Aspiring authors seeking inspiration and instruction are encouraged to register for The La Jolla Writers Conference at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa the weekend of October 24th through October 26th. Highlighting the event as keynote speakers are authors TK. Agents and editors take part as well as authors. Mysterious Galaxy will be the on-site bookseller.
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 10:00am
T. Jefferson Parker
Photo: Marion Ettlinger
Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls
through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
International of Brea/La Habra presents their 10th Annual Authors’
Brunch featuring best-selling authors Nicole Mones, Susan Straight,
and T. Jefferson Parker. Nicole Mones will be talking about her
fourth novel, Night in Shanghai, a story of two very different
people who find each other...
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:15am
To get tickets to this limited event, follow the Brown Paper Tickets link here.
From Brown Paper Tickets:
Join us for a very special Meet and Greet with Sophie Kinsella. All attendees will receive her newest book, Shopaholic to the Stars,
light refreshments hosted by the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library,
reserved seating for Sophie's presentation, and priority in the book
signing line at the end of the event.
The VIP Reception begins at 11:15 AM in the Garden Patio (weather permitting)
Seating will take place at 11:50 AM in the City Council Chamber
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:00pm
MG’s Hallowe’en Saturday kicks off at noon with verbivore and San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Richard Lederer and his latest collection, a great Hallowe’en item for kids and “groan ups,” Monsters Unchained! “How do you make a skeleton laugh?” “You tickle its funny bone.” The more than 1,000 jokes, 60 poems, 80 illustrations, and 20 creepy creatures in Monsters Unchained! are guaranteed to tickle attendees’ funny bones.
On Saturday, October 25th at 2 p.m., Redondo Beach Public
Library will screen the film Farm-City, State, which explores the local food
scene in Austin, Texas and asks the question, “What if an entire city could
feed itself?” The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Los
Angeles caterer, RootDown LA chair, and cookbook author Jennie Cook (Who Wants
Seconds? Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores & Everyone in Between) and
members of other organizations involved in the promotion or production of
healthy, local, sustainable food. The event runs from 1:30-4:30