Special Gift from Austin's Local Authors


  
Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day Cover Image
By Mando Rayo, Jarod Neece, Joel Salcido (Photographer)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626190498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press (SC) - July 9th, 2013

Perfect for: the taco lover in all of us. Also perfect for: Austin expats who miss their hometown taco joint. AND: for brand new transplants who could stand to learn a thing or two about just what it means to taco in this town.    


Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You about Being Creative Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780761169253
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing - February 28th, 2012

Perfect for: burgeoning artists and creative types of all ages who could use a boost of encouragment and more than a little inspiration.  


Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780761178972
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Published: Workman Publishing - April 15th, 2014

Perfect for: the creative type who wants to know what to do with his or her creations. This book is also a great fire starter for those seeking inspiration.   


Newspaper Blackout Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061732973
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - April 13th, 2010

Perfect for: doodlers, dreamers, poets, and the one caught drawing in the margins of books.    


Above the East China Sea Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385350112
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 27th, 2014

Perfect for: fans of engrossing novels that weave together stories over various periods of time. Also recommended for readers who love a well-told story set during World War II.    


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Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781451673289
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 30th, 2014

Perfect for: Civil War history buffs, fans of Empire of the Summer Moon, and readers who gobble up riveting historical biographies. Stonewall Jackson is a fascinating character.  


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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416591061
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 10th, 2011

Perfect for: anyone who wants to dive into Texas history and the history of the American West.   


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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781592408702
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - September 4th, 2014

Perfect for: fans of true tales of very weird history. A great read for anyone in the sciences, especially medical science. Readers who dig Mary Roach will get into this book.    


Coming to My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure, and an Unlikely Bride Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143123385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2013

Perfect for: readers who enjoy a mesmerizing memoir. Also wonderful for those of us who enjoy a little bit of luxury in our lives. Of course, anyone who wears perfume must read this book.   


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Thunderstruck & Other Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385335775
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Published: Dial Press - April 22nd, 2014

Perfect for: fans of short and literary fiction. Any reader who loves a writer who can turn spin comic and tragic sentiments in the same story. Lovers of sentences. This book was nominated for a National Book Award!    Books for Young Readers!  


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The Great Greene Heist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545525527
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 27th, 2014

Perfect for: young readers ages 8 and up who love schemes, plot twists, drama, con artists, and a good old fashioned squaring off of good versus evil - all set in a middle school!  


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Attack! Boss! Cheat Code!: A Gamer's Alphabet Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Joey Spiotto (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781576877012
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Published: POW! - October 21st, 2014

Perfect for: kids who love to game and the parents who long to understand them. Anyone who wants to sling gamer lingo like a pro (or just have fun trying).   


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Heap House Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781468309539
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Published: Overlook Press - October 15th, 2014

Perfect for: young reader ages 8 and up who fancy Lemony Snicket. Also a good pick for fans of Charles Dickens, Edward Gorey and dark, humorous tales of children living in trash heaps.   


Revenge of the Flower Girls Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545561419
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 27th, 2014

Perfect for: young
reader ages 8 and up who are fans of the Princess Diaries books, Ramona and Beezus, and wedding adventures.