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Mystic Arts Hosts Local Author

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...

The Write Stuff 8/22/13

Transformative Author Visits  Laguna Beach Books welcomes Sean Meshorer, author of “The Bliss Experiment: 28 Days to Personal Transformation” on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 4 p.m., 1200 S. Coast Highway. He book is based on the author’s seminar and includes dozens of stories, research...

The Write Stuff 5/17/13

Jefferson Makes Appearance  Laguna Beach Books welcomes former resident and mystery writer T. Jefferson Parker, author of “The Famous and the Dead” on Sunday, May 19 at 4 p.m. at 1200 S. Coast Highway. There is no charge for the event.

The Write Stuff 3/15/13

Book Club Takes on a Sobering Topic Laguna Beach Book’s March book club at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, discusses “A Death in the Family” by James Agee. The shop is at 1200 S. Coast Highway.               Cottage Gallery Hosts Event The...

Lincoln Scholar Visits to Sign Biography

Laguna Beach Books welcomes Walter Stahr, author of “Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man,” on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. Stahr will appear at the local bookstore and sign his memoir about Seward, one of the 19th-century’s most important figures: progressive governor of New York,...

Award-winning Author Visits Bookstore

In the days preceding the Jewish New Year celebration, Maggie Anton, award-winning author of the trilogy of historical novels, “Rashi’s Daughters,” will speak about her new book, “Rav Hisda’s Daughter,” at Laguna Beach Books ,1200 S. Coast Highway, on Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. Anton’s...

The Write Stuff

Book Club Signs Up for ‘The Hunger Games’ A discussion group about “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The book club is usually the third Wednesday of every month. For more info:...

Spring’s Rituals

Egg Hunt Planned for Kids   An annual Easter egg hunt will take place at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 8, at the Laguna Beach High School baseball field.   This free event organized by the veterans of Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and the women’s auxiliary is...

Tunes & Tomes

Barnaby Rudge Videos 1445 Glenneyre Street Top 10 DVD Rentals 1.Hugo 2. My Week With Marilyn 3. J. Edgar 4. Tower Heist 5. Adventures Of Tin Tin 6. Puss In Boots 7. Midnight In Paris 8. Melancholia 9. The Descendants 10. Jack & Jill   Laguna Beach Books The Old Pottery...

The Write Stuff

Authors Visiting Local Store   Laguna Beach Books will welcome Allene Symons, author of “Selling Your Book in Traditional (and New) Markets – From Bookstore Shelves to Selling Via the Internet,” on March 18 a 4 p.m. to the store at 1200 S. Coast Highway.   There is no...

Tunes & Tomes

Top sales/rentals for the week ending Jan. 29:   LAGUNA BEACH BOOKS The Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway Top 10 Bestsellers 1. Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George 2. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer 3. Unlikely Friendships by Jennifer...

Tunes & Tomes

Laguna Beach Books The Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway 1. Woolgathering by Patti Smith 2. The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness 3. The Meaning of the Night by Michael Cunningham 4. The Glass of Time by Michael Cunningham 5. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami 6. The Night...

Tunes & Tomes

Laguna Beach Books The Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway 1. The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht 2. 1Q84 by Haruki Muakami 3. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach 4. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 5. 11/22/63 by Stephen King 6. Extremely Loud and Incrediblyl...

Tunes & Tomes

Top 10 bestsellers at Laguna Beach Books

Tunes & Tomes

The top 10 bestsellers at Barnaby Rudge Videos and Laguna Beach Books