March 6, 2023

Acclaimed Author Elizabeth McKenzie Launches in Santa Cruz

The writer’s latest novel, ‘Dog of the North,’ is a quirky page-turner that finds meaning in life’s unpredictable moments


March 1, 2023

From the Hive: The Spoken Word

The Hive Poetry Collective features poet laureates Danusha Laméris & Laure-Anne Bosselaar
January 18, 2023

Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman Celebrates New Cookbook

The popular food blogger comes to Santa Cruz to promote her third book ‘Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics For Your Forever Files’
January 11, 2023

Library Showcases Earliest Known Naturalist

For five decades, Point Santa Cruz’s lighthouse keeper Laura Hecox documented and collected the wonders of the environment
January 4, 2023

The Hive Kicks Off 2023

Renowned poets Jennifer Tseng and Daniel Summerhill will read at Bookshop Santa Cruz on Jan. 10
October 19, 2022

Ralph Macchio on the ‘Karate Kid’/‘Cobra Kai’ Miyagiverse

Franchise star becomes its unofficial historian in new book ‘Waxing On’
October 19, 2022

Bettina Aptheker Lets Queer Radicals Out of the Closet

UCSC icon looks at homophobia on the American left in her new book ‘Communists in Closets’
September 29, 2022

Paola Bruni’s and Jory Post’s Poetry Collection will be Celebrated September 30

Bruni and Paul Skenazy will read from ‘how do you spell the sound of crickets’ during Bookshop Santa Cruz’s special Zoom Forward! reading series
September 26, 2022

Lynn Guenther’s Passion for Teaching Inspired ‘Light of the Bay’

New book explores history through the eyes of local legend Laura Hecox
September 21, 2022

Randall Munroe Talks About the Crazy Science of ‘What If 2’

The ‘New York Times’ bestselling author is known for answering silly questions using serious research
September 7, 2022

Javier Zamora’s Memoir ‘Solito’ is Unforgettable and Timeless

The acclaimed Salvadoran poet recounts the nine weeks he endured as a 9-year-old boy who just wanted to be reunited with his parents
August 31, 2022

Farnaz Fatemi Celebrates Debut Book of Poetry ‘Sister Tongue’

The Santa Cruz poet’s exploration of self-identity delves deep beyond her Iranian heritage
August 3, 2022

Leslie Karst Discusses her Latest Mystery Ahead of Bookshop Santa Cruz Reading

‘The Fragrance of Death’ is the fifth book in her popular Sally Solari series
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