Tag Archive | YA Literature

A Little Diversity

Last January, we held a book release party for Cynthia Leitich Smith’s Blessed and Mari Mancussi’s Night School.  During the question and answer portion of the event, someone asked why teen fantasy, specifically, and mainstream children’s books in general were still a very undiverse landscape.  In other words, why were all the main characters in […]

Ally Carter Skype Event

Saturday February 26, 2PM BookPeople We are so very excited to have our very first Book Club author visit this month. Ally Carter, author extraordinaire, will be live and online with us on February 26 to discuss her latest book, Heist Society. Set in the world of high stakes art theft, Katrina Bishop has been […]

Teen Event

Lisa McMann’s Book Signing Saturday, February 19, 3 PM BookPeople More info here. Best known for her novels Wake, Fade, and Gone, Lisa will be at BookPeople on Saturday, February 19th signing copies of her latest book, the ghost story Cryer’s Cross. Something is very wrong in the small town of Cryer’s Cross. Students are […]

Party — Vampire Style

I like parties.  Oh all right.  I love parties.  I love getting to dress up in clothes I never get to wear and chat with my friends.  So, I am especially excited that this weekend we’ll be hosting Cynthia Leitich Smith and Mari Mancusi’s Book Release Party. This party looks to be particularly fun.  There […]


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