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!
BIG NEWS! Grace Helbig, bestselling author and YouTube star, has announced her book tour and we're on it! Catch Grace here at BookPeople (603 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin) Monday, February 8 at 7pm signing copies of her new book, Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It. Tickets are required and are now available in-store … Continue reading GRACE HELBIG Comes to BookPeople!
Hey Austin! One of our favorite songwriters / authors / people, JOSH RITTER, is coming to ACL Live at the Moody Theater on January 14th! If you've never seen him perform, we implore you not to miss this show. A few years back, we had the pleasure of hosting Josh here at BookPeople while he was on … Continue reading Josh Ritter @ ACL – Ticket Give Away!
We're gearing up to welcome a ton of great authors to BookPeople in 2016. We attempted to put them all into one blog post, but there's a lot headed our way, y'all. Here are some of the highlights, with plenty more to come! For a full listing of upcoming events, check out our website, bookpeople.com. If … Continue reading BookPeople 2016 Author Event Preview
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 no particular order, here are our favorite books of 2015 for young readers ages 7 and up.
Here they are, in no particular order, our top picture books of 2015.
On Saturday, November 28, we celebrated Small Business Saturday and #IndiesFirst with over a dozen Austin authors. They stopped by to support their local indie bookstore and keep us well-stocked with signed copies of their books. We're fortunate to live in a city rich with writers who give us great new books to read all year long. … Continue reading Austin Authors Keep #IndiesFirst!
2015 was an incredible year for books – so incredible, in fact, that it was a huge challenge to compose this very list. But we did the tough work and now here they are, BookPeople’s Best Books of 2015 (in no particular order). We hope that you’ll find a new read for yourself, and some … Continue reading BookPeople’s Top Ten Books of 2015
Who would have thought that a six-foot-seven-inch Jewish hippie from Philadelphia would have started one of the best "fringe" western swing bands of its time, and still keep comin' right at ya! More than forty years, twenty-five albums, and nine Grammy Awards later, Asleep at the Wheel is still drawing crowds around the world, led by … Continue reading Ray Benson is Comin’ Right at Ya!