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PRESS RELEASE: Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions

Chajes 2663Discover the Jewish Mystical Tradition of Kabbalah at Rothko Chapel

HOUSTON – Jan. 15, 2016 – Explore the mystery of Kabbalah at the Rothko Chapel.

The Rothko Chapel is continuing its series, “Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions,” with a look at Jewish mystical traditions, scheduled for noon on Wednesday, Feb. 3. A donation of $10 is suggested.

The Kabbalah will be explored through a selection of contemplative readings and meditations from the classics of the tradition, including spiritual chants that are 200 years old.

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NEWS from the LIBRARY of CONGRESS

October 6, 2015

Contact: Guy Lamolinara, Library of Congress (202) 707-9217, glam@loc.gov
Contact: Stephen Siwinski, Texas Center for the Book (512) 463-5514, ssiwinski@tsl.texas.gov
Public contact: Center for the Book (202) 707-5221; cfbook@loc.gov

Texas Center for the Book Has New Home at State Library and Archives

The Library of Congress Center for the Book and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) announce the relocation of the Texas Center for the Book to a new home at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in Austin, Texas.

One of 52 centers affiliated with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, the Texas Center for the Book was established by the Dallas Public Library in 1987 to stimulate public interest in books, reading, libraries and liter...

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Release: GAME OF LOVE, by Ara Grigorian

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In the Game of Love, Winner Takes All

 

Love in tennis is nothing, but in Life it is Everything

 

Game of Love, by Ara Grigorian [Curiosity Quill Press, May 4, 2015, $16.99] is set in the high-stakes world of professional tennis where fortune and fame can be decided by a single point.

Gemma Lennon has spent nearly all of her 21 years focused on one thing: Winning a Grand Slam.

After a disastrous and very public scandal and subsequent loss at the Australian Open, Gemma is now laser-focused on winning the French Open. Nothing and no one will derail her shot at winning – until a heated chance encounter with brilliant and sexy Andre Reyes threatens to throw her off her game.

Breaking her own rules, Gemma begins a torrid affair with Andre who sh...

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Press Release: BLIND SPOT, by Chandler McGrew

blindspotFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Burn-out Detective Teams with Blind-Deaf Teen

In Terrifying, Occult Struggle to Survive

 

“Chandler McGrew [is] showing us how to scare the pants off readers with [Blind Spot].”

The Chicago Tribune

 
“What starts out as a crime thriller quickly turns into a horror novel that is so scary, the audience will read with all the lights left on… This is horror fiction at its most chilling, making Chandler McGrew a worthy successor to Stephen King.”
Harriet Klausner

 
Astor + Blue Editions is proud to present Blind Spot by critically acclaimed horror novelist, Chandler McGrew (ISBN: 978-1-941286-41-8; Thriller / Supernatural / Horror / Suspense / Mystery; March 2015).

In a small Maine valley, thirteen-year-old Pierce Morin, born blind and deaf, possesses a t...

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Press Release: “The Sketching Detective”, by Jack McCormac

indexFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2015

CLEMSON, S.C. – Nightclub dancers, a murderous plot and a race against time. These are just a few plotlines in The Sketching Detective, Jack McCormac latest novel since leaving the world of civil engineering to write mystery thrillers.

“This is a detective novel for the 21st century, full of surprises, wit and intelligence,” McCormac said. “Jack McKay, a university professor, is going to put his unlikely detective skills to use once again after solving the case of the murdered showgirl-and almost ending his marriage.”

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