Southern California Events Calendar

There’s nothing we like more than supporting our favorite authors by attending book signings and author events. Click on the links below for ticket and event information.


Check back often for updated events and schedules.


January 2019

January 4 @thelostbean #tustin Check out “BOOKS + COFFEE – You’re a Badass at Making Money” @JenSincero http://ow.ly/kTd530n5ppR @Eventbrite

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January 4 – Author Diane Sanfilipo discusses and signs her new cookbook. Barnes & Noble, Bella Terra | Huntington Beach BN.com

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January 9 – From the World of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Author Kiersten White discusses and signs her new book. Barnes & Noble, Bella Terra | Huntington Beach BN.com

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January 15 – Check out “I’ve Been Thinking: a conversation with Maria Shriver & Erin Falconer #losangeles @TheRiveterMag @mariashriver @erinfalconer #findyourpassion

http://ow.ly/EIjt30n5piU @Eventbrite

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January 26 – Carlsbad City Library in Carlsbad.

BOOKS & BINGO FREE LIBRARY ADVENTURE FEATURING 13 FABULOUS AUTHORS, INCLUDING KEYNOTE AND OPENING SPEAKERS, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERS LAURA KAMOIE AND MELANIE BENJAMIN

January 26 – Roshani Chokshi at The Grove L. A. BN.com

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February 2019

Feb 1/2 – Check out “Rare Books LAhttp://ow.ly/gxet30n5oTK @Eventbrite

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February 4 – Book Soup West Hollywood

Chloe Benjamin and Nicole Richie

https://www.booksoup.com/event/chloe-benjamin-conversation-nicole-richie-discusses-and-signs-immortalists

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February 15 – Book Soup, West Hollywood: Jill Santopolo and Taylor Jenkins Reid

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February 15 – Dani Shapiro (Inheritance) at Laguna Beach Books 6pm

https://www.lagunabeachbooks.com/event/event-dani-shapiro

https://m.bpt.me/event/3923133

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February 16 – Angie Thomas: Check out Angie Thomas / ON THE COME UP @TheGroveLA http://ow.ly/r28D30n5oPc @Eventbrite

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February 17 at 3:00 pm – Dani Shapiro / In conversation with Jamie Lee Curtis

Diesel Books, Brentwood

https://www.dieselbookstore.com/brentwood

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February 19, 2019 at 6:30pm. Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

In partnership with OC Public Libraries, we are proud to present an evening with Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. Please note this is a free but ticketed event.

https://www.bowers.org/index.php/education-programs/after-hours-programming/event/1853-an-evening-with-gloria-steinem-presentation-and-book-signing

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February 26th – Warwicks “Booked For Lunch” click here for details and tickets


March 2019

March 3, 2019

Happy 3rd Birthday to the Ripped Bodice Bookstore in Los Angeles!

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March 6 at Mission Viejo City Hall – click here for tickets and other details.

March 7 at Carlsbad Public Library – click here for tickets and other details.

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March 8, 2019 – 7:00pm

Lisa See discusses and signs The Island of Sea Women

Vroman’s 695 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101

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March 9 – Check out Literary Guild of Orange County’s 2019 Spring Literary Salon @taaraconklin @jogiese7 @CijiWare #sealbeach http://ow.ly/lpop30n5oZb @Eventbrite

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Literary Women Festival – Long Beach

March 9, 2019

Amy Bloom, Deborah Campbell, Tayari Jones, Rachel Kadish Attica Locke, Ivy Pochado, Leni Zumas.

https://www.literarywomen.org/festival.php

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Gretchen Rubin discusses Outer Order, Inner Calm

March 18th (Manhattan Beach) 11:30 am. | Ladies, Lunch and Literacy – Click here for tickets and other details.

March 18th (Mission Viejo) 6:00 pm | Writers Present -. Click here for tickets and other details.

March 19th (University of San Diego) Gretchen Rubin discussing in conversation Outer Order, Inner Calm. Click here for tickets and other details.

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March 24 – Los Angeles | Check out “FREE 20 Romance Author Reading and Signing“@Eventbrite


April 2019

April 6th Literary Orange – Newport Beach Marriott (tickets sell out every year!) – tickets go on sale 1/7/19. Martha Hall Kelly and Viola Shipman are scheduled to speak.

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April 7 – Anaheim | Check out “24th Annual Mystery Authors Luncheon & Silent Auction” @eventbrite

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April 13 Historical Fiction Brunch and Author Panel at the Corona Public Library.

Marie Benedict, Kate Quinn and Kristina McMorris with Moderator Susan Meissner!

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April 13 at The Westgate Hotel in San Diego

SPRING 2019 LITERARY TEA ADVENTURE WITH CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR WHITNEY SCHARER

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April 14 – Check out “Portraits & Dreams: Writing with Maggie Stiefvater LA” #writers http://ow.ly/2rdF30n5oSn @Eventbrite

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April 15, 2019 Women’s Museum, San Diego

Adventures by the Book is pleased to invite you to a special evening celebrating women and history at our Sweet Slice of History Adventure. And what better way to celebrate than with a decadent assortment of sweets and wine in a venue that everyday celebrates the history of women, the Women’s Museum of California, San Diego. 

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Susan Meissner On Tour

http://susanlmeissner.com/media/

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April 20th Mysterious Galaxy

This event is free and seating is first come, first serve. To get a book signed during one of our events, a copy of the event book must be purchased through Mysterious Galaxy.


May 2019


June 2019

June 3th – Los Angeles |Rachel Kushner on The Mars Room @eventbrite


July 2019


August 2019


September 2019


October 2019

October 5 – Check out “Authors in the OC 2019” Anaheim, CA @Eventbrite


November 2019


December 2019


October 15-18, 2020 : Sacramento