In honor of International Museum Day, we sat down with Museum Educators Sabrina Phillips (School and Teacher Programs) and Monique O’Neil (Family and Community Programs) from the Blanton Museum of Art to chat about Art of the Book, a new collaboration between the Blanton and BookPeople, where we invite students to interact with authors and … Continue reading BookKids: Art of The Book (part 1)
Explore the full author lineup for the newest reading festival in town, the 5 Book Dive Summer Reading Splash! Saturday May 19, 2018 10 AM - 3 PM @ AISD Performing Arts Center Geared towards students grades 3-6, but all are welcome! FREE & open to the public As part of an initiative to foster … Continue reading Just announced: The 5 Book Dive Author Lineup!
A peek at some of the employee doodles that pop up around the store. — Stephen — Amber — Anonymous
Join us and journalist-turned culinary historian Nola McKey on a Texas journey as she explores the state's foodways through heirloom recipes. She will be in our store Sunday, June 26 at 3PM to share with us From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes as well as some snacks found in the book! In this collection, there … Continue reading From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes
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
JUST BOOKED! We're thrilled to announce bestselling author CASSANDRA CLARE will speak & sign LADY MIDNIGHT (The Dark Artifices Book 1) in the Mabee Ballroom at St. Edward's University Wednesday, March 16th at 7PM! Tickets are now available and include a copy of the book! If you can’t make the event, we are taking orders for signed copies of the book. We … Continue reading JUST ANNOUNCED! Cassandra Clare at St. Edward’s University!
JUST BOOKED! We're thrilled to announce bestselling author BRANDON SANDERSON will speak & sign CALAMITY (The Reckoners Book Three) here at BookPeople Thursday, February 25th at 7pm! Books and tickets are now available for pre-order! The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for this signing and … Continue reading JUST ANNOUNCED! Brandon Sanderson comes to BookPeople!
Stephen Harrigan will join us with his new novel, A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, Wednesday, February 3 at 7PM. Event details. What would one need to do in order to be considered "a great Texas author”? Write a poignant book about the Alamo. Fictionalize the state's aquifer drama. Contribute regularly to Texas Monthly. Have the … Continue reading Stephen Harrigan: One of the Greats
We're excited to announce the next pick in our Trust Fall subscription club..... drum roll please..... guitar solo please..... everyone get your lighters in the air for..... Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau! This big-hearted tale of indie rock and time travel is an adventure in memory, love and what happens when you try to … Continue reading Trust Fall #6 Revealed!
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!