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About Crissi Langwell

Blended family mom to three teens, author of a bunch of books, and owner of the kind of dog only a mom would love. Visit her author website at crissilangwell.com.

A tale of two Mendocino County logging towns

Author Kathleen M. Nevin shares the story of logging history in Mendocino County in “Newport and Kibesillah — A Tale of Two Mendocino County Coastal Logging Towns.” The book details the history of Newport and Kibesillah, two towns nestled between Fort Bragg and Westport, and the lives of the residents [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Set in Santa Rosa, “The Drake Equation” to release in May

Author Bart King, a Sonoma County native, is gearing up to for the release of his debut novel, “The Drake Equation.” Published by Disney Hyperion, this middle grade novel is set in a fictionalized version of Santa Rosa, bearing resemblance to King’s hometown of Sebastopol. The story follows Noah Grow, [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Children’s book series finds magic in old socks

Jarod and Tommy’s story continues in "Vessel of Safety: Book Six," when the teens must fight to protect a ring that can control the demons of the world.

By | April 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Reverend Billy to present book, “The Earth Wants You,” in Sebastopol

On Monday, April 25, Many Rivers Books and Tea in Sebastopol welcomes legendary performance artists and eco/anti-consumerism activist Reverend Billy to present his new book, “The Earth Wants YOU.”

By | March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

“Luminarias” series presents poet Gary Soto on April 14

On Thursday, April 14, Gary Soto, renowned poet and author, will present his new book, "You Kiss by th’Book: New Poems from Shakespeare’s Line," at SHED in Healdsburg.

By | March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Graton author J.B. Grant shares coming-of-age story in 1950s coastal South Carolina

J.B. Grant, an author from Graton, recently released the 2nd edition of his second novel, “Summer Squall on the Grand Strand.” The story follows 12-year-old Jim Harbison in the 1950s in coastal South Carolina. The region is on the verge of a significant change, as is Jim and the community [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Robert Digitale to present latest novel, ‘Blaze & Skyfire’

On Sunday, April 3, Robert Digitale, a staff writer for the Press Democrat, will be at Copperfield's Books in Santa Rosa's Montgomery Village from 1:30-3:30 p.m. to sign copies of his new fantasy novel, "Blaze & Skyfire." A followup to Digtale's debut novel, "Horse Stalker," the saga continues in Book [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Happy World Book Day! Here’s what Sonoma County is reading.

The Sonoma County Library shared their list of top 25 books Sonoma County readers checked out at the library back in 2015. Here are the Top 5 books from that list. 1. Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

First Friday celebration features Sherrie Lovler, Santa Rosa poet and artist

On Friday, March 4th, Sherrie Lovler will share her new 8”x8” painting series, and will also present her new poetry book, “On Softer Ground.” The printed book features 24 paintings and poems, and is a culmination of a 7-year artistic journey. Each poem is accompanied by an original piece of [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Sonoma County Local Author Showcase & Symposium

On Saturday, April 2, the Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library is hosting the 2nd annual Sonoma County Local Author Showcase & Symposium.

By | February 24th, 2016|0 Comments