Alexandra Everist (A Katrina Moment), 5 p.m. Monday, Jorge's Restaurant, 800 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo.
Linda Taylor (Great Women Exploring Nature: How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives), 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater.
T.J. English (Havana Nocturne), 7 p.m. Thursday, Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
The East Lake Community Library Authors Showcase will present Lisa Hein (I'm Doing the Best I Can: They Won't Always Be Cute and Adorable) speaking on parenting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 4123 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.
Jeff Alt (A Walk for Sunshine) will present an Appalachian Trail Show, about his experiences walking the 2,000-mile trail, at Barnes &Noble Carrollwood, 11802 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa.
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