Karen Havelin discusses and signs Please Read This Leaflet Carefully: Keep This Leaflet. You May Need to Read It Again.

The novel tracks backward, from 2016 until 1995, etching details of daily life into a gripping and darkly humorous bildungsroman, about the intricacies of love and life in a fragile body. We meet Laura Fjellstad first as she works and cares for her y...

Book Soup presents a night of Unhealthy Poetry Hosted by Sarah Nivala & Molly Ash

A group of Book Soup employees have decided to host an evening of poetry readings and discussion. Featuring readings from both booksellers and emerging local poets (and wine!), this event will offer a fun new platform for some of Los Angeles’s most p...

Ari Rosenschein discusses and signs Coasting

Perched between Middle Men and A Visit From the Goon Squad, Coasting follows music-industry aspirants, a brooding record store clerk, goth teens, and others into rehearsal rooms, 12-step meetings, a cult indoctrination, even a Russian heavy metal bun...

Victoria Shorr discusses and signs Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning

Midnight is a study in the courage of three women–Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc. Jane Austen was poor in 1802, unmarried and homeless. She had outlines, ideas, and first drafts of her future novels but no place to sit and write the...

Gwendolyn Womack discusses and signs The Time Collector

Travel through time with the touch of a hand. Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: he can perceive the past of any object he touches. A highly skilled psychometrist, he uses his talents to find and sell valuable antiques, but his quiet life...

Saskia Vogel discusses and signs Permission

When Echo’s father gets swept away by a freak current off the Los Angeles coast, she enters a state of paralysis. The failed young actress seeks solace in the best way she knows: by losing herself in the lives of others. This time it’s wi...

Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day with Book Soup and a reading from Bill McKibben!

Bill McKibbin discusses and signs Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature — issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic — was the first book to aler...

Susan Holmes McKagan discusses and signs The Velvet Rose

In the early nineties, Scarlet, a painter and high fashion model, finds herself working in some of the world’s most famous fashion capitals. As her adventure continues, she meets Johnny of The Westies, an up-and-coming band on the cusp of super...

Jesse Valencia discusses and signs Keep Music Evil: The Brian Jonestown Massacre Story

The Brian Jonestown Massacre are probably best known for their leader Anton Newcombe’s incendiary persona, as captured in the controversial 2004 rockumentary Dig! – which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance – but what isn’t k...

Lorraine Devon Wilke discusses and signs The Alchemy of Noise

In this timely and provocative drama, an interracial couple’s new and evolving relationship transcends culture clashes, police encounters, and resistance from select family and friends, only to have a violent arrest leave them questioning every...