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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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Wanda Vassallo’s Illustrated Children’s Books

Saturday, December 20th, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wanda Vassallo joins us with 3 of her illustrated children’s books, all with a focus on life lessons for youngsters and featuring the antics of various animals. The books are soft cover

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Book Signing: Texas Obscurities, October 18th, 2014

Texas Obscurities Stories of the Peculiar, Exceptional, & Nefarious We will be hosting a signing event with E. R. Bills author of Texas Obscurities: Stories of the Peculiar, Exceptional, & Nefarious on Saturday, October 18th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 18th2:00

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Book Signing: New Galveston Guide Book, October 11th, 2014

Galveston: Beyond the Beach Insiders’ Guide and Tips to Island Favorites We will be hosting a signing event with Darcie Malphrus-Schlegel and Natalie Malphrus, co-authors of the newest Galveston guide book, Galveston: Beyond the Beach. Saturday, October 11th3:00 – 5:00

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Book Signing June 28th, 2014: Local Civil War History

Saturday, June 28th, 20142:00 to 4:00 p.m. Andrew W. Hall will join us for a book signing on Saturday with his newest local history book, Civil War Blockade Running on the Texas Coast. In the last months of the American

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Book Signing June 7th: New Jazz Age Mystery by Ellen Collier

Saturday, June 7th, 20142:00 to 4:00 p.m. Ellen Mansoor Collier will join us for a book signing on Saturday with the second book in her Jazz Age Mystery series: Bathing Beauties, Booze and Bullets. Jasmine “Jazz” Cross is an ambitious

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Double Book Signing May 17th: Texas Maritime History

Saturday, May 17th, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Texas shipping is the theme for this Saturday’s signing event with 2 local authors, Mark Lardas and Steph McDougal. Lighthouses of Texas by Steph McDougal Soft cover, 128 pages, $21.99 The Port

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Saturday, January 13th
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Galveston Wharf Stories
By Alvin L. Sallee

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