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.
Perfect for: burgeoning artists and creative types of all ages who could use a boost of encouragment and more than a little inspiration.
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.
Perfect for: doodlers, dreamers, poets, and the one caught drawing in the margins of books.
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.
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.
Perfect for: anyone who wants to dive into Texas history and the history of the American West.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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).
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.
Perfect for: young
reader ages 8 and up who are fans of the Princess Diaries books, Ramona and Beezus, and wedding adventures.