Monthly Archives: February 2018

Smiley Books

La Playa Books and Jane Smiley at PLNU’s Writer’s Symposium

Point Loma Nazarene University’s Writer’s Symposium by the Sea is in full swing, and Tuesday night Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley gave an interview with Dr. Dean Nelson to a captive audience. La Playa books was present in the lobby selling Jane Smiley’s books and facilitating an after-interview book signing. Many audience members went home […]

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Book Love: Spruce Up Your Library this Valentine’s Day

The season of love is upon us, and while dinner with your darling may be nice and all, have you ever seen the gloriousness that is row upon row of thoughtfully cultivated books? Your collection of books will still be there when the flowers fade, so show them some love this Valentine’s Day and spruce […]

Writers Group

Konstellation Press at La Playa Books!

La Playa Books welcomed Konstellation Press and their presentation of “Magic, Murder, and Mystery” last Thursday evening. The book is an anthology of short stories written by The Second Thursday Writers Group, so named so that the members would never forget what day of the week they were scheduled to meet. Frustrated with the limitations […]