• February 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Point Loma Village Wine & Conversation Book Club

    Coffee Hub And Cafe, 2907 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA


    Wine & Conversation Book Club is reading 'Sun After Dark' by Pico Iyer for our February meeting. Come by the store and pick up the book for 20% off!  While you're at it, check out the Writers Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University where Pico Iyer will be speaking February 26th.  Tickets are available here: https://www.pointloma.edu/events/25th-annual-writers-symposium-sea

  • February 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    New & Noteworthy Book Club

    La Playa Books, 1026 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

    Join us the first Wednesday of February at 11am to discuss 'Such a Fun Age' by Kiley Reid.  Due to the closure of Point Loma Coffee on January 31st, we will be meeting in the bookstore instead, with hosted coffee and donuts.  Nowhere near as yummy as ginger scones and a real barista, but the discussion will still flow! We hope to see you there.

  • February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Rare Books LA Shadow Fair

    Pasadena Masonic Temple, 200 S Euclid Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA

    Join La Playa Books' rare books collection at the Rare Books LA Shadow Fair in Pasadena. What's a 'shadow fair'? Traditionally smaller book fairs 'shadow' the larger ABAA California International Antiquarian Book Fair as it switches yearly between Oakland and Pasadena. That's where you'll find us! Booth 100 at the Pasadena Masonic Temple, steps away from the CIABF convention. Tickets and more information can be found here: https://rarebooksla.com/

  • February 25, 2020 - February 27, 2020 @ 

    25th Annual Writers Symposium by the Sea

    Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

    Writer’s Symposium by the Sea is an annual event that brings interviews with innovative creators, life stories, examples of great writing, and evocative conversation to PLNU that inspire readers and writers alike. The evening interviews, conducted by symposium founder Dr. Dean Nelson, feature lively conversations about the stories behind the author’s stories. This 25 year anniversary of the program brings Sonia Nazario, Pico Iyer and Alice Walker to our local university's stage.  Join in this Point Loma tradition!  Find out more and purchase tickets here: https://www.pointloma.edu/opportunities/writers-symposium-sea

  • February 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Pico Iyer @ the Writers Symposium/PLNU

    Crill Performance Hall, Ryan Learning Center, 3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

    La Playa Books is proud to bea a part of the 25th year of the Writers Symposium by the Sea and support Pico Iyer, author of over a dozen books and essays combining travel, memoir and spirituality, to Crill Performance Hall. For more information and tickets visit pointloma.edu/writers

  • March 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Point Loma Village Wine & Conversation Book Club

    Coffee Hub And Cafe, 2907 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

    Join us in March as we discuss 'Celestial Bodies' by Jokha Alharthi. The Wine Pub provides happy hour specials and we help with the conversation! Pick up the book for 20% off in our store and join us in picking out April and May's titles. See you then!

  • March 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    New & Noteworthy Book Club

  • March 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

    Left Coast Crime 2020

    San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Dr, San Diego, CA 92108, USA

    We are thrilled to be a part of San Diego's Left Coast Crime Convention! Join us for 4 days in the Book Room with our used and rare books focused on crime, thrillers, mysteries and more!

    "Left Coast Crime is an annual mystery convention sponsored by mystery fans, both readers and authors. LCC is held during the first quarter of the year in Western North America. Conventions have been held from Anchorage to El Paso, from Boulder to Hawaii, and various locations in between.

    Left Coast Crime is for fans of the mystery/crime genre: readers, authors, librarians, bloggers, publishers, editors, agents, and booksellers.

    What Happens at a Left Coast Crime Convention?
    Our days are built around panel discussions and other programming on a wide variety of topics designed to allow interaction between readers and writers. There are typically three or four programs to choose from during each time slot. The panels can be humorous or serious, educational or entertaining, and are often a mix of everything.There are signings after each panel slot and a book room.

    Several special events are included in your Left Coast Crime registration: Thursday Opening Reception, Friday Meet the New Authors Breakfast, Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Awards Banquet. Other special events vary by convention.

    Connections between authors and fans are encouraged with activities like Author Speed-Dating, Author-Reader Connections, and Author-Hosted Tables at the Awards Banquet."

    For more information and registration:  http://www.leftcoastcrime.org/2020/

  • April 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    New & Noteworthy Book Club

  • April 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Point Loma Village Wine & Conversation Book Club

    Coffee Hub And Cafe, 2907 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA

    Stay tuned for information on our next book!

  • April 12, 2020

    Closed for Easter Sunday