There are a billion new releases this week, and we're freaking out!!! Okay, now that we got that out of our systems. Here's a somewhat calmer look at this week's new titles ... Our February Teen Buzz Book is out and it's incredible! The Belles By Dhonielle Clayton Why we're loving it: "If … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our ‘to be read’ shelf just keeps growing!
Tag: young adult books
Hallow-teen Thursday: Bookish costumes, spooky reads and more
It’s Teen Thursday! Here’s the scoop on what’s new in the world of YA literature! #BookishHalloween Halloween is nearly upon us! Don't forget to tag @BookPeople and use #BookishHalloween to share your literary-inspired costumes with us on social media! We can't wait to see what you come up with! Looking for suggestions? Bookpeople's YA Specialist … Continue reading Hallow-teen Thursday: Bookish costumes, spooky reads and more
Teen Thursday: Marissa Meyer, TTBF recap and 3 new titles
It's Teen Thursday. Here's the scoop on what's new in the world of YA literature! Whether you're a hero, villain or something in between, it's time to geek out! Marissa Meyer is coming to BookPeople!!! She'll be here November 13 @ 7 p.m. Join us for a speaking, signing, and some epic shenanigans! Click here … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Marissa Meyer, TTBF recap and 3 new titles
Teen Thursday 8/17
EXCITING YA NEWS TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL AUTHOR, JULIE MURPHY HAS ANNOUNCED HER NEXT BOOK AND WE CAN'T WAIT FOR SPRING!! And catch her and a ton of your other YA faves for FREE at Texas Teen Book Festival on October 7 at St. Edwards University! NEW RELEASES A Map For Wrecked … Continue reading Teen Thursday 8/17
Teen Thursday Get Fierce
We’re bringing you the YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! The Fierce Reads Tour is heading to BookPeople! May 15, 2017 7 pm SCOTT WESTERFELD, ERIN BEATY, TARAN MATHARU & KRISTEN … Continue reading Teen Thursday Get Fierce
TTBF 2016 or Bust!
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!
Texas Teen Book Fest Success!
~post by Julie W. (photos courtesy of Julie's phone & Texas Teen Book Festival) We had a long, crazy, wonderful day at the Texas Teen Book Festival on Saturday, October 18th. This was a big year for us. The festival evolved from the Austin Teen Book Festival into the Texas Teen Book Festival as the Texas Book Festival became an … Continue reading Texas Teen Book Fest Success!
Shop At BookPeople & Support Texas Teen Book Festival!
Who: You, dear book lover! What: Percentage of all sales benefiting the Texas Teen Book Festival Where: Right here! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703 When: All day, September 23, 2014 We're donating a portion of sales on Tuesday, September 23rd to the Texas Teen Book Festival to keep the festival free and open to the … Continue reading Shop At BookPeople & Support Texas Teen Book Festival!
Book Vloggin’ with Jan: The Bechdel Test
"So why test children’s and teens’ books for representation? The Bechdel Test is a great exercise that we can all use to be aware of the people around us. It teaches us to think more critically. Being aware of how people are represented in the books that children read can lead to children being aware … Continue reading Book Vloggin’ with Jan: The Bechdel Test
Notes From the Kids Staff
~Post by Meghan G. & the BookKids Staff This week's kids staff meeting was pretty great, taking us into the final rounds of judging for our annual bookmark contest. Winners will be contacted soon, but regardless of whose designs win, our art show of all the designs submitted will be something to see, so make … Continue reading Notes From the Kids Staff