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There are 30 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
The Book Frog (1.3 miles)
550 Deep Valley Dr, #273, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
627 Silver Spur Road, Suite 210 in the Village, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
29089 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
3815 W. 242nd St., Torrance, CA 90505
126 Vista Del Parque, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
24200 Narbonne Ave., Lomita, CA 90717
931 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
443 West 6th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
23115 S. Arlington Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
2828 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505-2803
24000 S. Western, Harbor City, CA 90710
21712 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503
Encore Books (5.6 miles)
718 W. 37th St. #3, San Pedro, CA 90731
21400 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503
3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
4805 Emerald St., Torrance, CA 90503
303 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
1300 N. Avalon Boulevard, Wilmington, CA 90744
Stuart Ng Books (7.3 miles)
20655 S Western Ave, Ste. 104, Torrance, CA 90501
TotalitarianMedia (7.4 miles)
508 Hollowell Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
550 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
151 E. Carson St., Carson, CA 90745
2000 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Local events

Sep
19
Chelsea Cain Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Friday, September 19 at 7pm
As her online bio states, Chelsea Cain was not an ordinary child ...with her expansive pet cemetery and the deep interest in the local terror known as The Green River Killer. Later, as she worked as a journalist and PR firm’s creative director, she toiled away at fiction writing. While she wrote novel after novel, it wasn’t until she saw The Green River Killer back in the news, this time in hand cuffs, that she received the inspiration for her “gory thriller” that would become 2007’s Heartsick, an MG signed first edition pick. Five novels later, Chelsea launches One Kick, the first in a new series, about a former kidnap victim who has developed resilience and combat skills and uses them to find two missing children. One Kick is one of our Fantastic First selections for September.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
20
Women and Words at The Olympic Collection in West Los Angeles
Mysterious Galaxy, Saturday, September 20 at 09:30am
Gabrielle Zevin Nicole Mones Cynthia Bond Rachel Howzell Hall Kathy Eldon

Women & Words was established in 2003 by a group of women who love to read and whose mission is to honor women’s words and achievements. They created a literary event that promotes women authors and inspires others by donating the proceeds to a diverse group of charitable organizations. Since 2004, Women & Words has raised almost $25,000 for charities such as Children’s Law Center, Penny Lane, Women’s Care Cottage, Westside Children’s Center, Children’s Institute Inc., Children’s Hospital, WriteGirl, Echo Center for Parenting Education, and Reach Out and Read.

This year, you can meet authors Gabrielle Zevin (The storied life of A.J. Fikry), Nicole Mones (Shangahi Nights), Cynthia Bond (Ruby), Rachel Howzell Hall (Land of Shadows), and Kathy Eldon (author of In the Heart of Life and founder and chairwoman of the Creative Visions Foundation). All proceeds will benefit the CHAMPION Fund which is the fundraising arm of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Join fellow literary lovers for a day full of authors, eats, and charity! Register on-line at www.womenandwords.com/.

Location: Street: 11301 Olympic Boulevard, Third Floor City: West Los Angeles, Province: California Postal Code: 90064 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
20
Cynthia Bond
The Olympic Collection, Saturday, September 20 at 09:30am
Cynthia Bond (Ruby)

Cynthia Bond has taught writing to homeless and at-risk youth throughout Los Angeles for more than fifteen years. She attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, then moved to New York and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. A PEN/Rosenthal Fellow, Bond founded the Blackbird Writing Collective in 2011. At present, Bond teaches therapeutic writing at Paradigm Malibu Adolescent Treatment Center. A native of East Texas, she lives in Los Angeles with her daughter.From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
20
Ocean Park Pulitzer Prize Book Group
Santa Monica Public Library - Ocean Park Branch, Saturday, September 20 at 11am
A monthly book discussion group for books that have won the Pulitzer Prize. Meets the 3rd Saturday of the Month. No Registration Required.

Categories: Book Discussions, Adults, All Ages (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
21
Banned Books Week in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Sunday, September 21 at 10am
Mysterious Galaxy is proud to promote the rights of writers to express themselves freely and of readers to read what they choose. Please show your support for freedom of expression by buying and reading a banned book from your local independent bookstore!

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
21
Anna Carey and Gretchen McNeil Sign in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Sunday, September 21 at 2pm
Gretchen McNeil Anna Carey Two prominent names in Southern CA young adult fiction come to visit us with their newest releases! Anna Carey, author of the renowned Eve Trilogy, studied creative writing at NYU before getting her MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. Blackbird’s a protagonist has no memory of herself, but a curious tattoo on her wrist bears the likeness of the titular bird and the code: FNV02198. While this is mystery enough, the bigger question she faces is why everyone seems to want her dead. Before she was delivering splashes of YA horror, Gretchen McNeil was an opera singer and voice actress, most notably the voice of Mary on G4’s animated program Code Monkeys. Her fifth novel, Get Even, centers around a group of girls who have formed “Don’t Get Mad,” a secret group responsible for seeking revenge on bullies and crooked teachers. But when a dead body bearing a “DGM” card is found, it looks like someone wants revenge on them.

Preorder Get Even and receive something super special!

From Gretchen's blog:

In order to get the word out about my first-ever series, and as a thank you to you, the amazing fans who have been so supportive over the years, I've gotten special permission from my publisher to release the first two chapters of GET DIRTY on September 16th.

Why two chapters? Because a huge, massive, game-changing plot twist is dropped in the very last line of Chapter 2.

The chapters will be printed up in a signed, special edition booklet, along some Get Even bonus material and a signed Don't Get Mad bookplate.

** Please type personalization requests and special instructions in the Comment box during checkout.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
21
Brentwood - Matt Lederman and Alona Pulde discuss and sign "The Forks Over Knives Plan"
Diesel, a bookstore - Brentwood, Sunday, September 21 at 3pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Matt Lederman and Alona Pulde to the store to discuss and sign their new book, The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet, on Sunday, September 21st at 3pm.

In our eternal search for health, the whole-food, plant-based nutrition revolution has inspired thousands to transform their diets and their lives. Forks Over Knives is a leading authority in this “food as medicine” movement, showing how simple dietary changes are proven to prevent – and even reverse – chronic disease such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, as well as improve overall health. But putting good eating habits into place is no easy task; many of us don’t even really know where to begin. That’s where Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman can help. Their new book provides a clear, easy-to-follow plan that will help you cut out animal-based and processed foods over four weeks.

Matthew Lederman, MD, is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician specializing in nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Matt has lectured for the eCornell T. Colin Campbell Certificate Program in Plant-Based Nutrition and appeared in the films Healing Cancer From the Inside Out and Forks Over Knives. With Alona, he cofounded Transition To Health and coauthored Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole. Matt joined Whole Foods Market in 2010 to help direct various health and wellness projects.

Alona Pulde, MD, is a family practitioner specializing in nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Alona developed the Lifestyle Change Program used for patients in the film Forks Over Knives and in her clinic, Transition To Health. She is the author of the book Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole: Your Guide to Optimum Health. Alona joined Whole Foods Market in 2010 as a health and wellness medical expert.

Location: Street: DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood Additional: Brentwood Country Mart - 225 26th Street at San Vicente City: Santa Monica, Province: California Postal Code: 90402 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
21
My Family and Other Hazards
Beyond Baroque, Sunday, September 21 at 5pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
21
My Family and Other Hazards
Beyond Baroque, Sunday, September 21 at 7pm
Come meet June Melby, author of My Family and Other Hazards

Reading/signing with June Melby, author of My Famil and Other Hazards (added from Macmillan)
Sep
22
Hobbit Day in San Diego!
Mysterious Galaxy, Monday, September 22 at 00am
September 22nd is hobbit Day! Celebrate Bilbo’s birthday and your love of The Hobbit with us.

Details to follow.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
22
Jeff Hobbs
American Girl Place Los Angeles, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
Jeff Hobbs graduated with a BA in English language and literature from Yale in 2002, where he was awarded the Willets and Meeker prizes for his writing. Hobbs spent three years in New York and Tanzania while working with the African Rainforest Conservancy. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
22
James Ellroy Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
James Ellroy is no stranger to humanity’s dark side since his exposure to the tragedy of homicide in his early years. James has brought his knowledge of mystery and love for fiction to his literary Los Angeles, writing noteworthy novels such as The black dahlia and L.A. Confidential. Perfidia, his newest, begins at the brink of World War II with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent stateside panic. As Japanese internment begins, the hellish murder of a Japanese family brings four people together: a captain on the police force, a brilliant Japanese-American forensic chemist, an adventurous young woman, and character most familiar to loyal Ellroy readers, Irish émigré Dudley Smith.

This is a numbered event – numbers for the signing line are free with the purchase of Perfidia from Mysterious Galaxy, available September 9th, starting at 10 AM!

If you are planning to attend the event, please do not place your order through the web site as all such orders are processed after the event. Instead, please contact the store and purchase the book on or after the on-sale date.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
22
My Family and Other Hazards
Book Soup, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
23
New Books on Sale Tuesday September 23rd
Mysterious Galaxy, Tuesday, September 23 at 10am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday September 23rd.

Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)

Happy Reading!

Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
23
T. Jefferson Parker Signs in Fallbrook
Mysterious Galaxy, Tuesday, September 23 at 6pm
New York Times bestselling author and Southern California native T. Jefferson Parker started his career as a journalist, while writing what would become his breakout debut, Laguna Heat. Twenty-nine years (and many thrilling books) later, he is especially proud of his newest book, Full Measure, a love story to his hometown of Fallbrook and a personal look into the lives affected by the devastating fire of 2007, particularly a local farmer and his sons, the younger just home from Afghanistan. The Fallbrook Library’s California Reads program launch is just the first of many opportunities for readers to meet this renowned local author this fall.

Mysterious Galaxy will be the bookseller in attendance at this event. If you would like a signed copy of the book, but cannot attend, please call the San Diego store at 858-268-4747.

For further information, please check the Fallbrook Public Library event calendar here.

Location: Street: Fallbrook Library Additional: 124 S. Mission Rd. Ste 302 City: Fallbrook, Province: California Postal Code: 92028 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
23
Book Into Film Screening: THE WONDER BOYS (2000)
Santa Monica Public Library - Ocean Park Branch, Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30pm
A four month long series of film screenings of movies based on books. The screening will follow the book discussions which take place the previous week.

Film Screenings:

Sept 23: THE WONDER BOYS

Oct 18: THE KITE RUNNER

Nov 25: THE NAMESAKE

Dec 20: EMMA

Books and movies provided by California Center for the Book.

Categories: Movies/Film, Adults, 50+/Seniors (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
23
My Family and Other Hazards
Coffee Cartel, Tuesday, September 23 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
23
Meet Steven Bingen, author of Warner Bros: Hollywood's Ultimate Backlot
Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where not just films, but legends, are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds are, and always have been, largely hidden from public view. Although some movie studios offer tours, few guests from outside the Hollywood community have ever been witness to the artistry, politics, and scandals that routinely go on behind the soundstage walls and away from the carefully orchestrated scenes visible to them from their tram carts.

In this book, studio staff historian and Hollywood insider Steven Bingen throws open Hollywood’s iron gates and takes you inside the greatest and yet most mysterious movie studio of them all: Warner Bros. Long home to the world’s biggest stars and most memorable films and television shows, the Warner Bros. Studio lot functions as a small city and is even more fascinating, glamorous, and outrageous than any of the stars or movies that it has been routinely minting for more than ninety years. Accompanied by stunning behind-the-scenes photos and maps, and including a revealing backstory, this book is your ticket to a previously veiled Hollywood paradise.

Steven Bingen is a historian, screenwriter, and former archivist at Warner Bros. Originally a native of Seattle, Bingen has written and contributed to dozens of books, articles, and documentaries on Hollywood history. He coauthored MGM: Hollywood’s Greatest Backlot, the first significant book ever published about a movie studio lot. He lives in the world’s largest backlot, also known as Los Angeles. (TaylorTrade)
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Sep
24
Brentwood - Andrew Mayne discusses and signs "Angel Killer"
Diesel, a bookstore - Brentwood, Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes author and magician Andrew Mayne to the store to discuss and sign his new novel, Angel Killer, on Wednesday, September 24th at 7pm.

Jessica Blackwood thought she’d left her complicated life as a magician behind when she took up a career in law enforcement. But the past always has a way of catching up to you, and when the FBI is taunted with an inexplicably supernatural crime, they turn to the one agent with a background in achieving the seemingly impossible. A hacker known as “Warlock” has revealed a monstrous tableau at a Michigan cemetery: a dead girl is discovered rising from the ground as if she tried to crawl from her own grave. With this only the first of his dark miracles, it’ll be up to Jessica to confront her past and stop a depraved killer, or else become his next victim.

Andrew Mayne is the author of the Jessica Blackwood series of thrillers (of which Angel Killer is the first) and the star of A&E’s magic reality show, Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne. He has worked for David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, and David Blaine. He lives in Los Angeles.

Location: Street: DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood Additional: Brentwood Country Mart - 225 26th Street at San Vicente City: Santa Monica, Province: California Postal Code: 90402 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
25
Untitled event
Arcana Books on the Arts, Thursday, September 25 at 00am
Sep
25
Untitled event
Arcana Books on the Arts, Thursday, September 25 at 6pm
Sep
25
San Diego Book Discussion Group
Mysterious Galaxy, Thursday, September 25 at 7pm
The September 25th discussion focuses on Holly Black's The Coldest Girl in Coldtown.

The San Diego Book Discussion Group is led by Fearless Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity for readers to branch out and find new favorites!

Attendees receive 20% off of the current book club selection!

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
25
Cynthia Bond
Eso Won Books, Thursday, September 25 at 7pm
Cynthia Bond (added from Random House)
Sep
26
James Silvani Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Friday, September 26 at 5pm
James Silvani signs Draw-A-Saurus: Everything You Need to Know to Draw Your Favorite Dinosaurs in San Diego.

Details to follow.

Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
26
Book Event: "Judy Garland on Judy Garland" Randy L. Schmidt
Aero Theatre, Friday, September 26 at unknown time
Randy Schmidt, editor of Judy Garland on Judy Garland, will be signing copies of his book at Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 26.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
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