September 1st is the 1st Local and Indie Author’s Night at Bookshop Santa Cruz

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Bookshop Santa Cruz is a proud supporter of local & independently published authors and we're celebrating the first of a series of events dedicated to such writers. Our consignment program allows us to accept hundreds of professionally-produced, self-published books from our community and to devote our resources to prominently featuring them throughout the store. We help authors distribute and promote their books, and—in at least one case we know—we've been the inspiration to stop waiting and start publishing. Now we're creating a chance where these authors can further feature their works with our first Local & Independently Published Authors Night.

Dr. Eric Shapira DDS, MA, MHA, A New Wrinkle: What I Learned from Older People Who Never Acted Their Age
Eric Shapira practiced Dentistry for over 30 years on the Half Moon Bay Coastside. He received his Masters degree in Clinical Gerontology from Notre Dame de Namur University. He is an educator and has taught courses in "Healthy Aging" and "Successful Aging," as well as courses in "Geriatric Esthetic Dentistry and Special Patient Care." More at or
Greg Martinez, DVM, Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet
Greg Martinez graduated from U.C. Davis in 1980. After seeing the effects of easy, practical, nutritional changes on common medical problems, he wrote Dr. Greg's Dog Dish Diet. Following his tips could help you prevent and cure chronic conditions of the skin, ear, bowel, urinary, and even seizures! More at
Bookshop loves pets, but this event is for humans only.

Jane Story, I Finally Fell in Love with the Right Person
The funny, outrageous, and inspiring memoirs of local singer-actress and Handyman Co-op owner who found lust, love, and—finally—peace with herself…in her 70's. Jane Story delivers a candid account of her showbiz and personal lives in a brisk, witty, plainspoken style that will keep the reader turning pages to find out what happens next.

News Flash!!! Back from the AARP Convention

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

cameraI just returned from the National convention of AARP, American Association of Retired People.

With over 60,000 people in attendance, I was able to personally autograph books and hear many people’s experience with growing older.

Healthy aging is an important tool that everyone needs to use in their daily lives.

Everything you wanted to know about aging, but were afraid to ask is in my newly released book "A New Wrinkle: What I Learned from Older People Who Never Acted Their Age". You can get your personally autographed copy on Unsigned copies are available from and Barnes and Noble.

“A New Wrinkle” makes a perfect holiday gift and is germane to everyone who is aging…and that is all of us. The book has valuable information that will help you understand aging and how not feel “old”.

Get your copy soon…Don’t forget to tell all your friends…