Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday Roundup! August 25 - 31

Bookish events in Texas for the week of August 25 - 31, 2014:

Special Events:
Literary Inspirations: The Art of Carl Köhler, Houston Central Library, July 28 - September 19, 2014

Texas Writers Exhibition, Montgomery County Memorial Library, August 1 -31

Gonzales County Jail Museum and THMD Visitor Center, Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States Exhibition, August 4 - 29

Amazing Houston Comic Con (Amazing Comic Conventions) at George R. Brown Convention Center, August 29 - 31

Tulisoma: South Dallas Book Fair at the Dallas Public Library, August 29 - 30

Monday, August 25:

Brazos BookstoreGraham Nash - WILD TALES, 12:30PM

South Padre Island
Paragraphs On Padre Boulevard, performance from The Panza Monologues, 5PM

Tuesday, August 26:
Spider House Cafe & BallroomAustin Poetry Slam, 8PM

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

Institute of Texan Cultures, Jessica Buchanan, author of “The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by Seal Team Six,” is the featured speaker at Can We Talk?, 5:30PM

Wednesday, August 27:
BookPeople, Hugo Award Winning Author JOHN SCALZI speaking and signing Lock In, 7PM

Two Bronze Doors, The Pegasus Reading Series featuring Nick McRae, author of The Name Museum and Mountain Redemption, followed by open mic, 7PM

The Heritage Society, Building Arts Distinguished Lecture Series: Lighthouses of Texas: Science, Engineering, and the Sentinels of the Sea by Steph McDougal, 7PM

Murder by the Book, Chelsea Cain will sign and discuss One Kick, 6:30PM

San Antonio
Gemini Ink, Guadalupe Home Reading & Book Launch of The Magic Mirror, 6PM

Laurie Auditorium - Trinity University, Diana Holt, an attorney who took up the cause of a wrongfully convicted man on death row, will speak on the case as part of Trinity University's Reading TUgether keynote lecture. Attending will be Edward Lee Elmore, the man whose conviction she fought to overturn, 7PM

Thursday, August 28:

Allen Public Library, C. Paul Rogers III will discuss his book Throwing Hard Easy: Reflections on a Life in Baseball, 7:30PM
B&N - Sunset Valley, Book Signing With Authors Ann Aguirre I Want it That Way and Cora Carmack All Lined UP, 6:30PM

Friday, August 29:
B&N, Meet Local Author: Gume Laurel III signing Kingdom of Abel - A Journey Not Their Own, 3PM

B&N - Creekwalk, Meet Sci Fi/Urban Fantasy Author Jamie SchultzPremonitions, 2PM

Round Rock
B&N - La Frontera, Stephen Dean signing Historic Dance Halls of East Central Texas, 2PM

San Antonio
B&N - La Cantera, Jolene Navarro signing Lone Star Hero, 2PM


  1. Aside from being a lover of nature and the outdoors, I am also one of the people who is very much hooked with good reads. Usually, quality time at home is spent with a good book to read. Thanks for sharing your list!