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Lee Goldberg Book Signing at Bank of Books

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss the Lee Goldberg Book Signing at Bank of Books on Oct. 27 from 7-9 PM! Bank of Books, 748 E. Main Street, invites all crime thriller enthusiasts to meet New York Times bestselling author and television writer Lee Goldberg on Wednesday, October 27 from 7pm to 9pm. Mr. Goldberg will be signing copies … Continued

Ray DiZazzo Poetry Reading and Signing

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Bank of Books, 748 E. Main Street, invites poetry lovers to a reading and signing with local author and screenwriter Ray DiZazzo on October 30 from 1-3pm. Mr. DiZazzo will be reading from his newest collection of poems,Tropic Then, which focuses on the fate of Brazil's tropical rainforests and jungles, as well as from his … Continued

FlowerSong Press California Poets at Bank of Books

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss FlowerSong Press California Poets at Bank of Books! Sat. Nov 6th 1-3pm Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3154 FlowerSong Press nurtures essential verse from, about, and through the borderlands. The voices of those from Latin America, the U.S.A. and all over the world. We are Literary, Lyrical, Boundless, … Continued

Book Signing: Elle Brooke White

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Elle Brooke White at Bank of Books! Sat. Nov 6th 1-3pm Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3154 About the Books “Dead on the Vine” Charlotte Finn never wanted to inherit the family’s produce farm – much less plow a heap of money into it. Her plan is … Continued

Richard Senate’s Ghost Talk & Tour

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Richard Senate’s Ghost Talk & Tour featuring: Haunted Saloons and Eateries of Downtown Ventura Some of the downtown buildings date back to the 19th Century and some hold stories of ghosts. Some date back to gangster times when Ventura was a hub of smuggled, illegal alcohol. Relive the days of Bootleg Booze … Continued

Robert Hanley Author Signing “Do You See What I See? Discovering the Obvious”

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Robert Hanley Author Signing “Do You See What I See? Discovering the Obvious” Sat. Dec. 18th 1-3pm Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3154 About the Book THIS BOOK IS ABOUT finding a better, more meaningful life. Robert Hanley has an insightful way of looking at the world—finding deeper meaning … Continued

Kenneth R. Strange Jr. Author Signing “It’s Your Camino”

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Kenneth R. Strange Jr. Author Signing “It’s Your Camino” Sat. Jan 15th 1-3 pm Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3154 About the Book It is not a journey for the faint of heart or soft of foot.  People embark on the five-hundred-mile, thirty-one day trek from the Pyrenees Mountains … Continued

Book Author Signing: Chip Fraser of “Looking for Emerald City”

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Book Author Signing: Chip Fraser of “Looking for Emerald City” Sat. Feb 19th from 1-3 pm at Bank of Books, 748 E. Main St. About the Book: “Looking for Emerald City” is a book designed to inspire and entertain. Made up of vignettes predicated on hope, dreams, and positive thinking, challenging yet hopeful., It suggests various … Continued

Sandie Moore Book Signing at Bank of Books

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Sandie Moore Book Signing “Linked Lives” Sat. March 5th  1-3 pm Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 643-3154            About the Book   You’re invited to step into a lifetime of subterfuge in the dual life of Lucy Hicks Anderson and the tragedy of the Gordon family. In the end, … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: P.L. Tavormina

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss P.L. Tavormina at Bank of Books on Saturday, April 9 from 1-3pm!  About The Industrial Age trilogy Written by P. L. Tavormina, the Industrial Age trilogy takes place on a distant world colonized by Earth’s genetically enhanced descendants. The series opens with Aerovoyant, which follows a young woman who sees carbon dioxide emissions. Her family has hidden her … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: J.C. Stevens

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Bank of Books' author signing event with J.C. Stevens on Saturday, April 9 from 1-3pm! Details: J.C. Stevens “Dragon Lad Trilogy” Sat. April 9th 1:00-3:00 Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 About Dragon Lad Written and illustrated by J. C. Stevens, the Dragon Lad trilogy is a magical fantasy … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Karen Moe

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Bank of Book's author signing with Karen Moe on Saturday, April 30 from 1-3pm! “Victim: A Feminist Manifesto from a Fierce Survivor" About the Book Imagine being a carefree, independent young woman enjoying life. Your bold, adventurous spirit pulls you to travel to distant locales. Then out of nowhere, you’re abducted, assaulted, and … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Arthur Gregory

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Bank of Book's author signing event featuring Arthur Gregory of "The Encanto" and "Wayob’s Revenge" on Saturday, May 28 from 1-3pm! “The Encanto” An ancient Mayan artifact, smuggled into Los Angeles, unexpectedly alters three lives in bizarre ways. Gray, an aspiring artist struggling to provide for his family, Claire, his insomniac wife, and … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Brien Friedman

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Bank of Books will host author Brien Friedman for a signing event on Saturday, July 9 from 1-3pm! Brien Friedman is the author of “Filament City.” About the Book Filament City looks at the conflicts that arise from an overabundance of comfort. It is a book that asks to what extent does struggle make us … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Bobette Stanbridge

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Bank of Books welcomes author Bobette Stanbridge for a book signing event on Saturday, August 13 from 1-3pm! About the Author and the Books Back in 1974 Bobette Stanbridge was hired to create a cast of characters to be used for kid’s products. Her designs had sayings around them and were put onto quilts, pillows, … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: C.L. Hyndman

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Bank of Books' author signing event featuring C.L. Hyndman on Saturday, September 3 from 1-3pm! “Bookstore on the Seine”  A cryptic message found in a bookstore. A past full of heartache and loss. The revival of questions stemming from the long-ago disappearance of a friend. These elements combine with political conspiracies and perplexing … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Katy Hoover

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss Bank of Books' author signing event featuring Katy Hoover on Saturday, September 10 from 1-3pm! Katy Hoover is the author of “Changing Tides” About the Book In this time of universal loss, hear from one who has survived. Hoover is an emerging voice that you will want to hear. "In the personal, private … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Claudia Martial

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Don't miss the author signing event on September 17 from 1-3pm at Bank of Books featuring Claudia Martial! Claudia Martial is the author of: “Lumpy Socks” “Allergic to Mornings” “Can Elephants Wear Masks?”   Event details: Sat. Sept 17th 1:00 – 3:00 Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 (805)643-3154   About … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Gosta Iwasiuk

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Bank of Book's author signing event featuring Gosta Iwasiuk on Saturday, October 1 from 1-3pm! Book Signing Event Gosta Iwasiuk “Muses and Inspirations” Sat. Oct 1st  1:00-3:00 Bank of Books 748 E. Main St Ventura, CA 93001 805-643-3154 About the Book Creating art is something very personal and unique to every artist. … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: R. Scott Bolton

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Bank of Book's author signing event featuring R. Scott Bolton on Saturday, October 8 from 1-3pm! Book Signing Event Scott Bolton Sat. Oct 8th   1:00-3:00 pm  Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 805-643-3154 About the Books “Begin Rumble Strip” Brace Heller, the Shorts & Sandals Detective, returns … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Kelly Conway

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Bank of Book's author signing event featuring Kelly Conway on Saturday, October 15 from 1-3pm! Author Book Signing Kelly Conway “My Dad’s Funnier than Your Dad: Growing Up with Tim Conway in the Funniest House in America” Sat. Oct 15th 1:00-3:00 Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 My … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Tony Baker

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Bank of Book's author signing event featuring Tony Baker on Saturday, October 22 from 1-3pm! Author Signing Tony Baker “Hot Rodding in Ventura County” Sat Oct 22nd 1:00-3:00PM Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, Ca 93001 805-643-3154 Stretching from Ventura to Santa Maria, California, a vibrant and colorful community of … Continued

Bank of Books Author Signing: Carina Monica Montoya

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Join us for Bank of Book's author signing event featuring Carina Monica Montoya on Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm! Author Signing Carina Monica Montoya “Ventura County” Saturday Oct 29th 1:00-3:00  Bank of Books 748 E. Main St Ventura, CA 93001 805-643-3154 About the Book Ventura County has its roots in the founding of Mission San … Continued

Author Signing: Rebecca Friday

Bank of Books 748 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

Bank of Book's is hosting authoer Rebecca Friday for a a book signing on Saturday, October 29 from 1-3pm!   Book Signing “Great Commission Adventures Real-Life Encounters of an Unlikely Missionary” By Rebecca Friday Sat Oct 29th 1:00-3:00   Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93060 (805) 643-3154 Rebecca Friday’s real-life encounters … Continued