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Legends Do Live Among Us: Five Minutes with Houston’s Bertie Simmons, Ed.D.

by Kim Weiss on October 13, 2020

Sometimes we're fortunate to find legends living among us, and 86-year old Houston icon Bertie Simmons is one. This octogenarian still makes social justice her number one cause, her passion since childhood. Simmons' book, Whispers...

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#TXReads: A Shootout with Big Pharma in Jon Land’s Latest, “Strong From the Heart”

by K. L. Romo on July 29, 2020

In this fast-paced narrative, readers race from the mysterious death of 286 citizens of a sleepy Texas border town to its tragic history from 100-years earlier, then leap to the current opioid crisis that has...

Five Minutes With Aaron Reed, Author, Army Vet, Fly Fisherman

by Doug Flatt on June 3, 2020

Anyone who knows Aaron Reed knows his favorite thing to do when he’s not at work driving his tugboat is to get knee-deep in a stream. This Army veteran and award-winning outdoor writer likes nothing...

#TXReads: Texas Lawyer, Engineer, Leader, Mom and Author of “The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens”

by Lili Cardiff on May 27, 2020

This year, Texas Writer’s Month is being brought to you by the Author to Influencer Accelerator, a DIY book publicity membership community. Texas Writer’s Month is being celebrated a little differently this year due to...

#TXReads: Chad Zunker Hails the Homeless in “An Unequal Defense”

by K. L. Romo on May 20, 2020

Chad Zunker’s latest novel is akin to John Grisham’s “The Street Lawyer” as the Austin author wraps a thought-provoking legal thriller around the American homeless crisis. Intriguingly, "An Unequal Defense" (Thomas & Mercer), Zunker's second...

#TXReads: South Texas Author Says Take Time Off, Pursue a Slower Way of Life

by Lili Cardiff on May 14, 2020

Author and Texas lover John Fitch is easy to celebrate, however book lovers should definitely celebrate him during the month of May - Texas Writers Month. Texas Writers Month began in 1994 as an effort...

Texas Essentials: Radney Foster, Musician

by Leean Vargas on February 3, 2020

As a young bright-eyed musician straight out of Del Rio, Texas, Radney Foster quickly made a name for himself when he began his solo career in 1992.  As an American country music singer-songwriter, author and...

Five Minutes With Kathryn Whitaker, Mom of 6 & “Live Big, Love Bigger” Author

by Lisa Davis on September 26, 2019

Kathryn Whitaker is a Dr Pepper super fan, Aggie-loving, Type A mom of six with a personality the size of Texas. As a native Texan, Whitaker's southern twang matches her Texas-sized sass. She met her husband...