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Lekia L. Peters, Mind-Blowing Blessings

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This book is a compilation of real-life experiences that took place at different points in time throughout authors life and the lives of those who have allowed their testimonies to be shared. It is meant to encourage and inspire you to believe in God and have faith in Him and his word.

Johana Hernandez, I am a Gift and I Have Many Gifts

Johana Hernandez is involved in San Antonio Housing Authority’s family self-sufficiency program.

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ISBN: 9798648459212
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Published: Independently Published - June 11th, 2020

Readers of all ages will be delighted to meet Johana and join her as she shares some wonderful news that she has discovered...that we are all gifts Johana tells all her friends about how to recognize the gifts that they carry, to value themselves, and not to compare themselves to others, because even though we are all different, we are all beautiful.


Alvin Strane, The Jersey

In 2004, the year I had decided to retire from General Motors, I came across an article that appeared on the front page upper left-hand column of the Wednesday, January 7th edition of the Wall Street Journal: “Mystery of Baseball: Was William White Game

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ISBN: 9781941247761
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Published: 3g Publishing, Inc. - August 6th, 2020

The Jersey brings a new dimension to what it means to be an African-American "first." It draws us into the history of passing that many African Americans considered a necessary survival strategy or a viable path to success in a racist America and acknowledges the racial triumphs obscured by this phenomenon.


David Stanley, The Tin Angels

David Stanley grew up in a Catholic orphanage near Pittsburgh.

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ISBN: 9781466470408
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - January 12th, 2012

A precocious young boy of five, Cosmas Sarvey is sent to a Catholic orphanage near Pittsburgh because his mother has left her abusive husband. His father now lives with two bums in a battered houseboat, plays his haunting violin at Sandman's Bar and Grill, and is tormented by a recurring nightmare in which the cry of the violin becomes the screams of his beaten wife.


Jean Stephens, If Katy Could Talk

Jean is a quirky Grandma who loves entertaining children with whimsical stories. She is a creative thinker who embellishes storytelling with amusing details. While teaching students from elementary school to adult education, she developed a comprehensive composition-writing program. Jean retired from education in 2005 to care for her multiply disabled granddaughter, Katy.

Elizabeth Dinn Marsh, The Whizzy Dizzy Bike Ride

Elizabeth, a pediatric occupational therapist, is an Advanced Clinician in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder Level 1 and the SOS Feeding Approach through the STAR Institute. She is certified in the Learning Without Tears Program.

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ISBN: 9780578743943
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Published: Elizabeth Dinn Marsh - September 29th, 2020

Iyla, a kindergartener and a triplet girl, learns to ride a bike and has a big fall. Iyla does not want to get back on her bike at all. With the support and encouragement of her sisters, she rides again


Postponed! Tana Holmes, The Alamo Tree

Postponed due to weather forecast! New date TBA.

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By Tana Holmes, Mahfuja Selim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781734466607
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Published: Girasol Publishing, LLC - January 11th, 2020

IF ANCIENT TREES COULD TALK, WHAT STORIES THEY COULD TELL Alamo Tree is a TRUE story about a REAL place.


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By Tana Holmes, Mahfuja Selim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781734466614
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Published: Girasol Publishing, LLC - January 11th, 2020

If ancient trees could talk, what stories they could tell Alamo Tree is a true story about a real place. The monumental events surrounding the siege and famous battle at The Shrine of Texas Liberty are told by an old live oak that still thrives in the courtyard of the mission in San Antonio Texas.


David Quanstrom, Mesa, Texas

David is a writer whose articles have appeared in several national magazines.  A graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, he is a historian and teacher.  Pastimes include canoeing and collecting Southwestern art.

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ISBN: 9781483438962
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Published: Lulu Publishing Services - January 6th, 2020

When the son of a prominent Texas rancher is found murdered in an apparent carjacking, the border country is set on edge. The Texas Rangers are left with scant clues and it appears the crime will remain unsolved. Even with a ten thousand dollar reward, no one has come forward. A year later, it seems the crime will be forgotten. Dan Taylor, a friend of the teenager's family has not forgotten.


Lindsay K. Bandy, The Nemesis and the Swan

Lindsay K. Bandy writes historical and contemporary young adult fiction as well as poetry. She lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with her husband, two daughters, and two cats, and currently serves as the co-regional advisor of the Eastern Pennsylvania region of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 27th, 2020

From her prison cell in revolutionary Paris, nineteen-year-old aristocrat H l ne d'Aubign recalls the events that led her to choose between following in her parents' unforgivable footsteps or abandoning the man she loves.


Mary Carolyn George, Pearl Sets the Pace

Mary Carolyn Hollers George is a writer and architectural historian. A native of San Antonio, Texas. She is a retired professor of art history. She is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians.

About Pearl Sets the Pace:

A family business frequently involves enough drama to fill a book--this one in fact.

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ISBN: 9781933337890
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Published: State House Press - December 8th, 2020

A family business frequently involves enough drama to fill a book—this one in fact.

Pearl Sets the Pace tells the story of two landmark companies and a mighty dynasty. It begins in 1883, with the arrival of German brew master Otto Koehler in the bustling city of San Antonio, Texas.


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