Monday, June 9, 2014

Monday Roundup June 9-15!

Bookish events in Texas for the week of June 9 - 15, 2014:

Special Events: Southwest Shootout 2014 with Write About Now Presented by Expressions-EWCOC (and Houston VIP Poetry Slam) and DiverseWorks, June 12 - 14

Monday, June 9:
Austin
Bookpeople, Bestselling Author PATRICK ROTHFUSS will speak about & sign his books, Name of the Wind and The Wise Man's Fear, 7PM

Monkeywrench BooksAustin Anarchist Study Group, 7PM

Houston
Murder by the Book, Reed Farrel Coleman will sign and discuss The Hollow Girl, 6:30PM

Tuesday, June 10:
Austin
BookPeople, Acclaimed Food Blogger LISA FAIN speaking and signing The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking From My Kitchen to Yours, 7PM

Monkeywrench BooksCollective Meeting, 8PM

Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM
Every Tuesday night at Spiderhouse, poetry, score cards and cash prizes come together for an evening of competitive art.

Frisco
B&N, Stonebriar Mall, Lindsay Cummings: The Murder Complex, 7PM

Houston
B&N, Westheimer Crossing, An Evening With Rabbi Chaim Lazaroff - Rebbe The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History, 7:30PM

Murder by the BookAlafair Burke will sign and discuss her latest Ellie Hatcher novel, All Day and a Night, 6:30PM

Stereo Live Houston, Houston Moth StorySLAM: Fathers, Presented by Houston Public Media and Stereo Live Houston, 6:30PM

San Antonio
B&N, San Pedro, Sun Poets' Society Open Mic Poetry, 7PM

Parman Branch Library, David Lake and Ted Flato of Lake | Flato Architects discuss and sign their new book “Lake | Flato Houses: Embracing the Landscape.” 6:30-8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 11:
Austin
BookPeopleMysteryPeople Presents Bestselling Author CRAIG JOHNSON speaking & signing Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery, 7PM

Dallas

Hall of State at Fair Park, Meet Author Jeff Shaara - The Smoke at Dawn, 6PM


Denton

Denton Public Library (South Branch), Professor's Corner - Mourning and Melancholy in Two Poems by Thomas Gray. Presenter: Dr. Ashley Bender of Texas Woman's University, 7PM

Houston

Brazos Bookstore, Russell Gold - THE BOOM, 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book ShopLisa Fain, The Homesick Texan’s Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours, 5PM

Thursday, June 12:
Austin
B&N, Arboretum, Poetry Open Mic, 7PM

BookPeople, Debut Novelist of Echo of the Boom Maxwell Neely-Cohen & Acclaimed Video Game Writer Anthony Burch in conversation, 7pm

BookwomanSecond Thursday Poetry Open Mic featuring Celeste Guzmán Mendoza, 7:15PM

Brave New BooksPeaceful Streets Meeting, 7PM

MalvernLauren Becker Book Launch of If I Would Leave Myself Behind, also featuring Josh Denslow & Tyler Gobble, 7PM

Houston
Brazos BookstoreAndrew Hall - CIVIL WAR BLOCKADE RUNNING ON THE TEXAS COAST, 7PM

Junior League Houston, The World Affairs Council of Houston presents China in the Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos of The New Yorker, 6PM

Murder by the BookTom Rob Smith will sign and discuss his newest stand-alone novel The Farm, 6:30PM

River Oaks BookstoreMartha Louise Hunter - Painting Juliana, 5PM

Friday, June 13:
Austin
BookPeople, Off-site: Book launch party of The Breakup Doctor by Phoebe Fox at Langford Market downtown boutique (249 West 2nd Street) - Summer fashion show, mini-makeover sessions, “Breakup Bar” featuring Tito’s custom cocktails, book reading, author Q&A and book signing, and fabulous giveaways!, 6-10PM

Houston
Katy Budget Books, Author Signing: Jaime Lee Moyer, 6PM

Murder by the BookJoël Dicker will sign and discuss The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, 6:30PM

Plano
B&N, Creekwalk Village, Meet Authors Lori Wilde and Patience Griffin Love with a Perfect Cowboy (Cupid, Texas Series #4), 7PM

Saturday, June 14:
Arlington
Half Price Books, Lincoln Square, Estelle Brewster will sell and sign her memoir, Becoming Beautiful on a Painful Road, 2PM

Austin
B&N, Arboretum, Meet & Greet Book-Signing With R. Jay Berry - The First Sunday, 2PM

BookpeoplePUPPET SHOW CELEBRATING FATHER'S DAY: presented by BOOKPEOPLE'S PRACTICALLY PROFESSIONAL PUPPETEERS, 11:30AM

BookpeopleMiddle Grade Mayhem! with JENNIFER ZIEGLER, VARIAN JOHNSON, & GREG LEITICH-SMITH, 2PM

Co-Lab Space, The Austin Review: Issue 2 Release Party, 7PM

Monkeywrench BooksRYAN HARVEY (Riot-Folk, Baltimore) & JAMES BAR BOWEN (UK) PLAY MWB!, 7PM

Dallas
B&N, Preston & Park, Dr. Loretta Mcintosh -- Get the Good Out of Life, 2PM

Half Price Mother Ship, Texas A&M Extension Educator and chick magnet, Jeff Raska, will talk about raising Urban Chickens in Dallas County, 10AM

Blue Willow Bookshop, Kathi Appelt will discuss and sign her newest picture book, MOGIE: THE HEART OF THE HOUSE, 1PM

Murder by the BookJaime Lee Moyer will sign and discuss A Barricade in Hell, 4:30PM

River Oaks BookstoreQuinn Holladay - MacGyver, 4PM

Lubbock
B&N, The 1910 Slocum Massacre by E.R. Bills, 1PM

B&N, A Call for Rain by Joseph Williams, 2PM

Pasadena
B&N, Fairway Market Place, Meet Dr. Douglas Ray-Breaux! - The Color of Freedom After the Turbulent '60s, 1PM

B&N, Fairway Market Place, Very Paranormal Bookrave I -- Teen/YA Fiction!, 1PM

B&N, Fairway Market Place, Very Paranormal Bookrave II -- Adult Fiction!, 4PM

Plano
B&N, Creekwalk Village, Meet Kris Rutherford, Author of Baseball on the Prairie How Seven Small-Town Teams Shaped Texas League History, 2PM

San Antonio 
B&N, La Cantera, Clint Richmond - Fetch the Devil The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America, 2PM

Briscoe Western Art Museum, Story Time Stampede - Bison, 11AM & 1PM  
  

Viva! BookstoreDiscover Your True Vision: Create and Live the Life YOU Love! With Life Coach and Consultant Rita Millett Mikel, 10AM

Southlake
B&N, Local Author Signing Day, 9AM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs on Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado, 1PM

Webster
B&N, Baybrook II, Poetry Society of Texas: Gulf Coast Poets, 10AM

The Woodlands
B&N, Tom Abrahams: Sedition, 2PM

Sunday, June 15:
Austin
Brave New BooksMisdemeanor Traffic Court Procedure w/ Eddie Craig From Rule of Law Radio, 2PM

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