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Jeremy Banas, Pearl: A History of San Antonio's Iconic Beer

Jeremy Banas is a freelance beer writer who writes for such publications and websites as the San Antonio Current, Antonio Magazine, TheFullPint.Com and the Brewers Association's, as well as his own website, He is also the author of a previous book, San Antonio Beer: Alamo City History by the Pint (coauthored with Travis Polling).

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By Jeremy Banas, Kit Goldsbury (Foreword by), Bill Jones (Preface by)
ISBN: 9781625858283
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Published: History Press - January 15th, 2018

"The finest flavored beer in the market. Be sure and try, and you will be convinced. Warranted to be the same at all times. Ask for it, drink no other." In 1887, these were bold words about the City Brewery's new beer with the pearly bubbles, considering.

Marnie Olson, Grateful

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ISBN: 9780997812213
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Published: Redheaded Angel Press - July 12th, 2016

Grace Elliott is a grief-stricken woman confronted with ongoing tragedy and loss, whose fantasies of being liberated from her agonizing existence are paralleled by the gruesome tale of the lovelorn Kent Clark. Kent regards himself a hopeless romantic, ceaselessly pursuing his perfect mate.

Dr. Dawn Youngblood, The SMS Ranch

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ISBN: 9781467126830
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 18th, 2017

Few images captivate the Western imagination more than the Texas cowboy at home on the range, herding, corralling, throwing and branding cattle, bronc busting, dining from chuck wagons, and sleeping under the stars. The SMS Ranch in the early 1900s was exactly such a place.

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

John Manguso, Camp Bullis

John M. Manguso graduated from the University of Florida with a master of arts degree in US history. He retired from the US 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 third book about the armed forces in the San Antonio area.

About Camp Bullis:

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ISBN: 9781467127493
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 6th, 2017

For more than a century, soldiers have marched, ridden, driven, and flown to Camp Bullis to practice tactics and marksmanship. Camp Bullis was established in 1906 because the modern artillery and small arms could not be fired safely within Fort Sam Houston. The camp expanded during both world wars to accommodate even more powerful artillery and the tens of thousands of troops being mobilized.

Liara Tamani, Calling My Name

About Liara Tamani:

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ISBN: 9780062656865
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 24th, 2017

Calling My Name is a treasure.”—Nic Stone, New York Times–bestselling author of Dear Martin

Calling My Name is a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self—ideal for readers of Jacqueline Woodson, Jandy Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Sandra Cisneros.

James R. Hannibal, The Fourth Ruby

James R. Hannibal is no stranger to deep dark secrets or hunting bad guys, having served in the US Air Force as a stealth bomber pilot and a Predator mission commander. Like Jack Buckles, James "suffers" from synesthesia, an intersection of the senses that was once considered a mental illness and often causes hyperobservance.

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ISBN: 9781481467124
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 31st, 2017

Jack and Gwen are back in this dynamic follow-up to The Lost Property Office.

It’s been a year since Jack Buckles discovered the Keep beneath Baker Street, an underground tower no Section Thirteen was ever supposed to see; a year since his dad fell into a coma. Nothing has been the same since.

Lewis Fisher, Maverick: The American Name That Became a Legend

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ISBN: 9781595348388
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Published: Maverick Books - October 31st, 2017

By definition, a maverick is a "lone dissenter" who "takes an independent stand apart from his or her associates" or "a person pursuing rebellious, even potentially disruptive policies or ideas." The word maverick has evolved in the English language from being the term for an unbranded stray calf to a label given to a nontraditional person to a more extreme "uncontrollable individualist, ic


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