Chilly Temps, Stellar Reads to Cozy Up With

In case you needed another reason to stay inside, our new releases this week have us booking hours-long reading dates after we close up for the night. Boisterous histories, revelatory discoveries and a pair of eye-opening debuts. Scroll down for more info on the books turning heads in this final month of 2020. Bag Man: … Continue reading Chilly Temps, Stellar Reads to Cozy Up With

New Book November—New Releases This Week Are *FIRE*

If you're still taking that seemingly endless sigh of relief after the events of the last week, we totally understand. We're in the same boat and are here to service you with some bookish joy to top it off. We're still a week away from the A Promised Land debut, but there's still plenty to celebrate: signed … Continue reading New Book November—New Releases This Week Are *FIRE*

Bryan Washington Brings the ‘Memorial’ Virtual Book Tour to BookPeople: A Recap

Last night we had the great pleasure of hosting Bryan Washington for a pub-week celebration of his debut novel, Memorial—a profoundly sensitive story about the rough boundaries of love in a multicultural society (Ron Charles, The Washington Post). The first novel by the author of bookseller favorite, Lot, is already drawing rave reviews from The New York Times Book … Continue reading Bryan Washington Brings the ‘Memorial’ Virtual Book Tour to BookPeople: A Recap

Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!

Somewhere, someone's waking up Billie Joe Armstrong as September enters its last days, but here in the book world we've been trying to keep track of all the titles hitting our shelves this month. This week, Marilynne Robinson wraps her celebrated Gilead series, local author Ryan Holiday's back with more from the Stoics, and a bevy … Continue reading Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!

Books, Books, And More Books This September

That announcement on Monday for Pres. Obama's forthcoming A Promised Land (which you should totally pre-order, by the way) blew us away and had us all wishing November was here already. ALAS, it's still September, but that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate all the titles coming to our shelves today. We've got new titles … Continue reading Books, Books, And More Books This September

New Books? We Got ‘Em. You Buying?

Can your TBR pile get any taller? We think YES. From stirring second novels to a tome of political commentary, observations on music to unsettling fictions, our mid-August new release list hits all the right notes. Read more about 'em below! Betty by Tiffany McDaniel A stunning, lyrical novel set in the rolling foothills of … Continue reading New Books? We Got ‘Em. You Buying?

Oodles of New Books and Events!

This week's new releases are major! Our wares include MysteryPeople's top pick of the month, titles by author's we'll be hosting virtually throughout the month, and yet another much talked-about memoir about you know who. Plus, check out all the shiny new releases with a brand new paperback look—all of them favorites when they first came out in … Continue reading Oodles of New Books and Events!