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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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Healthy Happy Cooking

Book Signing: Saturday, June 10th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston resident Lisa Lewis joins us with her new cookbook. Between work, school, sporting events and more, families are busier than ever. But that’s no reason to sacrifice home-cooked, healthy meals. In

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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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Horror Texas Style

Saturday, January 28th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers E. R. Bills joins us with his new anthology of horror fiction from Texas writers. ROAD KILL Author E. R. Bills has assembled an anthology of horror

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Ghosts of Galveston

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Kathleen Shanahan Maca joins us on Saturday with her new haunted history of Galveston. Ghosts of Galveston Soft cover, $19.99 Galveston Bookshop will participate in two book signing events in October: At Galveston Bookshop

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Convict Cowboys

Saturday, September 24th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Mitchel P. Roth joins us on Saturday with his latest book, a history of the Texas Prison Rodeo. Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo Convict Cowboys is the first book

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Lost Path to Solitude

Saturday, August 27th, 2016, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Maria Elena Sandovici joins us again Saturday with her latest novel. Once you leave home, can you ever return? In the summer of 1989, Maria Pop reluctantly followed her husband, Victor to New York.

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Radio Host John DeMers Book Signing

Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday with author and radio host John DeMers and a selection of his cookbooks and Texas mystery novels. The Delicious Mischief Texas Cookbook Follow

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Galveston on Book TV and American History TV

All the Galveston C-SPAN programming is available now on the web HERE (you may have to select Galveston from the cities drop-down.) The segment featuring Galveston Bookshop can be viewed HERE. GALVESTON WEEKEND Featured on Book TV and American History

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Nothing to Lose by Jim Sanderson

January 24th, 2015 2:00-4:00 p.m. Author Jim Sanderson joins us on Saturday with his novel Nothing to Lose set in Beaumont, Texas. Nothing To Lose is set in Beaumont and other more remote backwaters of East Texas, an area that

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