Bookstore specializes in author signings and first printings
August 31, 2014
Nestled between Fowler’s Gun Room and an antique coin shop on Tustin Street in Orange, first impressions paint Book Carnival as a quaint hole-in-the-wall bookstore.
But for mystery and suspense readers, it is hallowed ground.
In 1992, Michael Connelly held a signing for his first book, “Black Ice,” in the 1,800-square-foot store. He’s returned annually ever since.
Dean Koontz held his first signing at Book Carnival in 2001 and has returned multiple times…
The full article is at The Orange County Register Web site but good luck reading it as it’s behind a paywall.
One Reply to “Bookstore specializes in author signings and first printings”
The first book that Michael Connelly published in 1992 was “The Black Echo”, not “The Black Ice”, which was published in 1993.