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An Evening with David Sedaris @ The Tobin Center

A hilariously quirky monster tale about appreciating beauty—in all its weird and wonderful forms!— by the creator of the iconic Olivia books and bestselling humorist David Sedaris.

Sedaris and Falconer make a spectacular splash with this tale of a monster turned ugly—stuck with a human face!


Happy-Go-Lucky By David Sedaris Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316392433
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 30th, 2023

David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso

Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things.


Pretty Ugly By David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662665271
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Published: TOON Books - February 27th, 2024

A hilariously quirky monster tale about appreciating beauty—in all its weird and wonderful forms!— by the creator of the iconic Olivia books and bestselling humorist David Sedaris.

Sedaris and Falconer make a spectacular splash with this tale of a monster turned ugly—stuck with a human face!


OFF SITE EVENT: Friends of the Bulverde Area Rural Library District Book and Author Luncheon

flyerJoin the Friends of the Bulverde Area Rural Library District for lunch and hear from five Texas authors. You won't want to miss this interesting line-up of authors!
 
West with Giraffes By Lynda Rutledge Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542023344
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - February 1st, 2021

An emotional, rousing novel inspired by the incredible true story of two giraffes who made headlines and won the hearts of Depression-era America.

"Few true friends have I known and two were giraffes..."


The Last Karankawas: A Novel By Kimberly Garza Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250871527
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holt Paperbacks - June 13th, 2023

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An Indie Next Pick Named a Most Anticipated and Must-Read Book by BuzzFeed, Book Riot, and Ms. MagazineOne of Washington Independent Review of Books' Favorite Books of 2022


The Roses Underneath By C. F. Yetmen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780615868363
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Published: Ypsilon & Co. Press - January 20th, 2014

At the end of 1945 Anna Klein finds herself making tough choices about her future as a wife and mother. The delicate balance of her personal life seems to be falling apart and she finds herself homeless and relying on the kindness of a trusted co-worker who may not be all she appears.


That Which Remains By C. F. Yetmen Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998889023
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Published: Ypsilon & Co. Press - May 25th, 2021

In February 1946, Anna Klein and her boss Henry Cooper face major changes at the Monuments Men Collecting Point. With Cooper's dreaded re-deployment looming and their feelings for each other intensifying, Anna has to decide between him, her family, and her marriage.


What is Forgiven By C. F. Yetmen Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998889009
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Published: Ypsilon & Co. Press - August 5th, 2017

At the end of 1945 Anna Klein finds herself making tough choices about her future as a wife and mother. The delicate balance of her personal life seems to be falling apart and she finds herself homeless and relying on the kindness of a trusted co-worker who may not be all she appears.


Snow Day By Deb Drissell, Glenn Green Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781665574358
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Published: Authorhouse - November 2nd, 2022

Who doesn't love a snow day? Imagine a snow day where anything is possible- Ice skating with a fuzzy polar bear, surfing on an avalanche, chasing Santa's reindeer or laughing with an elf If you get a snow day, what would you like to do? Oh, the endless the possibilities filled with wondrous magicality.


OFF SITE EVENT: Carmen Tafolla at The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

flyer for Carmen Tafolla eventVisit the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center for more information!

A novel in verse about the joys and struggles of a Chicana girl who is a warrior for her name, her history, and her right to choose what she celebrates in life.

Warrior Girl By Carmen Tafolla Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593354711
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 5th, 2023

An insightful novel in verse about the joys and struggles of a Chicana girl who is a warrior for her name, her history, and her right to choose what she celebrates in life.


Desiree Kannel, The Delany Bennets

author photoA daughter trying to figure out her future. A family struggling with changes. And a man torn between love and loyalty.

The Delany Bennets By Desiree R. Kannel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781685132897
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Published: Black Rose Writing - October 5th, 2023

Martin Delany University has provided home, career, and stability for generations of Bennets. It's 1999 and the latest generation of Bennets prepare for the new millennium, unaware of the changes the year 2000 will bring.


Lucky John By Desiree R. Kannel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781684335183
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Published: Black Rose Writing - June 18th, 2020

John Roberts has the risky habit of infidelity, but it isn't adult John Roberts running his life, it's John the indignant and angry teenager. At 17, his secret girlfriend becomes pregnant, and both fathers put an end to the relationship. John's father sends him away to live with his Aunt Idell, the family matriarch, birthing in John an anger and resentment he carries into adulthood.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: Letty Cottin Pogrebin | Shanda | Virtual Only

Letty Cottin Pogrebin | Shanda | Virtual Only

Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy By Letty Cottin Pogrebin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781637583968
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Published: Post Hill Press - September 13th, 2022

An intimate memoir from a founding editor of Ms. magazine who grew up in a Jewish immigrant family mired in secrets, haunted by their dread of shame and stigma, determined to hide their every imperfection—and in denial or despair when they couldn’t.

“A frank and often amusing tabulation of well-kept family secrets...


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: David Shaw | The Plagues of Pharaoh | Virtual Only

David Shaw | The Plagues of Pharaoh | Virtual Only

The Plagues of Pharaoh By David Shaw Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9781647195540
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Published: Abuzz Press - June 20th, 2021

Ancient Egypt is a powerful and prosperous land filled with proud, modern, and pious people. Their Pharaoh is a descendent of the gods; touched by immortality and incapable of doing wrong. His people love, worship, and fear him as they do the god Ra who appears to them daily as the sun and whose departure they serenade at dusk every evening.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: Shaunna J Edwards and Alyson Richman | Thread Collectors | Virtual Only

Shaunna J Edwards and Alyson Richman | Thread Collectors | Virtual Only

The Thread Collectors By Shaunna J. Edwards, Alyson Richman Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781525899782
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Published: Graydon House - August 30th, 2022

"An unforgettable story of female strength, hope and friendship. This collaborative work is magnificent--a true revelation " --Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: Tamar Haspel | To Boldly Grow | Virtual Only

Tamar Haspel | To Boldly Grow | Virtual Only

To Boldly Grow: Finding Joy, Adventure, and Dinner in Your Own Backyard By Tamar Haspel Cover Image
$26.00
This title is a special order. Please call the shop at (210)826-6411 to check availability.
ISBN: 9780593419533
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 8th, 2022

A love-letter to the unexpected delights (and occasional despair) of so-called “first-hand food”—meals we grow, forage, fish, or even hunt from the world around us. To Boldly Grow is “part memoir, part how-to guide and wholly delightful” (Washington Post).


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: Jack Zipes | The Original Bambi | Virtual Only

Jack Zipes | The Original Bambi | Virtual Event

The Original Bambi: The Story of a Life in the Forest By Felix Salten, Jack Zipes (Translator), Jack Zipes (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Felix Salten, Jack Zipes (Translator), Jack Zipes (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691197746
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 22nd, 2022

A new, beautifully illustrated translation of Felix Salten's celebrated novel Bambi--the original source of the beloved story


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