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Banned Books Week Q&A: E. Lockhart

The fabulous E. Lockhart is one of our favorite authors at BookPeople. Her novel The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (just released in paperback!) garnered both a Printz Honor and a National Book Award nomination this year, and it’s one of our top sellers. Hey – Austin has great taste! When I first approached Ms. […]

Lauren Myracle, Birthday Gal!

It’s no secret that BookKids looooooves Lauren Myracle.  We love her when she’s spooky, sappy, and even controversial.  We love her teen novels and her chapter books and her blog.  We are so excited to put her latest novel, Peace, Love, & Baby  Ducks, in the hands of  Austin readers! Of course, today is Ms. […]

Shopping for Austin Authors – Now Even Easier!

Great news, Austin!  BookPeople now has a local author section for kids & teens!  We just put it together this week, right next to our kids Texana section.  If you have a hankerin’ for some good local literature, come on into BookKids and check it out. I, myself, am geekily excited to have all our […]

More Local Authors: Picture Books!

In case you were wondering if I forgot our lovely picture book Authors, I haven’t!  I was saving picture books for a post all their own.  From sleep-walking penguins to pirate Santas, Austin’s authors cover it all. Little Bunny Kung Fu by Regan Johnson Putting a twist on a classic camp song, Regan Johnson’s bunny […]

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