Further reading on California

Back Roads California star
We associate California with the big-number freeways, but there’s a lot of be seen on the off the beaten path. This guidebook will get you started on the roads less traveled!

Chronicles of Old Los Angeles star
An unusual guidebook-cum-travelogue dishes dirt on the city's notorious and lesser-known legends.

Ghost Stories of California star
A quick read, this book will delight those interested in the ghost stories associated with California's history.

Ghosts of Hollywood Book Review star
Movie buffs, poltergeist hunters, and ghost story lovers are all in luck! Enjoy this lighthearted collection of spooky Tinseltown tales!

Junipero Serra Book Review star
You've heard about the founder of the California Mission System. This book will help you to understand the man, his times, and his complex legacy.

Ramona, The First California Novel star
Regarded as the first California novel, Ramona is a fun read and a great introduction to early statehood history.

The Works of John Steinbeck star
Is John Steinbeck the Great California Writer? Are movies based on his novels important depictions of California history? Both the film and print versions are well worth the reader's (or watcher's) time.

Tower of Gold Book Review star
California history isn't limited to Spain, Mexico, and the Anglos who took over. Here is a biography that chronicles the history of a Jewish man and family who helped to create the state we know today.

Trail Posts - Book Review star
This anthology is a companion to the various state parks of California.

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