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3 Notable New Books for the New Year

Houstonia recommends three books published in 2022, written by or about Houstonians.

12/21/2022 By Amarie Gipson

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Houston’s Arte Público Press Is Celebrating 40 Years with a Huge Showcase

Arte Público will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a performing arts showcase and award ceremony at the Moores Opera House.

09/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson

TACO-TASTIC

Houston Chef Publishes New Book on Tacos

The Mexican-born chef behind Houston's Cochinita & Co. is publishing her first cookbook! Taco-Tastic will turn your Taco Tuesday into a weeklong affair.

08/02/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

Pride in Pages

Celebrate Pride on Your Bookshelf with These Houston Authors

Houston's LGBTQIA+ authors to know and books that stick with you long after Pride Month is over.

06/07/2022 By Kaitlyn Miller and Geneva Diaz

Staff Picks

Meet the Books Our Staff Can’t Put Down

Check out our select favorites from authors Brit Bennett, Farah Ahmedi, and Taylor Jenkins Reid.

04/07/2022 By Danielle Wright With Houstonia Staff

Grrrrrl Power

Go Watch This Houston Teacher's Book-Turned-Movie on Netflix

We chatted with Jennifer Mathieu about her young-adult novel’s roots and what it’s like seeing Amy Poehler translate it to the screen.

03/08/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Page to Screen

Bryan Washington's New Book is Being Made into a TV Show, and It Hasn't Even Hit Stands Yet

The follow-up to his acclaimed short story collection, Washington's first novel, "Memorial," will be released on October 27.

10/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Get Lit

Susan Choi's Trust Exercise Wins the National Book Award

A Houston-set novel has finally won big.

11/22/2019 By Dianna Wray

Cuisine and Culture

Cajun Food for the Football Soul

Houston author and entrepreneur pens a love letter to his home state—and LSU football—in the form of a recipe book.

08/27/2014 By Chris Abshire