Bookseller Gina writes about ASH by Malinda Lo, queer fiction, and #ownvoices I am very late to the game when it comes to ASH by the remarkable Malinda Lo. I’ve been on a quest to read more LGBTQIA+ fiction and I’m so glad I found this trailblazer. In the far and distant past, 2009, Lo … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading a Trailblazer a Decade After Its Release…
A look at some YA books that bookseller Rachel R has been lovin' lately! Rachel always has some amazing recommendations up her sleeve... check 'em out below: Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot "I've always loved Dinah, and this graphic novel is full of the best parts of this incredible character. The art by Cara … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Rachel R’s Latest Loves!
A few of the newest & hottest teen titles recommended by our booksellers! "There's something about a gorgeous cover that just makes a book irresistible! To read The Ten Thousand Doors of January feels a bit like dreaming--perfectly sensible in the moment and complicated in the retelling, it's best when experienced than retold. Books within … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our Booksellers are Lovin’…
This week's incredible new releases include some of the most buzzed about books of the year! Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell This is by far one of the most anticipated YA books of the year! If not around the world, then DEFINITELY at BookPeople. Wayward Son is the sequel to Rainbow Rowell's bestseller, Carry On, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get ’em while they’re hot!
In case you were asleep last week, the full author line-up for the 2019 Texas Teen Book Festival is now live! We're counting the days 'til October 12th, when we'll gather with a bunch of our closest *friends* to celebrate all things YA! This will be the 11th annual TTBF and it's the first at … Continue reading Teen Thursday: TTBF Author Line-up!
Eugenia sat down to chat with YA author Sarah Dessen on the release day of her 14th novel, The Rest of the Story. Dessen kicked off her tour at BookPeople to a packed house of adoring fans. We have a limited number of signed copies left, so get yours while you can! Eugenia Vela: Congratulations … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Q&A with Sarah Dessen
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Tomoko is celebrating some of her favorite books written by authors of Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer so badly. I wrote all the time and I loved the idea of crafting a world that someone could crawl … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Tomoko Recommends
Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to middle grade, graphic novels, YA fiction, fantasy & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! Savannah raved about Llama Destroys the World for months-- and it's finally out! She said: … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’
A look at some of the wonderfully creative staff recommendations in the Teen section! One of our favorite tasks as booksellers here at BookPeople is creating staff recommendation cards. You may have seen them last time you visited, spread out on our shelves all over the store. You may have even bought a book because … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Bookseller Faves!
Eugenia's most anticipated titles for spring and summer, which you can pre-order through your local independent bookstore! One of the biggest perks of working at a bookstore is being able to get our grubby hands on books months before their release. Advanced Readers Copies (ARCs) are scattered all over our offices, the break room, the … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’ – Early Readers Edition