Don your sunglasses and curl up under an umbrella with one of these engrossing, Houston-set tomes.
Beach bums or recovering Netflix addicts will flip for these hot-off-the-press page turners (including a Houston-based novel!).
Jeanne Lyons Davis
Featuring 'Don't make out with boys you work with,' and other advice learned from a decade of hustling.
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
In Smitty Hits the Play Books, the NFL veteran discusses his own experience handling school and football.
A Houston author, and a trilogy of books about much more than vampires.
New novel The After Party explores what went on behind the thick, silk curtains.
The actress and poet looks beyond the spotlight to the stories of Hollywood's ill-fated leading ladies in Dark Sparkler.
The Houston makeup artist on her new book, her go-to makeup look and the most important feature for photos.
Before she was known for her closet, she was known for her toned body—and now she's sharing her secrets.
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
Author and local historian Bartee Haile recounts Texas' early oil days in Texas Boomtowns.
The acclaimed journalist comes to Houston to talk about his book Showdown, a study of Supreme Court Judge Thurgood Marshall.
La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.
As local libraries tout something for everyone and festivals and book fairs are growing off trees, Houston's bevy of book resources continues to blossom.
Books & Talks
Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.
Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer
Romance Writers of America is headquartered in Houston. Ready to have your love conquer all?
Inside Houston's thriving independent bookstore scene.
Looking for some books to put on your Need-To-Read list? Here's a place to get started.
We asked Houston-based and -born authors: What's on your nightstand?
One writer's journey through Houston's literary landscape.
Russell van Kraayenburg guides aspiring bakers in the ways of Making Dough.