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2016 Texas Book Festival Authors Announced


By Krystal Cruz

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Book lovers everywhere should put down their book store membership cards and get out of the Starbucks line, because it’s time to read the books by the 280 authors coming to Texas Book Festival 2016 in November.

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Every year Austin hosts this legendary and prestigious literary extravaganza to unite book lovers by bringing bestselling authors together with live music, family activities, local food trucks and much more. Various genres come to the festival, so almost every book lover has something to look forward to at the festival if not only to be surrounded by people who love to read.

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Some famous actors/actresses that you might recognize from the list of authors are…


Diane Guerrero from the Netflix Series ‘Orange Is The New Black’ with her book ‘In the Country We Love: My Family Divided’

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Nick Offerman from NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation’ with his book ‘Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop’

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Kelly Clarkson, Singer and Songwriter with her children’s book ‘River Rose and the Magical Lullaby’

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But some names that library inhibitors might recognize are…


Lois Lowry, Best Selling Author of ‘The Giver’, accompanied with her new book ‘Looking Back: A Book of Memories’


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R.L. Stine, Best Selling Author of the ‘Goosebumps’ Series, with his new book ‘Young Scrooge’

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Some other names include Poet Eileen Myles, super star Chef Diana Kennedy, NFL player Trevor Pryce and many more.

To see the full list of authors coming to the 2016 Texas Book Festival, click here!