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Meet & Greet for May: Meet the Authors Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Our fifth Monthly Meet & Greet is on May 11th. Each month we will feature a book discussion and signing with 2 or 3 Texas writers with an emphasis on emerging talent and first books. This month’s gathering features a

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2013 Women’s Conference at Moody Gardens

Galveston Bookshop was pleased to assist in this year’s book signing events which featured keynote speaker Candace Bushnell, author of the Sex in the City books, and Michelle Cove, who writes about modern life and relationships. Candace Bushnell Michelle Cove

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April Meet & Greet Set for Saturday the 20th, 2013

Our fourth Monthly Meet & Greet is on April 20th. Each month we will feature a book discussion and signing with 2 or 3 Texas writers with an emphasis on emerging talent and first books. This month’s meeting features a

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Your Conscience is a Nuisance

From Rudyard Kipling’s An Interview With Mark Twain: … This naturally led to a discussion on conscience. Then said Mark Twain, and his words are mighty and to be remembered: “Your conscience is a nuisance. A conscience is like a

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Hardy Roper and the Crew at Galveston Bookshop

A. Hardy Roper, author of  The Garhole Bar, and Assassination in Galveston stopped by today with a photo taken last year during his book signing event. Most of us are sporting his snazzy Garhole Bar T-shirts. Left to right: Sharan

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Next Monthly Meet & Greet is set for March 16th, 2013

Our third Monthly Meet & Greet is on March 16th. Each month we will feature a book discussion and signing with 2 or 3 Texas writers with an emphasis on emerging talent and first books. This month we feature 3

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Pier 19 After the Hurricane of 1915

From glass negatives provided by Bain News Service, courtesy of the Library of Congress at Flickr.com (George Grantham Bain Collection).

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Book Signing: The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black, February 16th, 2013

Elizabeth Black joins us at the store on Saturday, February 16th to sign her new Galveston fiction, The Drowning House. A gripping suspense story about a woman who returns to Galveston, Texas after a personal tragedy and is irresistibly drawn

Posted in New Books, Signings

Our Second Monthly Meet & Greet is Set for February 23rd, 2013

Our second Monthly Meet & Greet is on February 23rd. Each month we will feature a book discussion and signing with 2 or 3 Texas writers with an emphasis on emerging talent and first books. We are primarily interested in

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Galveston Reads 2013

This year’s book is The Big Year and the events schedule is below. Click on the image for a more readable size. Visit galvestonreads.org for further info.

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