RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Books

A collection of news and information related to Books published by this site and its partners.

Top Books Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning

    Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — If you believe the glossy travel magazines, Santa Barbara drips money, and any visitor had better be ready to have their wallet leak all over the place, too. Touted as "the American Riviera," it's up there with Palm Beach,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Plan for the holiday

    For those who dislike being stuck without a good book to read, remember that our Costa Mesa libraries will be closed on May 28 for Memorial Day. The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries Bookstore behind the Mesa Verde Library will be closed May 26 and...
  • 10-day outlook for Hampton Roads' writers and readers

    Hampton Roads Authors, poets and readers -- If you're looking for writing/reading events in the next couple weeks, check out these offerings from our local writing groups. Now through November 18 / Jewish Book Festival If you're looking for stories...
  • E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

    E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil
    Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books. A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
  • A rare encounter

    You are reading this and so I assume that you love books and that you will be attending next weekend's orgy of all things literary, aka Printers Row Lit Fest. It was founded in 1985 by the indomitable Betty Cerf Hill as a means to, as she said, "bring...
  • Amazon buys 62-year-old book publisher

    Amazon buys 62-year-old book publisher
    Amazon's book selection is about to get a little more romantic, mysterious and cowboy-fied. Amazon is buying small publisher Avalon Books and its backlist of 3,000 titles. Avalon's books fall mainly in the romance, mystery and Western genres. Amazon...
  • Used Book Buyback Days this weekend at R.J. Julia Booksellers

    Used Book Buyback Days this weekend at R.J. Julia Booksellers
    Is your house overrun with used books taking up precious space that could be used for something else, or for newer, better books? Consider bringing your used books to R.J. Julia Booksellers this weekend during their Book Buyback Days. Finding out which...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Master plan for libraries is important

    Money that was earmarked for a master plan for Costa Mesa's Library Services has instead been used to supplement Orange County funds for repairing the roof of the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library. When money is tight, I can understand this. However,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Don't miss upcoming book sale

    Everybody loves a book sale, and there will be one at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library on July 14 and 15. On July 14, the action will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with most books priced from 50 cents to $1. On July 15, the sale will continue from noon...
  • Still a chance to see award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni at TNCC on October 4

    Still a chance to see award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni at TNCC on October 4
    When the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium announced last month that tickets were available to see world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni at Thomas Nelson Community College on October 4, local poetry lovers snapped up those tickets like they were free...
  • Online bookseller launches drop boxes in Central Florida

    Online bookseller launches drop boxes in Central Florida
    An online bookseller that donates a percentage of its proceeds to pro-literacy and non-profit education groups has installed drop boxes for used and new books across Central Florida to fuel the organization's cause. Book bins from BetterWorldBooks.com...