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Deep In The Heart of Texas

This year marks the 175th anniversary of Texas independence.  Did you know Texas became its own nation after it won independence in 1836?  The new nation was officially called the Republic of Texas and lasted almost ten years.  The Lone Star flag was created in Montgomery County and was adopted as the official national flag.  Texas even had foreign diplomats and its own embassy in London before it was annexed into the United States in 1845.

Learn more fascinating facts about Texas history with these titles:

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Weekend Projects

Do you need to work around the house but only have the weekend to complete your project? With these books, you can start and finish your entire project in 48 hours.

Decorating:

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Super Bowl XLV

Our neighbor to the north will host the 45th version of the biggest spectacle in American sports next week.  It may be close to impossible for Dallas to top Houston's memorable ...

True Crime: The Mafia

The Mafia only exists in movies these days, right?  Think again.  Read some of these true crime accounts of Mafia mayhem.  If you dare.

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Digital Gadget Guides

Did you get an "iSomething" this holiday season?  Are you unsure how to work that that new gadget? Grab these books and find out what your new device can do:

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