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Mystery Books That Are Book Mysteries

“What a wonderful setting for an unsolvable murder!”

Meet the Bibliomaniac: Steve Leach a.k.a. The Buy Guy

You may know him as the HPB Buy Guy but around the office he’s so much more.

Meet the Bibliomaniac: Gella Spencer

In this month’s edition of Meet the Bibliomaniac, we introduce you to Gella from our South Houston District. Take it away, Gella! Name: Gella SpencerJob Title: District Inventory ManagerStore Location: South Houston District When did you join the team?I joined the HPB team in the summer of 2002. I was the first non-transferring employee hired… View Article

HPB Staff Picks: Best Books of 2016

With so many amazing books published each year, it’s easy to overlook some of the notable must-reads. We’ve put together a list of our favorite fiction and nonfiction of 2016 — including intriguing mysteries, imaginative tales, biographies and culture studies.

Best of 2015: HPB Staff Picks in Books, Movies & Music

A collection of HPB Staff Picks are the books, music and movies which inspired and entertained us in 2015.

Booksgiving Day: Thankful for Reading with FREE Children’s Book and Storytime!

Kids, it’s time to gather ‘round for your favorite Half Price Books holiday. It’s our third annual celebration of BOOKSGIVING DAY! Supporting literacy and providing books to families is key to our Half Price Books mission! Join us at your neighborhood Half Price Books location on Booksgiving Day, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. Every… View Article

Half Price Books CEO shares her story in Fortune Magazine

We think things are pretty great here at Half Price Books, and we love it when other people think so, too. That’s why we were so excited when our president and CEO, Sharon Anderson Wright, was featured in Fortune Magazine! Hear first-hand from Sharon as she tells you how her family started Half Price Books,… View Article

100 Books You Can’t Put Down

Check out this list of 100 Books You Can’t Put Down, compiled from both your recommendations as well as suggested titles from our HPB Bibliomaniacs.