Carlie & Co presents Sip, Shop & Talk with local author Riley Costello, June 26

Carlie & Co, a local Laguna Beach stationery and lifestyle company, presents its inaugural Sip, Shop & Talk event with Riley Costello, published author, from 6 - 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26.

The event will serve as an introduction to Carlie & Co’s hands-on workshop series, showcasing the company’s commitment to the community and to helping people live an inspired life. 

Carlie & Co recently established its very first pop-up shop, housed in The Soul Project, in the HIP District of Laguna Beach. The Soul Project is a retail space, established in 2014, that has been very popular with locals and visitors alike. 

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Author Riley Costello will read from her book “Waiting at Hayden’s”

Fresh off her book signing at Barnes & Noble at Fashion Island, Riley Costello will be reading from her latest and very first published book, Waiting at Hayden’s. 

From a fresh new voice in women’s fiction comes a page-turning, relatable love story about the complicated nature of timing in modern-day relationships.

The workshop component will go through main topics of how to overcome writer’s block and how to start writing. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

For more information and to contact Riley, visit

The Soul Project is located at 1516 South Coast Hwy.