Tim Dorsey (Nuclear Jellyfish) will talk about his comic Florida crime novels at 7 p.m. Monday at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.
Lynne Brown (Gulfport: A Definitive History: Boomtimes, Depression, Wartime) will sign her history book at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Small Adventures Bookshop, 3107 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport.
Ro Martinez (Modeling at Any Age) will present a workshop and sign her book on starting a modeling career at 11 a.m. Saturday at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.
Barbara Hubert (Sunshine and Shadows) will sign her mystery novel at noon Saturday in the courtyard of the Sponge Exchange on Dodecanese Boulevard in Tarpon Springs.
Deborah Grassman (Peace at Last: Stories of Hope and Healing for Veterans and Their Families) will sign her book at 2 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
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