Must-See Events and Must-Read Books from our Favorite Texas Authors at the 2021 Texas Book Festival

by Leona Barr on October 21, 2021

I am over-the-top excited that it’s Texas Book Festival time again and, like many of you, I’m planning my weekend around the amazing in-person panel discussions and virtual author talks throughout the week!  This festival...

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,...

Celebrate the Month of Hope with Texas Nonprofit, Women’s Storybook Project

by Gracie Watt on April 20, 2021

Children of the incarcerated are often the forgotten victims of crime. Women’s Storybook Project works to help these children reconnect with their mothers through the joy of literature.  Women’s Storybook Project of Texas(WSP), is run...

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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Kickstart Fall 2020 With 10 Great Reads

by Madison Trousdale on September 30, 2020

Has social distancing left you running out of things to do? These books will be sure to help beat boredom for the whole family, especially now our days are getting shorter. Picking up a book...

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#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...

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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...