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independent bookstore day

Thank You for a Successful Independent Bookstore Day!

Last weekend was a whirlwind of activity as all of us here at La Playa Books joined in the national celebration of independent bookstores! We were excited to see so many people participating in the bookstore crawl, earning stamps on their passports, and winning exclusive prizes. Over the course of the weekend, 863 passports were given […]

independent bookstore day

Independent Bookstore Day at La Playa Books!

As part of #bookstoreday 2018, La Playa Books and eight other local independent booksellers are taking part in a Bookstore Crawl! Pick up your passport at any of the nine locations & get it stamped with a purchase on April 28th and 29th. Collect four stamps & get a limited-edition San Diego Bookstore Day Crawl tote and entry into […]

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 […]

Vida La Playa Art Event – 9/10/17

During these hot and muggy days, we’ve been preparing the store for our second art reception.  April’s art afternoon with Jeff Yeomans was such a great success that we asked him whether he’d curate another show with the work of his peers.  Jeff went above and beyond and provided six San Diego landscape painters.  We […]