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Encinitas novelist is international award finalist

North Coast Current

May 22, 2020

“Black Market News,” the debut novel by Encinitas-based journalist, filmmaker and educator Roman S. Koenig, is an official 2020 Eric Hoffer Book Award finalist.

CARLSBAD: Local authors share stories Sept. 26, 28

Books. (Tom Hermans, Unsplash)

September 11, 2019

CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad hosts free Author Talk events Sept. 26 and 28 at the Carlsbad Library, 1775 Dove Lane. On Thursday, Sept. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Drs. Steffanie Strathdee and Thomas Patterson will discuss and sign their new book, “The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save Her...

Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

Cassidy’s Books owner Tom McDevitt works at his desk in the shop, located in San Marcos. (Escondido Grapevine photo)

Dan Weisman, The Escondido Grapevine

April 30, 2019

Cassidy’s Books, a longtime used book seller in San Marcos, has ridden the tide of reader interest and industry trends to maintain its corner of the market in the community.

CARLSBAD: Celebrate ‘Frankenstein’ as the city Reads Together in March

Books. (Tom Hermans, Unsplash)

February 27, 2019

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Reads Together 2019, a city program throughout March designed to promote community discussion about literacy through a common book selection, marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” by reading “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein” by Kiersten...

ESCONDIDO: March 9 Scrabble-Thon raises funds for literacy

Books. (Tom Hermans, Unsplash)

February 15, 2019

ESCONDIDO — Test your Scrabble skills and raise funds for the Escondido Public Library’s Friends of Literacy Services on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 15th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser will be held in the Park Avenue Community Center auditorium, 210 Park Ave....

Old-school bookselling is new again at revived Crown Books in Encinitas

Sylvia Williams, left, and Anne Marie Lopez browse books in the Children’s Section of Crown Books in Encinitas on Sept. 21. (Photo by Cam Buker)

Meghan Lanigan

October 6, 2017

In a busy strip mall on the north end of El Camino Real, a familiar bookstore from the ’80s and ’90s has opened its doors once again in Encinitas.

OCEANSIDE: Latino Book & Family Festival at MiraCosta Aug. 12

Children and books. (Photo by Ben White, Unsplash)

August 7, 2017

OCEANSIDE — One of the largest cultural events of the year comes to MiraCosta College Aug. 12 when The Latino Book & Family Festival makes a stop at MiraCosta College’s Oceanside campus 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug 12. More than 60 published authors will be on hand to discuss their books at the free...

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