Las Vegas author C.A. Hartnell is full of stories from her childhood, growing up in El Monte, California, about 15 miles outside of Los Angeles. This year she re-released her four-book children’s series containing stories from her childhood; next she plans on writing a “grown-up” book about Las Vegas, what she calls a “cozy
Stopped in Victorville, California, for a Route 66 visit! I’m outside the California Route 66 Museum in Old Town Victorville and what a cool place! One whole side of the museum is a giant mural with the Route 66 California cities. Since I grew up in California this was especially cool for me to see!
I love the Fifties. That's probably why I've written a series of four books, The 1950s Adventures of Pete and Carol Ann, set in the fabulous fifties in El Monte, California, for grade school chapter-book readers. Kids of that era grew up in a different way than they do today. Not better, not worse, just…different