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Rosemary Wells, Max Can Read

Max Can Read! (A Max and Ruby Adventure) By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534493964
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 4th, 2022

From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes a brand-new Max & Ruby story about Max surprising Grandma and Ruby when he finds a way to read the instruction book when no one else can!

When the mail carrier brings a big package from Uncle Gyorgy in Bulgaria to the house, Max turns to his Reading Is Fun book to help understand the instructions.

Leslie Absher in conversation with Sophia Glock, Spy Daughter, Queer Girl

Spy Daughter, Queer Girl: In Search of Truth and Acceptance in a Family of Secrets By Leslie Absher Cover Image
ISBN: 9781957607023
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Published: Latah Books - October 11th, 2022

For Leslie Absher, secrecy is just another member of the family. Throughout childhood, her father's shadowy government job was ill-defined, her mother's mental health stayed off limits--even her queer identity remained hidden from her family and unacknowledged by Leslie herself.

Annie Montgomery Labatt, Art History 101: Without the Exams

Annie Montgomery Labatt is Associate Professor of Visual Studies and Director of Galleries and Museums at Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

Art History 101 . . . Without the Exams: Looking Closely at Objects from the History of Art By Annie Montgomery Labatt Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595348784
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Published: Trinity University Press - September 6th, 2022

Why is something a masterpiece? Art History 101 . . . Without the Exams is about revisiting famous works of art that we may have studied in an art history class or seen in a textbook. Each discussion delves into one great masterpiece and asks the questions that help us understand how it has shaped history. What is the piece about? How did the original owner look at this piece?

Lewis F. Fisher, Brackenridge: San Antonio's Acclaimed Urban Park

Lewis F.

Brackenridge: San Antonio's Acclaimed Urban Park By Lewis F. Fisher Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595349668
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Published: Maverick Books - October 18th, 2022

Brackenridge Park began its life as a heavily wooded, bucolic driving park at the turn of the twentieth century. Over the next 120 years it evolved into the sprawling, multifaceted jewel San Antonians enjoy today, home to the San Antonio Zoo, the state's first public golf course, the Japanese Tea Garden, the Sunken Garden Theater, and the Witte Museum.

Phil Adamo, The Medievalist

"Refreshingly eccentric ... an engrossing tale" — Kirkus Reviews

White supremacists are "weaponizing" the Middle Ages. One historian aims to stop them.

The Medievalist By Phil Adamo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781732779327
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Published: Split Infinitive Books, LLC - July 11th, 2022

White supremacists are 'weaponizing' the Middle Ages. One historian aims to stop them. Embattled history prof Abe Kantorowicz enlists two Yale grad students, Molly Isaacson and Quinton Quick, to fight neo-Nazis on the battlefield of propaganda. Armed only with a mysterious manuscript and their knowledge of history, they set in motion a plan to disrupt and derange the Alt-Right for years to come.

Katie Gutierrez, Kimberly Garza, James R. Dennis, Lucy Griffith, and James Wade: Reading & Roundtable

More Than You'll Ever Know: A Novel By Katie Gutierrez Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063118454
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022


"Fantastic . . . A sweeping novel, unflinching and evocative in its engrossing study of love, motherhood, sex, Mexico, journalism and more." — WASHINGTON POST

The Last Karankawas: A Novel By Kimberly Garza Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250819857
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - August 9th, 2022

"Vivid . . . Garza's accomplished debut enriches the public imagination of this corner of America, and the communities within." —Melissa Chadburn, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)

A blazing and kaleidoscopic debut about a tight-knit community of Mexican and Filipino American families on the Texas coast from a voice you won't soon forget.

Beasts of the Earth By James Wade Cover Image
ISBN: 9781665024082
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 11th, 2022

James Wade, whose first two novels were praised as "rhapsodic" and "haunting," delivers his most powerful work to date--a chilling parable about the impossible demands of hate and love, trauma and goodness, vividly set in the landscapes of Texas and Louisiana.

Listening Devices By James R. Dennis Cover Image
ISBN: 9781622884131
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Published: Stephen F. Austin University Press - September 20th, 2022

In Listening Devices, James Dennis brings a near- Renaissance breadth of vision to bear on a dizzying array of topics—murder hornets, the Fibonacci sequence, reincarnation, Gandhi, the dreariness of January, even an ill-behaved dog. While much of his work probes spiritual mysteries or confronts societal ills like the death penalty, U.S.

Texas Whiskey Project and Kelly Flanagan

Whiskey Project is a mobile bar that is shaking up cocktails behind a Jalisco Paleta cart for your private parties.

Harold Whit Williams and Alex Salinas

A Rain Ancestral: Poems By Harold Whit Williams Cover Image
ISBN: 9781736177983
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Published: San Antonio Review - July 1st, 2022

Poems written from the inside-out and the outside-in of the Old Country. An old country of not only quiet County Down pubs and gritty Belfast streets but also of childhood singsongs and snippets of last night's office dream. Fiddles and flutes, pipes and pints, liquor and loose-lipped language. Bone-and-blood ballads in formal and free verse.

Melissa Ginsburg & local poets: Doll Apollo Reading event

“The poems in Doll Apollo chart a fascinating constellation of

Doll Apollo: Poems By Melissa Ginsburg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807177396
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Published: LSU Press - August 3rd, 2022


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