Florida thriller writer Tim Dorsey (Gator A-Go-Go) will talk about and sign his book at noon today at Barnes & Noble Clearwater, 23654 U.S. 19 N; and at 5 p.m. today at Borders Brandon, 2020 Town Center Blvd.
Mystery writer Barbara Hubert (Sunshine & Shadows) will sign her book at 11 a.m. today at Starbucks, 30503 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor.
Batt Humphreys (Dead Weight) will talk about and sign his historical novel about a hanging in Charleston, S.C., a century ago at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Archie Boston (Lil' Colored Rascals in the Sunshine City) will sign his memoir of St. Petersburg at 2 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
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