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Book-Ness with K.P.-Ness: “Furiously Happy”

As a fan of Jenny Lawson’s New York Times bestselling memoir, “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened,” I was looking forward to “Furiously Happy” coming out in September 2015. “Furiously Happy” is a collection of humorous essays with topics ranging from … Continue reading

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Book-ness with KP-Ness: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened”

Since reading this memoir a few years ago, I have gifted five copies to friends. Although this book came out in 2012, I’ve decided to write about it here – that way I feel like I am gifting it to … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed – Brave Enough

Cheryl Strayed is the author of several books, the most popular of them is Wild, Cheryl’s memoir about walking alone on the Pacific Crest Trail to find her way back to herself after self destructively dealing with the death of … Continue reading

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See! Hear! Read! Local Author Desiree Zamorano at LitFest Pasadena, Saturday, May 9

Novelist Desiree Zamorano may be una bruja—though definitely of the glistening, Glinda good-witch variety. Her luminous writing reminds us that the shoes we are wearing right now are in fact the ruby slippers that will take us home—not necessarily where … Continue reading

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Counterpoint Records and Books Celebrates 35 Years with 25% Discounts ‘til December 31st for us–Every One!

Ever miss a good ol’ fashioned bookstore around L.A.? Not to mention the new vinyl click and pop of a well worn record (as in music, not the boring statistical kind).  Well never fret, one need look no further than … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Remember book fairs from elementary school?  Well the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is nothing like that. The two day event is one of the largest book festivals in the country.  While the focus is on books, their authors, … Continue reading

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Book’d in Burbank Returns on April 11

Readers and authors should check out the second Book’d in Burbank at Theatre Banshee on April 11. Presented by Liz D, the event includes readings from Young Adult (YA), Mystery and Romance authors, a raffle, a cash bar, a dessert & mingling … Continue reading

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Book’d in Burbank

Presented by Liz D Publicity & Promotions, Book’d in Burbank is a “bookish social gathering” at Theatre Banshee on January 10th. The event includes short readings from local Young Adult (YA), Mystery, and Romance authors, stand-up literary comedy by Jordan Likover, … Continue reading

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Guess I Was the Last to Meet Stephen Elliot

I am a late developer. Not physically. If that were the case it certainly would have kept me out of a certain amount of trouble in Junior High. I mean I am a late developer in regards to being open … Continue reading

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