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2018 Day of Sales – 08/16/2018

Looking to snag a few TTBF books before the big day? Want to have that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from supporting a local business AND supporting the festival?  Well, have we got good news for you! On Thursday, August 16, BookPeople will donate 10% of all in-store sales to the Texas Teen Book Festival! So, by purchasing your books…

Watch Teen Press Corps Interview Marie Lu!

Teen Press Corps Member Haley Interviews Author Marie Lu by Haley Jústiz, video by Sophia Martinez, BookPeople Teen Press Corps TTBF Keynote speaker Marie Lu is the author of two YA series—Legend and The Young Elites—as well as a new book revolving around a virtual reality game called Warcross. Warcross is a technological rags to riches story about a girl who hacks herself…

Teen Press Corps Interviews Renee Watson!

Teen Press Corps Member Addison Interview Author Renee Watson! by Addison Doherty, BookPeople Teen Press Corps Addison Doherty: Where is your favorite place to write and what makes it your favorite? Renee Watson: I like to write in coffee shops, so I have a few favorites depending on where I’m at, like sometimes I’m in Portland and sometimes I’m in…

Teen Press Corps Interviews Diana J. Noble!

Teen Press Corps Member Katie Interviews Author Diana J. Noble by Katie Cowan, BookPeople Teen Press Corps Katie Cowan: When did you first realize you wanted to be an author? Diana J. Noble: Many, many years ago when I was a kid, I wanted to write a book, but I always doubted myself and thought I didn’t have the skills.…

Teen Press Corps Interviews Ryan Graudin!

Teen Press Corps Member Evelyn Interviews Author Ryan Graudin by Evelyn Eaton, BookPeople Teen Press Corps Evelyn Eaton: How did you get into writing? What first inspired you to become a writer? Ryan Graudin:  I basically wanted to be an author for as long as I can remember. When I was 5 or 6, I wrote short stories in my…