BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!

Out of all the fun-filled family events and festivals our great city has to offer, we have a soft spot for the Texas Book Festival (TBF). For one weekend, downtown Austin transforms into a book lover's dream. White tents take over Congress Avenue to host amazing author signings, fascinating panels, and activities for readers of all ages. … Continue reading BookKids: Don’t miss these events at the Texas Book Festival!

Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

~Post by Demi, the BookKids Marketing and Merchandising Manager. She enjoys dramatic acts of heroism, complex and conflicted villains, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which has both. This month in BookKids we’re celebrating heroes and villains, good guys and bad guys. Some of my favorite heroes and villains come from children’s books--Harry Potter, Severus Snape, … Continue reading Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

This Week in the World of Books

ALA Winners: This week the American Library Association announced all their Book & Media Awards. Three of the major awards were given to Katie DiCamillo, Brian Floca & Marcus Sedgwick. Kate DiCamillo (Flora & Ulysses) was awarded the John Newberry Medal. Brian Floca (Locomotive) received the Randolph Coldecott Medal. And, finally, the Michael L. Printz … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books

New Releases – 10/15

_____________________________________________ HARDCOVER FICTION JUST ONE EVIL ACT by ELIZABETH GEORGE Bestselling author Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: a gripping child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers like never before. As both Barbara and her partner, Inspector Thomas Lynley, soon discover, the case is far more complex than … Continue reading New Releases – 10/15