Monday, October 19, 2015

Monday Roundup: October 19 - 25

Bookish events in Texas for the week of October 19 - 25, 2015: 

Special Events:
The Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Festival (OkPoeberfest), Dallas, October 3 - 31

National Black Book Festival, Houston, October 22 - 24

ReadFest Houston, October 22 - 24


Murder By the Book, Bonnie MacBird will sign and discuss Art in the Blood, 6:30PM

Irving
Irving Public Library - South, Middle Grade Mania with four children's authors: Polly Holyoke (The Neptune Challenge), Jennifer Ziegler (Revenge of the Angels), Jeramey Kraatz (The Cloak Society) & Kate Hannigan (The Detective's Assistant), 7PM

San Antonio
The Twig Book Shop, Jeff Guinn reads and signs Buffalo Trail: A Novel of the American West, 6PM

Waco
B&N, A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties book signing with Dr Ben Carson, 7:30PM

Tuesday, October 20:

Dallas Public Library - Lakewood, local author and storyteller Rose-Mary Rumbley’s presentation, “The History of Traveling Around Dallas,” 2PM

Half Price Books Mother Ship, Middle-Grade Books: Five Authors in Discussion with Kate Hannigan (The Detective’s Assistant, Cupcake Cousins series),Karen Harrington (Sure Signs of Crazy, Courage for Beginners), Polly Holyoke (The Neptune Project, The Neptune Challenge), Jeramey Kraatz (The Cloak Society trilogy) and Jennifer Ziegler (Revenge of the Flower Girl, Revenge of the Angels), 6:30PM

The Wild Detectives, Kaylie Jones presents Anger Meridian and Jason Carney presents Starve the Vulture, 7:30PM

Fort Worth
Brazos Bookstore, Margaret Dean Lazarus discusses and signs LEAVING ORBIT, 7PM

Houston Museum of Natural Science, HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Zahi Hawass lectures from and signs Pyramids: Treasures, Mysteries, and New Discoveries in Egypt, 6:30PM


Thursday, October 22:
Austin

UT Fine Arts Library, "Crosstalk" faculty book reading, 6PM

Dallas
Fort Worth Public Library - Southwest, Wordslingers Author Series 2015 presents Taylor Stevens, 6:30PM

Houston

Wimberley
Wimberley Community Center, Terry Thompson-Anderson cooking demonstration & tasting followed by a book signing, 1PM

Saturday, October 24:
Austin

Galveston Bookshop, William Merrell signs Henry Sampson and the Great Galveston Storm, 2PM

Garland
B&N - Firewheel Mall, Reavis Z. Wortham signs Dark Places, a Red River Mystery, 1PM

Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie Main Library, Tui Snider (Paranormal Texas) will discuss “Haunted Hotspots of DFW”, 2PM

Houston
B&N - River Oaks, Author Signing Karen Pugh and Linda Fagala: Destiny Reborn, 2PM

B&N - Vanderbilt Square, George Arnold signing Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA, 10AM
McAllen
B&N - Palms Crossing, Meet the Author: Lucia Capaccione, Ph.D.: The Creative Journal, 2PM

Round Rock

Half Price Books - N Central, Andy Peloquin will sell and sign Blade the Destroyer: The Last Bucelarii Book I, 1PM
Southlake

The Woodlands
B&N, Robert Shearer signs Swift, 2PM

Sunday, October 25:
Austin
BookPeople, Special Sunday Afternoon Storytime! LIZ GARTON SCANLON & SUSAN KRALOVANSKY reading & signing In the Canyon (Scanlon) & Twelve Cowboys Ropin' (Kralovansky), 2PM

BookPeople, Poet & Visual Artist ANIS MOJGANI speaking & signing The Pocketknife Bible: The Poems and Art of Anis Mojgani, 6PM

Malvern Books, E. Kristin Anderson Book Launch for Pray, Pray, Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night, 4PM


Galveston
1892 Bishop's Place, Kenneth Hafertepe lectures from and signs A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County, 1PM

Houston
B&N - Vanderbilt Square, George Arnold signing Beijing Ding-a-Ling: Mao of the CIA, 10AM

Community Artists' Collective, The Healing of a Broken Spirit - Book Signing with author Akua Fayette, 1PM

Irving
Irving Public Library: Valley Ranch, Author Workshop with Amanda Arista, 2PM

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