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The Galveston County Daily News: Books

September 27, 2016

Books

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Novel explores loss of self through loss of memory

“The Fool of New York City,” by Michael D. O’Brian, Ignatius Press, 2016, 280 pages, hardcover, $21.95

  • icon Posted: September 24

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
A tsunami tale
Posted: September 20, 2016

”Two If By Sea,” by Jacquelyn Mitchard, Simon & Schuster, 2016, 383 pages, eBook

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Saturday 09/17/2016
'The Chronicle of Dr. Gribbleflotz'
Posted: September 17, 2016

“The Chronicle of Dr. Gribbleflotz,” by Kerryn Offord and Rick Boatright, Baen Books, 2016, 528 pages, trade paperback, $16

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Tuesday 09/13/2016
Another Cajun story
Posted: September 13, 2016

”Gaston Joins the Circus,” written and illustrated by James Rice, Pelican Publishers, hardback, 32 pages, 2015, $16.99

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Saturday 09/10/2016
Felines help to teach US government in Law's latest book
Posted: September 10, 2016

Retired Texas criminal court judge, author and founder of American Women Writers National Museum in Washington D.C., Janice Law has created her second whimsical novel for children, designed to introduce our government and how it works with the help of two delightful characters, Watch Dog and Capitol Cat.

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This book will make you want to explore Texas
Posted: September 10, 2016

You have been spending too much time sitting inside in front of a television or computer. The family, too. With the weather breaking, it is time for outdoors adventures. But where?

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Saturday 09/03/2016
'Troman' is sci-fi at its best
Posted: September 03, 2016

Following high school graduation, the students — Jason, Wendy and Jessie — travel to the jungles of Yucatan to learn the demise of the Mayan civilization. They are granted permission to live at the campsite of college students from Texas Poly Institute led by university professors to study excavation sites.

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'Spies in the Congo' takes a look at the atomic bomb
Posted: September 03, 2016

The account occasionally resembles a 1940s film noir movie.

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Tuesday 08/30/2016
Connie Collins Morgan adapts Greek myth
Posted: August 30, 2016

Connie Collins Morgan has taken the Greek myth and adapted it into "Hercules on the Bayou."

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Saturday 08/27/2016
'Convict Cowboys' tells story of 'wildest show on Earth'
Posted: August 27, 2016

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice once held October rodeos at Huntsville.

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