This week's episode of The BookPeople Podcast features award-winning photojournalist and writer, Alyssa Banta, with her latest, The Texas Ranch Sisterhood. Her talk concerns the year she spent following more than a dozen Texas women through their grueling daily routines, from the messy confines of the working chute to the sprawling reaches of the back pasture. They … Continue reading Alyssa Banta on the BookPeople Podcast
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!
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!
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!
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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!