Guest Blog Post: Austin Writers are HOT, HOT, HOT!

The Romance Bookshelves—Austin Writers are HOT, HOT, HOT! By Cathy Maxwell Last month, Romance Writers of America, a professional organization of ten thousand writers, gathered in Orlando to hand out their prestigious RITA awards for the best in romance fiction.  One of the winners named was Austin’s own Cheryl Etchison for Best First Book with … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Austin Writers are HOT, HOT, HOT!

The Nightmare Factory Has Truly Seen That Which Is THE BEAUTIFUL THING THAT AWAITS US ALL!

The Nightmare Factory Book Club has long prided itself on presenting for your consideration only the most eloquent and refined morsels of literary esoterica, and it is in this spirit that, this month, we offer our humblest apologies. It would seem that, despite our noblest efforts to provide the silkiest, distinguished wheat to our supplicants, … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Has Truly Seen That Which Is THE BEAUTIFUL THING THAT AWAITS US ALL!

Booksellers Review: We Come To Our Senses: Stories

Ahead of Odie Lindsey's visit to BookPeople next week, our Events Coordinator Lindsey reviewed his short story collection. We hope you'll join us Thursday night to hear him in conversation with local author John Pipkin. I have always delighted in the southern story: the quiet grotesqueness of Breece D'J Pancake's West Virginia, the dark edges … Continue reading Booksellers Review: We Come To Our Senses: Stories

Teen Thursday 8/3 – The Hero We Deserve

OMG BOOK OF THE WEEK!!!! Miles Morales is finally here!!!! Miles Morales  Jason Reynolds "Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins." Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video … Continue reading Teen Thursday 8/3 – The Hero We Deserve