Recounting County History With a Modern Perspective Tustin resident Phil Brigandi’s “Orange County Chronicles” looks beyond the county’s popular image of beautiful people in beach cities to the often overlooked workaday lives in Anaheim, the barrios of Santa Ana, townhouse living in Brea and the diverse communities of Little Saigon, Little Texas, Los Rios, La […]
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Author’s Debut Novel Receives Praise Local Laguna Beach author Suzanne Redfearn is receiving early praise for her debut novel, “Hush Little Baby” which will be released on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Redfearn will celebrate by hosting launch party and book signing that evening 5-7 p.m. at Lumberyard Restaurant, 384 Forest Ave., which she owns with her […]
Poets Elevate the Discussion at Laguna Books Laguna Beach Books welcomes local poets John Gardiner and Charles Redner to the store at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, 1200 S. Coast Hwy, Suite 105. Gardiner will read from his new book, “Coyote Blues,” and Charles Redner will read from some of the anthologies that he […]
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 and exercises that have worked for people from all walks of […]
Laguna Books Welcomes UCI Writing Program Director Laguna Beach Books welcomes Ron Carlson, author of “Return to Oakpine” to the store on Sunday, July 28 at 4 p.m. at 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Carlson will be answering questions and reading from his new work, a look at friendship, family, and the roads not taken between […]
By Justin Swanson | LB Indy Skip Hellewell fell in love with Laguna Beach immediately. On a camping and surfing trip as a youth, Hellewell was awestruck with the beach community; there were people walking around town in their bathing suits. He slept on the beach. He learned to surf. He was so taken, […]
John Wayne’s Son Joins Book Signing In support of Michael Goldman’s new book, “John Wayne: The Genuine Article,” the legendary actor’s son Ethan Wayne joins the author at a book signing event hosted by Laguna Beach Books at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. The Duke’s fans can enjoy a question and answer session between […]
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.
Buddhism Reboots Laguna Beach Books is hosting author Timber Hawkeye, author of “Buddhist Boot Camp” on Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m. at 1200 S. Coast Hwy. He will talk about his book and take questions. This is a free event. For more information contact Danielle Bauter at 949-494-4779 or via email at [email protected] […]
Author Visits, Stirs It Up Author David Dusty Cupple will read selections and sign copies of his novel “Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government” at Sound Spectrum Records, 1264 S. Coast Highway, on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. Author Tells of […]
Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties announced the appointment of Laguna Beach resident Jane Hanauer to its board. Hanauer, a former teacher and long-time advocate for children and women, is the owner of Laguna Beach Books and currently serves as a board member for the Laguna Art Museum and Friendship Shelter.
World champion mixed martial arts fighter and Laguna Beach resident Frank Shamrock will hold a demonstration of fighting techniques and a signing for his new book Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m at Optimus Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, 31151 Niguel Road in Laguna Niguel. Laguna Beach Books will host the signing for Shamrock’s book, “Uncaged: My Life […]
Laguna Beach resident and author Kaira Rouda makes her first local appearance Sunday, Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Rouda’s latest work, “All the Difference,” is a mystery novel.
Inspired by shopping at the farmers market and art created by his own family, local Doug Bowler created the Laguna Beach Tote Company to market and make homegrown tote bags. When shopping at the market, Bowler was stymied by not being able to shop from stall to stall without putting down his shopping bags to […]