SALVADOR World War Z by Max Brooks World War Z is about a zombie invasion. The invasion began in China and has spread to other countries, there have been dramatic attempts to stop the spread but they have all failed. Its format is part of what makes World War Z so great. It's told … Continue reading What We’re Reading
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Hey there happy Waldo seekers! Today's the last day you can find our red and white striped friend hiding out in participating independent businesses in town. This morning he and our fearless leader, Steve Bercu, met to finalize all the details of our big Waldo Wrap Up Party happening this Saturday, August 4th at 12pm. Austin's … Continue reading Last Day of Find Waldo Local 2013!
HARDCOVER FICTION Marker to Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik On a remote island in the Aegean, Jacqueline is living alone in a cave accessible only at low tide. With nothing to protect her from the elements, and with the fabric between herself and the world around her increasingly frayed, she is permeated by sensory experiences … Continue reading New Releases
Earlier this year, students at Kealing Middle School received a lesson in bookselling from our Kid’s Book Buyer, Meghan G. As an added challenge, we asked them to select a book and write about what drew them to that one in particular, what kind of reader they think it would appeal to, and what the book’s marketing … Continue reading Bookselling with Kealing Middle School
This Wednesday we're getting tipsy with David Alan, professional bartender and author of the new book Tipsy Texan: Spirits and Cocktails from the Lone Star State. He'll be here with our friends from edible Austin magazine. We'll sip a cocktail made from one of the recipes featured in the book, enjoy beverages courtesy of Saint … Continue reading Gettin’ Tipsy with David Alan & edible Austin
~post by Steven Last night, I dreamed that Chris Gethard burned down my house. After having read A Bad Idea I'm About To Do in its entirety, it took me a little longer than normal to shake the dream-logic off of this particular night-terror. It's not that Chris Gethard is an arsonist or even a … Continue reading Tonight The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club is Having Only Bad Ideas