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February 12 Laguna Beach Books, Laguna Beach. Barbara, along with her Literary Posse and Writers Block Party workshop members, do their annual reading. 4 p.m. Nibbles and sips. No charge.

April 1  Literary Orange, Newport Marriott (Note new location). Fiction panel with Jade Wang, Natasha Deon, and Kim Cooper.

April 22-23  Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC, Los Angeles.