Houston Author Ashley Winstead Reunites Secrets and Lies

by K. L. Romo on August 2, 2021

Welcome to Duquette University’s 10-year reunion, where things will go terribly wrong. Terribly, terribly wrong. In her debut novel, In My Dreams I Hold a Knife, Houston author Ashley Winstead explores how returning to a...

8 Globetrotting Getaways — Passports Not Required

by Leean Vargas and Julie Tereshchuk on July 7, 2021

Ready to wing your way overseas? Yet, international travel is still fraught and filled with testing restrictions and quarantine uncertainties. So, why not quickly and easily transport yourself to new sights and sounds from the...

Grab These 9 Great Summer Reads for the Kids

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on June 23, 2021

Celebrate summer and the joy of learning by gifting one or more of these great reads. We’ve got selections for all ages — from baby through to tweens. (Maybe even teens — but no guarantee...

Action! Texas Authors Choose their Dream Casts

by Emily Hord on April 28, 2021

The 93rd Academy Awards are in the books. How did your favorite movies and actors fare? Any surprises?  We love a great story! So, with the Oscars and the fantasy world of Hollywood in mind,...

Abby Ross is on a Roll with “The Poop Diaries”

by Gracie Watt on March 10, 2021

After the ‘snow-pocalypse’ that Texans went through, we should all have a newfound appreciation for the plumbers of the world.  Speaking of which, to honor World Plumbing Day on March 11th, we talked to Amazon...

Five Minutes With Rock Star Principles’ Dayna Steele

by Leona Barr on March 1, 2021

In celebration of Texas Independence Day, we sat down with dynamic Houstonian and Texas Radio Hall of Famer Dayna Steele Steele is many things. Not only is she creator of the Rock Star Principles podcast,...

Austin Author Chad Zunker’s Street-Savvy Saviors

by K. L. Romo on February 23, 2021

Attorney David Adams is anything but ordinary. He’d given up a lucrative gig at a high-powered law office to represent Austin’s homeless. Driving a beat-up Chevy pickup and living in a garage apartment is vastly...

11 Moving Must-Reads for Black History Month

by Leean Vargas on February 8, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up 11 moving must-reads that contribute to the national conversation of the Black Lives Matter movement and African American history.  From books about slavery and segregation to...

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The Literary Talent Cup Runneth Over: Alright, Alright, Alright Texas Book Festival!

by Lisa Davis on October 22, 2020

The mission of the Texas Book Festival is simple — to “connect authors and readers through experiences celebrating the culture of literacy, ideas and imagination.” This year, authors hailing from all over the Lone Star...