Terrorism expert Mia Bloom (Bombshell: Women and Terrorism) will present the Debbie and Brent Sembler Florida Holocaust Museum Lecture at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Davis Hall, Room 130, USFSP, 140 Seventh Ave S, St. Petersburg.
BonSue Brandvik (Pearls: Spirits of the Belleview Biltmore) will discuss and sign her novel at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave.
Karen Marie Moning (Iced) will sign her urban fantasy novel at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.
Janis Owens (American Ghost) will discuss and sign her novel set in Florida's Panhandle at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
The Saint Leo University English Department presents Literature for Lunch featuring poet Rosalynde Vas Dias (Only Blue Body) at 12:30 p.m. Friday in Selby Auditorium on the university campus, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo.
Robert Sanders (Cowboy Christmas) will read and sign his children's picture book at 2 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books.
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