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JUST ANNOUNCED! Offsite Event with Cassandra Clare!

JUST ANNOUNCED! Offsite Event with Cassandra Clare!

JUST BOOKED! We’re thrilled to announce bestselling author CASSANDRA CLARE will speak & sign LADY MIDNIGHT (The Dark Artifices Book 1) in the Mabee Ballroom at St. Edward’s University Wednesday, March 16th at 7PM! Tickets are now available and include a copy of the book! If you can’t make the event, we are taking orders for signed copies of the book. We … Continue reading

TTBF 2016 or Bust!

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

THE SWORD OF SUMMER: Norse Mythology At It’s Best!

THE SWORD OF SUMMER: Norse Mythology At It’s Best!

Title: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase #1) by Rick Riordan Author: Rick Riordan Release Date: 10/6/2015 Reviewed by: Colleen Rick Riordan, sometimes referred to by his readers as “Uncle Rick”, is famous for his mythological series all across the board. From Greek myths, Roman myths, Egyptian myths, and now with his newest series of  Norse mythology called … Continue reading

Upcoming YA Events In July!

Upcoming YA Events In July!

Monday, July 13 at 7PM Bestselling Author & Golden Globe-Winning Actor CHRIS COLFER speaking & signing The Land of Stories Book 4: Beyond the Kingdoms We’re thrilled to welcome award-winning actor and blockbuster children’s author Chris Colfer to BookPeople with the fourth book in his Land of Stories series! Join us tonight as Chris talks … Continue reading

THEY ALL FALL DOWN: A Thrilling Read

THEY ALL FALL DOWN: A Thrilling Read

  Title: They All Fall Down Author: Roxanne St. Claire Release Date: 10/14/2014 Reviewed by: Olivia Kenzie has never be known to be pretty- or known at all. As the Latin club geek with shy features she has always kept most people away. Well, that’s until the List came out. The List, better known as … Continue reading

I’LL GIVE YOU THE SUN: Quirky & Sweet

I’LL GIVE YOU THE SUN: Quirky & Sweet

Title: I’ll Give You The Sun Author: Jandy Nelson Release Date: 09/16/2014 Reviewed by: Kendall   I’ll Give You The Sun is the newest novel by Jandy Nelson,09 author of The Sky Is Everywhere. It is about Noah and Jude, two twins who are incredibly close. Noah is a quiet and shy artist who is … Continue reading

KING DORK APPROXIMATELY: A Page-Turning Comedy

KING DORK APPROXIMATELY: A Page-Turning Comedy

Title: King Dork Approximately (Texas Teen Book Festival Author) Author: Frank Portman Release Date: 012/09/2014 Reviewed by: Miriam Tom Henderson, the same King Dork from Portman’s previous book, King Dork, tackles a new school after Hillmont High closes. Trying to get acquainted with his new school and his endless goal of trying to score a date, … Continue reading

JACKABY: A Very Exciting Read

JACKABY: A Very Exciting Read

  Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter (Texas Teen Book Festival Author!) Release Date: 09/01/2014 Reviewed by: Miriam When I first started reading this book the only thing I could think was: not another Sherlock Holmes book. Although I do like to read Sherlock Holmes, I just wasn’t in the mood for another one. But I was … Continue reading

Len Vlahos – Rock Star!

Len Vlahos – Rock Star!

We think author Len Vlahos rocks. First of all, he’s joining us for Texas Teen Book Fest 2014 as part of the “Come on Feel the Noise” panel on music-themed books. Then there’s his debut novel, The Scar Boys, an unforgettable story about the power of punk rock for a burned and bullied teenager and … Continue reading