Janet Tombow (Stolen But Not Lost) will discuss and sign her memoir at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Lobster Pot Restaurant, 17314 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores. Call (727) 391-8592 for reservations.
Eckerd College director of creative writing Sterling Watson (Fighting in the Shade) will sign his novel at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
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