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March 18, 2017

The Acorn Stories

"The Acorn Stories" by Duane Simolke

Visit the West Texas town of Acorn! Enjoy the German festival, a high school football game, homemade apple pie from the Turner Street Café, and the cool shade of a hundred-year-old oak tree. Meet dedicated teachers, unusual artists, shrewd business owners, closeted gays, and concerned neighbors. See how lives become intertwined in moments of humor or tragedy. Just be careful, because in Acorn, the sky is always falling!   From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences.   What People are Saying About This:
It was a real pleasure to read about the fictional town of Acorn, Texas, and get to meet all the different and varied people that Mr. Simolke so eloquently fleshed out. (author of "Desert Sons")
A well-crafted collection of short stories. (author of "Taxing Tallula")

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March 17, 2017

Midlife Crisis

"Midlife Crisis" by Belinda Bennett

Two people. One big misunderstanding Middle-age doesn’t suit Sammy-Jo Jacobs. In fact, it’s her worst nightmare come true. And she can’t cope. Trapped in a loveless marriage, her life spirals out of control as she struggles with the effects of the menopause. After suffering a panic attack in an up-market London boutique, she is devastated to find herself on the wrong side of the law. With separate beds and almost separate lives, the Jacobs are on a collision course beyond anyone’s control.  

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March 16, 2017

PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book

"PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book - RELEASE YOUR INNER ARTIST!" by 101 ARTISTS

PUPPY LOVE! Adult Coloring Book RELEASE YOUR INNER ARTIST! Dog and puppy lovers, get creative as we invite you to express yourself with these fun and playful (too cute!) images of puppies, dogs and original design images for hours of coloring fun and relaxation. Inside you'll find many images for your art activities. Spend your time using color to soothe the day's stress away and return to your childhood love: COLORING! Illustrations can be filled with markers, colored pencils, watercolor paints, gel crayons or simply old school crayons. We hope you enjoy these images and have many hours of stress-free coloring fun! 101 ARTISTS * A portion of all our animal-related art books goes to help the furries through annual contributions *

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March 16, 2017

PHOTOJOURNALIST: The Life Story of Ara Guler

"PHOTOJOURNALIST: The Life Story of Ara Guler" by Nezih Tavlas

Photojournalist, a book by Nezih Tavlas, provides a compelling and in-depth look into the life of Ara Güler who is regarded as one of the most accomplished documentary photographers of the 20th century and the pioneer of photojournalism in Turkey. The book lists all of Guler’s professional accomplishments while also providing rare insight into his personal life and his photographic legacy amounts to over two million stories told. Born into a Turkish-Armenian family in Istanbul in 1928, Ara Güler who has been given the nickname, "The Eye of Istanbul" and also described as “one of the most important living representatives of creative photography today.” Güler’s photographic work started being published in the late 1950s and early 1960s; his work has been displayed at many of the world’s major art centers, including New York, London and Paris. He has published many books on his work and is the recipient of many awards and honors.  

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