Monday, April 21, 2014

Monday Roundup, April 21-27

Your bookish events in Texas for the week of April 21-27, 2014:

Way Behind the Music with Lit Crawl Austin! Their first-ever Lit Crawl fundraiser April 24. It’s a benefit show called Way Behind the Music. The show features a notable lineup of Austin musicians, performers, and writers who’ll be taking center stage to read from the hilariously odd music memoirs from authors such as Justin Bieber, Flavor Flav, Sammy Hagar, Liberace, and Vince Neil. Get your tickets here.


603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

Tuesday, Apr 22 at 7PM
National Book Award Finalist ELIZABETH MCCRACKEN speaking and signing Thunderstruck & Other Stories

Wednesday, Apr 23 at 7PM
CEO of Half the Sky Foundation JENNY BOWEN speaking and signing Wish You Happy Forever: What China's Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains

Thursday, Apr 24 at 6:30PM
MysteryPeople Presents Award-winning Author HILARY DAVIDSON speaking and signing Blood Always Tells

Thursday, Apr 24 at 7PM
Bestselling Author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants ANN BRASHARES, speaking and signing her new YA novel The Here & Now

Friday, Apr 25 at 6PM

5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX 78751
Start: 04/25/2014 6:30 pm
End: 04/25/2014 8:30 pm

Oveta Culp Hobby by Debra Winegarten Official Book Launch
Start: 04/27/2014 4:00 pm
End: 04/27/2014 6:00 pm

5555 N. Lamar
Austin, Texas 78751

Meet author, Sandy Smith at your North Lamar HPB. Sandy will sell, sign, and talk about her middle-grade series, Seed Savers, on Friday, April 25, starting at 5 p.m. 

613 West 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705
Ph: 512-322-2097

W. Joe’s Poetry Corner Presents Poetry Karaoke!
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We’re celebrating National Poetry Month with a very special edition of W. Joe’s Poetry Corner… it’s poetry karaoke time!

Puzzling Out Tender Buttons
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the original publication of Gertrude Stein’s modernist classic,Tender Buttons. To celebrate this groundbreaking work, poet Daniel Carter has created a puzzle zine based on Tender Buttons.Daniel will be hosting an evening of Tender Buttons fun at Malvern Books, using these puzzles to explore the wit and wisdom of Stein’s masterpiece.

An Evening with Nicolas Hundley & Samira Noorali
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for an evening with poets Nicolas Hundley and Samira Noorali.

The Lion & The Pirate Unplugged
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In association with VSA Texas (The State Organization on Arts and Disability) and the Pen2Paper Creative Writing Contest (a project of the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities), we’re delighted to present an inclusive (mic-less) open mic for writers and musicians. Join us for this fun and friendly afternoon suitable for performers of all ages and abilities!

April 21, 2014
Austin Anarchist Study Group
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: A weekly participant-led discussion group.

Corpus Christi

The Incarnate Word Academy Spring Book Festival is April 24-25, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the IWA High School Level Library Media Resource Center.

El Paso

Tu Libro presents the 2nd annual Chuco Libro Night


April 26, 9:30-5:00
Alief Taylor High School, 7555 Howell Sugar Land Road, Houston, TX

2421 BISSONNET STREET • HOUSTON, TEXAS 77005 • 713.523.0701

START: Apr 21 2014 7:00 pm

World Book Night special event with Chris Cander
START: Apr 22 2014 7:00 pm

START: Apr 24 2014 7:00 pm

2342 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005 / 713-524-8597
Anderson Harp
Start: 6:30 pm, April 23
Anderson Harp will sign his debut thriller Retribution


1645 Town East Blvd.
Mesquite, Texas 75150

Meet author, Sandy Smith at your Mesquite HPB. Sandy will sell, sign, and talk about her middle-grade series, Seed Savers, on Saturday, April 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. 

San Antonio

3207 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209

Meet author, Sandy Smith at your Broadway HPB. Sandy will sell, sign, and talk about her middle-grade series, Seed Savers, on Monday, April 21, from 12 to 3 pm.

11255 Huebner Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78230

Meet author, Sandy Smith at your Huebner Road HPB. Sandy will sell, sign, and talk about her middle-grade series, Seed Savers, on Tuesday, April 22, from 2 to 4 pm.

125 N.W. Loop 410
San Antonio,TX 78216

Meet author, Sandy Smith at your North Central HPB. Sandy will sell, sign, and talk about her middle-grade series, Seed Savers, on Tuesday, April 22, from 10am to 1 pm.

Odis Williams, The Navy Life: A Baby Boomer's Memoir

Start: 04/26/2014 10:00 am
End: 04/26/2014 12:00 pm

306 Pearl Parkway, Ste. 106
at the Historic Pearl Brewery in the Can Plant Building
San Antonio, TX 78215

8407 Broadway St, San Antonio, Texas

Celebrate You Mixed Media and Sumi Ink Fun with Sofia Dabalsa
Start: 04/26/2014 1:00 pm
End: 04/26/2014 5:00 pm


260 S. Texas Blvd., Suite 106
Weslaco, TX 78596
Phone: 956-968-READ (7323)
Fax: 956-968-7323

Earth Day Story & Craft @ The Storybook Garden
April 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us after school for an Earth Day story and craft!

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