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)

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’

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’

Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’

Bookseller and mystery/crime fiction aficionado Scott M. reviews the "perfectly executed and deliciously satisfying" (Chandler Baker) new novel from local author May Cobb. May Cobb's attention-getting debut, Big Woods, showed promise as her being a writer to watch. She has delivered on that promise in her follow up, The Hunting Wives. Here the subject matter … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’

BookKids: New Graphic Novels with Griffin (like the monster)

Hi y'all! It’s me, Griffin (like the monster), reading your kids’ books so you don’t have to!  So, I read these three graphic novels for young readers, more middle than high school, but rife with adolescent drama: The Dragon Path, by Ethan Young (coming May 18th); Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter; … Continue reading BookKids: New Graphic Novels with Griffin (like the monster)

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes’

Everybody needs a laugh, Uriel included. He's looking forward to the joy of a new Phoebe Robinson essay collection later this year! 2020 was messy, and if you're still mad about it: join the club. I'm personally over folks trying to make sense of it (S___ is f'ed!), but if there's anyone's commentary I want to hear, it's Phoebe … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes’