Local author and founder of the Green Valentine’s Festival, Satyanna Chris Luken, invites the public to a book-signing party for her latest work, “I-WE Imagine Wisdom Education,” at the Mystic Arts, 670 S. Coast Highway, on April 2 from 12-2 p.m. and 6 -8 p.m.
The book-signing party includes free educational activities and introduces the I-WE Summer Arts Program at Laguna Montessori, which runs July 7 through Aug. 8. Pre-school and programs for 6 to 9 year olds will be offered. Their older siblings will be invited to participate as well.
Autism Activist Makes Book Store Stop
Local autism activist W.M. Phillips, the author of “Embrace Unique: The Power of Hope, Humor, and Love on the Spectrum” will come to a free event at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway on April 6 at 4 p.m.
“Embrace Unique” helps reframe the idea that being different means being not good enough. Info: 949-494-4479 or lagunabeachbooks.com.
Take Tea with Mystery Writer Anne Perry
Tickets for this 4 p.m. event April 8 are $40 and include a copy of the book and refreshments. Purchase at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway, or online at anneperry.brownpapertickets.com.
Local Author Tells His Story
Laguna local Gary Corcoran has self-published “The Trip Into Milky Way,” which AuthorPressReleases.com described as “…historical fiction that is smart, political, inspiring and epic…a much anticipated journey that is well worth the trip!”
The book tells Corcoran’s coming of age tale set against the Vietnam War and fading idealism of the ‘60s. He invites readers to share their own tales at his website: thetripintomilkyway.com. The book is available on Amazon.