• All Venues

    Close

Events / West Hollywood (100)

Wednesday, January 7

Tim Johnston presents and signs Descent

Book Soup

8818 Sunset Blvd, Austin, CA 90069

7:00pm

he Rocky Mountains have cast their spell over the Courtlands, a young family from the plains taking a last summer vacation before their daughter begins college. For eighteen-year-old Caitlin, the mountains loom as the ultimate test of her runner's heart, while her parents hope that so much beauty, so much grandeur, will somehow repair a damaged marriage. But when Caitlin and her younger brother, Sean, go out for an early morning run and only Sean returns, the mountains become as terrifying as they are majestic, as suddenly this family find themselves living the kind of nightmare they've only read about in headlines or seen on TV. As their world comes undone, the Courtlands are drawn into a vortex of dread and recrimination. "Why weren't they more careful? What has happened to their daughter? Is she alive? Will they ever know?" Caitlin's disappearance, all the more devastating for its mystery, is the beginning of the family's harrowing journey down increasingly divergent and solitary paths until all that continues to bind them together are the questions they can never bring themselves to ask: "At what point does a family stop searching? At what point will a girl stop fighting for her life?" Written with a precision that captures every emotion, every moment of fear, as each member of the family searches for answers, Descent is a perfectly crafted thriller that races like an avalanche toward its heart-pounding conclusion, and heralds the arrival of a master storyteller. 

Read More

Thursday, January 8

Amber Benson presents and signs Witches of Echo Park

Book Soup

8818 Sunset Blvd, Austin, CA 90069

7:00pm

From beloved author, director, and actress, Amber Benson…

When Elyse MacAllister's great-aunt Eleanora, the woman who raised her, becomes deathly ill, Lyse puts her comfortable life in Georgia on hold to rush back to Los Angeles. And once she returns to Echo Park, Lyse discovers her great-aunt has been keeping secrets--extraordinary secrets--from her. 

Not only is Lyse heir to Eleanora's Victorian estate; she is also expected to take her great-aunt's place in the Echo Park coven of witches. But to accept her destiny means to place herself in deadly peril--for the world of magic is under siege, and the battle the witches now fight may be their last.

Read More

J. Carson

Whisky A Go Go

West Hollywood, CA 90069

8:45pm

J. Carson was born as Joshua Ryan Carson on October 23, 1991 in Philadelphia, PA. J. Carson is an international recording artist. First releasing his debut single “Louder” in 2012.

Following the success of J. Carson’s singles “Louder”, “Louder 2.0 (DJ Rosco Remix), and “Turn It Up” J. Carson decided to pick up everything and in late summer 2013 J. decided to move across the country to Los Angeles, CA to further push his music career.

February 28th was a big day for J. Carson releasing his first video ever for his current single “Atmosphere”. The video was shot in December 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. In March 2014, J. Carson released his first EP titled “Untitled” featuring his hit singles plus three new songs “Live Your Life”, “Invest In Me” and his current single “Atmosphere”.

Read More

Friday, January 9

John J. Gobbell discusses and signs Edge of Valor

Vroman's Bookstore

695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101

7:00pm

John J. Gobbell discusses and signs Edge of Valor. Edge of Valor is the fifth thriller by John J. Gobbell featuring the World War II exploits of Cdr. Todd Ingram, commanding officer of the destroyer USS Maxwell who saves his ship when it is hit by a kamikaze off Okinawa. For repairs, they pull into dock in Okinawa, where they receive news of the war's end. Ingram expects to be shipped home like the rest of his crew but instead receives orders to fly elsewhere. Two days later the terms of surrender are settled and Ingram is working with one of the Japanese delegates to ensure that mines laid in Tokyo Bay are neutralized, allowing for safe passage of more than two hundred Allied ships. But something isn't quite right when Ingram runs into one of his old Soviet adversaries.  As his shipmates prepare to return to their loved ones, Ingram's war continues. Now he doesn't know whom to trust.

Read More

Pages