Monday, November 2nd 2015
Monday, November 2nd 2015
Join us for two of the finest writers Texas has to offer on Oct. 16, 2015 at 6:30pm. Poet Carrie Fountain and novelist David Liss will perform their work at the beautiful Twig Book Shop at the Pearl. Light reception and book signing to follow. Books by both authors will be available for purchase.
A moving, authentic exploration of spirituality and the domestic from a prize-winning poet
Selected for the 2009 National Poetry Series by Natasha Trethewey
A science fiction superfan finds himself on his very own space adventure when he’s randomly selected to join an alien confederacy in this hilarious middle grade debut novel.
Zeke Reynolds comes from a long line of proud science fiction geeks. He knows his games, comics, movies, and TV shows like Captain Kirk knows the starship Enterprise.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL
Lucy Derrick is a young woman of good breeding and poor finances. After the death of her beloved father, she becomes the unwanted boarder of her tyrannical uncle, fending off marriage to a local mill owner.
Katie Kelley Detmer
Hope & Oxygen
Thursday, October 22nd
Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn
Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex
Saturday, November 14th 2015
Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex is an in-depth exploration of one of Mexico's most historic and popular foods. Illustrated with sumptuous photography, the book showcases more than sixty traditional and contemporary recipes for enchiladas, as well as recipes for the salsas, salads, and sides that accompany them.
Smart, But Dead
Friday, November 20th 2015
Saturday, October 31st 2015
Taking the Heat
Deborah A. Harris & Patti Giuffre
Thursday, October 15th 2015
A number of recent books, magazines, and television programs have emerged that promise to take viewers inside the exciting world of professional chefs. While media suggest that the occupation is undergoing a transformation, one thing remains clear: being a chef is a decidedly male-dominated job.
The War Came Home With Him
Wednesday, November 4th 2015
During his years as a POW in North Korea, "Doc" Boysen endured hardships he never intended to pass along, especially to his family. Men who refused to eat starved; his children would clean their plates. Men who were weak died; his children would develop character. They would also learn to fear their father, the hero.
Saturday, October 24th 2015
A Guide to the Historic Buildings Fredericksburg and Gillespie County
Saturday, October 17th 2015
This richly illustrated book tracks the evolution of Fredericksburg architecture and guides readers through the streets of this once-westernmost German settlement in America, pointing out the log, fachwerk, and stone buildings that housed the town’s full-time residents, its weekenders, and the businesses of the nineteenth century.
Abundant with details uncovered by Haferte