Houston’s Independent Bookstores Make National Spotlight

This article was originally posted at Houston Public Media on 12.29.16 An acclaimed American author has handpicked three booksellers to receive cash bonuses for their hard work. Brazos Bookstore’s Annalia Luna was totally surprised when she was told she’d be getting a $2,500 check from American author James Patterson. “I don’t know who nominated me,Continue reading “Houston’s Independent Bookstores Make National Spotlight”

in the news this week: Three Houston Independent Booksellers Win James Patterson Grants

“Winning this award has shown me that it is not necessary to be the face of a bookstore to be appreciated by the larger book community…”

BOOKSELLING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: WHEN YOUR BOOKSTORE GETS ROBBED

Anything can happen in twelve hours. Twelve hours: we close the doors on Sunday, September 18, and arrive the next morning to find the front door shattered. Inside, the usual signs of petty theft: the cash register broken, anything that had been locked now torn open like a wound.