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There are 13 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
550 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
Brown Book Shop (0.6 miles)
1517 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77002
1500 McKinney, R2, Houston, TX 77010
1300 Victor Street, Houston, Texas 77019
5600 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77265-6826
2001 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-1299
3610 Fannin St, Houston, TX
2424 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
1050 Quitman, Houston, TX 77009
1011 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006
Libreria Espanola (1.8 miles)
620 W Alabama St, Houston, TX
Kaboom Books - (1.8 miles)
3116 Houston Ave. Houston Tx. 77009, Houston, TX 77009
1100 W. Main, Houston, TX 77006
4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006
110 North Milby, Houston, TX 77003
1520 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX 77006-4730
1515 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006
Greg Newton Books (2.4 miles)
20 Pinedale St, Houston, TX 77006
2030 West Gray Street, Houston, Texas 77019
3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004
3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004
4014 Market, Houston, TX 77020
5600 Fannin at Ewing, Houston, TX 77265-6826

Local events

Jan
31
Bookworm Book Festival
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, January 31 at 09:30am
Bookworm Book Festival will be a fun morning celebrating emerging readers and those who write for them. When: January 31 from 9:30-12:00 Where: Spring Oaks Middle School, 2150 Shadowdale Houston, TX 77043

About the Festival Bookworm Festival is a celebration of reading and a chance for primary grade children to meet several authors who write books for them. We will have a keynote speech from Dan Santat, illustrator of countless books including his newest, A CRANKENSTEIN VALENTINE. He will be joined by nationally known authors and illustrators of picture books and early chapter books including Ted Hills, Deborah Freedman, Jennifer Hamburg and Dan Hanna. Librarians and language arts teachers from across Houston comprise the steering committee for the Bookworm Festival. Their goal is to connect emerging readers with authors to foster the joy of reading. We hope you'll join us on January 31! For more information, please visit www.bookwormbookfest.com.

Location: Street: 2150 Shadowdale City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77043 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jan
31
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, January 31 at 10:30am
Come enjoy two storybooks and a delicious snack with Kids Specialist, Mary-Catherine!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jan
31
Dean "Miranda" James
Murder By The Book, Saturday, January 31 at 4:30pm
Dean "Miranda" James will sign and discuss Arsenic and old books (Berkley; $25.95).

Our former store manager, Dean now works full-time at the Texas Medical Center Library (in addition to a Ph.D. in History from Rice,he has a Master's in Library Science) and part-time (every Saturday) at Murder By The Book. He's also an award-winning author of both mystery non-fiction -- including By a Woman's Hand and Killer Books (both co-written with Jean Swanson) -- and mystery fiction, including the Wanda Nell Culpepper novels (written as Jimmie Ruth Evans), the "Bridge Club" mysteries (written as Honor Hartman), and the New York Times Bestselling "Cat in the Stacks" mysteries (written as Miranda James).

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
2
Rebecca Scherm & Paula Hawkins
Murder By The Book, Monday, February 2 at 6:30pm
Rebecca Scherm will sign and discuss her debut novel, Unbecoming (Viking; $27.95).

Rebecca Scherm is the author of Unbecoming, a novel. She received her MFA from the University of Michigan, where she was also a postgraduate Zell Fellow. She lives in Michigan, where she is working on her second novel, Beta.

Photo: Ora Jewell-Busche

Paula Hawkins will sign and discuss The girl on the train (Riverhead; $26.95).

Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. She lives in London. The girl on the train is her first thriller. It is being published all over the world and has been optioned by Dreamworks. Photo: Kate Neil

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Feb
3
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Uninvited
Murder By The Book, Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30pm
Sophie Jordan will be promoting Uninvited (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
4
Michael Northrup
Blue Willow Bookshop, Wednesday, February 4 at 5pm
Michael Northrop will discuss and sign TOMBQUEST: BOOK OF THE DEAD, the first book in his new series for middle graders. When: Wednesday, February 4, 5:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Michael Northrop, please purchase TOMBQUEST from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Michael Northrop has written short fiction for WEIRD TALES, the NOTRE DAME REVIEW, and MCSWEENEY'S. His debut novel, GENTLEMEN, earned him a Publishers Weekly Flying Start, and his YA thriller, TRAPPED, was published in 2011 to great acclaim. An editor at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS for many years, he now writes full-time from his home in New York City. You can visit him online at www.michaelnorthrop.net. About the Book: Nothing can save Alex Sennefer's life. That's what all the doctors say, but his mother knows it's not true. She knows that the Lost Spells of the Egyptian Book of the Dead can crack open a door to the afterlife and pull her son back from the brink. But when she uses the spells the Death Walkers are also brought back to life, and an ancient evil has been unleashed. Mummies are awakening. New York is overrun with scorpions. And worst of all for Alex, his mom and the Lost Spells have both disappeared. He and his best friend, Ren, will do anything to find his mom and save the world . . . even if that means going head-to-head with a Death Walker who has been plotting his revenge for 3,000 years. Read the book, then continue the adventure online! Build an Egyptian tomb of your own, hide treasure and protect it with traps, and challenge your friends to play through! Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size northrop_thumb.jpg 8.16 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
5
Michael H Rubin
Murder By The Book, Thursday, February 5 at 6:30pm
Michael H. Rubin will sign and discuss The Cottoncrest curse (LSU Press; $29.95).

Michael H. Rubin practices law and is a former professional jazz pianist. He is also an adjunct law professor and nationally known legal ethicist and humorist who has given over 375 major presentations throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Feb
5
David Heymann - MY BEAUTIFUL CITY AUSTIN
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, February 5 at 7pm
David Heymann crafts seven masterful tales of a young architect who fails again and again to dissuade his clients from their bad decisions. So the houses he designs aid and abet the ongoing erasure of Austin's ambrosial charm. These sharp, humorous stories explore consequences of Austin's rediscovered allure. Fueled by the dubious intentions of its inhabitants, this is a town growing madly while ignoring the pain of a thousand small cuts.

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
6
Reading Between the Wines
Blue Willow Bookshop, Friday, February 6 at 6:30pm
Save The Date as we partner with our friends at Literacy Council of Fort Bend County on a lively evening of food, drink, and conversation. For more information, and to order tickets, please visit Fort Bend Literacy Council's website.

Location: Street: 11627 FM 1464 City: Richmond, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77407 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
7
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, February 7 at 10:30am
Come enjoy two storybooks and a delicious snack with Kids Specialist, Mary-Catherine!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
7
Dianne Jones
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, February 7 at 2pm
What: Dianne Jones will meet and greet customers as she signs her book STOP BREATHE BELIEVE. When: Saturday, February 7, 2:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 About the Author: Dianne Morris Jones is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Certified Daring Way Facilitator-Consultant (CDWF-C) practicing at Family Legacy Counseling in Des Moines, Iowa. Dianne is the author of I'm Fine, a real feelings journal. She has a degree in Family Finance from Texas Tech University and a Master's degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. Dianne is an energetic and creative person who approaches life and her professional counseling with an enthusiasm for growth in wholehearted living. She practices individual and couple therapy from a mindful, cognitive behavioral approach. Her clinical focus includes depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, and life transitions. In addition to being a Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor, Dianne has extensive training in Spiritual Direction and the Enneagram. She speaks frequently on the joys and challenges of choosing to live life in an intentional, authentic way. When Dianne is not in the office, she enjoys outdoor adventures, photography and spending time with friends and her adult children, Justin and Jill. Dianne and her husband Roger live in West Des Moines, Iowa. Book: We all long to live wholeheartedly-with authenticity and joy, and in a way that honors our true selves and brings our gifts into being. But often, our own negative thinking can get in the way. Stop Breathe Believe® is a simple yet powerful practice that can help us stop the stream of thoughts flowing through our minds and become aware of the one unhealthy thought that needs replacing, breathe our way to a state of calm openness, and move forward with the help of a compassionate belief statement that brings release from the unhealthy thought that's hindering us. Whether as a life raft that gets you through a crisis moment, or a long-range tool that supports you in changing entire patterns of unhealthy thinking, Stop Breathe Believe can help you become healthier in your thinking, more intentional in your thoughts and behaviors, more aware of your feelings, and thus more mindful of the beauty of the present moment. You don't have to live at the mercy of negative thinking. You can begin saying yes to healthy, life-affirming thoughts and no to destructive, self-defeating thoughts this very day. One thought at a time, you can become the wholehearted, joyful person you're meant to be. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours.

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
7
Scott McCloud - THE SCULPTOR
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, February 7 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
7
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Westheimer, Saturday, February 7 at 11pm
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! by Brenna Maloney, Brenna Maloney (Illustrator)

Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event Join us February 7 at 11:00 am for Storytime and activities featuring Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! Ready Rabbit, it's time to get ready! Join us for a fun reading of Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! and see if he is able to get ready for school in time. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Feb
8
John Lewis - MARCH, BOOKS 1 & 2
Brazos Bookstore, Sunday, February 8 at 6:30pm
Congressman John Lewis visits the Houston Public Library to discuss his role in the historic Civil Rights Marches of the 1960s.

Brazos Bookstore will be on-hand to sell copies of March: Book one and March: BOOK TWO. Tickets to attend the presentation are free with a reservation. Seating is limited.

You can reserve your books to be signed from this page. Pay online with a credit card or at the event. Choose Pick Up In Store as your shipping option.

Want signed books, but can't attend the event? Pre-purchase books before February 7. They will be signed are returned to the store for pickup on Feburary 9.

Location: Cullen Theater, Wortham Center Street: 500 Texas Avenue City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77002 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
10
Michael Sears
Murder By The Book, Tuesday, February 10 at 6:30pm
Michael Sears will sign and discuss Long Way Down (Putnam; $26.95).

Michael Sears spent over twenty years on Wall Street, rising to become a managing director at Paine Webber and Jeffries & Co., before leaving the business in 2005. He lives in Sea Cliff, New York, where he is at work on a second book featuring Jason Stafford and his son.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Feb
11
Richard Orton - THE UPSHAWS OF COUNTY LINE
Brazos Bookstore, Wednesday, February 11 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
12
1:00 pm - Book Club - Sugar Land Book Break - "Coffee Trader"
Fort Bend County Library - Sugar Land Branch, Thursday, February 12 at 1pm
Join in a discussion of "Coffee Trader" written by David Liss. Book club copies of the book are available at the check out desk.

Categories: Book Club

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Feb
12
Gordon Korman
Blue Willow Bookshop, Thursday, February 12 at 5pm
Gordon Korman will discuss and sign Masterminds, his new book for middle graders. When: Thursday, February 12, 5:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Gordon Korman, please purchase Masterminds from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Gordon Korman has written more than seventy middle-grade and teen novels, including the New York Times bestseller THE MEDUSA PLOT (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers, book one); the SWINDLE series; UNGIFTED; the ISLAND trilogy; POP; SCHOOLED; NO MORE DEAD DOGS; SON OF THE MOB and many other favorites. Gordon lives with his family on Long Island, New York. Book: Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. In this idyllic place, every lawn is perfectly manicured, and everyone has a pool and a tree house. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie--they know it's a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places. Eli has never left Serenity. Why would he ever want to? Then one day he bikes to the edge of the city limits, and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything. Eli convinces his friends to help him investigate further, and soon it becomes clear that nothing is as it seems in Serenity. The clues mount to reveal a shocking discovery, connecting their ideal crime-free community to some of the greatest criminal Masterminds ever known. The kids realize they can trust no one, least of all their own parents. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size gordonkorman_small.jpg 5.7 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
12
Jaye Wells
Murder By The Book, Thursday, February 12 at 6:30pm
Jaye Wells will sign and discuss Deadly Spells (Orbit; $14) PBO. Jaye Wells: After several years as a magazine editor and freelance writer, Jaye Wells finally decided to leave the facts behind and make up her own reality. Her overactive imagination and life-long fascination with the arcane and freakish blended nicely with this new career path. Her Sabina Kane urban fantasy series is a blend of dark themes, grave stakes and wicked humor. Jaye lives in Texas with her saintly husband and devilish son. "Jaye Wells raises the urban fantasy bar with Dirty Magic, a hard-boiled series debut as unique and surprising as the creatures and characters peopling it. Kate Prospero is charged with policing the Cauldron, a magical world so fully realized, and so gritty, it gets under your nails. Wells is known for deftly weaving non-stop action with no-holds barred humor, but the unique and deeply drawn relationships are the real alchemy here. Dirty Magic showcases seasoned pro, Wells, at the top of her game, and establishes newcomer Kate Prospero as the urban fantasy heroine to beat."-- "New York Times "Bestseller Vicki Pettersson All of Jaye Wells's books are HIGHLY recommended by John!

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
12
Jack Parsons - ILUMINACIONES
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, February 12 at 7pm
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Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
13
Michael Lee Lanning - TONY BUZBEE: DEFINING MOMENTS
Brazos Bookstore, Friday, February 13 at 7pm
Not since flamboyant, fringe-sleeved Gerry Spence has the courtroom seen anyone who can compare to Tony Buzbee. His fame and reputation increases with each successive judgement-- including multi-million dollar victories against mega corporations, such as BP and the Ford Motor Company, and government entities such as FEMA and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

"I live for fighting on behalf of the weak against the powerful. I enjoy getting my clients a bunch of money and putting the fear of God in those who are unfortunate to oppose me." -- Tony Buzbee

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
14
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, February 14 at 10:30am
Come enjoy two storybooks and a delicious snack with Kids Specialist, Mary-Catherine!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
14
I Love You Just Like This!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Westheimer, Saturday, February 14 at 11am
I Love You Just Like This! by Sourcebooks

Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event Join us February 14 at 11:00 am for Valentine's Day Storytime and activities featuring I Love You Just Like This! There are many ways to say, "I love you" - and Elmo and his Sesame Street friends are ready to tell you. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Feb
14
Issa Rae - THE MISADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, February 14 at 6pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
16
Joshua Jay
Blue Willow Bookshop, Monday, February 16 at 5pm
Magician Joshua Jay will demonstrate amazing magic tricks for kids and sign BIG MAGIC FOR LITTLE HANDS, a great magic book for elementary-aged students. When: Monday, February 16, 5:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Joshua Jay, please purchase BIG MAGIC FOR LITTLE HANDS from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Joshua Jay has headlined at the prestigious Magic Castle in Hollywood, is a magic consultant for several multinational toy manufacturers, and has served as the monthly columnist for "Magic" magazine for 12 years. Recently, he consulted and developed a commercial spot for HBO, using sleight of hand to promote "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire". He was named the 2012 Magician of the Year by the Society of American Magicians. He lives in New York City. Book: Kids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay, who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His" Big Magic for Little Hands" is packed with 25 astonishing illusions for kids ages 7 and up. In other words, it’s sleight of hand for the small of hand. These are tricks that require little prep time and dexterity yet are guaranteed to deliver a big payoff. The large format, oversized text, and black-and-white vintage-style illustrations make "Big Magic" particularly easy to follow and kid-friendly. Here’s how to levitate your sibling several feet off a bed. Escape Houdini-like from tightly bound ropes. There are also impromptu effects that can be performed anytime, anywhere, like Spook-Key, in which an antique key mysteriously rotates in your hand. Each easy-to-perform feat is clearly illustrated with step-by-step drawings and accompanied by insider tips. Joshua Jay is a master who guides his apprentices through every aspect of the magician s art, from the first step taking the Magician’s Oath to how to minimize nervousness (Rule #1: Rehearse. A lot). Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size joshuajay_thumb.jpg 24.44 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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