#TXReads: My Reading List | Clay Smith, San Antonio Book Festival Literary Director

by Bebe Brown on May 1, 2020

In celebration of the first day of Texas Writers Month, let’s hear it for Texas, for books and for those that write them.  As the kick-off to our month-long series highlighting the Lone Star State’s...

Five Minutes With Douglas A. Burton, Texas Author with a Wicked Hero Complex

by Leona Barr on April 7, 2020

Need a fascinating—and sometimes scandalous—escape novel to read while sheltering in place?  How about one that also supports a local Texas writer who, due to the current lockdowns, has had all book events and tours...

Five Minutes With Trevor Romain, Best-Selling Children’s Author

by Lisa Davis on April 2, 2020

Trevor Romain’s life-long mission is infused within the pages of his children’s books that empower and impart fearlessness in the youngest of readers. Romain is an award-winning author and illustrator, podcaster, motivational speaker and philanthropist....

#TXReads: Top Picks for Your Quarantine Reading List

by Leona Barr on March 24, 2020

Since it looks like we are going to be hunkered down at home over the next weeks, it’s time to update our TBRs. So, let's get reading! Who better to support than Texas authors and...

12 Holiday Book Gifts for All the Family

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on December 11, 2019

Shop here for great gifts for all the booklovers on your list. From kids to grandma and grandpa—you’ll find the perfect page-turners (and more) in our hand-picked gift guide. Tip: Click the photos for more...

#TXAway: 12 Tips for More Affordable Travel

by Marika Flatt and Cullen Parker on December 5, 2019

The holiday season is one of the busiest travel times of the year—and for good reason.  With the kids out of school, the holidays are the perfect time to pack up and visit family across...

Five Minutes With Jen Hatmaker, Author “7 Days of Christmas”

by Lisa Davis on November 13, 2019

Jen Hatmaker is a New York Times bestselling author, wife, mother of seven, podcast host, blogger, speaker and social experimenter. The Texas native was inspired by her book, “7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess,” to...

Welcoming Brené Brown to UT’s Center for Sports Leadership + Innovation

by Dana Kent Maass on October 21, 2019

On the evening of October 29th, the University of Texas at Austin will welcome one of its favorite Texas Exes back to the Forty Acres.  Brené Brown is headlining the “iLead Speaker Series,” presented by...

Texas Teen Book Festival Welcomes All Bookworms 

by Lisa Davis on October 4, 2019

Tech-savvy Gen Z-ers will exchange social media influencers for notable young adult authors at the 11th annual Texas Teen Book Festival in Georgetown October 12. The Texas Teen Book Festival (TTBF) promotes life-long reading and...