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Next Meeting: Thursday, 27 JUNE 2019 at 6:30 PM

at Panera Bread, 13205 Jamboree Road (at Irvine Blvd), Tustin

20 June meeting notes; 27 June reading list

June 26, 2019

20 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Eleven people attended: Burt, Casey, Dennis P. (read part 4 of Huntington Beach High School is Going to Need a New Librarian), Joanne, Lance (read 1.5 chapters from Chasing Clay), Leighanne, Leslie P., Lisa W., Marianna (read a chapter from Magic Mushrooms), Rosie, and Sherry C.

News and Notes

Because something else is happening that day, there will be no 4 July PFL meeting.

The 18 June LIT UP! was a success, with the usual crowd hearing readings from Elaine Ash, Chrome Oxide, and Jonathan Brown.

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 23 July at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

27 JUNE READING LIST

Leighanne (6/20)
Lisa W. (6/20)
Lily (6/13)
Shari (5/16)
Burt (6/20)
Leslie P. (6/20)
Joanne (6/20)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/13)
Casey (6/20)
Sherry C. (6/20)
PJ (6/13)
Rosie (6/20)
Marianna (6/20)
Dennis P. (6/20)
Lance (6/20)

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13 June meeting notes; 20 June reading list

June 15, 2019

13 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Ten people attended: Burt, Glenda, Joanne, Lance, Leighanne, Lily, Lisa W., PJ (read a reworked short story, “The Earth is Pancaked”), Rosie (read two chapters from The Lion and the Eagle), and Sherry C. (read the conclusion to her short story, “The Sozzled Flapper”).

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 18 June at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). The lineup:

  • Nonfiction and crime-fiction writer Elaine Ash.
  • Science fiction author Chrome Oxide.
  • Detective fiction writer Jonathan Brown.

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

20 JUNE READING LIST

Leighanne (6/13)
Lisa W. (6/13)
Lily (6/13)
Shari (5/16)
Burt (6/13)
Leslie P. (5/23)
Joanne (6/13)
Marianna (6/6)
Dennis P. (6/6)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/13)
Lance (6/13)
Casey (6/6)
Sherry C. (6/13)
PJ (6/13)
Rosie (6/13)

6 June meeting notes; 13 June reading list

June 12, 2019

6 JUNE MEETING NOTES

Ten people attended: Casey (read two chapters from The Ginormous Love Life of the Superhero’s Intern), Dennis P., Glenda (read an essay, “The Making of a Proper Fist”), Lance (read three chapters from Chasing Clay), Leighanne, Lily, Maddie, Marianna, Rosie, and Sherry C.

News and Notes

The next LIT UP! is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 18 June at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin. You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up). The lineup:

  • Nonfiction and crime-fiction writer Elaine Ash.
  • Science fiction author Chrome Oxide.
  • Detective fiction writer Jonathan Brown.

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for details on past authors and programs.

 

13 JUNE READING LIST

Leighanne (6/6)
Lisa W. (5/23)
Lily (6/6)
Shari (5/16)
Burt (5/30)
Leslie P. (5/23)
Joanne (5/23)
Marianna (6/6)
Sherry C. (6/6)
PJ (5/30)
Dennis P. (6/6)
Rosie (6/6)
Maddie (6/6)
Glenda (6/6)
Lance (6/6)
Casey (6/6)

LIT UP! A Conversation between OC Writers & Readers, 18 June 2019

June 12, 2019

LIT UP logo

The next LIT UP! A Conversation with Orange County Writers and Readers is happening at 7:00 p.m. on 18 June at Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin (see the map below).

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

Map to Bardot Bars & Coffee, 662 El Camino Real, Tustin

You can download posters here (1-up and 2-up).

Three featured local authors will read from their works and discuss them with the audience. The lineup:

  • Nonfiction and crime-fiction writer Elaine Ash.
  • Science fiction author Chrome Oxide.
  • Detective fiction writer Jonathan Brown.

As always, be sure to check the LIT UP Facebook page for more details on the authors. See you there!

Upcoming Author Events, Book Carnival, Orange, June 2019

June 1, 2019

Book CarnivalBook Carnival window, an independent Orange County bookstore dedicated to mysteries and thrillers, will host the following author readings/signings through the end of June:

  • Saturday, June 1, 2 p.m.: D. P. Lyle, Sunshine State; Kaira Rouda, The Favorite Daughter
  • Sunday, June 2, 3 p.m.: Anne Cleeland, A Death in Sheffield; Christopher Lentz, My Friend Marilyn
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2 p.m.: Matt Goldman, The Shallows
  • Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m.: Robert Knott, Buckskin
  • Wednesday, June 12, 7:30 p.m.: James Ellroy, This Storm (ticketed event at Casa de Lago)
  • Saturday, June 15, 3 p.m.: Kate Carlisle, The Book Supremacy
  • Saturday, June 29, 2 p.m.: Sheila Lowe, Proof of Life; Rachel Howzell Hall, They All Fall Down

The events are mostly free (unless marked otherwise), although it’d be nice if you buy the featured book. Book Carnival is located at 348 S. Tustin Street in Orange, three-ish blocks south of Chapman Avenue. Look for more information on the store’s website or Facebook page.

Upcoming Author Events, Mystery Ink Books, June 2019

June 1, 2019

Independent bookstore Mystery Ink will be hosting the following author events in June:

  • Sunday, June 2, 4 p.m.: Mike Befeler, Paradise Court; Jack Martin, Treason on the Mississippi
  • Friday, June 14, 1 p.m.: Cara Black, Murder in Bel-Air
  • Saturday, June 29, 4;30 p.m.: Rachel Howzell Hall, They All Fall Down; Sheila Lowe, Proof of Life

Events are free, but it would be nice if you bought a book. Mystery Ink is located at 8907 Warner Ave. #135 in Huntington Beach. Get more information on their website or Facebook page.

Upcoming Author Events, Laguna Beach Books, June 2019

June 1, 2019

Laguna Beach Books signIndependent bookstore Laguna Beach Books will be hosting the following events this June:

  • Sunday, June 9, 4 p.m.: Mareya Ibrahim, Eat Like You Give a Fork
  • Wednesday, June 26, 6 p.m.: Emily Dilling, My Paris Market Cookbook

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Laguna Beach Books is located at 1200 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. Get more information on their website or Facebook page.

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