Grab your wand and join us on a new Harry Potter adventure!
Due out: 07/31/2016
To celebrate this new Harry Potter book, Bookshop Santa Cruz will be hosting two release parties. Tickets to the release parties are provided through the pre-purchase of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child -- Parts I & II.
Locally & Independently Published General Nonfiction
Bookshop Santa Cruz has hundreds of locally and independently published books on our shelves. Our consignment program allows us to continue to accept all of the professionally-produced, self-published books from our local authors and to devote our resources to prominently featuring them throughout the store.
Tobor Eichmann was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in a middle-class suburb of Philadelphia and has lived in various places throughout the world. He is an author and self-proclaimed independent thinker. He writes fiction, non-fiction and general interest books.
Although his specialty is Information Technology, he has a passion for writing about social issues that deal with the inner workings of the human mind. He holds a Masters degree in Information Technology. It was in Europe where Tobor began creating works of fiction and non-fiction in his spare time.
Howard Burman has more than twenty full-length plays to his credit as well as twelve books. He earned a Ph.D. in dramatic literature from The Ohio State University and is a Fulbright Scholar. He is an active member of the Society for American Baseball Research and has written four books based on baseball history. He lives in Felton, California.
Formally a high-tech Market Research Analyst for nearly two decades, Francie used her skills as a statistician to draw the connections between mind and body that she was seeing in her clients every day. It is from this unique perspective that she wrote Why Are You Sick? in simple, practical and accessible language that is easy for anyone to understand.
Kathy Strahs is the author of The 8x8 Cookbook and The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook, the voice behind the blogs PaniniHappy.com and CookingOntheSide.com, and the founder of Burnt Cheese Press. Her work has been featured on the websites of The New York Times, The Washington Post, PBS, The Huffington Post, Saveur and TLC, in Pillsbury Magazine, San Diego Family Magazine, the Associated Press and highlighted in The Wall Street Journal.
Lois Lawson is a great-grandmother who captures her eighty years of living with a rare frankness mixed with humor. Born in 1934, Lois grew up at a time of innocence, moving about freely in the small central coastal town of Santa Cruz, California. Experience what it was like to be a child during World War II, and later, how it felt to "shoot the pants off" men in pistol matches as a teenager. Move with her from state to state with her first husband, an undercover agent, and their four children, and go from there to a marriage that combined seven children.
Ellen Pendleton’s life changed December 2014, when she acquired the SuperBug Clostridium difficile after a dental procedure and developed what is called antibiotic-induced colitis (CDAD), Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), or pseudomembranous colitis. With her electronic and editorial background, Ellen tackled the research project, logging her findings (treatments, antibiotics, herbs, food, probiotics, prebiotics) and activities on her path of recovery. After 2-½ months in bed, she tested clean March 2015.