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Galveston Seawall Chronicles

Book Signing: Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Kimber Fountain will join us Saturday with her history of the island’s seawall and the boulevard that runs its length. Along Galveston’s Gulf Coast runs a seventeen-foot-high, ten-mile-long protective barrier, built in

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In the Company of Decent Men

Book Signing: Saturday, July 29th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Andy Horne will join us Saturday with his second novel in the Decent Men series. “In the Company of Decent Men” begins as the retrospective of a survivor of the deadly brown

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Never Left the Battlefields

Book Signing: Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Never Left the Battlefields Birney T. “Chick” Havey joins us Saturday with his WWII memoir. Hailing from a family with a long and storied military history, Birney “Chick” Havey enlisted when the

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The Altercation (Indignities Book 6)

Book Signing: Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 11:00-1:00 p.m. Galveston 1900 Indignities: The Altercation N. E. Brown joins us again on Saturday with the latest installment in the series. Catherine Matthews held onto secrets for two decades while raising her children.

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Not Quite Home: A Soldier’s Search for Belonging

Book Signing: Saturday, May 20th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Not Quite Home: A Soldier’s Search for Belonging James B. Morgan joins us with his new memoir There is a brotherhood, formed in the crucible of battle, which brooks no other path

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Points of Light: The Art of Being Human

Book Signing: Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Points of Light: The Art of Being Human Harold C. Raley joins us with his new collection of essays Harold Raley tackles a diverse range of philosophical topics in his latest collection

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Unaware: A Suspense Novel

Book Signing: Saturday, April 15th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Unaware: A Suspense Novel Susan P. Baker joins us with her stand-alone mystery set in Galveston Galveston attorney Dena Barlow Armstrong has outlined a future for herself and her children, independent of

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Call for Resumes: March 2017

Galveston Bookshop is currently (March 2017) accepting resumes. If you meet the following qualifications and would like to join our team, please send us your detailed resume as well as the additional materials detailed below. Candidate Requirements: – College educated

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The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas

Book Signing: Saturday, March 18th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas: Swindling Slaver Monroe Edwards Lora-Marie Bernard joins us with her biography of Texas confidence man Monroe Edwards. After Monroe Edwards died in Sing Sing prison in

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Sea-Arama Marineworld

Saturday, December 17th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sea-Arama Marineworld Tim Gould joins us with his new history of the now closed marine theme park here on the island. Sea-Arama Marineworld, a marine animal park in Galveston, Texas, opened in 1965 and

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Galveston Wharf Stories
By Alvin L. Sallee

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