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Matt Bondurant, Oleander City: A Novel Based on a True Story - Book Launch Event

Oleander City: A Novel Based on a True Story By Matt Bondurant Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9798200831166
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - June 14th, 2022

In the wake of the 1900 Galveston hurricane, three lives converge despite persecution from the Ku Klux Klan, a bare-knuckle boxing match gone wrong, and the recovery efforts of the American Red Cross.

Based on a true story


Sergio Troncoso, Nobody's Pilgrims

author photoNo Country for Old Men meets Contagion in this story of three teenagers on the run, carrying a great menace, and chased by a greater evil.

Nobody's Pilgrims By Sergio Troncoso Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781947627413
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - May 10th, 2022

Gold Medal for Best Novel - Adventure or Drama in English, International Latino Book Awards

No Country for Old Men meets Contagion in this story of three teenagers on the run, carrying a great menace, and chased by a greater evil.


Judge Nelson Wolff, In Conversation with Robert Rivard

Never Fight a War on Two Fronts... so say military historians and strategists. Yet the War on COVID in the United States became almost as heated in the political arena as it did in the battlefields of hospital wards.

The Mayor and The Judge: The Inside Story of the War Against COVID By Judge Nelson W. Wolff, Ron Nirenberg (Foreword by) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781943492923
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Published: ELM Grove Publishing - May 3rd, 2022

Anne Elise Urrutia, Miraflores: San Antonio's Mexican Garden of Memories

Miraflores: San Antonio's Mexican Garden of Memory By Anne Elise Urrutia, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (Foreword by) Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781595349361
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Published: Maverick Books - June 28th, 2022

Aureliano Urrutia, a prominent physician in Mexico City, built Miraflores garden after he immigrated to San Antonio, Texas, from Mexico in 1914 during the Mexican Revolution. A man of science, Urrutia professed the importance of nature, art, literature, history, music, and community.


Abigail Stewart, The Drowned Woman

book coverAbigail Stewart (she / her) is a fiction writer from Berkeley, California. Originally from Houston, Texas, she studied Literature and Art History at Sam Houston State University, before going on to earn an M.Ed at Lamar University.

The Drowned Woman By Abigail Stewart Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781952600135
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Published: Whiskey Tit - April 26th, 2022

Jeanette, a graduate student on scholarship and majoring in art history, arrives on the West Coast intending to be embraced by endless sunshine. She finds comfort in her studies and in her new apartment, drinking cheap Scotch and enjoying casual hookups.



Daniel García Ordaz, Cenzontle/Mockingbird

TEDx Speaker Daniel García Ordaz, a.k.a. The Poet Mariachi, is the 2023 McAllen Poet Laureate. He is the author of You Know What I’m Sayin’? (2006, El Zarape Press) and Cenzontle/Mockingbird: Songs of Empowerment (FlowerSong Press).

Cenzontle/Mockingbird: Songs of Empowerment (Poetry * Drama) By Mario Godinez (Illustrator), Michael Jones (Introduction by), Daniel Garcia Ordaz (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Mario Godinez (Illustrator), Michael Jones (Introduction by), Daniel Garcia Ordaz (Introduction by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780692077528
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Published: Flowersong Books - April 23rd, 2018

Cenzontle/Mockingbird (YA Edition): Songs of Empowerment (Poetry * Drama) By Gabriel Martinez (Illustrator), Daniel García Ordaz Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781732810600
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Published: El Zarape Press - September 30th, 2018

Young Adult edition of a code-switching collection of diverse poetic forms, styles, and personas celebrating the dynamics of the human voice & spirit. Age-appropriate language suitable for YA readers--with thought-provoking teacher-created questions for discussion following each piece or paired pieces and occasional writing prompts.


You Know What I'm Sayin'?: Poetry * Drama By Debbie L. Cole (Introduction by), Daniel García Ordaz Cover Image
By Debbie L. Cole (Introduction by), Daniel García Ordaz
$10.00
ISBN: 9780978995416
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Published: El Zarape Press - August 7th, 2011

El Zarape Press presents its first collection of poetry by the eclectic Daniel Garc a Ordaz, The Poet Mariachi, "the voice of the Rio Grande Valley" (Texas), an emerging voice in Latino and Hispanic American poetry.You Know What I'm Sayin'?


Katherine Center, The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250219398
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 19th, 2022

Katherine Center's The Bodyguard is “My perfect 10 of a book. As funny and sweet as all the very best nineties rom-coms, but with Center’s signature heart-tugging depth. I wish I could erase it from my mind just to read it again for the first time. A shot of pure joy.”—Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book Lovers


Wendy Hinote Lanier, Too Many Pigs in the Pool; Michelle Medlock Adams I Love you Bigger Than the Sky; Nancy Churnin, Dear Mr. Dickens


Too Many Pigs in the Pool By Wendy Hinote Lanier, Iris Amaya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wendy Hinote Lanier, Iris Amaya (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534110601
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - April 15th, 2022

On Sunday, Mr. Jenkins welcomes one pig into his pool (as a guest of his neighbor Ms. Peal, who's brought along her famous seven layer dip as well). Really, how much trouble could one little pig be? But one pig becomes two and two become four...


I Love You . . . Bigger Than the Sky By Michelle Medlock Adams, Ag Jatkowska (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781546015437
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Published: WorthyKids - April 7th, 2020

Bestselling author Michelle Medlock Adams perfectly portrays unconditional love in this sweetly illustrated padded board book.


Dear Mr. Dickens By Nancy Churnin, Bethany Stancliffe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nancy Churnin, Bethany Stancliffe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780807515303
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 1st, 2021

2021 National Jewish Book Award Winner - Children's Picture Book
2022 Sydney Taylor Book Award Honor for Picture Books
Chicago Public Library Best Informational Books for Younger Readers 2021
The Best Jewish Children's Books of 2021, Tablet Magazine


Rob Johnson, Did Beatniks Kill John F. Kennedy: Bongo Joe's Requiem for the President

For forty years, George "Bongo Joe" Coleman beat his oil barrel drums and improvised songs to the delight of sidewalk audiences in Houston, Galveston, Fort Worth, and San Antonio. On the morning of November 22, 1963, he was playing at the infamous beatnik nightclub "The Cellar" in Fort Worth, and his music became part of the soundtrack of the Kennedy assassination.

Did Beatniks Kill John F. Kennedy?: Bongo Joe's Requiem for the President By Rob Johnson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780993409929
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Published: Beatdom Books - December 1st, 2017

Ellen Riojas Clark, Kathy Sosa, Jennifer Speed: Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico: Portraits of Soldaderas, Saints, and Subersives & Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico Coloring Book

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Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico: Portraits of Soldaderas, Saints, and Subversives By Kathy Sosa (Editor), Ellen Riojas Clark (Editor), Jennifer Speed (Editor) Cover Image
By Kathy Sosa (Editor), Ellen Riojas Clark (Editor), Jennifer Speed (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781595349255
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Published: Maverick Books - December 1st, 2020

Much ink has been spilled over the men of the Mexican Revolution, but far less has been written about its women. Kathy Sosa, Ellen Riojas Clark, and Jennifer Speed set out to right this wrong in Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico, which celebrates the women of early Texas and Mexico who refused to walk a traditional path.


Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico Coloring Book: A Coloring Book for Kids and Adults By Kathy Sosa, Lionel Sosa Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781595349651
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Published: Maverick Books - November 2nd, 2021

The first coloring book celebrating more than five hundred years of Latina trailblazers from Texas and Mexico. Inspired by the book by the same title and by popular demand from its readers, this playful yet historically on point collection features twenty-four portraits of some of history's most inspirational women. Pictures are accompanied by brief biographies.


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