Jalama Beach may be famous for surfing and hamburgers, but those are not the only stories Jalama can tell. A peek inside John McReynold's latest book reveals a rich and varied story.
This charming book offers 18 chapters about the Lompoc Valley with maps and spectacular color photographs. Buy one for friends who’ve moved away or for a newcomer to Lompoc.
This is the story of tiny Lompoc, California where a vibrant and varied Nikkei community with forty-year roots was dispossessed in 1942 and denied return. The author pieced the story together from interviews with more than eighty survivors, a war relocation agent on the scene, and from contemporary local newspaper accounts. 
M J Sewall is a Lompoc business owner, writer, performer, historian and lover of all things awesome. His books were recently picked up by a publisher and all are available at The Bookstore.
Melissa Iwai graduated from Cabrillo High School. She has illustrated 17 books and written and illustrated two of her own. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and son. Soup Day and Pizza Day are her two books - available in either large hardback or small board book.
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Local Authors/Artists
M J Sewall
Melissa Iwai
Connie Amarel
John McReynolds
Melissa Broughton
Melissa lives on the Central Coast, enjoying her lavender, teaching and writing. She adores lop bunnies and wrote a true story about Amos the bunny who ate lavender to fall asleep.

She also wrote a raw and candid biography of her alcoholic father. The poignant story also tells about the beautiful country lifestyle she led while living on a small-town ranch. 
Connie was reared in Ohio and lives in California with her husband, two children, a dog, a cat and a tarantula named Jackie. She has worked as an editor, proofreader and volunteer at the local library. Gifted in poetry, she believes rhyme is a valuable educational tool for children.  
Ron Fink's memoir is the story of the daily life of a military firefighter. The mundane daily routine of training and housekeeping is punctuated with tragedy and unusual accounts of fire and rescue incidents.