Former Fox 13 reporter Deanna Lawrence (Sometimes ... A Storyteller's Journal) will discuss and sign her memoir at 2 p.m. June 26 at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
The North Tampa Branch Library presents its Local Author Meet 'N Greet, featuring John Chaplick (The Rivergrass Legacy, Forbidden Chronicles of a Roman Centurion), Gerald Arthur Winter (Hemingway's Trunk: Letters in Blood), David Blair (Do I Have to Do That?!), K. Alex Walker (Angels and Assassins), Melissa Twomey (Good Night Tampa), Mario Valbuena (Sara Snapper and the Magic Camera), Benjamin Sperduto (The Walls of Dalgorod) and Grace A. Comerford (Power of Purple), at 5:30 p.m. June 28 at the library, 8916 North Blvd., Tampa.
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