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Locally and Independently Published Works

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.

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consignments at Bookshop Santa Cruz

and don't miss these additional Santa Cruz Authors

Locally & Independently Published Fiction:

The Long Roll
By W.E. Burnette
The Death of Soc Smith
by Jerome Arthur
Buying Murder
By Nancy Lynn Jarvis
Local Tribes
By Thomas Hickenbottom
Alice Power
By Mary Diehl
By James W. Lewis

Locally & Independently Published Poetry:

By Amena
4 Incarnations

By Robert Sward
Nothing but Love
By Nicola Amadora

Locally & Independently Published Children's Books:

A Voice for the Redwoods
by Loretta Halter 

The Adventures of Mr. P
by Alex Colombo

Sarah's Waterfall
by Ellery Akers

Tie Dye Sky
by Cara Oklin

The Adventures of Jack and Rugby
by Tory Beale & Cynthia Messer
Lacy's Journey
by Loretta Halter

Locally & Independently Published Biography:

Who Says I Cant?
By Jothy Rosenberg

I Finally Fell in Love with the Right Person
By Jane Story

Bone Knowing
By Jennifer Allen

Champion in a Man's World
By David Outerbridge

Town Boy
By David Anthony
Autumn Loneliness
By Tei Matsushita Scott & Patricia Machmiller

Locally & Independently Published Spirituality Books:

By Jane Fleming

Opening the Gates of the Heart
By Carolyn Jones

Dancing at the Edge of Death
By Jodi Lorimer

Streetwise Spirituality
By Carol Kline

Grace Immersion
By René Schlaepfer
A Light in the Mind
By Carolyn Atkinson

Other Locally & Independently Published Works:

ISBN-13: 9781468547337
Availability: Usually ships from warehouse in 1 - 5 days
Published: Authorhouse, 2/2012
Parakeet Races and Other Stories is a memoir that recounts the challenges and escapades of a family of six children in the 1950’s which faces the premature death of its mother. Always authentic, each self-contained story can be read in just a few richly rewarding minutes that may leave the reader laughing out loud, crying, or both.

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