10 California History Books

Find amazing California history books that delve into the many dynamic facets of the Golden State's history in this list!

Over the Bay Bridge: Haunted Oakland Spots Perfect for Graphic Novels

In ghost stories to graphic novels, we head west to Oakland, California. A city in the middle of a reinvention, it has a ton of history, a lot of it spooky.

Books for Your Inner Flower Child

We've got books for hippies from the 60s-70s, and current reads about shirking convention in search of a radical, counter-cultural lifestyle.

California Dreamin’: 7 YA Novels Set in Los Angeles

Pick up one of these excellent young adult novels about the City of Angels today!

Library Privatization Passes Despite Public Outcry

Escondido citizens unsuccessfully fought a city council vote for library privatization, a movement that takes libraries out of community hands.

100 Must-Read California Books

100 must-read books set in and/or about California

Literary Tourism: The Huntington Library in Los Angeles, CA

Let's visit the Huntington Library in Los Angeles, California

Defining The End of the World As We Know It: Apocalyptic vs. Dystopia vs. Spec Fic

Confused about apocalyptic vs. dystopia vs. speculative fiction vs. slipstream? Get sci-fi lit terms defined here!

Why Do We Love the Apocalypse?

Apocalypse books have never been more popular. This article examines why that is, with some help from California author Edan Lepucki.

Cool Bookish Places: Bart’s Books, The Largest Outdoor Indie Bookstore in the U.S.

Bart's Books is the largest independently owned and operated outdoor bookstore in the U.S. and is well worth the visit.