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A TEXAS CHRISTMAS REUNION

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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


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This holiday season, love is on the menu.


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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...



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Also by Howard Schatz:

Caught in the Act:, October 2013
Hardcover
Botanica, October 2005
Hardcover

Botanica
Howard Schatz

In BOTANICA, award-winning photographer Howard Schatz puts an entirely new twist on the age-old tradition of depicting flowers in art.

Bulfinch
October 2005
156 pages
ISBN: 0821261738
Hardcover
$60.00
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The flowers in BOTANICA emanate colors and textures so rich that you'll be tempted to lift them off the page. Some of the close-up images are eye-popping in their extreme detail, while others are kaleidoscopic compositions of synesthetic color. From the exotic – angel's trumpets, passionflowers, and pincushions – to the familiar – lilies, roses, and begonias – the flowers Schatz photographs have never looked quite like this before, and yet it is their natural beauty that shines through every page of this sumptuous, oversize volume. Annotations at the back of the book, accompanied by miniature reproductions of the full- page plates, identify each variety and provide both common and Latin names. Schatz's unique presentation and photographic style make this a compelling gift for both flower lovers and connoisseurs of fine photography.

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