Author Appearance

Meditation workshop with Monk and author Dada Nabhaniilananda

Dada Nabhaniilananda

Close Your Eyes & Open Your Mind

December, 1st 2015


 Mindfulness and Beyond: Meditation is the Next Big Thing.

with Yoga Monk Dada Nabhaniilananda


Close Your Eyes and Open Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Meditation By Dada Nabhaniilananda Cover Image
ISBN: 9781881717089
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Dada Nabhaniilananda - July 18th, 2014

This is an easy to read, easy to understand, illuminating book on meditation. I strongly recommend it for the new practitioner or the seasoned meditator. It is full of insights. Transformative. - Professor Sohail Inayatullah, Tamkang University, Taiwan.

Fancy Tea and Fantasy Authors at The Twig

November 7th 2015



Join award-winning and critically-acclaimed fantasy authors Martha Wells, Stina Leicht, Amanda Downum, Patrice Sarath, and J. M. McDermott at the Twig Book Shop on November 7th, for a lovely, little gathering with tea for drinking, and books for signing.

Fancy dress encouraged, but not required.




James Emerson Loyd, Great War Won: Who Desires Peace…

James Emerson Loyd

Great War Won: Who Desires Peace…

Sunday, November 8th 2015

11:00-1:00 pm


Jesse Brown, Prophecies of Fiction

Jesse Brown

Prophecies of Fiction

Saturday, November 7th 2015

11:00-1:00 pm


Florence Weinberg author of Dolet & Linda Shuler author of Hidden Shadows


Florence Weinberg author of Dolet & Linda Shuler author of Hidden Shadows

Thursday, December 3rd 2015



Gemini Ink at The Twig: Carrie Fountain and David Liss Reading

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.

Instant Winner: Poems (Penguin Poets) By Carrie Fountain Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143126638
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2014

A moving, authentic exploration of spirituality and the domestic from a prize-winning poet

Burn Lake (Penguin Poets) By Carrie Fountain Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143117711
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Books - May 25th, 2010

Selected for the 2009 National Poetry Series by Natasha Trethewey

Randoms By David Liss Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481417792
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

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.

The Twelfth Enchantment: A Novel By David Liss Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345520180
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - May 29th, 2012

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

Katie Kelley Detmer

Hope & Oxygen

Thursday, October 22nd

6:00-8:00 pm


Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn, Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn

Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

Saturday, November 14th 2015

11:00-1:00 pm


Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex By Cappy Lawton, Chris Waters Dunn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595347510
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Trinity University Press - October 20th, 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.


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