Publishers Clearing House

This New Site Compiles Houston's Literary Scene into One Place

ReadHouston.com wants to be your one-stop shop for independent bookstores.

05/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

Weekend read

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 26–28

Support local shops for Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day, plus a bunch more ideas.

04/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Houston Noir Reveals the Bayou City In All Its Seedy Glory

The new short story collection explores the murder, betrayal and brujería lurking everywhere from River Oaks to the Ship Channel.

04/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hugo Marston

Mark Pryor Bring Paris Intrigue to Houston

The lawyer-author visits Murder by the Book for a reading of The Book Artist.

02/08/2019 By Holly Beretto

'voodoo, all that stuff'

AR Baumann's Nick Noelle Takes on the Big Easy

The Houston-born jack of all trades is back with her new mystery novel, Thicker Than Blood.

12/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

double double x

At Murder by the Book, Two Women 'Who Aren’t Afraid to Jump Into the Fray'

Authors DiAnn Mills and Lindsay Emory explain why their novels must always have 'strong women, strong roles.'

10/10/2018 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide 2018

What Houston Bookworms Are Most Excited to Read This Fall

And the readings we're excited about, too.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Mother Russia

Daniel Silva and The Other Woman Come to Houston

The best-selling author's newest novel carries a timely message: “Russia is not a friend of the West. Russia is an adversary of the West. Russia wants its old empire back.”

07/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

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This Saturday is Independence Day for Books

Booksellers across the city will celebrate Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day. Here's how.

04/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

Murder o'Clock

Bestselling Author Robert Crais Returns to the Bookstore that Launched His Career

The author of The Wanted will visit Murder by the Book for a signing and discussion of his latest work.

01/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide 2017

7 Authors and Comedians Coming to Houston This Fall

Inprint kicks off its annual Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, John Mulaney stops by Revention Music Center, and more.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Crime Lit

Karin Slaughter's The Good Daughter is a Small-Town Thriller With a Strong Female Lead

“As a writer, I wanted that challenge to write about a difficult woman and the daughters that she raised.”

08/08/2017 By Allyson Waller

Book Talk

Daniel Silva Talks House of Spies and Whether this Gabriel Allon Tale Will Be His Last

The bestselling author talks about the success of his franchise at selling books and predicting the future.

07/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Yaaassss

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 23-25

Get ready for a colorful Pride weekend filled with Dynamo orange and Mexican modernism.

06/22/2017 By Arman Badrei

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

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Smarts

Three Houston Independent Booksellers Win James Patterson Grants

The bestselling author brings holiday cheer to local literary leaders.

12/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Reading

10 Questions for Author James Rollins

Get to know the bestselling writer's new page turner.

12/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Book Club

Don't Forget About Houston's Independent Bookstores

Skip ordering a dog-eared copy of The Catcher in the Rye from Amazon and support these beloved bookstores instead.

08/12/2016 By Kyndall Krist