Lynda Lippman-Lockhart (Oodles of Poodles of Dark Corner) will sign her children's book at 5 p.m. Thursday at One Lucky Dog Boutique, 5320 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg.
Tom Corcoran (Hawk Channel Chase) will sign his Florida thriller at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Karen Rose (Kill for Me) will sign her thriller at 2 p.m. Saturday at Books at Park Place, 3710 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park.
The South Holiday Branch Library presents St. Petersburg Times Real Florida columnist Jeff Klinkenberg talking about his latest book, Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators, and a multimedia show about gators and humans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday.
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