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Location: Houston, TX 77006, United States

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Libreria Espanola (0.1 miles)
620 W Alabama St, Houston, TX
1011 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006
1100 W. Main, Houston, TX 77006
4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006
2424 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
1520 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX 77006-4730
1515 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006
3610 Fannin St, Houston, TX
2001 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-1299
Greg Newton Books (0.8 miles)
20 Pinedale St, Houston, TX 77006
5600 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77265-6826
5600 Fannin at Ewing, Houston, TX 77265-6826
1300 Victor Street, Houston, Texas 77019
5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1892
3820 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, Texas 77098
2126 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX
2030 West Gray Street, Houston, Texas 77019
Brown Book Shop (1.6 miles)
1517 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77002
500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
550 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
Murder By The Book (1.8 miles)
2342 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005

Local events

Aug
2
Middle Grade Reading Group
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, August 2 at 1pm
We invite readers ages 7-10 to join us for book discussion groups every Saturday at 1pm. Each week, we’ll discuss a different book and give new and growing readers a chance to bolster their reading comprehension and confidence. Kids are invited to attend one, several, or all of our group meetings. Parents can take a break and browse our store for the 30-45 minute duration of the meeting.

THIS WEEK, WE READ:

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
2
A.G. Howard
Murder By The Book, Saturday, August 2 at 4:30pm
A.G. Howard will sign and discuss her young adult novel, Unhinged (Amulet; $17.95).

Anita Grace Howard is most at home weaving the melancholy and macabre into settings and scenes, twisting the expected into the unexpected. She’s inspired by all things flawed, utilizing the complex loveliness of human conditions and raw emotions to give her characters life, then turning their world upside down so the reader’s blood will race.

Married and mother of two teens (as well as surrogate mom to two Labrador retrievers), Anita divides her days between spending time with her family and plodding along or plotting on her next book.

When she’s not writing, Anita enjoys rollerblading, dirt-biking, snow skiing, gardening, and family vacations that at any given time might include an impromptu side trip to an 18th century graveyard or a condemned schoolhouse for photo ops.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
3
An Evening With Chris Weitz - OFFSITE
Murder By The Book, Sunday, August 3 at 6pm
Murder by the Book and the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema presents an in-depth discussion with writer/director Chris Weitz. Weitz is the acclaimed director of AMERICAN PIE, ABOUT A BOY and THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON. In addition, Weitz has written the screenplays for films such as ANTZ and the upcoming Disney live-action adaptation of CINDERELLA. Most recently, Weitz has authored the YA novel "The Young World," a science-fiction novel set in a dystopian society where adults have been killed off by a myserious Sickness and the young survivors assemble into tightly run tribes. When a potential cure is discovered to the Sickness, a group of five teens set out on a life-altering road trip to save humankind. Weitz will sit down with Forever Young Adult writer Mandy Curtis for an extended Q&A about his career, his novel and his writing process. In addition, Weitz will introduce a film TBA that has influenced him during the course of writing The Young World. Tickets to the event are $25 and include a copy of "The Young World," signed by Chris Weitz. In addition, companion tickets are available for $10 that do not include a copy of the book. Tickets may be purchased on the Alamo Drafthouse website. Please note: This event will NOT be held at MBTB. It will be held at the Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park location.

Location: Street: Alamo Drafthouse - Vintage Park Additional: 114 Vintage Park Blvd, Bldg H, Ste J City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77070 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
4
Jennifer Armentrout
Blue Willow Bookshop, Monday, August 4 at 7pm
What: Jennifer Armentrout will kick off her tour for Opposition, the fifth book in the LUX series. When: Monday, August 4, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Jennifer Armentrout for book personalization, please purchase Opposition 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: Bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout lives in West Virginia. When she's not hard at work writing, she spends her time reading, working out, watching zombie movies, and pretending to write. She shares her home with her husband, his K-9 partner named Diesel, and her hyper Jack Russell Loki. Book: Katy knows the world changed the night the Luxen came. She can't believe Daemon stood by as his kind threatened to obliterate every last human and hybrid on Earth. But the lines between good and bad have blurred. Daemon will do anything to save those he loves, even if it means betrayal. But when it quickly becomes impossible to tell friend from foe, and the world is crumbling around them, they may lose everything to ensure the survival of their friends...and mankind. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Jennifer’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her 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 Armentrout-thumb.jpg 19.61 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
5
Houston History magazine
Brazos Bookstore, Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm
Houston History debuts its summer digital edition, “Southeast Houston: From Pastures to South Park to MLK.” We invite you to hear the authors and editors discuss articles about Houston’s first one-stop shopping venue, Palms Center, and how it has mirrored the changes in the surrounding community; the Kuhlmann family, who settled here in the 1840s and have remained for generations; the Kuhlman Gully, which is being reclaimed by area residents and artist Sam Jones’s innovative work; MacGregor Park and its world-renowned youth tennis program; one of Houston’s first women pastors, Overseer Ruby Braziel, who started a church in Sunnyside with a tent and watermelon stand; and local African American history traced on the panels along METRO’s Southeast Light Rail stops. In addition, the “From the Archives” article looks at Foley’s long history and its place in Houstonians’ collective memory.

This digital edition of Houston History features expanded content on the magazine’s website, such as videos, audio clips from interviews, and photographs, in addition to a .pdf of each article. The print version of the magazine comes out every fall and spring and is available at Brazos Bookstore.

Houston History is published by the Welcome Wilson Houston History Collaborative in the Center for Public History at the University of Houston. For more information visit www.houstonhistorymagazine.org or email HoustonHistory@uh.edu.

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
7
Elizabeth Crook - MONDAY, MONDAY
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, August 7 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
8
Deborah Harkness
Murder By The Book, Friday, August 8 at 6:30pm
Deborah Harkness will sign and discuss The Book of Life (Viking; $28.95).

Deborah Harkness is a scholar and writer specializing in the history of science and medicine. She has received numerous awards, including Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships. Currently a professor of history at the University of Southern California, her most recent academic publication is The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution. A Discover of Witches was her first novel.

The Book of Life goes on sale July 15th. Line Numbers for the event will be available starting that day.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
8
Deborah Harkness
Murder By The Book, Friday, August 8 at 6:30pm
Aug
9
Middle Grade Reading Group- 10-14 year olds
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, August 9 at 2:30pm
We invite readers ages 10-14 to join us for a special book discussion group at 2:30pm. This week, we’ll discuss The Thickety: A PATH BEGINS, to give growing readers a chance to bolster their reading comprehension and confidence. Kids are invited to attend the meeting even if they haven't finished the book. Parents can take a break and browse our store for the 30-45 minute duration of the meeting.

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Aug
9
Natalia Sylvester
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, August 9 at 4pm
What: Natalia Sylvester will discuss and sign Chasing the Sun, her debut novel. When: Saturday, August 9, 4:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Natalia Sylvester for book personalization, please purchase Chasing the Sun 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: Born in Lima, Peru, Natalia Sylvester came to the U.S. at age four and grew up in South Florida, where she received a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Miami. A former magazine editor, she now works as a freelance writer in Austin, Texas. Her articles have appeared in Latina magazine, Writer's Digest, The Writer, and NBCLatino.com. Chasing the Sun, partially inspired by family events, is her first novel. Book: Andres suspects his wife has left him--again. Then he learns that the unthinkable has happened: she's been kidnapped. Too much time and too many secrets have come between Andres and Marabela, but now that she's gone, he'll do anything to get her back. Or will he? As Marabela slips farther away, Andres must decide whether they still have something worth fighting for, and exactly what he'll give up to bring her home. And unfortunately, the decision isn't entirely up to him, or up to the private mediator who moves into the family home to negotiate with the terrorists holding Marabela. Andres struggles to maintain the illusion of control while simultaneously scrambling to collect his wife's ransom, tending to the needs of his two young children, and reconnecting with an old friend who may hold the key to his past and his wife's future. Set in Lima, Peru, in a time of civil and political unrest, this evocative page-turner is a perfect marriage of domestic drama and suspense. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Natalia’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her 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 nataliesylvesterthumb.png 41.45 KB nataliasylvester.png 188.52 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
9
Elizabeth Little
Murder By The Book, Saturday, August 9 at 4:30pm
Elizabeth Little will sign and discuss Dear daughter (Viking; $26.95).

Elizabeth Little was born and raised in St. Louis and graduated from Harvard University. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications, and she has appeared on All Things Considered, The World, and Here and Now. She has written two works of nonfiction: Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic, published by Melville House in 2007; and Trip of the Tongue: Cross-Country Travels in Search of America's Languages, published by Bloomsbury in 2012. Dear daughter, her debut novel, will be published August 2014 by Viking (US) and Harvill Secker (UK). Elizabeth lives in Los Angeles with her family.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Vandiveer

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
11
Spencer Quinn
Murder By The Book, Monday, August 11 at 6:30pm
Spencer Quinn will sign and discuss Paw and Order (Atria; $25).

Spencer Quinn lives on Cape Cod with his dog, Audrey. He is currently working on the next Chet and Bernie novel.

If you're attending the event and would like to help The Rescued Pets Movementm they're also in need of: dog collars of all sizes for the transports. They also supply puppy fosters with puppy packs. Items needed for the puppy packs are as follows: Dog Toys large zip lock bags puppy pads coconut water cans of pumpkin hand sanitizer rubber gloves Wild Food or Nutro Max Dry Dog Food Cans of Dog Food

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
11
Murakamania Midnight Release Party
Brazos Bookstore, Monday, August 11 at 10pm
Haruki Murakami is the greatest living Japanese author. Period.

Most unequivocal statements prompt rabid disagreement, but this one seems pretty safe. Author of numerous contemporary classics—among them THE WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLES and 1Q84—Murakami’s new novel, Colorless tsukuru tazaki and his years of pilgrimage is another masterpiece, already receiving acclaim in Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews.

For this reason, we’re excited to host the MURAKAMANIA MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY on Monday, August 11.

There will be Murakami-inspired activities and games (The Wind-Up Bird Piñata! Pin the Kafka on the Shore! The Wild Sheep Count!), the winners of which will have a chance to walk away with a SIGNED COPY of Murakami’s new novel (supplies are limited!). St. Arnold’s will provide the beer, and acclaimed food truck Muiishi Makirritos will provide the munchies. Last but not least, we have our very own WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT COLORING, a one-of-a-kind coloring book created by the Brazos Bookstore staff and free with the purchase of Murakami’s new novel. At midnight sharp, we will begin selling copies of COLORLESS TSUKURU. Make sure to pre-order your copy; we’re likely to run out!

It’ll be fun! It’ll be loose! It’ll be—unlike Colorless Tsukuru himself—colorful!

Pre-order your copy of COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZAKI below. Choose Pick Up In Store as the shipping option to retrieve your book at the party.

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
12
Lev Grossman
Murder By The Book, Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30pm
Lev Grossman will sign and discuss The Magician's Land (Viking; $27.95). Lev Grossman is a senior writer and book critic for Time magazine and author of the international bestselling novel Codex. He is also the creator of the Time blog Nerd World. Grossman holds degrees in comparative literature from Harvard and Yale. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Photo Credit: Mathieu Bourgois

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
12
Lev Grossman
Murder By The Book, Tuesday, August 12 at unknown time
Lev Grossman, The Magician's Land

author event.

www.murderbooks.com (added from Penguin)
Aug
12
Keith Parsons - IT STARTED WITH COPERNICUS
Brazos Bookstore, Tuesday, August 12 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
13
Dee LeoneBizz and Buzz Make Honey Buns - Storytime With the Author
Bizz and Buzz Make Honey Buns by Dee Leone

Storytime, Children's Event Come join us in greeting the author of Bizz and Buzz Make Honey Buns, Dee Leone. Bizz and Buzz are two bees who want to make honey buns. The directions seem simple, but Bizz and Buzz make mistake after mistake. What will become of their honey buns? (added from Barnes & Noble)
Aug
13
Jaye Wells
Murder By The Book, Wednesday, August 13 at 6:30pm
Jaye Wells will sign and discuss Cursed Moon (Oribt; $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 The Sabina Kane Series and Dirty Magic are all 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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Aug
14
James Rollins
Murder By The Book, Thursday, August 14 at 6:30pm
James Rollins will sign and discuss The 6th Extinction (William Morrow; $27.99).

New York Times bestselling author James Rollins holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine and resides in the Sierra Nevada mountains. An avid spelunker and certified scuba enthusiast, he can often be found underground or underwater.

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
14
Jeffrey Brown - TILTWALLISM
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, August 14 at 7pm
Reserve your copy of TILTWALLISM by adding it to your cart and choosing Pay In Store/Pick Up at Store as your checkout options. We'll have your book waiting for you!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Aug
16
End of Summer Celebration
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, August 16 at 2:30pm
Join us to celebrate an amazing summer of reading! We'll have prizes, games, snacks, vote on the book of the summer, and look ahead to what's coming in the fall! Don't forget to fill out your official Brazos reading log for more chances to win!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Aug
16
Bill Crider & Reavis Wortham
Murder By The Book, Saturday, August 16 at 4:30pm
Bill Crider will sign and discuss Half in Love with Artful Death (Minotaur; $24.99).

Bill Crider is the winner of two Anthony Awards and an Edgar Award finalist. An English college professor for many years, he’s published more than seventy-five crime, Western, and horror novels, as well as a number of children’s books. He lives with his wife in Alvin, Texas. Reavis Wortham will sign and discuss Vengeance is Mine

(Poisoned Pen Press; $24.95 or 14.95).

As a boy, award-winning writer, Reavis Z Wortham hunted and fished the river bottoms near Chicota, Texas, the inspiration for Center Springs. He is the author of Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café. Humor editor and frequent contributor for Texas Fish and Game Magazine, he writes on everything from fishing to deer hunting. In addition to several other magazines, his work has appeared in American Cowboy and Texas Sporting Journal. A retired educator of 35 years, he and wife Shana live in Frisco, Texas. http://www.reaviszwortham.com/

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
19
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Murder By The Book, Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30pm
Aug
19
Jeff Guinn
Murder By The Book, Tuesday, August 19 at unknown time
Jeff Guinn is the bestselling author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including Manson, The Last Gunfight, and Go down together, which was a finalist for an Edgar Award in 2010. Formerly an award-winning investigative journalist and now a frequent guest on national radio and TV programs, he lives in Fort Worth, Texas. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Aug
20
Coffee Cake Book Club
Blue Willow Bookshop, Wednesday, August 20 at 11am
Coffee Cake Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. If you can't come to one of our meetings, email your comments to Valerie and we'll share them with the group. This month's book will be My Brilliant Friend by Meg Wolitzer.

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