AN UNFORTUNATE INCIDENT AT CASTLE ROCK
By Annie Dahlgren and Neal Graffy
El Barbareno Publishing, $14.95
Castle Rock used to be a Santa Barbara landmark at the turn of the (last) century. In Annie Dahlgren and Neal Graffy’s new mystery novel set in 1909 and featuring the real-life resident Leontine Birabent, a body is found on the beach. Leontine and her friend, Daisy Merrie, set out to investigate and find themselves involved in big changes coming to the hideaway known as Hope Ranch.
LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER
By Robert Byrne
Young girl Bobbie may feel out of place for her idiosyncrasies until she learns how genetics work in this illustrated children’s book. The author will sign copies at
2 p.m. Sunday at Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St.
THE SOUL OF CAREGIVING: A CAREGIVER’S GUIDE TO HEALING AND TRANSFORMATION
By Edward M. Smink, Ph.D.
Soul of the Wounded Healer, $19.95
Caregiving expert Dr. Edward M. Smink, Ph.D., reveals to readers who are interested in becoming a caregiver — or already are caregivers — the soul at the heart of the mission. The author will sign copies at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St.
GO! HOW TO GET GOING AND ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS AND DREAMS AT ANY AGE
By Marcia K. Morgan
The Publishing Circle, $14.99
Drawing on more than 40 years as a consultant, researcher and author, Marcia K. Morgan intends for you to rethink your life and get back on track with following the dreams you might have thought you left behind for good. Spoiler: you haven’t. The author will sign copies at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St.