5 Lengthy Classics to Tackle in 2018

Many great classics of literature are so intimidatingly long that the thought of plowing through them is simply overwhelming. However, the riches these verbose classics contain are well worth the effort and discipline it takes to read them from cover to cover. What better time to begin reading some of the great works of literature […]

Write Out Loud at La Playa Books!

La Playa Books was thrilled to welcome Write Out Loud this past Saturday and their live readings of holiday poems and short stories! Founded in 2007 by San Diego actors Veronica Murphy and Walter Ritter, Write Out Loud is a local non-profit dedicated to promoting literacy with live readings by professional actors.   Tim West […]

Author Event: Jason Freeman

Embark on an awkwardly awesome and imperfect journey on November 26th, 2-4 p.m., with your guide, Jason Freeman, as he endeavors to uncover life’s most elusive qualities: success and satisfaction. Jason was eager to enter the world, and in his haste, his umbilical cord kinked like a garden hose; the lack of oxygen resulted in […]

Author Signing: Elizabeth St. John

Award-winning author Elizabeth St.John tells this dramatic story of love, betrayal, family bonds and loyalty through the eyes of her ancestor Lucy and her family’s surviving diaries, letters and court papers. Come hear about her latest book, ‘By Love Divided’ on Guy Fawkes Day! Meet the author at La Playa Books 1026 Rosecrans St. San […]