Jeff Bishop will discuss and sign his debut novel, “A Heavy Dose of Allison Tandy,” at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets $5 for admission or $18.99 for admission plus a copy of the book at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
Tombolo Books will host a book launch for St. Petersburg author Peter Kageyama, discussing his first novel, “Hunters Point,” with Keep St. Pete Lit founder Maureen McDole at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the bookstore, 2153 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Tickets $18.95 for a copy of the book and one admission, or $25 for one copy and two admissions at tombolobooks.com/events.
Elle Cosimano will discuss and sign the third book in her comic thriller series, “Finlay Donovan Jumps the Gun,” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Tickets $5 for admission or $26.99 for admission plus a copy of the book at oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
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