Roberta Schneiderman (Cape Cod: Murder in a Gated Community) will sign her book at 1 p.m. today at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.
Nancy Cavanaugh (This Journal Belongs to Ratchet) will have a book launch party for her debut children's novel at 4 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble Clearwater, 23654 U.S. 19 N.
Poet Sandra Alcosser (A Fish to Feed All Hunger) will sign her books at 3 p.m. today at Bookstore1Sarasota.
The Cathedral Church of St. Peter's lunchtime book talk series presents University of South Florida St. Petersburg history professor Adrian O'Connor discussing Adam Gopnik's book The Table Comes First at noon Tuesday at the church, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Lunch is available for $5.
Bestselling author Ridley Pearson (Kingdom Keepers VI: Dark Passage) will sign his latest book in the series set in Disney theme parks and cruise ships at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Books-a-Million Brandon, 839 Brandon Town Center Mall.
The Friends of the Land O'Lakes Library present the fourth annual Local Author Fair, featuring David Berger, Val Elder, Kat Heckenbach, Haimes Hensley, Donald Kidwell, Dick Lowrie, Alison Martin, Kim Moore, Lisa Peterson, Iris and Michael Raie, and Evelyn J. Taylor, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the library, 2818 Collier Parkway.
USFSP archivist and librarian Jim Schnur (Historic Pinellas County: A Centennial History) will discuss and sign his book at 2 p.m. Saturday at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N.