What We’re Reading 7/1

Happy first day of July! Looking for a new book to read while avoiding those rising summer temps? No problem! Our booksellers are back with another round of suggestions.   The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Why aren't people screaming about this book? We should be screaming about this book, collectively, as a country, we … Continue reading What We’re Reading 7/1

VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY: John Grisham sits down with bookseller, Meike A.

Earlier this year, we had the privilege of hosting John Grisham virtually to an audience of several hundred at home (wow!), welcoming him "back to Austin" for this first time since his appearance at last year's Texas Book Festival. The bestselling author sat down with event host and part-time bookseller, Meike A., to discuss his … Continue reading VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY: John Grisham sits down with bookseller, Meike A.

What We’re Reading 6/24

Happy pride month, y'all! Here are a few titles our booksellers have read this June by LGBTQ authors—recommended reading for this month and every month beyond! The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta I've never read a novel in verse, at least not one written this century. It immediately threw me back into the rhythm and … Continue reading What We’re Reading 6/24

Summer Nights & New Books

The June new releases stormed out of the gates, and the closing week is no different. Bookseller favorite, Ottessa Moshfegh returns with a literary who/what/when/wheredunnit, a pair of reads that sets you in the heart of Japan, and that saucy White House insider account you've been hearing about...read on for more. Death in Her Hands … Continue reading Summer Nights & New Books

Teen Thursday: Reading with Pride pt. 2

Reading with Pride! Here are 8 amazing books that celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, recommended by our booksellers and the Teen Press Corps! Stay tuned for new releases, most anticipated, and more... Check, Please! Book 1: Hockey & Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu "I like fiction that makes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading with Pride pt. 2

BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations

Amistad Books is encouraging readers to purchase any two books by Black writers between June 14th and June 20th. The goal is to blackout bestsellers lists with Black voices and demonstrate the power of Black publishing. We've gathered some bookseller favorites in case you needed some ideas. We also encourage you to buy from a … Continue reading BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations