Book Club Blogs

Let’s go Dancin’ in Anson!

Hello all you wonderful book group members!

In celebration of the holiday season that is upon us, our next book is Dancin’ in Anson: A History of the Texas Cowboys’ Christmas Ball, by professor Paul Carlson. We will chat with Dr. Carlson at 7:30 pm Tuesday, December 8th.

Our friends at Texas Tech Press have offered us 5 free copies! Aren’t they the best? Be one of the first five to respond here “I would like a free copy” and send your mailing address to and we will send you a free copy of this lovely book.

Happy reading!

Chat with author Jan Reid here at 7:30 pm tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 23)!

Live Blog The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock

We’re back!

I hope you all have had a wonderful summer! It’s so good to be back! Let’s start reading! Our next book is Jan Reid’s The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock. 

rise of redneck rockRead the book that inspired the long-running PBS Series Austin City Limits. In this new edition, Reid revitalizes his classic look at the Austin music scene. We have five copies to give away, thanks to our long-term partners and friends at UT Press. Respond to this post with “I would like a free copy” and email your contact information to First come, first served!

Thank you!

Thank you all for a fantastic chat last night with author Juan Sepulveda. If you missed the chat, it’s here on our book group’s main page.

We will see y’all again in August! Have a wonderful summer!

Start reading our latest book!

It’s time to start reading our next book, The Life and Times of Willie Velasquez: Su voto es su voz by Juan Sepulveda.

The chat will be at 7:30 pm on May 20th – don’t miss this event! Until then, we have 5 free copies to give away to our readers (thanks to our friends at Arte Publico Press) – first come, first served! Send you name and mailing address to to get your free copy.