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RT @SCBWIAustin: Oct. 8, @kwamealexander is coming to Austin for a @BookPeople Presents event from 7-9 p.m. & @SCBWIAustin members have bee…
RT @DaCapoPR: Save the date: @BookPeople hosts THE HARD STUFF author @waynekramer in conversation with @aescovedo1 on 9/27 at 7 p.m. https:…
ONE WEEK until the New & Noteworthy book club meets to discuss STEPHEN FLORIDA by @gabehabash. Join them to talk about this wonderful book! bookpeopleblog.com/2018/09/19/new…
We had such a great time hosting @Sarah_Smarsh last night! Thanks to everyone who attended! twitter.com/jenbigheart/st…
Tonight at 7pm! See y’all there! twitter.com/libfoundatx/st…
RT @HMHKids: Join Sylvia Acevedo on tour in October for PATH TO THE STARS! Visit @BookPeople on 10/1, the @texasbookfest, and more! "This a…
RT @vondoviak: People of Austin! Escape the Texas heat in three days as @EdwinHill02131 and I take you on a chilling crime spree through th…
RT @CynLeitichSmith: Reminder! Support @BookPeople, my local indie #bookstore, & pre-order a signed copy of Hearts Unbroken (@Candlewick, 1…
We're listening to #PWKidsCast with @kwamealexander & @maryrandhess, talking about their upcoming book, SWING! Check it out and come meet Kwame himself Oct. 8th at Central Presbyterian Church: publishersweekly.com/pw/podcasts/in…
Two amazing books, perfect for adventurous readers! AND we have events with authors @maxbrallier (9/26) and @dylanthuras (10/24) right here in the store! Don’t miss ‘em: bookpeople.com/event https://t.co/26ulCsLmIj
RT @riverheadbooks: "I hope that #SeaPrayer is a small tribute not only to [Alan Kurdi's] family, but also...highlights the unthinkable des…
Tonight at 7pm: @Sarah_Smarsh talks with @rosecahalan from the @TexasObserver about HEARTLAND. NPR's story: npr.org/2018/09/16/648…
RT @KateMilford: This seems like a good time to remind everyone that preorders from @mcnallyjackson and @BookPeople come with special prett…
RT @PoliticsProse: "If I can write a book in my natural voice, and somebody reads that, and for the first time sees their voice upheld as a…
Have you RSVP'ed to this meetup yet? Don't miss it! twitter.com/EFFaustin/stat…
RT @GalleryBooks: Are you a book person living near @BookPeople? 😉 If so, come see #JamesFrey, author of Katerina, for a special discussion…
Happy book birthday, @ngoziu! We can't wait to see you this Sunday, 9/23 at 2 PM to discuss all things CHECK, PLEASE! Rachel, one of our booksellers, is a HUGE fan-- can you tell?! https://t.co/b152eFfovA
RT @TexasObserver: Join managing editor @RoseCahalan and @BookPeople for a speaking and signing with @sarahsmarsh. Smarsh will discuss her…
RT @BookPeople: Big news for @marissa_meyer fans!!!! Don’t miss this exclusive fan meetup as a way to kick off #ttbf! https://t.co/eAG2NR4n…
Y'all, this is Thursday! Don't miss Bethany speaking about the oil industry, fracking, and how it affects our economy. twitter.com/LibFoundATX/st…
RT @AnneBogel: I'll see you next week Texas at @BookPeople @monkeyanddog2 and @BlueWillowBooks! #IdRatherBeReading All the details are her…
Come work with us! We're hiring seasonal booksellers for the fall and winter, both part time and full time. Details: bookpeopleblog.com/2018/09/17/com…
We’re SO EXCITED about our next pick for Books by Mail! Subscribers are getting a few goodies in the mail along with a signed copy of this funny, action-packed picture book— any guesses what the book is? 🏎👑 https://t.co/5iFUgESgDR
We can't wait! Charlesgate Confidential is a thrilling ride of a book -- see y'all Saturday! twitter.com/vondoviak/stat…
RT @FeministAction: Join Feminist Action Project, @bossbabesatx, and @BookPeople tonight to celebrate the launch of @clementinesford’s new…
ICYMI: Many, many of our favorite books are up for @nationalbook awards this fall, including @jamelbrinkley's A LUCKY MAN, @thommyorange's THERE THERE, and @tayari Jones's AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE. Check out the longlists: npr.org/2018/09/14/647…
ALL HAIL KING ALICE! Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell will be in the store Sunday 9/30 at 3 PM to introduce us to this wonderful character. We'll even be making crowns of our own--come join the fun! twitter.com/MacKidsBooks/s…
Don’t miss @Sarah_Smarsh’s new book, out tomorrow. It’s already on the long list for a National Book Award, and she’s in the store Wednesday! twitter.com/nprweekend/sta…
Our first #GreatReadPBS discussion is underway with @MayaSmart @RyanHoliday @Bartography & more! If you missed it join us again next Sunday to talk about this coming Tuesday’s episode. https://t.co/5GbM5N4UX0
RT @Bartography: I’ll be on the #GreatReadPBS panel at @BookPeople this afternoon — come join us! twitter.com/bookpeople/sta…
Check out this video with @LeifBabin talking about how leadership defines a team. He joins us for an event with his new book, DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP, on 10/1. Tix & details at BookPeople.com youtube.com/watch?v=fmdCz3…
We’re making friendship bracelets with @Austin_Allies at book club today! Join us at 12:30 in the amphitheater to discuss Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and make new book friends! 📚📚📚 https://t.co/eZHCYFqE4b
RT @ScottWesterfeld: Austin TX: Come see me tomorrow (Sat Sep 15) at @BookPeople, 2PM! Will be talking about IMPOSTORS, the new book on the…
TONIGHT! Come hear @deray talk about his book ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM! Tix available online & at the door: bookpeople.com/event/deray-mc… https://t.co/KElp7LAA1Q
Attn #atx: don't miss NPH when he's in town! twitter.com/ActuallyNPH/st…
Don't miss it! @deray will be in town tomorrow talking about his book ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM in conversation with Chas Moore from @AtxJustice! Tix & details: bookpeople.com/event/deray-mc… https://t.co/I7MXuLsCC8
We <3 this review of LAKE SUCCESS. Come hear @Shteyngart tonight at 7pm as he talks about it! austinchronicle.com/daily/arts/201…
Tomorrow (9/15) at 10:30 AM, we'll be in our PJs ready for Lazy Morning Storytime! Come in your coziest jammies to listen to stories like SLEEPY, THE GOODNIGHT BUDDY-- we have great crafts and a giveaway for you! https://t.co/lhI0HMiGSR
Love this review of LAKE SUCCESS! Gary is here tomorrow night at 7pm talking about it! twitter.com/Shteyngart/sta…
Big news for @marissa_meyer fans!!!! Don’t miss this exclusive fan meetup as a way to kick off #ttbf! twitter.com/txteenbookfest…
The zombie sluggers have arrived, so we’re *officially* ready for our event with @MaxBrallier! Join us 9/26 @ 6:30 pm to get a signed copy of LAST KIDS ON EARTH AND THE COSMIC BEYOND— and a zombie slugger to take home. 😈 https://t.co/83rEKfHYr5
Tonight!! Come hear Randy talk all about PRESIDIO! twitter.com/RandyKennedy3/…
Attn: Austin, don't miss this chance to hear Cyrus! twitter.com/EFFaustin/stat…
What can't @Shteyngart live without? Come ask him about it (and also his novel LAKE SUCCESS) Friday at 7pm! Details: bookpeople.com/event/gary-sht… twitter.com/strategist/sta…
Exciting news! @TillieWalden is coming to BookPeople Oct. 4th for her new book, ON A SUNBEAM-- and she's leading a zine-making workshop before her signing! There's limited spots available, so sign up now: google.com/url?q=https://… https://t.co/IsOWMOe8vo
Great writeup about @deray and his book -- we hope you'll join us to hear him speak about it Saturday night! twitter.com/Hugh_W_Forrest…
RT @joefassler: I spoke to @Shteyngart about the stunning last line from Chekhov's "Lady with the Dog"—and why, in relationships and art, t…
Thanks to those who followed along with us tonight for #greatamericanread on @klru -- if you're in Austin you can join us & @MayaSmart Sunday at 1pm to talk further! bookpeople.com/great-american…
George R.R. Martin loving The Great Gatsby is one author endorsement we really didn't see coming... but, hard to deny his logic here! #GreatReadPBS
What #bannedbooks have you read? #GreatReadPBS
"Nobody was telling that story." - Armistead Maupin on writing a groundbreaking novel that affected many young queer people. #GreatReadPBS
RT @PoliticsProse: "Having a book to fall into, a place to occupy my imagination, has always been important to me." Wil Wheaton on DUNE #Gr…
"Of course it had to be a whale." Hard to imagine a list of great books WITHOUT Moby Dick on it now. #greatamericanread
"How do you invent a language to write and think about the unsayable?" -- @parul_sehgal on BELOVED by Toni Morrison. Truly a classic for the ages. #GreatAmericanRead
"It's about family, it's about love, and it's about America" -- okay, now we're sold on Joy Luck Club. Anyone else here who loves it? #GreatAmericanRead
RT @MayaSmart: “Can you educate yourself to be that potent?” Bill T. Jones reflecting on James Baldwin’s literary genius. #GreatAmericanRead
Meredith Viera says "vote early and vote often" -- what are you voting for? #GreatAmericanRead pbs.org/the-great-amer…
RT @MayaSmart: The #greatamericanread is on @klru @PBS So good. Tune in! pbs.org/the-great-amer…
Cynthia Nixon says Alice in Wonderland has stuck with her since childhood -- what did you love as a child that you still hang on to? #GreatAmericanRead
Venus Williams loving Chronicles of Narnia is just the best. <3 #greatamericanread
We love that James Baldwin is on the list -- ANOTHER COUNTRY is truly phenomenal. #greatamericanread
"People invest in people." -- @JasonReynolds83 getting it right on #GreatAmericanRead as always
And now we really want to watch "Hermione Granger and the Quarter-Life Crisis" immediately!
Oh, man. Just thinking about the transformative power of Harry Potter and how the series takes you outside of your own world has us a little misty-eyed. A BookPeople favorite always. #GreatAmercanRead
Love that we're starting off strong with Mark Twain -- a true classic. David Baldacci says he was one of the first to bring American life to literature! #GreatAmericanRead
So, which of the books on the top 100 list have you read? pbs.org/the-great-amer… #greatamericanread
RT @WmMorrowBooks: The Great American Read is back! Tune in or stream with @PBS and watch now on Facebook. #GreatReadPBS https://t.co/cHQ2c…
We're getting ready to watch #greatamericanread starting now on @klru @PBS -- are you watching? Tune in: pbs.org/the-great-amer…
Happy book birthday, IMPOSTORS! 💥 Don’t miss meeting @ScottWesterfeld this Saturday 9/15 at 2 PM! https://t.co/bOJXG3b8V3
We can't wait! This book has some great info that directly impacts the Texas oil business -- don't miss hearing Bethany speak! twitter.com/LibFoundATX/st…
We can't wait! Catch the first episode of #GreatReadPBS tonight at 7pm on @klru and join Maya Sunday to discuss! twitter.com/MayaSmart/stat…
ICYMI: @Shteyngart was on @NPRWeekend talking about LAKE SUCCESS, riding Greyhound buses, and writing an anti-hero. Gary is here 9/14 at 7pm to talk all about it! npr.org/2018/09/08/645…
This is a great interview with @clementine_ford about whether feminism should make room for men, why women need to silence their inner critics, and how we can all stand up for ourselves online. She's here Monday 9/17 at 7pm! abc.net.au/news/2016-09-2…
RT @SharynVane: Austinites, he’ll be at @BookPeople 9/30! twitter.com/hornbook/statu…
Happy to pub day to SHE WOULD BE KING! This is one of our favorite books of the year, & we've picked it for our Trust Fall book club! Details: bookpeople.com/product/trust-… https://t.co/7bVbKpGL1t
In 2 weeks, we'll be hosting @ngoziu in-store for the release of CHECK, PLEASE! We can't wait for you to meet/fall in love with Eric Bittle. Join us 9/23 @ 2PM! Deets: bookpeople.com/event/ngozi-uk… https://t.co/AnlaDTM0wd
Yesyesyesyesyes!!!! Come meet @ScottWesterfeld and get a signed copy of IMPOSTORS this Saturday! We can't wait! twitter.com/warriorslib/st…
@deray's book is full of inspiration -- join us Saturday night to hear him talk about it! bookpeople.com/event/deray-mc… twitter.com/JustUsBooks/st…
We loved hosting you, Kendra! And we have signed copies of HOLE IN THE MIDDLE available in store & online! twitter.com/kendraffe/stat…
Check out this great write up of John Larison's novel WHISKEY WHEN WE'RE DRY. He's in the store tonight at 7pm! washingtonblade.com/2018/08/30/whi…
RT @jenstayton: Black high school football in Texas was mostly ignored by sportswriters for decades. Michael Hurd changed that with his boo…
Are you ready for #TTBF on 10/6? Get all the deets here —> twitter.com/txteenbookfest…
This is a great interview — all the more reason to check out Gary’s latest, LAKE SUCCESS. He joins us Friday in the store to talk about it. twitter.com/shteyngart/sta…
100 authors/illustrators (including the awesome @Devas_T) have decorated one-of-a-kind piggy banks for Bank on Booksellers, an online auction fundraiser for @BincFoundation! Check out the all the adorable piggy banks up for bid here. charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/bank-…
The blue vest (and @deray) are in Austin this coming Saturday to talk about his new book! Tix and details at BookPeople.com! twitter.com/thedailyshow/s…
It was our honor and privilege to host her. Thank you for attending and yes, she’s a total inspiration! twitter.com/bspkdesigns/st…
RT @MarkFalkin: I'm reading & signing The Late Bloomer @BookPeople in conversation w/@marthalouise14 FB event: bit.ly/2CwmuoX @K…
TONIGHT! Delicious treats & a great YA book to start your weekend off right 🔥 twitter.com/elizmccracken/…
Don't miss today's post in our Modern First Library series, written by Austin drag queen & master storyteller @HoneyStClaire! We love you, Ms. Honey: bookpeopleblog.com/2018/09/07/mod…
Whaaaaat?! We want ALL the book swag 😍 Preorder now ⬇️ twitter.com/marimancusi/st…
You can't get more classic Texas Noir than @RandyKennedy3's novel PRESIDIO. Even @LeeChildReacher likes it! Read Child's review and see Kennedy here 9/13 at 7pm. nytimes.com/2018/09/03/boo…
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM is out now, and @deray comes to town next Saturday to talk about it. Make sure to be at this inspiring, thought-provoking event. Details: bookpeople.com/event/deray-mc… https://t.co/1qWNISAXG6
RT @UTexasPress: We all know #ReadABookDay is just any day ending in 'y', so here is Burt Reynolds reading. #BurtReynolds https://t.co/lCZK…
Celebrate #TeenThursday with tickets to meet @KwameAlexander October 8th: eventbrite.com/e/bookpeople-p… https://t.co/7cWsn1sOHd
Halloween writing workshop with these 2 awesome authors! Perfect for kids ages 8-12! Register now 👻 twitter.com/bookatshepherd…
The schedule is here!!! Start making your plans for what panels to attend at #TTBF this year! twitter.com/TXTeenBookFest…
The latest Longmire books is here from Craig Johnson! Check out this Q&A he did with our own Scott Montgomery about Longmire Days & more. crimereads.com/craig-johnson-…
In today's installment of the Modern First Library blog series, we hear from Xelena González, author of Pura Belpré Honor book ALL AROUND US: bookpeopleblog.com/2018/08/24/mod…
 
 
 
 
 
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