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.

Meet Jay Asher, author of ’13 Reasons Why’ at Santa Rosa event

Jay Asher, who wrote the book '13 Reasons Why' that inspired the locally-filmed Netflix series, will be at the Charles Schulz Museum on Saturday to talk about his latest young adult novels

By | August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

From unknown to movie deal, horror author Felix Blackwell talks about going viral

A horror writer used his fiancée’s night terrors as the inspiration for his new novel. He didn’t anticipate that it would go viral.

By | June 29th, 2017|1 Comment

“The Last Gods of Indochine” tells tale with 600-year link

Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize, "The Booker of Asia,” this beautifully written story follows the lives of two people separated by six centuries, but are linked by a common curse.

By | April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Petaluma author’s secret to success: Wake up early

Having written eight books (with two more coming soon), Petaluma author Crissi Langwell lives what she labels “a hectic but rewarding life.

By | April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Poem: Best Boast of the West Coast

Recently, Santa Rosa was named the microbrew capital of the US, and Sonoma County received a perfect score on the American Lung Association’s latest air quality report card for California. Upon learning about these reports, local resident Max Wilmarth felt inspired to put pen to paper, and he sent us a poem about the recent rankings.

By | April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Hone your craft at this year’s Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference

If you’re looking for inspiration for your next novel, and believe you’ll think better with a spectacular view, then you won’t want to miss this year’s Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference.

By | March 31st, 2017|0 Comments

“Bid Time Return,” the novel a book thief read 25 times

Earlier this week, a Montana library received quite the surprise when one of their lendable books, “Bid Time Return,” by Richard Matheson, was returned after 35 years.

By | March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

10 books to read on National Day of Unplugging

Unplug this weekend with one of these highly recommended books.

By | March 2nd, 2017|3 Comments

Dine with local authors in Santa Rosa on Feb. 13

This Monday is your chance to rub elbows with a few of Sonoma County’s local authors.

By | February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

“Living Love,” a book that shares the ancient teachings of yoga

This book offers simple practices that can resolve, solve, clarify, heal, purify, fend off confusion, dispel error and light the way.

By | February 6th, 2017|0 Comments