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Barbara O'Connor, Virgin at Sonoma

Starting out in the investment field, with a major financial services firm, and retiring as a vice president with decades of experience working with clients, Barbie O’Connor was part owner of a team that fielded cars in the 1995 and 1996 Indy 500 races.  Virgin at Sonoma, just released, embraces Barbie's love of the California

Robert D. Jacobus, Black Man in the Huddle: Stories from the Integration of Texas Football

Robert D. Jacobus is adjunct professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University and was a teacher and coach in Texas public schools for twenty-six years. He is the author of Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. He resides in Village Mills, Texas.

“What was it like for young black men growing up in a totally segregated environment and transitioning to an integrated one?” asks author Robert Jacobus in the preface to this collection of interviews. How did they get involved in sports? How did the facilities, both academic and athletic, compare to the white schools?

Keenan Evans, The Friday Night West Texas Deadkillers' Club

Keenan Evans is an author, game developer, and student at Trinity University. He was born in San Antonio and raised in Pipe Creek, TX.

Brenda Mize Garza, Shell Cove

Shell Cove: The Continuing Adventures of the Gang on Starfish Island By Brenda Mize Garza Cover Image
ISBN: 9781977204967
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Published: Outskirts Press - December 21st, 2018

The gang of Starfish Island are learning something amazing about their world. Through their experiences exploring the island and the ocean around it, they come to know the truth about God, angels, and demons.

Izzy Anderson, Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage

Izzy Anderson has a multi-faceted career as both a professional musician and an award-winning artist. Her love of teaching has culminated in the creation of Izzy’s Artistic & Musical Academy, which provides students with an engaging studio environment where creativity is nurtured.

Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage By Izzy Anderson, Izzy Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Izzy Anderson, Izzy Anderson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781949081589
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Published: My Little Story Publishing LLC - October 8th, 2019

In Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage, Princess Zoe and her family travel around in her beloved old carriage. However, not all the princesses at school think Princess Zoe's carriage is marvelous, and she is bullied. With help from King Nicholaus, Princess Zoe learns to stand up for herself

Micki Pavlicek, May All People and Pigs Be Happy

Micki Fine Pavlicek is a longtime psychotherapist in private practice, a certified teacher of mindfulness meditation trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts, a TEDx presenter, the founder of Mindful Living (, and the author of The Need to Please: Mindfulness Skills to Gain Freedom from People Pleasing and Approval Seeking.

May All People and Pigs Be Happy By Micki Fine Pavlicek, John Pavlicek (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781623173890
Availability: Backordered
Published: North Atlantic Books - October 29th, 2019

Pigalina teaches Claire the loving-kindness meditation to help Claire embrace the world with compassion and caring

E. M. Johnson, The Greatest Treasure Ever

As a  first-time indie author, it was easier to begin with a children's book. How do you get kids to enjoy reading? In The Greatest Treasure Ever, I tried to instill the sense of Wonder you get as a child while looking at a picture book. My momma was extremely good at mimicry and could change her voice for each character in a book, or she could make animal noises to make the story believable and real.

The Greatest Treasure Ever By E. M. Johnson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781733961547
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Published: Acquabezzo, LLC - June 21st, 2019

Ervin Mendlovitz, Galvestorm 1900: A Story of Twin Flames

Ervin Mendlovitz, OD, lives in San Antonio where he has a private optometry practice. His own experiences as a minority in Texas helped inform the narrative in this story of immigration, love and natural disaster.

About Galvestorm 1900: A Story of Twin Flames:

GalveStorm 1900: A Story of Twin Flames By Ervin Mendlovitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950890347
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Published: World Castle Publishing, LLC - July 11th, 2019

Set in Galveston, Texas, Galvestorm 1900: A Story of Twin Flames is the story of Uri Petrokov, a Russian immigrant, and Genevieve Parker, a beautiful, independent- thinking young Texas woman who is far ahead of her time.

Haleigh Wenger, The Art of Falling in Love

Haleigh Wenger has been writing and reading her entire life. The first book to really break her heart was Little Women, which she remembers staying up all night to read in the fifth grade. From then, she was hooked on the rush of being so emotionally invested in a story she could not sleep.

The Art of Falling In Love By Haleigh Wenger Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950344017
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Literary Crush Publishing - August 13th, 2019

Praise for The Art of Falling in Love:

"An unforgettable summer romance with surprising depth. Brimming with family drama, young love, and a sand sculpting competition, this YA read should not be missed "

-Kristin Smith, best-selling author of the Deception Game series


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