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Upcoming Events

Tough Broads Out at Night

03/28/2017 - 7:00PM

Tough Broads Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This month's book will be Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett.

Storytime

03/30/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

TeenBookCon

04/01/2017 - 9:00AM

Mark your calendars for the eighth annual TeenBookCon, the amazing festival that connects teen readers with authors! A complete line up of authors and the schedule for the day can be found at the TeenBookCon website.

Lauren Myracle

04/04/2017 - 6:00PM

What: Author Lauren Myracle will celebrate literacy and discuss her newest book, THE FORGETTING SPELL.  When: Tuesday, April 4, 6:00 pm Where: James Hogg Middle School, 1100 Merrill St, Houston, TX 77009 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Lauren Myracle for book personalization, please purchase one of her books from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing...

Storytime

04/06/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Joy the Baker

04/06/2017 - 7:00PM

What:  Joy Wilson (aka Joy the Baker) will discuss and sign her newest cookbook JOY THE BAKER OVER EASY. When:  Thursday, April 6, 7:00 pm Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Joy the Baker, please purchase JOY THE BAKER OVER EASY from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing...

Another Shade of Blue

04/08/2017 - 1:00PM

Another Shade of Blue is a monthly book club for middle school girls. This month, we'll discuss THE LITTLE WHITE HORSE by Elizabeth Goudge.

Tom Angleberger

04/08/2017 - 2:00PM

What:  Tom Angleberger will discuss and sign his novel ROCKET AND GROOT: KEEP ON TRUCKIN'! When:  Saturday, April 8, 2:00 PM Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Tom Angleberger, please purchase ROCKET AND GROOT: KEEP ON TRUCKIN'! from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and...

Cinda Williams Chima

04/11/2017 - 7:00PM

What: Cinda Williams Chima will discuss and sign SHADOWCASTER, her new novel for young adults. When: Tuesday, April 11, 7:00 pm. Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Cinda Williams Chima for book personalization, please purchase SHADOWCASTER from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket...

Storytime

04/13/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Stu Gibbs

04/17/2017 - 5:00PM

What:  Stu Gibbs will discuss and sign his novel PANDA-MONIUM, the latest in his FunJungle series. When:  Monday, April 17, 5:00 pm Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Stu Gibbs, please purchase PANDA-MONIUM from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be...

Margaret Peterson Haddix

04/18/2017 - 5:00PM

What:  Margaret Peterson Haddix will discuss and sign her novel for children, IN OVER THEIR HEADS. When:  Tuesday, April 18, 5:00 pm Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Margaret Peterson Haddix, please purchase IN OVER THEIR HEADS from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing...

Coffee Cake Book Club

04/19/2017 - 11:00AM

Coffee Cake Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. This month's book will be Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave.

Becky Albertalli, Katie Cotugno and Sara Zarr

04/19/2017 - 7:00PM

What: YA authors Becky Albertalli, Katie Cotugno and Sara Zarr will visit the shop to talk about their new books for teens.  When: Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet the authors for book personalization, please purchase one of the author’s books from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, you will receive a signing line ticket that indicates your place...

Storytime

04/20/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Cool Brains! with Dianne K. Salerni

04/23/2017 - 3:00PM

Dianne K. Salerni visits Houston as part of Inprint’s “Cool Brains” series. Doors open at 2:30 pm, and the event starts at 3 pm. About the Author: Dianne K. Salerni attended the University of Delaware, where she earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education, and then went on to earn a master's in language arts education at the University of Pennsylvania. She was an elementary school teacher for over twenty years and has also written several books, including We Hear the Dead and The...

Tough Broads Out at Night Book Club

04/25/2017 - 7:00PM

Tough Broads Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This month's book will be The Photographer's Wife by Suzanne Joinson.

Storytime

04/27/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Meta Strauss

04/29/2017 - 3:00PM

What: Meta Strauss will share and sign her novel, SAVING EL CHICO.  When: Saturday, April 29, 3:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Meta Strauss for book personalization, please purchase SAVING EL CHICO from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the...

Independent Bookstore Day

04/29/2017 - 9:30AM

Celebrate our independence with us!  Special items only available at indie stores, cake, and giveaways throughout the day.

Storytime

05/04/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Gail Carson Levine

05/04/2017 - 5:00PM

What:  Gail Carson Levine will discuss and sign her newest novel THE LOST KINGDOM OF BAMARRE. When:  Thursday, May 4, 5:00 pm Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Gail Carson Levine, please purchase THE LOST KINGDOM OF BAMARRE from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line...

Rachel Cohn

05/04/2017 - 7:00PM

What:  Rachel Cohn will be in conversation with our dear friend and author Jennifer Mathieu as she discusses and signs KILL ALL HAPPIES, her new novel for teens. When:  Thursday, May 4, 7:00 pm Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Rachel Cohn, please purchase KILL ALL HAPPIES from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that...

Storytime

05/11/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sheryl Sandberg in conversation with Dr. Mike Feinberg

05/12/2017 - 7:00PM

What: Sheryl Sandberg, co-author with Adam Grant of OPTION B, will be in conversation with Dr. Mike Feinberg, as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. Her friend Adam, a psychologist at Wharton, suggested specific steps people can take to recover and rebound. Sheryl will share what she and Adam learned together about helping...

Coffee Cake Book Club

05/17/2017 - 11:00AM

Coffee Cake Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. This month's book will be Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan.

Storytime

05/18/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tough Broads Out at Night Book Club

05/23/2017 - 7:00PM

Tough Broads Book Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This month's book will be Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett.

Storytime

05/25/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

06/01/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

06/08/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

06/15/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

06/22/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

06/29/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Storytime

07/06/2017 - 10:00AM

Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Jennifer Mathieu MOXIE Launch Party

09/30/2017 - 11:00AM

What:  We're celebrating with Jennifer Mathieu as she launches MOXIE, her new novel for teens. MOXIE has been optioned by Amy Poehler's production company! When:  Saturday, September 30, 11:00 am Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX  77079 Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Jennifer Mathieu for book personalization, please purchase MOXIE from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a...

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