Bestselling author Adriana Trigiani will be in conversation with former news anchor John Wilson about her new novel, The Good Left Undone, at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets $5 for admission, or $30.10 for admission plus a signed copy of the book, at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
Author D.W. Powell will discuss his children’s book Mystery of the Box Turtle Shell: Finding Samantha at 10 a.m. May 7 at Clearwater Historical Society, 641 S Fort Harrison Ave. Free.
The Oxford Exchange presents a Mother’s Day Champagne tea with author Kristin Harmel, talking about her latest historical novel, The Forest of Vanishing Stars. The event also includes a buffet of tea sandwiches and desserts, a selection of hot and cold teas, a glass of Champagne and a signed copy of the novel. It takes place at 3 p.m. May 8 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets are $72 at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
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