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We're delighted to offer signed and personalized copies from one of our favorite local authors! Take your pick from any installment of John's bestselling ARLO FINCH series (hardcovers and paperbacks available). Please give John a few days to swing by the store after you've placed your order, and then we'll ship it directly to you.




Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, John August earned a degree in journalism from Drake University and an MFA in film from USC. As a screenwriter, his credits include Big Fish, Charlie's Angels, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie. His books include Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire. In addition to his film career, he hosts a popular weekly podcast, Scriptnotes, with Craig Mazin. He also created the Writer Emergency Pack, an educational storytelling tool that was distributed to over 2,000 classrooms in partnership with non-profit literacy groups like 826LA and NaNoWriMo. John and his family live in Los Angeles.

Signed! The Arlo Finch series by John August