Texas bookstores

Add These Small Town Indie Bookshops to Your Reading, Writing, and Road-Tripping Itinerary

August 23, 2023 | By Allison Henley

I grew up in a family where Mom read The Chronicles of Narnia out loud while Dad drove as we traversed the state of Texas on summer vacation.

Spooky Reads Aplenty at Selma’s Ghoulish Books Bookshop

June 16, 2023 | By Omar Gallaga

What kind of retail business does a ghost enjoy haunting most?
A booooookstore!
Forgive the Dad joke, but it does relate: There’s a spooky new bookstore in Central Texas that deals primarily in horror fiction.

After More Than a Decade, Books Are Back in Brownsville

May 18, 2023 | By Lauren Sierra

The window display of Búho’s downtown Brownsville storefront features a recently released Jodi Picoult novel, a Spanish translation of Deepak Chopra’s How to Know God, and the Dr.

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

July 6, 2022 | By Stacy Bogle

When Bert and Alice Barber opened their downtown Fort Worth bookstore in 1925, they were just two high school sweethearts from Nebraska with a dream to own their own business.

Sensing a Need in Uncertain Times, Indie Bookstore Owners Set Up Shop Around Texas

August 19, 2021 | By Jill Coody Smits

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