About Crissi Langwell

Petaluma local, blended family mom to three teens, and author of a bunch of books. Crissi started blogging for the Press Democrat with Santa Rosa Mom in 2009. Now she continues with The Village, a place for families. Visit Crissi's author website at crissilangwell.com.

God-Shaped Hole, a love affair worth reading

The book, God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo, has crossed my path several times over the past year, mostly as a must-read from some of my favorite authors (I’m looking at you, Tarryn Fisher). Someone else mentioned it this past week, and I finally decided to download the dang thing and read [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

“Not Quite Happily Ever After” a story set in Sonoma County

Sonoma County author Heidi Freestone has published her second novel, “Not Quite Happily Ever After,” a story set in Sonoma County that tells what happens after the fairytale ending.

By | April 9th, 2018|0 Comments

‘The Secret Life of Mrs. London’ revealed

Read the fascinating story of Jack London's second wife, Charmian, and the secrets she kept, in Sonoma author Rebecca Rosenberg's debut novel.

By | March 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Sonoma Valley Authors’ Festival coming in May

Some of the book world’s biggest names are coming to the Sonoma Valley this May in a 3-day event at Jack London State Historic Park.

By | January 19th, 2018|0 Comments

10 inspiring books to make a change in 2018

It doesn't matter if you make resolutions or not, most of us look at the New Year as a time to change habits, make things new, start over, and hope for a better year. As a book lover, I can't think of a better way to incorporate these changes than [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|1 Comment

23 Sonoma County authors you should know

If you’re looking to support a local author and find your next great read, you’ll definitely want to add these books to your holiday list.

By | December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Petaluma author shares family’s sailing adventure in “Sail Cowabunga! A Family’s Ten Years at Sea”

“No, we didn't make it around the world, but we were able to wrap the world around us,” Petaluma author Janis Lasky Couvreux writes in her recently released memoir.

By | November 16th, 2017|2 Comments

Robin Sloan comes to Petaluma with new novel, “Sourdough”

Author Robin Sloan is coming to Petaluma Copperfield’s to present his latest novel, "Sourdough."

By | September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for a Sonoma County book club? Here are a few to choose from

Bibliophiles have many options for gathering with fellow bookworms with these community clubs.

By | September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Attention all book lovers! Got suggestions?

If you're a book lover, you've found the right space! Let's chat books! But first, I want to know what you want to see more of here.

By | September 11th, 2017|0 Comments