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“There’s a lot of talk about how do you get kids to read, but I think you can get at them just by getting them interested in storytelling" Learn more about @burstofbeaden's visit last fall as part of @BookPeople's "Art of the Book" series → bit.ly/3bUmPiY
In just a couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating unlikely friendships and the undeniable power of FIYAH! with @Bartography's FIRE TRUCK VS. DRAGON! Join us for storytime 3/14 at 10:30 AM-- dressing up is highly encouraged: bookpeople.com/event/fire-tru… https://t.co/aojUHM7APp
JUST ANNOUNCED: We're thrilled to be hosting founder and chief creative officer of ban.do Jen Gotch (@jengotch) with her new memoir, THE UPSIDE OF BEING DOWN, on March 29th at 5PM! For event details and ticket information: bookpeople.com/event/jen-gotc… https://t.co/3RJ4cudk2K
You can support @AustinHabitat and your local indie bookstore with a signed copy of HARD WORK, BUT IT'S WORTH IT! Author @BethanyHegedus is donating $5 for every purchase that comes in thru 3/1: bookpeople.com/book/978006264… #HardWorkJimmyCarter https://t.co/CUWKB9i4dy
We're proud to be listed in @BookRiot's Austin Literary Tourism feature, along with @MalvernBooksTX, @AustinPublicLib, @ransomcenter, @dlairaustin, the Austin Bookstore Crawl, & many more! Let's keep Austin reading, y'all: bookriot.com/2020/02/23/lit…
Thanks to @BookRiot for mentioning us (and so many of our bookish friends, like @BookPeople and @AustinPublicLib!) in this piece about literary tourism in Austin! ow.ly/osyf50yvrzK
That’s us!!! There’s still some tickets left to see Jason March 11th at CPC. Get yours today: bookpeople.com/event/jason-re… #StampedRemix twitter.com/jasonreynolds8…
Ahead of her book launch, local author Deb Olin Unferth took a few questions from BP booksellers about her latest novel, Barn 8. Here's a sneak peek: CHICKENS! @GraywolfPress bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/24/in-…
In Blockchain Democracy, Magnuson provides a breathtaking tour of the world of blockchain and bitcoin, from their origins in the online scribblings of a shadowy figure named Satoshi Nakamoto, to their furious rise and dramatic crash in the 2010s. Join us on Feb 28th at 7PM! https://t.co/TNl0rOLSYO
“There’s a lot of talk about how do you get kids to read, but I think you can get at them just by getting them interested in storytelling" Learn more about @burstofbeaden's visit last fall as part of @BookPeople's "Art of the Book" series → bit.ly/3bUmPiY
RT @spencerwriter: Who is going to join me @BookPeople at 5 PM today?!
Our first week of March is PACKED with amazing Kids events, including @stacyplays (3/4), @IsaacFitzgerald (3/5), @dorkdiaries (3/8), & @OfficiallyAlly (3/8)! Don't miss a beat, check out our full calendar at bookpeople.com/event! https://t.co/z9YvcB0H8i
RT @PfMSLibrary: Another great event coming to @BookPeople in March! We almost can't contain our excitement! 🥰 #booklove @amuletbooks https…
Today on the BookPeople Podcast, we're thrilled to share this *magical* conversation with YA authors @IsabelWriter09, @SheaErnshaw, and @adriennebooks! We loved hosting these three creators & hope you enjoy their stories: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/21/new…
RT @jhagema1: Another incredible #ThirdThursday for the @WritersLeague at @BookPeople last night, with @Gabino_Iglesias (swoon)! @Readwrite…
Today's Teen Press Corps review comes from Ava, who recently read @johngreen's TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN and says, “I for one am a better person now that I have read this book." Read her full review: bookpeopleteens.wordpress.com/2020/02/20/rev…
Upcoming events for Teens (@marissa_meyer @loversdiction @JasonReynolds83), plus books we’re anticipating and a new release pick courtesy of the Teen Press Corps, today on the blog: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/20/tee…
Quit Like a Woman is at once a groundbreaking examination of drinking culture and a road map to cutting out alcohol in order to live our best lives without the crutch of intoxication. Join us on Feb 26th at 7PM for a conversation with Holly Whitaker! bookpeople.com/event/holly-wh… https://t.co/mlVtgfdruu
This week on our blog we bring the inaugural post of our collaboration with our friends from Austin Liti Limits! This episode features author, comedian, screenwriter and director Owen Egerton (@Owen_Egerton). Enjoy! bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/19/aus…
Finding Your Voice is a personal, comprehensive guide for survivors of abuse making the journey toward healing. Led by an author who has walked the path for more than three decades. Meet @MannetteMorgan on Feb 24th at 7PM. bookpeople.com/event/mannette… https://t.co/pIAzPvec65
RT @MichenerCenter: We're thrilled to have #PaulYoon and @Lvandenberg teaching fiction at the Michener Center this semester. Come see them…
BookPeople is thrilled to welcome award-winning author of Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel (@emilymandel), and her new book THE GLASS HOTEL. Join us on April 28th at 7PM! For event details and ticket information: bookpeople.com/event/emily-st… https://t.co/9C4s9Vs95t
RT @texasbookfest: Grab your friends & family and join Today show co-anchor @JennaBushHager for a fun day of lively conversation! Tickets a…
We’re at the Central Texas Battle of the Books, selling books from the 2020 @TXLA Lone Star Reading List! We can’t wait to see the teams battle it out! 📚 https://t.co/zJaLPy5i6G
It’s time for one of our favorite annual displays: the students of Kealing Middle School make recommendation cards for books they love. 📚 Come shop their picks in our Teen section! https://t.co/Olpk6kH24Q
Thank you for the support! You can come in for a signed copy or order online: bookpeople.com/book/978019094… twitter.com/joe_laycock/st…
MysteryPeople Presents: Tense and impactful, Edgar Award winner Meg Gardiner's latest UNSUB thriller will leave you on the edge of your seat until its riveting conclusion. Meet the author on Feb 22nd at 5PM! bookpeople.com/event/meg-gard… https://t.co/0dJItbhh9L
JUST ANNOUNCED: We're thrilled to be hosting Rebecca Solnit in conversation with former Texas state senator, @wendydavis on April 22nd at 7PM. For event details and ticket information: bookpeople.com/event/rebecca-… https://t.co/YzIVXuuLwn
JUST ANNOUNCED: We're thrilled to be hosting Rebecca Solnit in conversation with former Texas state representative, @wendydavis on April 22nd at 7PM. For event details and ticket information: bookpeople.com/event/rebecca-… https://t.co/0sWXx5PSiq
Check out bookseller Raven R.'s glowing review of @blgtylr's REAL LIFE, the standout debut of 2020, ahead of pub-day here! bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/17/rav…
Part farmer’s almanac, community zine, and cookbook, The Odd Duck Almanac is an annual publication that documents and celebrates the creativity of the immensely talented folks behind Odd Duck, Barley Swine, and Sour Duck Market. Join us on Feb 22nd at 2PM! bookpeople.com/event/bryce-gi… https://t.co/tj1JB9oWE8
JUST ANNOUNCED: We're thrilled to be hosting #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert. Join us on April 15th at 7PM! For tickets & event details: bookpeople.com/event/elizabet… https://t.co/1l4gTIZ3yh
Look who joined us at storytime today! It’s @PeterRabbit!!! 🐰🥕 https://t.co/CoOGkzs4vB
A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are—and have always been—instrumental in shaping our country. Meet @DainaRameyBerry on Feb 21st at 7PM. bookpeople.com/event/daina-r-… https://t.co/1DBpGSIZ7Y
Hey, that’s us! March 5th! 🏴‍☠️ twitter.com/isaacfitzgeral…
Such a great crowd for @nessadeeart and THE BOX TURTLE! Yes, there’s even box kids here! 😂🐢 https://t.co/vMhBV01Hhv
RT @CameronMorgan: It's (KATHY) VALENTINE'S DAY! We ❤️ you, and @Kathy_Valentine loves her local @ABAbook-store, @BookPeople—Pre-Order a si…
In honor of Valentine's Day, we're throwing it back to one of our favorite author visits (and greatest love stories of all time!) on the BookPeople Podcast: @casey_mcquiston & RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE! bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/14/cas…
RT @BookPeople: Help support @AustinHabitat by purchasing a signed copy of HARD WORK, BUT IT'S WORTH IT: THE LIFE OF JIMMY CARTER from Book…
RT @nessadeeart: Tiny Terrance and I can’t wait to celebrate with y’all at The Box Turtle book launch tomorrow!! If you’d like to join us,…
RT @UTexasPress: Happy Kathy Valentines Day, y'all! ❤️🎸 Get a signed copy of ALL I EVER WANTED and show ❤️ to Kathy's local indie bookstor…
Yessss! We've got some carrots, Peter Rabbit bags, and stickers ready for storytime Sunday afternoon! Come meet the rabbit himself! twitter.com/TrevorScottATX…
Bookseller Gina talks about discovering @malindalo’s ASH years after its release, #ownvoices, and more in today’s Teen Thursday blog: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/13/tee…
“As I get older, I realize we don’t need the love songs that blind us with clichés. We need the love songs that tell the truth, and convey it convincingly.” ❤️ Enjoy our playlist inspired by David Levithan’s 19 Love Songs: open.spotify.com/playlist/1xWqQ… @AAKnopf @GetUnderlined
In honor of our upcoming event (3/5) with @IsaacFitzgerald for HOW TO BE A PIRATE, we asked some of our booksellers to share the stories behind their tattoos! Shouts to CeCe & Grandpa: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/12/boo… @bloomsburykids
ICYMI: This week's new releases have our hearts a-flutter! Check out the books we're most excited for here: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/11/fal…
RT @mulhollandbooks: From our friends @BookPeople: "The plotting is well crafted with strong action passages and a believable, dangerous se…
RT @nessadeeart: Thank you so much @taylok and @weareaustin for having me on the show to talk all things Box Turtle. The Box Turtle is avai…
A Texas-sized THANK YOU to @rachaelray for including us in her Guide to Austin! What a fantastic list: rachaelraymag.com/whats-new/rach…
Combining the best elements of literary thriller, noir and political satire, Born Slippy is a darkly comic and honest meditation on modern life under global capitalism. Meet Tom Lutz, founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books, on Feb 18th at 7PM! bookpeople.com/event/tom-lutz… https://t.co/9idAx5ENe6
Help support @AustinHabitat by purchasing a signed copy of HARD WORK, BUT IT'S WORTH IT: THE LIFE OF JIMMY CARTER from BookPeople! Author @BethanyHegedus will donate $5 for each sale thru 3/1: bookpeople.com/book/978006264… https://t.co/oKngYv929L
This Sunday afternoon we're hosting a super special guest: PETER RABBIT! Come meet him at 2 pm-- we'll have storytime, snacks, and a photo-op with the celebrity bunny: bookpeople.com/event/storytim… https://t.co/8CLtejZT4B
Happy pub day to @kwinklerdawson and AMERICAN SHERLOCK! We can't wait to introduce you to this thrilling tale Saturday 2/15 at 5 pm. Join us! twitter.com/TexasConnect2/…
Bring the whole family out this Saturday 2/15 @ 2 pm for turtley awesome activities, stickers, and a signing with local author @nessadeeart in honor of her new picture book, THE BOX TURTLE: bookpeople.com/event/vanessa-… https://t.co/Rm29rva2cv
From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air (“Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale”—Douglas Preston) comes the riveting story of the birth of criminal investigation in the twentieth century. Join us on Feb 15th at 5PM! bookpeople.com/event/kate-win… https://t.co/i35nqorbp5
😱So exciting! We love EL CHUPACABRAS! Congratulations @Rubingo & Crash McCreery! twitter.com/txla/status/12…
Congratulations to filmmaker & picture book author @MatthewACherry for his Oscar win! We loooove HAIR LOVE! https://t.co/s3l10LP5CP
RT @TheRickWilson: Join me tomorrow night in Austin at @BookPeople where I’ll be reading and signing my new bestseller Running Against The…
It was an absolute pleasure to host @burstofbeaden last fall in partnership with the @blantonmuseum for our Art of the Book series! Check out this awesome video of his visit: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/07/boo…
RT @varianjohnson: Thrilled to share this essay that I wrote for the @nytimes about the importance of historical fiction - with shoutouts t…
WE ARE THE LUCKIEST is a frank, fresh, and empowering take on facing addiction, doing recovery, and savoring the joys of a new way of living. Meet @LauraMckowen on Feb 13th at 7PM. bookpeople.com/event/laura-mc… https://t.co/DgYFJaxwdN
Today on the podcast we've got NYT Bestsellers (& literary power couple!) @ransomriggs & @TaherehMafi! We were so lucky to host them last month to talk all things MISS PEREGRINE, writing influences, and more! Listen: bookpeopleblog.com/2020/02/07/ran… @PenguinTeen
RT @LinseyMiller: Tomorrow at 2pm I will be at @BookPeople in Austin with @RosieeThor! Come say hi and talk to us about books! 💜🌙💜 https://…
Oh YEAH. This is going to be a fun one, folks!!!! Can't wait to listen in on this conversation... Find event details here: bookpeople.com/event/meg-gard… twitter.com/MegGardiner1/s…
We’re so excited!!! Come spend the afternoon with Vanessa and Terrance Saturday 2/15! 📦🐢 twitter.com/nessadeeart/st…
If you won’t take our word for it, listen to @rgay! Come meet @IsaacFitzgerald and the delightful HOW TO BE A PIRATE March 5th! 🏴‍☠️ twitter.com/isaacfitzgeral…
RT @BookPeople: It’s that time of year, y’all: our annual Bookmark Contest is underway! Design a bookmark inspired by your favorite book &…
So we hear some of y’all were looking for covers featuring diverse characters? We have a few suggestions... 📚👀 https://t.co/VdQPNvd0F5
Ivy from Teen Press Corps calls FOUL IS FAIR "savage with a perfect tone, black and bloody." We're sold! Check out his review & pre-order your copy via the link in post: bookpeopleteens.wordpress.com/2020/02/06/rev… @tldaaollf https://t.co/bBFnHnjmDS
JUST ANNOUNCED: Jim Carrey and Dan Vachon discussing MEMOIRS AND MISINFORMATION on May 11th. For tickets and event details: bookpeople.com/event/jim-carr… https://t.co/TFV5cUUCbr
This Saturday, join our friends from #wellreadblackgirl book club to read great books by Black authors & illustrators at storytime! Grab a seat in the amphitheater at 10:30 am: bookpeople.com/event/black-hi… https://t.co/RkFZP3exLi
An exotic fortune cookie-maker hangs up her rolling pin to spare customers the horrifying truth. A dying man comes to terms with the Halloween inside to survive. Want to know more? Join us on Feb 9th at 5PM to hear more about PENDULUM GRIM! bookpeople.com/event/e-r-bill… https://t.co/UzVTKTZ76I
Once more for the evening folks! Check out the big news 👇🤩 twitter.com/bookpeople/sta…
Our bargain selection right now is 🔥We hope you’ll come and shop with us this week! https://t.co/w88T7WDzTR
RT @LoriGottlieb1: If you missed the hilarious conversation about #MaybeYouShouldTalkToSomeone between me and @thebloggess​ at @BookPeople
We're proud to welcome the incomparable @JasonReynolds83 back to Austin for STAMPED: RACISM, ANTIRACISM, AND YOU. Get your tickets & join us March 11th at CPC: eventbrite.com/e/bookpeople-p… https://t.co/ZxQ1vkkxkJ
In Zagreb, a couple discovers a museum that displays mementos of broken relationships. A whirlwind summer of reconnecting with lost pasts follows. Join us on Feb 12th at 7PM to welcome Gary Barker with THE MUSEUM OF LOST LOVE. bookpeople.com/event/gary-bar… https://t.co/zOCjJ1E8Fm
RT @frumpenberg: Some new dates added! Charlottesville, Charleston WV, Knoxville, Baton Rouge, Austin & more 💙💙💙 https://t.co/HhNmIMVNYU
It’s that time of year, y’all: our annual Bookmark Contest is underway! Design a bookmark inspired by your favorite book & submit by by March 13th! Learn more: bookpeople.com/bookmark-conte… https://t.co/cJDlUCl2vo
The #WRBGBookClub meets TONIGHT on our third floor. They’ll be discussing Octavia Butler’s FLEDGLING. Join hosts Raven & Ona at 7pm every first Tuesday of the month. https://t.co/YY0hgsirHq
Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary vividly covers the full history of animated film. A rich, serious, and deeply felt work of groundbreaking media history. Meet Donna Kornhaber on Feb 8th at 5PM! bookpeople.com/event/donna-ko… https://t.co/qcoOxap3Pk
RT @alyssaharad: See you tonight at @BookPeople for @jennshapland in conversation with codirector of American Short Fiction, @AdeenaR. http…
RT @atxsciwri: Join #atxsciread next month @BookPeople to discuss Elizabeth Kolbert's iconic book on the science and politics of a warming…
RT @MegGardiner1: Woo! Thanks, MysteryPeople! February's Pick of the Month: The Dark Corners of the Night mysterypeople.wordpress.com/2020/02/03/feb… https://t…
Great news, friends! The Internet's favorite biker-bar employee turned picture book author is coming to town! Come meet @IsaacFitzgerald March 5th at 6 PM and learn HOW TO BE A PIRATE: bookpeople.com/event/isaac-fi… https://t.co/MbwmB6fKkB
RT @nessadeeart: I have a thing for stripes... The Box Turtle hits the shelves in 8 days!! You can preorder signed copies from @BookPeople
Wear this on Saturday at our event, please! twitter.com/LinseyMiller/s…
This eye-opening wake-up call by NYT reporter Kate Murphy draws attention to the worldwide epidemic of not listening, exposing the profound impact that it is having on us all and showing what we can do about it. Meet the author on Feb 7th at 7PM! bookpeople.com/event/kate-mur… https://t.co/KU1UU9RJCs
What are y’all reading this Black History Month? Our booksellers have a few recommendations! Come and say hi! https://t.co/U5ib0Qa94j
Pre-order The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson (@exlarson) from BookPeople and receive a special magnet* to go along with a signed first edition copy of the book! For more info: bookpeople.com/pre-order-sple… https://t.co/7qFx2j6zcN
RT @SheaSerrano: fuck yesssssssssss if y’all wanna support an indie you can grab the movie book from my homies at @BookPeople https://t.…
Learn how self-compassion can change everything about how you feel, how you relate, and how you live—for good! Join us for a conversation with Shauna Shapiro and Kristin Neff on Feb 2nd at 5PM! bookpeople.com/event/shauna-s… https://t.co/fFAH0vFbaT
Today at 2 pm! Bring the whole family to celebrate teamwork and creativity with FLY, FLY AGAIN picture book authors Katie Jaffe & Jennifer Lawson! twitter.com/prbythebook/st…
In his debut collection, The Fight for Space, Roberto Ontiveros explores the modes of art and obsession with eleven stories that run from fabulist comedy to surrealist noir. Meet the author on Feb 1st at 5PM! bookpeople.com/event/roberto-… https://t.co/jr2pIwCmgu
New York Times Bestselling author, Lori Gottlieb (@LoriGottlieb1) spills the tea with The Blogess herself, Jenny Lawson (@TheBloggess), on this week’s episode of The BookPeople Podcast. bookpeopleblog.com/2020/01/31/lor…
 
 
 
 
 
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