Give 5% to Mother Earth
All Austin-area HPBs are joining the "Give 5% to Mother Earth" campaign. Come shop with us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, and we will donate 5% of our gross sales from that day to benefit seven Austin environmental nonprofits. While you are in-store be sure to check out our books on earth-friendly ideas.
Get A Spine Clearance Sale at Palmer Events Center
Join us for a fantastic sale! Everything is $2 or less! Come to our Get A Spine Sale at the Palmer Events Center on Friday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and stock up on as many book spines as you can carry, as well as music, movies and more. Get directions and details.
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Texas Gardening Books
It's Springtime! Plants are budding and the bugs are chomping. Your Parmer Crossing HPB has a great collection of gardening and xeriscaping books to aid the Texas gardener with our unique climate, soil and growing conditions. Plus, pickup a sketchbook to aid in your garden planning or sketch your favorite flower. See store for details.
Spanish Language Children's Books
Your Parmer Crossing HPB has a wide variety of children's staple-bound story books in Spanish. Great for the classroom or at home. Stop in soon as these books will go quickly. Teachers and Librarians, don't forget we offer an Educator's Discount Card. See store for details.
Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock
Your Parmer Crossing HPB has a 2012 copy of Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock, by Jesse Jarnow. This is a panoramic look at Yo La Tengo and the world of Indie Rock, underground 'zines, clubs and college radio stations. A well written book filled with great photos. See store for details.
Brennan's New Orleans Cookbook
Your Parmer Crossing HPB has a 1964 copy of Brennen's New Orleans Cookbook, by Hermann B. Deutsch. Who could possibly pass up a book with multiple absinthe drink recipes? This tome has a wonderful history of the fabled restaurant as well as a plethora of original New Orleans creole-style recipes. Etouffes, jambalayas, remoulades and frog legs provençale wedged in between lobster thermadore and shrimp creole. See store for details.
Cadogan Guides: Italy
Your Parmer Crossing HPB has a 2004 edition of Italy, 5th, by Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls, published by Cadogan Guides. This British guidebook series written by experts is known by its exceptional quality of writing. Rich in local history, culture, legends and traditions, Cadogan Guides give the traveler a better understanding of a country and its people. See store for details.