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Storytime with Writers We Love

Thank you to these amazing writers for generously sharing a reading in support of our work at the 12 public libraries. You can show your support with a donation of any amount. Click to Donate.

Golden Globe-winning writer and producer Prentice Penny reads The Compton Cowboys by Walter Thompson-Hernandez. Prentice has worked on Brooklyn Nine-Nine on NBC, Insecure on HBO, and his most recent show, Uncorked on Netflix. 

Award-winning food writer Russ Parsons reads one of his granddaughter’s favorite books, The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark by Deborah Diesen.

Best-selling author Lisa See reads from her latest novel, The Island of Sea Women.

Find these and more eBooks and audiobooks in the Long Beach Public Library’s collection.