Monday, April 7, 2014

Monday Roundup, April 7-13, 2014

All of your bookish events in Texas for the week of April 7-13, 2014 - as always, y'all please let me know what I missed:

Poetry at Round Top Festival, April 11-13, 2014, in historic Round Top, Texas!  

Texas Book Festival 2014
Tuesday, April 8th
Doors @ 7:00pm | Show @ 8:00pm
Stateside at the Paramount
Purchase Tickets OnlineOr (512) 474-1221 to purchase tickets by phone.

Elizabeth Economy: Author will deliver lecture “How China’s Resource Quest Is Changing the World” at a noon luncheon, Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore; 713-496-9901 or

Amitav Ghosh: Author of “River of Smoke” and “The Ibis Trilogy” will deliver a lecture, “From Bombay to Canton —Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China,” 7 p.m., Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore; 713-496-9901 or

La Voz de San Antonio 2014
Thurs., April 10, 6-8pm at Carver Community Cultural Center
RECITE a poem (no more than five minutes long). The poem can be one you’ve memorized or your own original composition. Contestants will be judged on stage presence, voice, clarity and dramatic interpretation. You can compete in six categories: 7 and younger, 8-13, 14-19, 20s, 30-69, 70 and over. One winner will be selected in each category at each of our four events. All winners will compete in the Grande Finale for prizes.

Texas Library Association Annual Conference, April 8-11, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Arlington – Lincoln Square
Nancy E. Turner Book Signing
Meet Historical Fiction author, Nancy E. Turner, at the release of her new novel, My Name is Resolute. Join us for a book signing at your Lincoln Square HPB on Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m. Turner's previous books include The Star Garden, Sarah's Quilt, The Water and the Blood and These is My Words. Copies of My Name is Resolute are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders.

Austin – All Stores
Give 5% to Mother Earth
All Austin-area HPBs are joining the "Give 5% to Mother Earth" campaign. Come shop with us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, and we will donate 5% of our gross sales from that day to benefit seven Austin environmental nonprofits. While you are in-store be sure to check out our books on earth-friendly ideas.


603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703
Open daily, 9am to 11pm Call us at (512) 472-5050

Monday, Apr 7 at 7PM
Business Coach JAIME TARDYspeaking & signing
The Eventual Millionaire: How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Grow Their Startup

Tuesday, April 8 12:30PM - 2:30PM
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power

Tuesday, Apr 8 at 7PM
Bestselling Author of the Beyonders Series
speaking & signing
Sky Raiders
Wednesday, Apr 9 at 7PM
Bestselling Author
speaking & signing
The Harlem Hellfighters

Thursday, April 10 at 6:30PM
speaking & signing their new books,
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue: An Origami Yoda Book & The Night Gardener

Thursday, Apr 10 at 7PM
Acclaimed Author


speaking & signing

Maximilian & Carlot: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico

Friday, April 11 at 3PM


speaking & signing

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Friday, Apr 11 at 7PM
Bestselling Author

of the Artemis Fowl series


speaking & signing

Warp: The Reluctant Assassin

SAT, APR 12 at 10AM
Join us to hear our local librarians discuss what they are recommending to kids, what the teachers and parents are asking for, and what the kids are actually checking out! Also hear why it's important to build relationships with your local librarians and the best ways to go about it.

Saturday, Apr 12 at 7PM

Young Adult Authors 
on the He Said, She Said Tour! 

Sunday, April 13 10AM - 4PM 
Writing About Illness Workshop 
Registration Required 

5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX 78751 
(East side of Lamar between North Loop and Koenig Lane)
Hours: 10am-8pm Mon-Saturday + Noon-6pm Sunday 

April 10, Start: 7:15 pm
End: 9:00 pm
Come hear Houston poets Carolyn Florek and Carolyn Dahl at BookWoman!  Features Carolyn Tourney Florek and Carolyn Dahl recently collaborated on The Painted Door Opened, a collection of poetry and art. An open mic follows.
April 12, Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:30 pm
Can abusive men end their violence? Reporting back from the frontlines of the batterer’s intervention field, Sara Elinoff Acker’s new book says, “Yes, some can.”  

April 13, Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm
Kid Me Not is an anthology of stories by women of the sixties who now are in their sixties. They share personal stories of how, by choice or circumstance, they remained child free. KID ME NOT edited by Aralyn Hughes with a forward written by Elizabeth Gilbert EAT, PRAY, LOVE.

Austin, TX 78705
Ph: 512-322-2097

Bookstore Hours
Monday: CLOSED
Tues – Thurs: 11am – 8pm
Fri, Sat: 11am – 9pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

Join us for an evening with poets Karen Kevorkian and Richard Bailey.
April 11, 7:00 pm

Join us for a reading and celebration as participants of the Free Minds writing workshop and students of the Class of 2014 share their original works of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.
April 12, 7:00 pm

4926 E. Cesar Chavez St., Unit C1
Austin, Texas 78702 
Phone: (512) 389-9881 


14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
Phone: 281.497.8675
Fax: 281.497.0180

Store Hours
Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 6:30pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 6pm
Sun: Closed

Jonathan Stroud

04/07/2014 5:00 pm
Jonathan Stroud visits to introduce his new series for middle grade readers. If you like ghost stories that are scary but not too scary, this is for you!

Brandon Mull

What: Brandon Mull will discuss and sign his newest novel for kids, SKY RAIDERS.
When: Wednesday, April 9, 5:00 pm

John Boyne

What: John Boyne will discuss and sign his newest novel for children, STAY WHERE YOU ARE THEN LEAVE.
When: Thursday, April 10, 7:00 pm

Duncan Alderson

What: Duncan Alderson will sign his novel, MAGNOLIA CITY.
When: Saturday, April 12, 2:00 pm

2421 BISSONNET STREET • HOUSTON, TEXAS 77005 • 713.523.0701

Store Hours 11AM–8PM Monday through Saturday 12PM–6PM Sunday

Apr 7 2014 7:00 pm

Apr 8 2014 7:00 pm

Release Party!

Ann Weisgarber - THE PROMISE

Apr 9 2014 7:00 pm

Duncan Alderson - MAGNOLIA CITY

Apr 10 2014 7:00 pm

Apr 11 2014 7:00 pm
Join us on April 11th at 7pm for a special birthday edition of Short Story Live featuring stories by Donald Barthelme: Houston literary legend, UH Creative Writing Program founder and former Brazos Bookstore enthusiast! 

3116 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77009
(713) 869-7600
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday April 10th 7:30 reading and Performance--Ashley Maclean, Angela Apte, and The Short Fiction Soundtrack!

2450 Fry Rd, Houston, TX 77084
281-578-7770, 281-578-1457 (fax)

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
April 11, Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm
Indie sensation and NYT bestselling author Ryan Winfield is touring for his first book with Atria, Jane's Melody.  Read the Q&A with the author.
April 12, Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm
Elin Hilderbrand, author of over a dozen incredible beach reads, will be in store for the paperback release of Beautiful Day!

2342 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005 / 713-524-8597 / 888-424-2842

Store Hours:
Monday thru Saturday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 9, Start: 6:30 pm
Stuart Woods will sign his new Stone Barrington novel, Carnal Curiosity (Putnam; $26.95)


306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106 ~ San Antonio, TX 78215
Tel: 210.826.6411
Fax: 210.826.5088

Twig Teen Afternoon with the Authors

04/08/2014 4:00 pm
04/08/2014 6:00 pm
Twig Teen Afternoon with the Authors
Tuesday, April 8th from 4:00-6:00
The Twig is hosting an alignment of authors from various publishers who are in town for the Texas Library Association Conference.

Poets Showcase at the Twig: Diane Gonzales Bertrand

04/08/2014 7:00 pm

Twig Teen Afternoon with Texan Authors, Featuring SoHo Teen/Random House published Authors

04/09/2014 4:00 pm
04/09/2014 6:00 pm
Twig Teen Afternoon with Texan Authors, Featuring SoHo Teen/Random House published Authors
April 9th from 4 – 6pm.

Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Parsons, "He Said, She Said" Author Road Show

04/11/2014 5:00 pm
04/11/2014 7:00 pm
On tour, dynamic duo, husband and wife writing team, award winning author Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Parsons, will entertain attendees with their unique, creative writing life and feature Mark's new book, Road Rash.
Friday April 11, 5:00-7:00

Alexander Wohl, Father, Son, and Constitution: How Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark Shaped American Democracy

04/12/2014 3:00 pm
04/12/2014 5:00 pm
Alexander Wohl
Father, Son, and Constitution: How Justice Tom Clark and Attorney General Ramsey Clark Shaped American Democracy 
Sat. April 12

8407 Broadway St
San Antonio,

Monday - Friday 9-6
Saturday 9:30-5:30
Closed Sunday

Zentangle with Ginny for April

04/12/2014 10:00 am
04/12/2014 4:30 pm

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