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Lynette Gaona Pens Inspirational Kids’ Book

Santa Barbara singer and vocal coach takes to the page with ‘I Am Here.’ Read story.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

‘People Get Ready’ Is a Call to Arms

Authors Robert McChesney and John Nichols write about ‘The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy’ Read story.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

‘People Get Ready’ Is a Call to Arms

Authors Robert McChesney and John Nichols Write About ‘The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy’ Read story.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Books for Outdoor Lovers

Check out titles about roadside geology, animals for kids, Legos for birds, and tips for activists. Read story.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

How to Find Quality Guys Online

Author A.J. Nelson discusses his book 'Not Here for Hookups'. Read story.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

‘A Man of Genius’ Serves Up Suspense

Lynn Rosen’s mystery novel is a philosophical and moral quest for answers. Read story.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Daredevil Clint Ewing Pens Memoir

The pro motorcyclist from Santa Barbara tells all in ‘A Freestyle Life,’ with a book-signing May 19. Read story.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Finding Peace Amid Hopi Violence

UCSB professor James Brooks explores mysterious Southwestern massacre in ‘Mesa of Sorrows.’ Read story.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Poem in Your Pocket Day

A special stanza to celebrate National Poetry Month. Read story.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

S.B. Voice Teacher Signs Her New Book

Agatha Carubia’s ‘Heart-Based Singing: Vocal Technique’ is for anyone who enjoys singing. Read story.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Krista Tippett Talks Becoming Wise

Arts and Lectures presents the author in conversation with with Pico Iyer on April 20 Read story.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Pat Mora Shares Bilingual 'Bookjoy'

Bicultural writer speaks on children’s lit at SBCC on April 15, visits public library the next day. Read story.

Originally published 3:00 p.m., April 12, 2016
Updated 8:23 a.m., April 13, 2016

Poetry Primer

Thirty Books to Celebrate National Poetry Month Read story.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

‘The Purple Cow’ Chronicles Bygone Dairy Days

‘Dairy Daughter’ Laura Lee Tognazzini Dias recounts milk-industry memories. Read story.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Many Rainbows of ‘My Pet Cloud’

Interior designer Kisha Gianni and her mom, artist Lyn Gianni, collaborate on cute kids’ book. Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
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