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Here on Gilligan’s Island w/ Dawn Wells @ Larry Edmunds Bookshop!

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WEDNESDAY,MARCH 25 @ 7:30 pm-DAWN WELLS in person here on Gilligan’s Island!

Where? Larry Edmunds Bookshop-6644 Hollywood Boulevard

A 3 hour tour? Well, not quite, but it will be a great night here at the LARE when we welcome our special guest for the evening, Mary Ann herself, the beautiful Dawn Wells! Dawn will be selecting an episode of Gilligan’s Island to watch with a group of lucky fans here at the LARE! How can you get in on this super-cool idea?

You can call us here at Larry Edmunds Bookshop and pre-order a copy of Dawn’s book, “What Would Mary Ann Do ? ” A book order gets you a reservation to join us here on the the isle until seats run out.  Dawn will also be signing photos and greeting fans too.Don’t miss out on this super cool opportunity, make your reservation today.

Here’s a little bit more about the book:

So, what would Mary Ann do? As the sweet, polite, and thoughtful Mary Ann Summers from Kansas in the hit series Gilligan’s Island, Dawn Wells created an unforgettable and beloved character that still connects with people fifty years from the show’s debut in 1964. As the “good girl” among the group of castaways on a tiny island, she was often positioned against the glamorous and exotic Ginger Grant, played by Tina Louise, prompting many to ask: Are you a Ginger or a Mary Ann? This book not only helps readers answer that question for themselves but also sends the inspirational and heartwarming message that yes, good girls do finish first. Part self-help, part memoir, and part humor—with a little classic TV nostalgia for good measure—What Would Mary Ann Do? contains twelve chapters on everything from how Mary Ann would respond to changes in today’s culture to addressing issues confronting single women and mothers. Wells brings along her fellow characters from Gilligan’s Island to illustrate certain principles, such as incorporating the miserly Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus) in a discussion on money. Anecdotal sidebars also describe fascinating facts and compelling memories from the show, as well as some trivia questions to challenge fans and followers. Illustrated with photographs from Wells’s private collection, this book provides inspiring lessons from TV’s favorite good girl.

Bright Lights , Lonely Nights w/ SERENA!


9781593935979_p0_v1_s260x420SATURDAY,DECEMBER 6 -7:30 pm @ Larry Edmunds Bookshop-SERENA!

We love Serena!

Twice prior she has been a part of our Golden Goddesses events & now the spotlight is all hers to tell her story.

Join us on Saturday, December 6th @ 7:30 pm as we welcome Serena back to the L.E.B. to sign her new autobiography,


Serena’s story is the story of the adult film world in the 1970’s told by one of the biggest stars of the time & all the players that played a part.

Join us for a trip to the Valley with an outlaw film community that changed the face of adult entertainment.

If you can’t make it, you can still order a signed copy of “Bright Lights, Lonely Nights” and we’ll send it to you just in time for the holidays!

“A true pioneer, artist, and star of her generation, Serena is the very definition of individuality and freedom tantamount to an exclusive community of golden era, erotic film performers. Melding natural beauty and raw sexuality with an intuitive, ethereal sensitivity, Serena created an abiding presence on screen. Almost 40 years after her film debut, exquisitely characterized by quiet wisdom and honesty, Serena continues to mystify and titillate fans. In her “memory book” Serena has crafted an odyssey of events, ruminations and images reflecting an inspired age of liberation. This is a superb read.” —Jill C. Nelson, author of Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema, 1968-1985


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