Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Editor's Note

When a Tale of Torture Is Oddly Relaxing

Reading a novel—no matter how gruesome the plot—is one way to relax during Houston summers.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Reading

The Girl on the Train Author Paula Hawkins Reads from Her Newest Page Turner

The bestselling writer stops by Houston to discuss and sign her newest novel, Into the Water.

05/15/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Write Cause

NFL Veteran Wade Smith Tackles Bullying and Literacy In His New Children’s Book

Meet the Pro Bowler and philanthropist before he signs advanced copies of Smitty Tackles Bullying tonight.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Ice House

May's Perfect Party: Overall-Quite-Fresh Edition

We rarely invite the same guest twice, but we occasionally make exceptions.

04/14/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Meet the Author

Joy the Baker Mixes Things Up With Her New Cookbook Over Easy

The NOLA-based baker, who stops by the Bayou City on Thursday, chews the fat about brunch, brownies and how Drake lyrics became the icing on her cakes.

04/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Books

A Nuevo Bookstore Brings New Shelf Life to an Underserved Market

Nuestra Palabra Arts & Books is only the fifth Latino-focused bookstore in the nation.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ice House

Checking Out People Isn't Quite What It Sounds Like at Lone Star College's 'Human Library'

Countering an increasing lack of civil discourse requires a little creativity and a lot of communication.

02/20/2017 By Suzanne Stavinoha

Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Liquid Diet

A New Cookbook Shares the Best Houston Soups & Sips

Authors Erin Hicks and Jodie Eisenhardt include recipes for 60 of the city's best restaurant soups.

01/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Reading

Southern Women’s Complex Lives Are at the Center of Always Happy Hour

Mary Miller reads from her new short story collection at Brazos Bookstore this month.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bookend

Top 5 Books of 2016 (Plus: Upcoming Readings in Houston)

It's not too late to read this year's buzziest tomes.

12/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Curtis & Windham Celebrate 25 Years of Timeless Residential Style

The firm that has defined traditional architecture in Houston has released its first book, a gorgeous retrospective.

12/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

How to Design a Vacation Lifestyle Like the Novogratz

A new book peeks inside their bohemian getaway—and shares how to make your home an exotic escape.

11/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Paging Bookworms

Don't Miss These 5 Readings at Brazos Bookstore

Hit the books this October alongside acclaimed authors—including a Rice alumni and former UH professor.

10/11/2016 With John Parent

Banned Books Week

5 Books Currently Banned or Restricted in Texas Schools

De-shelved books from school libraries continue to speak volumes about censorship.

09/27/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis