM speaking & signing In Conversation with author Amy Tintera LEGENDARY IS AVAILABLE NOW! GET YOURS TODAY! SUMMER FUN KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER WITH A LITTLE MYSTERY AND A WHOLE LOT OF MAYHEM! THIS BOOK IS SPOILER-IFIC SO … Continue reading Teen Thursday Gets…Wait For It…
We're so excited to host local author Jennifer Donaldson on Saturday, June 2nd at 6 PM to tell us all about her YA thriller, Lies You Never Told Me! This book is already a bookseller fave, perfect for a summer night binge-reading session! Mark your calendars and check out the Q&A with the author below. … Continue reading Q&A with Jennifer Donaldson
THE KEYS TO THE FESTIVAL TTBF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED! NEAL AND JARROD SHUSTERMAN & NIC STONE JOIN US ON OCTOBER 6, 2018 AT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY! AND FOLLOW TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL FOR UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENTS! ALL THE BUZZ Furyborn (Empirium Trilogy #1) by Claire Legrand A BuzzFeed Most Anticipated Title of … Continue reading Teen Thursday!