The end of August gives us just a taste of the kind of bookish excitement we can expect from the Fall. Heavyweights John Meachem and Helen MacDonald bring their best, one-of-a-kind debuts make a splash, and bookseller favorites hit the shelves. Check out what we've got for you below! His Truth Is Marching On: John … Continue reading Turn On, Tune In, Read New Books
Mark your calendars, bookfriends! October is filled with literary stars! Monster Apocalypse with Max Brallier! - Tuesday, October 1st at 6 PM Zombie sluggers! Face painters! Big Mama! We've got all the fixin's for a monster apocalypse starting in our parking lot at 6 pm, followed by a talk & signing with Bluebonnet Award winning … Continue reading BookKids: October Events & Highlights!
This week's incredible new releases include some of the most buzzed about books of the year! Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell This is by far one of the most anticipated YA books of the year! If not around the world, then DEFINITELY at BookPeople. Wayward Son is the sequel to Rainbow Rowell's bestseller, Carry On, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get ’em while they’re hot!
Out of all the fun-filled family events and festivals our great city has to offer, we have a soft spot for the Texas Book Festival (TBF). For one weekend, downtown Austin transforms into a book lover's dream. White tents take over Congress Avenue to host amazing author signings, fascinating panels, and activities for readers of all ages. … Continue reading BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!
OMG we're so excited! The Texas Teen Book Festival announced their date for 2016! It's on Saturday, October 1, 2016 on the campus of St. Edward’s University in Austin. Circle the date and join us for another epic day of YA! We love being a part of this festival every year, so mark your calendars, and stay … Continue reading TTBF 2016 or Bust!
Who: You, dear book lover! What: Percentage of all sales benefiting the Texas Teen Book Festival Where: Right here! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703 When: All day, August 24, 2015 We’re donating a portion of sales on Monday, August 24th to the Texas Teen Book Festival to keep the festival free and open to the public! … Continue reading Shop at BookPeople & Support Texas Teen Book Festival!
~post by Julie W. (photos courtesy of Julie's phone & Texas Teen Book Festival) We had a long, crazy, wonderful day at the Texas Teen Book Festival on Saturday, October 18th. This was a big year for us. The festival evolved from the Austin Teen Book Festival into the Texas Teen Book Festival as the Texas Book Festival became an … Continue reading Texas Teen Book Fest Success!
We're excited to once again join our friends from Penguin Books in the Penguin booth at the Texas Book Festival! We'll be there selling books all day Saturday (10/26) and Sunday (10/27). Find Us In Booths: 303 - 304 (and) 314 - 315. Stop by and say hello! We're giving away Penguin Classic tote bags … Continue reading Join Us At The Texas Book Festival!
Here's a full schedule of all the Penguin authors who will give talks at the Texas Book Festival this weekend. Stop by and say hello, we'll be in the Penguin booth! Make sure to check the list of in-booth author signings. Saturday, October 27th – Festival Hours 10-5pm 11:15-12pm, Paramount Theater – Jenny Lawson, Let's … Continue reading Penguin Author Talks at the Texas Book Festival
Happy Thursday teeny boppers! BookPeople is extra excited for the Texas Book Festival, Oct 27-28 at the Texas State Capitol. We'll be present at the Penguin tent, selling lots of great titles including one of our teen favorites Bitterblue. Gretchen from our Teen Press Corps adored it! "Bitterblue from Graceling is all grown up, a … Continue reading Teen Thursday