June arrived without warning and the summer temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot new titles. This week's basket of goodies present us with urgent nonfiction titles, new titles by bookseller favorites, and a debut the whole BookPeople team couldn't get enough of. Read on for … Continue reading Staying Cool with June’s New Releases
Mo Daviau will speak & sign Every Anxious Wave here at BookPeople next Wednesday, February 10 at 7! 1. What came first in the inception of this book - time travel or music? Time travel. The majority of my daydreams involve time travel. For most of my life, I've been impatient about getting to something … Continue reading Wormholes & Indie Bands: An Interview with Mo Daviau
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!
We are thrilled to announce the fifth pick for our Trust Fall subscription club is Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson. Our booksellers have been mesmerized by this new novel, likening it to last year's form-defying novel, S., and the work of Mark Danielewski and David Mitchell. We've made it our Top Shelf pick for October, … Continue reading Announcing Trust Fall Pick #5!
We're excited to announce our fourth Trust Fall pick: The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler! Trust Fall subscribers will receive a signed, first edition of this new novel, along with a second surprise book and a few extra goodies. Packages will ship mid-July. Trust Fall is a program designed to highlight must-read debut or break … Continue reading Announcing Trust Fall Pick #4!
Tuesday night, at our standing-room-only launch event with Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, we announced that Barefoot Dogs is our next Trust Fall pick! This debut collection of stories from Camacho, an Austin author, tells the story of a Mexican family from the different perspectives of its members. Booksellers Raul and Jim B. both read early copies of the book and … Continue reading Announcing Trust Fall #3: BAREFOOT DOGS
We are thrilled to announce our second Trust Fall pick is the fabulous new novel Descent by Tim Johnston! This is a book that gripped us from the first page, not only for its riveting plot - a girl goes missing in the Colorado Rockies while on family vacation - but for Johnston's brilliant sentences. As Julie … Continue reading Trust Fall #2: DESCENT by Tim Johnston
We are very excited to announce the inaugural pick of our brand new Trust Fall book club is the fabulous new novel Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel! “I wanted to write a love letter to the modern world, and a way to write about all these things we take for granted was to write about … Continue reading Trust Fall #1 Pick Revealed!
It’s no secret we read a lot of books around here. And it’s no secret that we love telling you all about them. The best part of our job is getting to share our love of books with you. Every once in awhile we all fall hard for a new author (or an author whose … Continue reading Take A Chance With Us: The BookPeople Trust Fall