#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...

#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...

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...

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...

Texas Writers Month Revived to Celebrate 25 Years!

by Leona Barr on May 13, 2019

Texas Writers Month is back, just in time for the statewide event’s 25th anniversary. Begun in 1994 to support Texas authors and writers with book signings, readings, events and celebrations across the state, Texas Writers...

Incarcerated Mothers Connect with their Children via Women’s Storybook Project

by Madison Diaz on May 9, 2019

Sixteen years ago, Judith Duling spent a pivotal 12 months researching storybook projects. That year’s worth of research around the United States inspired Duling to reach out to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, find...