Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum's Lunch and Learn series presents bestselling author Dennis Lehane (Live by Night) discussing his new historical crime novel, set largely in Ybor City, and signing his books at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the museum, 100 Beekman Lane. Tickets are $25 and include lunch; tarponarts.org or (727)942-5605.
Michelle Hodkin (The Evolution of Mara Dyer) will discuss and sign her new YA novel, second in a trilogy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Kathleen Flinn (The Kitchen Counter Cooking School: How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices Into Fearless Home Cooks) will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books.
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