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BookPeople

603 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703

United States

512-472-5050

Type: Bookstore — new books

Web site: http://www.bookpeople.com/

Events: http://bookpeople.indiebound.com/event

Twitter account: @BookPeople

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Upcoming events

Mar
28
VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR STORYTIME! (Saturday, March 28 at 11:30am)
Very Hungry Caterpillar Day is in March every year. And to mark that illustrious holiday, today we’ll be reading a book that belongs on every child’s book shelf, The Very Hungry Caterpillar! We’ll be sharing several stories from the brilliant mind of Eric Carle and then making some colorful caterpillars and butterflies of our own.

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Mar
28
Rockin' Readers Middle Grade Book Club (Saturday, March 28 at 3pm)
Rockin' Readers Book Club is open to passionate readers between the ages of 8 and 14 who love to read and discuss books! Once a month, BookKids experts Thomas and Demi lead a discussion about a fantastic middle grade chapter book.

Rockin' Readers is more than just talk. Interested young readers are also invited to write reviews and make signs recommending their favorite books for other readers.

Our first Rockin' Readers meeting is Saturday, March 28 at 3pm. We'll discuss The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove. The Glass Sentence is a time travel adventure, perfect for fans of The Golden Compass or the Inkheart series. We can't wait!

BONUS: BookPeople book club picks are always 10% off for those who attend the meeting! Just enter "BOOK CLUB" in the comments field during checkout, or let your cashier know in-store that you're buying it for book club.

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Mar
28
KABIR SEHGAL & DOUGLAS BRINKLEY - Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How It's History Has Shaped Us (Saturday, March 28 at 5pm)
Saturday, March 28 at 5PM

Bestselling Author Kabir Sehgal

in conversation with

Douglas Brinkley

about Sehgal's new book,

Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us

Join us this evening for author Kabir Sehgal in conversation with Douglas Brinkley, discussing his newest book, Coined. Sehgal, an insider, casts aside our workaday assumptions about money and takes the reader on a global quest to understand the relationship between money and humankind... not only a profoundly informative discussion of the concept of money, but it is also an endlessly fascinationg take on the nature of humanity and the inner workings of the mind.

ABOUT Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal is a Vice President in emerging market equities at J.P. Morgan in New York. He serves as an officer in teh United States Navy reserve, served as a speechwriter on a presidential campaign, and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a New York Times bestselling author, and books include Walk in My Shoes with Andrew J. Young, A Bucket of Blessings, and Jazzocracy. He's a Latin Grammy-nominated producer and has perfomed with Grammy-award winning musicians as a jazz bassist. Kabir is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics.

ABOUT Douglas Brinkley

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, CBS News Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year 2012. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children. Brinkley has been awarded honorary doctorates from Trinity College (Connecticut), University of Maine, Hofstra University, and Allegheny College, among many others. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Kabir Sehgal, Douglas Brinkley and your local independent bookstore!

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Mar
29
Voyage Out Book Club - SCORCH ATLAS (Sunday, March 29 at 5pm)
Join Brian C. the last Sunday of every month as we use wonderful books to travel the world. This month we are reading Scorch atlas by Blake Butler.

Book club books are 10% off for those who attend the meeting!

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Mar
30
CHRIS CANDER - Whisper Hollow (Monday, March 30 at 7pm)
Monday, March 30 at 7PM

BookPeople & the Writers' League of Texas Present Chris Cander speaking & signing Whisper Hollow

Join us this evening as our friends from the Writers League of Texas lead a conversation with author Chris Candor about her new novel, Whisper Hollow. Set in a small coal-mining town, this is a debut novel full of secrets, love, betrayal, and suspicious accidents, where Catholicism casts a long shadow and two courageous women make choices that will challenge our own moral convictions.

ABOUT Chris Cander

Chris Cander is a novelist, children’s book author, freelance writer, and teacher for Houston-based Writers in the Schools. Her novel 11 Stories, published by a small press in Houston, was included in Kirkus’s best indie general fiction of 2013. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supproting Kim Cross and your local independent bookstore!

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Mar
30
Stand Up Sit Down Book Club - FRAUD (Monday, March 30 at 7pm)
The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club meets the last Monday of every month at 7PM to discuss comedic literature and the memoirs of funny people. In September, we're reading Fraud by David Rakoff.

Book club books are 10% off for those who attend the meeting!

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Mar
31
SQUIRRELS GONE WILD STORYTIME! (Tuesday, March 31 at 10:30am)
Austin has its fair share of creatures and we think the cutest of them all is the SQUIRREL! Squirrels climb, jump, raid our bird feeders, and steal our hearts all the while. So storytime today is all about them. We’ll read the hilarious book Squirrels on Skis along with other silly & squirrelly tales just for you.

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Mar
31
ALAN SCHAEFER & JOE NICK PATOSKI - Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967 to 1982 (Tuesday, March 31 at 7pm)
Tuesday, March 31 at 7PM

Artist, Author, & Musician Alan Schaefer & Joe Nick Patoski speaking & signing Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967 to 1982

Join us this evening for Alan Schaefer & Joe Nick Patoski discussing their newest book, Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967 to 1982. Before Austin Became the "live music capital of the world" and attracted tens of thousands of music fans, it had a vibrant local music scene that spanned late sixties pschedelic and avant-garde rock to early eighties punk. Venues such as the Vulcan Gas Company and the Armadillo World Headquarters hosted both innovative local musicians and big-name touring acts. Poster artists not only advertised the performances--they visually defined the music and culture of Austin during this pivotal period. Their posters promoted an alternative lifestyle that permeated the city and reflected Austin's transformation from a sleepy university town into a veritable oasis of underground artistic and cultural activity in the state of Texas.

Refreshments at this event will be generously provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

ABOUT ALAN SCHAEFER & Joe Nick Patoski

ALAN SCHAEFER is a lecturer in the Department of English at Texas State University and a musician. Joe Nick Patoski has been writing about music and Austin for more than forty years. He has authored books on Stevie Ray Vaughan, Selena, Willie Nelson, and the Dallas Cowboys; is directing a film on Doug Sahm; and hosts the weekly Texas Music Hour of Power radio show. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supproting Alan Schaefer, Joe Nick Patoski and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
1
BABYSIGNS STORYTIME! (Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30am)
Spring is here and it's time to go outside! With the help of BeeBo™ the BabySigns® Bear we’ll learn some signs that will help your baby or toddler talk about what they see outside. With fun books and songs you’ll see how signing with your baby can reduce tears and enhance that ever-important infant-parent bond. You can savor each new experience as your child “lets you in” to their world whether through outside adventures or through the world of books! For more information on signing with your hearing baby, contact Tina Cavanaugh, Independent Certified BabySigns® Instructor –babysignsbytinac@gmail.com, 512-814-0004.

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Apr
1
DAVID J. LINDEN - Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind (Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm)
Wednesday, April 1 at 7PM

Neurobiologist & Author David J. Linden speaking & signing Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how the interface between our sense of touch and our emotional responses affects our social interactions as well as our general health and development. Accessible in its wit and clarity, Touch explores scientific advances in the understanding of touch that help explain our sense of self and our experience of the world.

ABOUT David J. Linden

David J. Linden, Ph.D., is a professor in the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His laboratory has worked for many years on the cellular substrates of memory storage, recovery of function following brain injury and a few other topics. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting David J. Linden and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
2
LASHONDA KATRICE BARNETT - Jam On The Vine (Thursday, April 2 at 7pm)
Thursday, April 2 at 7PM

Author LaShonda Katrice Barnett speaking & signing Jam on the Vine

Join us this evening as LaShonda Katrice Barnett shares her debut novel, a dynamic tale of triumph against the odds and the compelling story of one woman’s struggle for equality. Both an epic vision of the hardships and injustices that defined an era and a moving and compelling story of a complicated history we only thought we knew.

ABOUT LaShonda Katrice Barnett

LaShonda Katrice Barnett was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She is the editor of the volumes I Got Thunder: Black Women Songwriters on Their Craft (2007) and Off the Record: Conversations with African American and Brazilian Women Musicians (2013). She has taught literature and history at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, Hunter College, and Brown University. Barnett's short fiction has won the College Language Association's Margaret Walker Award and she was recently published in Guernica's issue on the South. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting LaShonda Katrice Barnett and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
4
BUNNIES BOUNCE INTO STORYTIME! (Saturday, April 4 at 11:30am)
Hop. Hop. Hop. Flop. Flop. Flop. Between their incessant hopping and oh so floppy ears, bunnies are pretty much the most adorable creatures around. So how can you possibly resist a storytime that's all about them? We are going to be reading the silly book Wolfie the Bunny along with other rivetingly rabbity reads.

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Apr
4
PAIGE BRITT - The Lost Track of Time (Saturday, April 4 at 4pm)
Saturday, April 4 at 4PM

Moodler & Author Paige Britt speaking & signing The Lost Track of Time

Join us this afternoon for author Paige Britt, here with her debut childrens novel. A high-stakes adventure that will take you to a place where nothing is impossible and every minute doesn't count--people do!

ABOUT Paige Britt

Paige Britt grew up in a small town with her nose in a book and her head in the clouds. She studied journalism in college and theology in graduate school, but never stopped reading children’s books for life’s most important lessons. In addition to writing, she loves to sit and moodle. (If you don’t know what moodling is, you should probably read this book.) Paige lives in Georgetown, Texas, with her husband. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Paige Britt and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
6
T. C. BOYLE - The Harder They Come (Monday, April 6 at 7pm)
Monday, April 6 at 7PM Bestselling Author T. C. BOYLE speaking & signing his new novel, The Harder They Come Lit lovers, join us tonight as we once again welcome bestselling author (and BookPeople favorite) T. C. Boyle. Set in contemporary Northern California, Boyle's new novel, The Harder They Come, explores the volatile connections between three damaged people--an aging ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son's paranoid, much older lover--as they careen towards an explosive confrontation. The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available with the purchase of a copy of The Harder They Come from BookPeople. PLEASE NOTE: The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public. Tickets are required to join the signing line. Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of The Harder They Come from BookPeople. Books & tickets are now available to pre-order. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate "ticket" item to add to your cart. Tickets are lettered. The line for the signing will form according to ticket letter after the author speaks. ABOUT T. C. BOYLE T. C. Boyle is an American novelist and short story writer. Since the late 1970s, he has published fourteen novels and ten collections of short stories. He won the PEN/Faulkner award in 1988, for his third novel, World’s End, and the Prix Médicis étranger for The Tortilla Curtain in 1995, as well as the PEN/Malamud prize for the short story in 1999 and the 2014 Henry David Thoreau award for excellence in nature writing. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California and lives in Santa Barbara, California. ABOUT The Harder They Come On a vacation cruise to Central America with his wife, seventy-year-old Sten Stensen unflinchingly kills a gun-wielding robber menacing a busload of senior tourists. The reluctant hero is relieved to return home to Fort Bragg, California, after the ordeal--only to find that his delusional son, Adam, has spiraled out of control. As Adam's mental state fractures, he becomes increasingly schizophrenic--a breakdown that leads him to shoot two people in separate instances. On the run, he takes to the woods, spurring the biggest manhunt in California history. As he explores a father's legacy of violence and his powerlessness in relating to his equally violent son, T. C. Boyle offers unparalleled psychological insights into the American psyche. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed copy! Add the book to your cart and write "SIGNED COPY" in the comments field during checkout. We ship worldwide. Thank you for supporting your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
7
PETS ARE THE BEST STORYTIME! (Tuesday, April 7 at 10:30am)
Here at BookPeople we love pets almost as much as we love books (which is a lot). So to celebrate our love of dogs, goldfish, cats, guinea pigs, parrots, and bunnies, we’ll be reading The Octopuppy and other heartwarming animal tales full of barks, squawks, and meows!

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Apr
7
MATT LONDON - The 8th Continent (Tuesday, April 7 at 6pm)
Tuesday, April 7 at 6PM

Author & Avid Recycler Matt London speaking & signing The 8th Continent

Join us this evening for author Matt London, here with his debut childrens novel about two siblings determined to transform the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—a real life pile of floating garbage—into an eighth continent, using a special formula developed by their father. This new continent will be a place where their family can make their own rules and live free from the intervention of Winterpole, a global governing agency run by bumbling bureaucrats. But there's a plastic obsessed villian who has other plans and her favorite color is pink! Now, it’s a race against time and across the world as the kids gather the items they need to create their continent. Because whoever controls the eighth continent controls our future. And the future can’t be both “green” and pink.

ABOUT Matt London

Matt London was born near San Francisco but grew up in Massachusetts, Texas, and Florida. He now lives in New York City with his wife Jordan Hamessley. His other work has been featured in The Living Dead 2, Realms of Fantasy, Lightspeed, Fantasy Magazine, and on Tor.com. Matt recently completed his studies in the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, where he taught computers to tell stories. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Matt London and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
8
MS. STACI STORYTIME! (Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30am)
Ms. Staci is back in the store this morning to read some of her favorite stories and to sing some of your favorite songs. Kids, don't forget your dancing shoes today! The fun begins up on our third floor at 10:30am.

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Apr
8
Brandon Mull (Wednesday, April 8 at 7pm)
Brandon Mull is the author of the New York Times, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal bestselling Beyonders and Fablehaven series. He resides in Utah, in a happy little valley near the mouth of a canyon with his wife and four children. Brandon’s greatest regret is that he has but one life to give for Gondor. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
9
EPIC READS - Sara Raasch, Danielle Paige, Heather Brewer and Victoria Aveyard!!! (Thursday, April 9 at 7pm)
Thursday, April 9 at 7PM BookPeople Presents Sara Raasch with Snow Like Ashes Danielle Paige with The Wicked Will Rise Heather Brewer with The Cemetery Boys Victoria Aveyard with Red Queen All about Snow Like Ashes GAME OF THRONES meets GRACELING in this striking fantasy tale of dark magic, dangerous politics, and discovering your true self, from debut author Sara Raasch. The first of a trilogy, Kirkus called it a “carefully crafted fantasy grapples with intense issues...a satisfying read.” School Library Journal raved “the plot and writing are superlative...Highly recommended.” SARAH RAASCH has known she was destined for bookish things since the age of five, when her friends had a lemonade stand and she tagged along to sell her hand-drawn picture books too. Not much has changed since then—her friends still cock concerned eyebrows when she attempts to draw things and her enthusiasm for the written word still drives her to extreme measures. This is her debut book. It does not feature her hand-drawn pictures. She can be found on Twitter at @seesarawrite. All about The Wicked Will Rise In the New York Times bestselling DOROTHY MUST DIE, pink-haired trailer park outcast Amy Gumm got swept up from Kansas and landed in the magical Land of Oz, only to discover that it had transformed into a savage dystopia under Dorothy’s rule. In this second installment, THE WICKED WILL RISE, Amy has joined up with the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked – a group of dispossessed witches and warlocks – to take the tyrannical Dorothy down. The Order has defeated her evil henchman, the Tin Woodman, but Dorothy is still out there somewhere – alive and well. Only one thing is for certain: the Wicked will rise again. But who is really Wicked—and whose side is Amy on? Danielle Paige Before turning to young adult literature, she worked in the television industry where she received a Writers Guild of America award and was nominated for several Daytime Emmys. You can find her on Twitter @daniellempaige. All about The Cemetery Boys A dark and darkly funny coming-of-age story about a boy named Stephen who moves to a nowhere town and falls in with the wrong crowd of kids. Stephen has to decide what he believes, where his allegiances lie, and who will really be his friend in the end. Part Hitchcock, part Hinton, this first-ever stand-alone novel from Heather Brewer uses classic horror elements to tell a darkly funny coming-of-age story about the dangerous power of belief and the cost of blind loyalty. Heather Brewer is the New York Times bestselling author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world, as well as the spin-off series, The Slayer Chronicles. She is a vocal anti-bullying advocate, and organized the “Less Than Three” conference for YA authors and teens to come together and speak about bullying issues. Heather lives in Bridgeton, Missouri, with her husband, daughter, and diabolical cats. Her son, Jacob, started college this year. Visit Heather online at www.heatherbrewer.com or on Twitter @heatherbrewer. All about Red Queen The first in a trilogy where readers are dropped into a world defined by the color of your blood – Reds, lowly commoners, and Silvers, the elite royalty who exhibit spectacular abilities. But what happens when Mare, a Red, finds she has abilities of her own? Intrigue, uprising, and lots of betrayal. It’s “an inventive, character-driven twist that breathes new life into tired fantasy trends” (Kirkus Reviews). This is screenwriter Aveyard’s debut, which has already been snapped up by Universal with book rights sold in 19+ countries, and named an Indies Introduce pick. Victoria Aveyard After growing up in small town Massachusetts, Victoria attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She graduated with a BFA in Screenwriting, which is exactly the degree being sought after in a recession. She tries her best to combine her love of history, explosions, and butt-kicking heroines in her writing. Her hobbies include the impossible task of predicting what happens next in A Song of Ice and Fire, road trips, and burning through Netflix. In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event. Thank you for supporting Sara Raasch, Danielle Paige, Heather Brewer, Victoria Aveyard & your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
10
JAMES HANNAHAM - Delicious Foods (Friday, April 10 at 7pm)
Friday, April 10 at 7PM

Author & Conceptual Artist James Hannaham speaking & signing Delicious Foods

Join us this evening for author James Hannaham and his newest novel. The gripping story of three unforgettable characters: a mother, her son, and the drug that threatens to destroy them. Through Darlene's haunted struggle to reunite with Eddie, through the efforts of both to triumph over those who would enslave them, and through the irreverent and mischievous voice of the drug that narrates Darlene's travails. A tale at once contemporary and historical that wrestles with timeless questions of love and freedom, forgiveness and redemption, tenacity and the will to survive.

ABOUT James Hannaham

James Hannaham is the author of the novel God Says No, which was honored by the American Library Association. He holds an MFA from the Michener Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches creative writing at the Pratt Institute. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting James Hannaham and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
11
SCBWI MONTHLY MEETING (Saturday, April 11 at 10am)
In our April monthly meeting, we look at the craft of creating novels with a Writers' Process Q&A for MG & YA Novels. Every writer is a little different in how they create, and often their process is discovered along the way by trying things that work for others. We'll hear from novelists Lindsey Lane (The Evidence of Things Not Seen), Brian Yansky (Utopia, Iowa) and others about what they do to prepare, write and polish their work. Held on the second floor of B ookPeople, the monthly meeting is free and open to anyone. A critique will be held immediately after for writers and illustrators on the third floor. Critiques are for SCBWI members only.

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Apr
11
BEAUTIFULLY DARK STORYTIME! (Saturday, April 11 at 11:30am)
We love the night. Sure, you can't see as much of the world around you, but it's peaceful and cool and, best of all, you can see all the twinkling stars! So today we're reading Orion and the Dark and other soothing nighttime tales.

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Apr
11
CAROLE BUMPUS - A Cup of Redemption (Saturday, April 11 at 6pm)
Saturday, April 11 at 6PM

Author CAROLE BUMPUSspeaking & signing A Cup of Redemption

Join us this evening as Carole Bumpus reads and discusses her new novel, a poignant story for generations about love, loss, and desire for redemption through legitimacy. As her two characters struggle, their lives become entwined forever when they lay bare their own hidden past. ABOUT CAROLE BUMPUS Carole Bumpus Carole Bumpus, a retired family therapist, writes Savoring the Olde Ways, a food/travel blog taken from excerpts of her interviews with French and Italian families, and has been published in both the US and France for her articles on food. Bumpus has been published in three short-story anthologies: Fault Zone: Words from the Edge, Fault Zone: Stepping up to the Edge, and Fault Zone: Over the Edge. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, personalized copy of this book. We ship worldwide. Simply write "SIGNED COPY" and the name for the personalizations in the Comments field during checkout. Thank you for supporting Carole Bumpus and your local independent bookstore!

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Apr
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BETHENNY FRANKEL - I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To (Sunday, April 12 at 1pm)
Sunday, April 12 at 1PM Bestselling Author, Chef & Reality TV Star Bethenny Frankel speaking & signing her new book, I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After Bethenny Frankel, four-time New York Times bestselling author, self-made businesswoman, and media maven, is coming go BookPeople to share her hard-won guidance on dating and relationships in the tradition of her breakout book, A Place of Yes. In I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To, Bethenny takes a deep look at her own dating and relationship history and gets to the heart of the mistakes women make and what it takes to find and sustain a meaningful connection. The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available from BookPeople. EVENT & TICKET GUIDELINES: The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing. Tickets cost as much as the price of one copy of I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To, plus tax. Each ticket grants access to the signing line for ONE person and will be exchanged for ONE signed copy of I Suck at Relationships at the signing table the day of the event. Tickets are lettered. After Frankel speaks, we will call people up to have their books signed according to the letter on their tickets. If you cannot attend the event, you can order a signed copy of the book. ORDER A SIGNED COPY HERE. We ship worldwide. ABOUT Bethenny Frankel Bethenny Frankel is the four-time bestselling author of Skinnydipping, A Place of Yes, Naturally Thin, and The Skinnygirl Dish. She is the creator of the Skinnygirl brand, which extends to cocktails, health, and fitness, and focuses on practical solutions for women. Visit her at Bethenny.com. ABOUT I SUCK AT RELATIONSHIPS SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO Bethenny is good at many things—being an entrepreneur, mom, and TV star—but when it comes to relationships, she is the first to admit that she has had many failures. The good news is, in working through the mistakes, she has already learned many things about what she doesn’t want, that she won’t accept, and that she shouldn’t settle for. And most importantly, she still believes in love and that her perfect relationship is still to come. Filled with a mix of candid personal stories and the no-nonsense advice she’s known for, I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To is the next step on Bethenny’s A Place of Yes journey. This is a book by someone who has made many relationship mistakes and knows a thing or two because of it. Bethenny takes a deep look at her own dating and relationship history and gets to the heart of the mistakes women make and what it takes to find and sustain a meaningful connection. Look for Bethenny’s take on hot topics such as: understanding your man; the dos and don’ts of dating; how to trust your gut; and much more. Can't make it to the event? You can order a signed, copy of the book. Place your order here, add the book to your cart and write "SIGNED COPY" in the comments field during checkout. We ship worldwide. Thank you for supporting your local independent bookstore!

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Required Reading Revisited Book Club - SULA (Sunday, April 12 at 4pm)
Remember those books that you were required to read in school? Required Reading Revisited is your chance to take a second (or first) look at some of those books. We meet the second Sunday of every month at 4pm. This month we’ll discuss Sula by Toni Morrison.

Book club books are 10% off for those attending the meeting!

Location: Street: 603 N Lamar Blvd City: Austin, Province: Texas Postal Code: 78703-5413 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)

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