Top Shelf in April: THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST by Amy Stewart

Top Shelf in April: The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart Reviewed by: Joe T. Amy Stewart is a national treasure. She writes the kind of books that your inner 10-year old loves to read. Whether it’s detailing the stories of deadly nightshade, fatal fungus, or toxic blue-green algae in her book Wicked Plants or exploring … Continue reading Top Shelf in April: THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST by Amy Stewart

Signed First Edition Copies of THE BURGESS BOYS

Hey book lovers, look at the pleasant surprise that arrived this morning: signed first edition copies of The Burgess Boys, the new novel from Elizabeth Strout (bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge.) Available on our shelves and via our website, while supplies last. (We ship all over the globe, for those friends who are far from … Continue reading Signed First Edition Copies of THE BURGESS BOYS

Day One of the Voyage Out Book Group Tournament is up! BLOOD MERIDIAN v LOOK AT ME.

The Voyage Out Book Group

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As mentioned before, The Voyage Out Book Group Tournament is happening! I thought I’d take a minute to introduce the group to anyone who may not know what we do.

We are a public reading group that meets the last Sunday of every month at 5pm. We meet at the wonderful and generous BookPeople Bookstore in Austin. We’ve been getting together and doing this for over four years, and I can’t tell you how rewarding it has been to read with the group members. Some people have been here from the beginning, some came shortly after, some have come by for a few months and left, and some came for the first time last Sunday. All of you have taught me something about reading.

Everyone is welcome, so come on by.

This tournament is a fun way to introduce you to the types of books we’ve been reading, and…

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