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Unforgettable Galveston Characters

Book Signing: Saturday, October 13th, 2018, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Unforgettable Galveston Characters by Jan Johnson (The Galveston Gal) 2018, The History Press, Soft cover, $23.99 From financiers of the Texas Revolution to contestants in the Pageant of Pulchritude, the shores of

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Houston Rap Tapes

Book Signing: Saturday, October 13th, 2018, 12:00-2:00 p.m. Houston Rap Tapes An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop by Lance Scott Walker 2018, University of Texas Press, Soft cover, $29.95 The neighborhoods of Fifth Ward, Fourth Ward, Third Ward, and

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How We Came to Be

Book Signing: Saturday, August 25th, 2018, 3:00-5:00 p.m. How We Came to Be by Johnnie Bernhard In the multicultural melting pot of Houston, Karen Anders, a high school English teacher, comes to terms with being a single parent to her

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Galveston’s Red Light District

Book Signing: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston’s Red Light District A History of the Line by Kimber Fountain Known today as a colorful resort destination featuring family entertainment and a thriving arts district, Galveston was once notorious for

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View Through a Faceplate Window

Book Signing: Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. View Through a Faceplate Window Adventures of a Navy Master Diver by Ross A. Garcia During his 25 year career, Ross Garcia ascended to the top enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy,

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Frontier Forts of Texas

Book Signing: Saturday, August 11th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Frontier Forts of Texas (Images of America) by Bill O’Neal Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, August 11th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. with Bill O’Neal and his newest work of Texas

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Victorian Texas Courthouses

Book Signing: Saturday, July 28th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, July 28th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. for E. Barry Gray and his new history of Texas’ golden age of Victorian courthouses, illustrated with vintage postcards.

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The Mah Jongg Murders

Book Signing: Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, July 21st from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with Linda Pirtle author of the mystery novel, The Mah Jongg Murders. Lillian Prestridge and her

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Little Peeper the Penguin

Book Signing: Saturday, July 14th, 2018, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, July 14th from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. with Cecily A. Storm author of the children’s picture book Little Peeper. Little Peeper is a

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Murder in the One Percent

Book Signing: Saturday, July 7th, 2018, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Local author Saralyn Richard joins us again on Saturday with her latest mystery novel, a whodunit set in a private party for the well-to-do. When old friends gather for a weekend retreat

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