Virtual Event Replay: ‘Forget the Alamo’ Author Panel + Andrea Valdez

History buffs! Texans! You won't want to miss this three-author panel on Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth from last week. Last week we hosted an exclusive, three-author panel event to discuss one of Texas' foundational myths: the defeat at the Alamo. Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford spent the hour … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: ‘Forget the Alamo’ Author Panel + Andrea Valdez

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/15)

Nothing says summer quite like this week's new releases. Celebrate the making of the smash-hit In the Heights; learn what it takes to keep your skin glowing through all the sunny days of summer; get lost in fictional romps that are as sticky-sweet and enlivening as the season. There's so much to love, read on for … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/15)

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/8)

Female rage. Texas myths. Quirky historical fiction. An East Texas thriller. Plenty of bookseller favorites. This is what you can expect to see on shelves today! Don't miss out. We have too many favorites to count! Animal: A Novel by Lisa Taddeo "Vicious and sexually raw, Animal may be my favorite debut novel of the year. … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/8)

Austin Liti Limits: Elizabeth Wetmore

This latest edition of Austin Liti Limits brings the crew face-to-(virtual) face with New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Wetmore, author of the Read with Jenna pick and bookseller favorite, Valentine. The pair discuss novel's success through the pandemic, writing female rage, and the West Texas setting of the novel. Watch the first part of … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Elizabeth Wetmore

Scott M. Reviews ‘River, Sing Out’

Scott M. reviews the sophomore effort from local author James Wade. Wade made a splash with his debut novel All Things Left Wild, receiving a Reading the West Award for debut fiction, and all signs point to another standout read coming early next month. James Wade got our attention with his debut, All Things Left Wild, … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘River, Sing Out’

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)

It's a big (like, REAL BIG) pub day today! New work from Chris Bosh, Ashley C. Ford, Kristen Arnett, Casey McQuiston, Kiese Laymon hits shelves, along with the first volley of the summer's hottest debuts. You're gonna wanna know about these titles comin' at you fast and furious! Letters to a Young Athlete by Chris … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)

Bookseller Review: ‘The Chosen and the Beautiful’

We think everyone should read the classics at some point in their lives. But sometimes, it's good to have fun with books that put a twist on those much revered faves. Bug has one such read for you that also dishes up the perfect summer vibes! Bug here—local goblin punk and bookseller—here to tell you … Continue reading Bookseller Review: ‘The Chosen and the Beautiful’

Add Some Romance to Your Summer Reading!

Teen Press Corps member, Hanna Lou, has been all about ROMANCE lately! She put together a swoon-worthy list of books perfect for your summer tote bag, which features books for teens and adults alike. Honey Girl by Morgan Rodgers Grace Porter, after getting her PhD in astronomy, goes to Vegas, gets drunk, and gets married. … Continue reading Add Some Romance to Your Summer Reading!

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/25)

A new week's worth of books brings us a new book from a Japanese superstar, a new history of the Watergate scandal, and a volume of collected essays from Salman Rushdie just to name a few. Scroll on for more noteworthy picks hitting shelves today. Heaven: A Novel by Mieko Kawakami From the bestselling author … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/25)