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The Write Stuff 2/1/13

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.  ...

Books Proprietor Named to Board

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...

MMA Book Author Set to Visit, Demo Skills

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...

Author Appears With New Novel

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.

Proudly Made in Laguna Beach

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...

The Write Stuff

Local Author Sets Romance Novel in Her Hometown Dana Point author Anita Hughes, author of the novel “Monarch Beach,” visits Laguna Beach Books on Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. The debut novel is about a woman’s journey back to happiness after an affair splinters her perfect marriage...

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:...

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...

Tunes & Tomes

Laguna Beach Books  The Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway Top 10 Bestsellers 1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 3. Steve Jobs ¬†by Walter Issacson 4. When the Killing’s Done by T. C. Boyle 5. Catching Fire by Suzanne...

Getting Out

Trio Lights Up Jazz Winter Series Singer and pianist Carol Welsman performs with her trio at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Laguna Beach Live! Jazz Wednesdays Winter Series at Hotel Laguna. Doors open at 5 p.m. for sunset viewing with drinks and food available for purchase. ...

Tunes & Tomes

Laguna Beach Books The Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway 1. Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George 2. The Jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker 3. The Barbarian Nurseries by Hector Tobar 4. Swamplandia by Karen Russell 5. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes 6. Woolgathering by...

Mystery Authors Revealed at Laguna Event

Laguna Beach Books will be hosting mystery authors Elizabeth George and T. Jefferson Parker on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Aliso Creek Inn for a noon brunch.   The $70 ticket for the event will include  breakfast, a choice of George’s or Parker’s latest book, as well as an...

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