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Virtual Event: Charlotte Sullivan Wild and illustrator Charlene Chua, Love, Violet

Former Twig bookseller Charlotte Sullivan Wild shares about her new picture book Love, Violet, the tender story of a crush between two girls and the courage it takes to share your heart--even when it's pounding!
 
Love, Violet By Charlotte Sullivan Wild, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313722
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 4th, 2022

Perfect for Valentine's Day, Love, Violet by Charlotte Sullivan Wild and Charlene Chua is a touching picture book about friendship and the courage it takes to share your feelings.

A 2022 Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Only one person
makes Violet’s heart skip


The Amazing Idea of You By Charlotte Sullivan Wild, Mary Lundquist (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681191836
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 5th, 2019

Fans of Emily Winfield Martin will delight in this loving, gorgeously illustrated story that celebrates new life.

Hidden inside every living thing is an idea. That idea can sprout, sing, wriggle, take wing . . . into something amazing!


Virtual Event: Texas Monthly Being Texan Book Tour

Being Texan: Essays, Recipes, and Advice for the Lone Star Way of Life By Editors of Texas Monthly Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063068544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Wave - November 9th, 2021

The editors of Texas Monthly explore what it means to be a Texan in this anthology packed with essays, reportage, recipes, and recommendations from their renowned list of contributors.


Virtual Event: San Antonio Public Library Presents Sandra Cisneros

This online is event is free and open to the public, and advanced registration is required. Click here to register.

Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo: A Story in English and Spanish By Sandra Cisneros, Liliana Valenzuela (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sandra Cisneros, Liliana Valenzuela (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780593313664
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - September 7th, 2021

The celebrated bestselling author of The House on Mango Street “is back with her first work of fiction in almost a decade, a story of memory and friendship [and] the experiences young women endure as immigrants worldwide” (AP). In this masterfully written dual-language edition, a long-forgotten letter sets off a charged encounter with the past.
 


Virtual Event: Rick Bass, author of Fortunate Son and numerous other books, in conversation with Richard Z. Santos

Fortunate Son: Selected Essays from the Lone Star State By Rick Bass Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826362452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: High Road Books - March 15th, 2021

Rick Bass's Fortunate Son is a literary tour of the Lone Star State by a native Texan of exceptional talent. The essays encompass a Texas that is both lost and found, past and present. The stories reach from Galveston Bay to the Hill Country outside Austin, and from Houston in the 1960s to today.


Trust Me By Richard Z. Santos Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781558859043
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arte Publico Press - March 31st, 2020

Virtual Event: San Antonio Public Library Presents Annette Gordon-Reed

Join SAPL as we celebrate Juneteenth with a unique opportunity. Author Annette Gordon-Reed will speak about her book On Juneteenth that was published in May 2021.

On Juneteenth By Annette Gordon-Reed Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631498831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES • 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2021
New York Times • Times Critics Top Books of 2021
New York Times Bestseller


Virtual Event for Independent Bookstore Day: Beyond Fabio: The Modern Romance

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Saturday, April 24, 3pm ET/12pm PT. Join authors Georgia Clark, Talia Hibbert and Thien-Kim Lam for a discussion of the modern romance novel and a celebration of all things hot, steamy, meet-cute and happily ever after.

It Had to Be You: A Novel By Georgia Clark Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982133191
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - May 4th, 2021

“A wedding planner dies and leaves the business to his wife—and his mistress. What could possibly go wrong? A charming rom-com to kick off your summer.”—People

An Elin Hilderbrand Entertainment Weekly Summer Reading Pick

“The book-equivalent of a perfect first date...


Act Your Age, Eve Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #3) By Talia Hibbert Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941275
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Avon - March 9th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In Talia Hibbert’s newest rom-com, the flightiest Brown sister crashes into the life of an uptight B&B owner and has him falling hard—literally.


Happy Endings: A Novel By Thien-Kim Lam Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063040847
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Avon - May 18th, 2021

With her debut novel, Thien-Kim Lam serves up a sexy second-chance romance about exes with unfinished business. When working together reignites their passion, will these former flames sizzle or get burned all over again? 


Virtual Event for Independent Bookstore Day: Drawing with Estelí Meza, Illustrator of Peace

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Saturday, April 24, 1pm ET/10 am PT. On Independent Bookstore day, bring your pencils and paints and get ready to make art with Esteli!

Peace By Miranda Paul, Baptiste Paul, Estelí Meza (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735844490
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NorthSouth Books - March 2nd, 2021

Peace is on purpose. Peace is a choice.


Virtual Event for Independent Bookstore Day: YA Authors Angeline Boulley, Sara Faring, Tiffany D. Jackson, and Kim Johnson

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Friday, April 23, 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT. With YA Authors Angeline Boulley, Sara Faring, Tiffany D. Jackson, and Kim Johnson.

Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

A PRINTZ MEDAL WINNER!
A MORRIS AWARD WINNER!
AN AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH LITERATURE AWARD YA HONOR BOOK!

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be adapted at Netflix for TV with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.


White Fox By Sara Faring Cover Image
$26.59
ISBN: 9781250304520
Availability: Special Order
Published: Imprint - September 22nd, 2020

“Eerie and sly, White Fox is a trap waiting to be sprung. I was completely enthralled.”Rory Power, New York Times-bestselling author of Wilder Girls

“A ghost story that will spook even the most hardened grown-ups.” —Entertainment Weekly


The Awakening of Malcolm X: A Novel By Ilyasah Shabazz, Tiffany D. Jackson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374313296
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 5th, 2021

The Awakening of Malcolm X is a powerful narrative account of the activist's adolescent years in jail, written by his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz along with 2019 Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe award-winning author, Tiffany D. Jackson.

No one can be at peace until he has his freedom.


This Is My America By Kim Johnson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118764
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.


Virtual Event for Independent Bookstore Day: Instagram Live with Well-Read Black Girl and Rio Cortez

Instagram Live Event

Friday, April 23, 3pm ET/12pm PT. Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl will be in conversation with Rio Cortez, illustrator of the ABCs of Black History.

The ABCs of Black History By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Virtual Event for Independent Bookstore Day: Washburn in Conversation with Francis-Sharma

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Monday, April 19, 8pm ET/5pm PT. Join us for a conversation with Kawai Strong Washburn, author of Sharks in the Time of Saviors and Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Book of the Little Axe.

Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel By Kawai Strong Washburn Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250787316
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Picador - March 2nd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2020 PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR DEBUT NOVEL.


Book of the Little Axe By Lauren Francis-Sharma Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802129369
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - May 12th, 2020

A BOOKLIST EDITOR'S CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR

Ambitious and masterfully-wrought, Lauren Francis-Sharma's Book of the Little Axe is an incredible journey, spanning decades and oceans from Trinidad to the American West during the tumultuous days of warring colonial powers and westward expansion.


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