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Byron Browne, Spanish Missions of Texas

Byron Browne is a writer and teacher living in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Angie. He has written on subjects as various as the bullfights in Spain to the viticulture industry in West Texas.

About Spanish Missions of Texas:

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ISBN: 9781467136303
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Published: History Press - January 23rd, 2017

After the conquest of Mexico by Hern n Cort's in the sixteenth century, conquistadors and explorers poured into the territory of Nueva Espa a. The Franciscans followed in their wake but carved a different path through a harsh and often violent landscape. That heritage can still be found across Texas, behind weathered stone ruins and in the pews of ornate, immaculately maintained naves.


Ron Bates, The Unflushables

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By Ron Bates, James Patterson (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780316510004
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - April 10th, 2018

Super Mario Bros meets Captain Underpants in this action-packed comedy sure to make a splash!

James Patterson presents: The Titans of the Toilet! The Wonders from Down Under! Nitro City's very own sewer superheroes: The Plumbers!


Jennifer Zimmerle, Margaret Wortham and Allison Freeman sit and sign at Twig: Big Bend is Not in London

Ten-year-old Tara and her seven-year-old brother Adam were disappointed to discover that they were going to Big Bend National Park in West Texas, instead of the Big Ben Clock Tower in London, England for their Spring Break trip. They soon discovered that Big Bend was a great place, and they had fun earning their Junior Ranger badge.

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ISBN: 9781540467584
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - May 24th, 2017

Inspired by the many Junior Ranger badges earned by their children in the National Park System, Jennifer and Margaret created the protagonists Tara and Adam.


John Manguso, The Quadrangle

John M. Manguso graduated from the University of Florida with a master of arts degree in US history. He retired from the Army after 28 years of active and reserve service, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. He retired in 2011 after 33 years as director of the Fort Sam Houston Museum. This is his fourth book about the armed forces in the San Antonio area.

About The Quadrangle:

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ISBN: 9781467128667
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 16th, 2018

Designed by Q.M. Gen. Montgomery Meigs and built in 1876 as a quartermaster supply depot, the Quadrangle evolved into a major regional headquarters. The Quadrangle has become synonymous with Fort Sam Houston. It has been immortalized in the art of Porfirio Salinas and the jewelry of James Avery.


Seamus McGraw, A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis

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ISBN: 9781477310311
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 9th, 2018

As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and more furious floods that put ever more people and property at risk, Texas has become a bellwether state for water debates. Will there be enough water for everyone? Is there the will to take the steps necessary to defend ourselves against the sea? Is it in the nature of Americans to adapt to nature in flux?


Mary Moorman, Indulgences: Luther, Catholicism, and the Imputation of Merit

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ISBN: 9781945125164
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Published: Emmaus Academic - August 31st, 2017

At the five-hundreth anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses and the dawn of the Protestant movement, Indulgences: Luther, Catholicism, and the Imputation of Merit sets forth a revised theological interpretation of the Church's practice of indulgences. Author Mary C.


Lee Wedlake, Whisper From the Alamo

Lee Wedlake is a world-renowned American martial artist and the respected author of numerous books on the art of American Kenpo. An aviator and keen historian, Lee is on staff at The Alamo in Texas, where he was recognized as Outstanding Volunteer for 2016. Whisper From The Alamo is Lee’s first fiction work.

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ISBN: 9781365937071
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Published: Lulu.com - May 10th, 2017

Doc is a former soldier, retired professor and die-hard Texan. Retired and restless, he is consumed by the history of his family that dates back to the Battle of The Alamo. Ant is an expat Englishman who has left behind his old life. Dedicated to sun, sand, soda and little else, he is determined to live the American beach lifestyle to its fullest.


Carina Chocano, You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages

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ISBN: 9780544648944
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Published: Mariner Books - August 8th, 2017

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR CRITICISM
A FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR THE ART OF THE ESSAY

"If Hollywood's treatment of women leaves you wanting, you'll find good, heady company in You Play the Girl."—ELLE


As a kid in the 1970s and 80s, Carina Chocano was confused by the mixe


Dusti Sheldon, Izzy Mae Moves Away

Dusti Sheldon, a Texas resident, is a wife and mom of two beautiful girls.  She is a former educator with a Masters in Early Ed. Specializing in Literacy.  Her passion is traveling with her family and going to the beach.

About Izzy Mae Moves Away:

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ISBN: 9781612967240
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Published: Black Rose Writing - July 14th, 2016

Set in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina, Izzy Mae finds out she must leave her home due to her Daddy's military job. After she shares her fears with her family, Izzy Mae's parents try convincing her that moving is not the end of the world. After the move to the gulf coast, she realizes a new adventure with family opens up new friendships and exciting new things


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