East Lake Community Library's Author Showcase presents R. Wayne Ayers (Tampa Bay's Gulf Beaches) at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.
Photographer Carlton Ward (Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition) will discuss his book at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Peifer Library, Tampa Preparatory School, 727 W Cass St., Tampa.
Shelley Shepard Gray (Hopeful) will discuss her Amish romance novel at 2 p.m. Thursday at Selby Public Library, 1331 First St., Sarasota.
Safety Harbor Library presents a Literary Lover's Celebration, featuring local authors, writing coaches and more, 4-8 p.m. Thursday at 101 Second St. N.
Wallace Reyes (Once Upon a Time in Tampa: The Rise and Fall of the Cigar Industry) will discuss his book at 5 p.m. Friday at the Ybor City Museum State Park, 1818 Ninth Ave., Tampa.
Writers in the Preserve presents University of South Florida St. Petersburg professor of English Thomas Hallock, Tampa Bay Times columnist Jeff Klinkenberg and journalists Cathy Salustri and Wendy Joan Biddlecombe discussing "How Do We Find Nature in the City?" at 7 p.m. Friday at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (The Party's Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat) will sign his memoir at noon Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
Tampa author Greg Masse (And Then Came Peace) will sign his novel at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Tampa, 213 N Dale Mabry Highway.