a year in reading

true, i no longer have a bookstore. but—there’s nothing to say i can’t write a 2017 roundup anyway! here are some books & one-offs i have loved this year each book is linked to indiebound to purchase in yr city no indies near you? many of them ship! or there’s always yr local library ❤Continue reading “a year in reading”

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…”