A lot of books came out this year, y’all. It’s utterly impossible to read them all, even among a building full of booksellers. While it’s easy to fall into the gamification of reading goals, it’s also important to take a step back and enjoy stories that are precious to us – which is what we’re doing with this list, as we look back throughout the year to the stories that really stuck with us.
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What We’re Reading This Week
Summer time is in full swing here in Austin, and our booksellers are ready to go full vacation mode: sunglasses, cold drinks with reusable straws (those turtles aren't going to save themselves), and, of course, a stack of new books to read poolside! Check out the page below to see what they recommend reading as … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
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)
New Release Fireworks…in August!
August is, traditionally, a slower period in the publishing biz, but in a year that's been anything but conventional, anything can happen—including an August of new release fireworks! This week showcases powerhouse debuts, the return of a few bookseller favorites and—yes, you're reading this correctly—a new addition to the Twilight saga. Get crackin' and read more about … Continue reading New Release Fireworks…in August!
Teen Thursday: New Books for the Festival Season!
A huge HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY to David Yoon, Akwaeke Emezi, and Nandini Bajpai, who are all going to be at the Texas Teen Book Festival on October 12th. Their books all released this week: Frankly in Love This book comes highly anticipated from members of the Teen Press Corps, a few of whom met David … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Books for the Festival Season!