Promotional materials sell Hurricane Fever as "a kinetic technothriller perfect for fans of action-packed espionage within a smartly drawn geo-political landscape." That sounds kinda specific. Free.
The popular fantasy novelist reads from Engine Summer, a novel about a young man who leaves a self-sufficient community to discover that the world outside is more complex than he'd ever realized. Free.
A 12-year-old boy is regarded as a spiritual phenomenon in Cheshire's novel High as the Horses' Bridles. It's about the end of the world and growing up to learn that the world doesn't end. Free.
We Are Called to the Rise is a novel about a middle-aged woman, an amnesiac returning soldier, and a young immigrant boy. McBride uses those three characters to illustrate a cross-section of America. Free.
Mead is in town to sign copies of Silver Shadows, which is part of a series called Bloodlines, which is in itself a spinoff of a series called Vampire Academy. That Vampire Academy movie, by the way, was truly atrocious. But you can't blame the author for that, now can you? Free.
Ring of Fire was a great zine about disabilities, sex, and feminism. This is a reading to celebrate the release of a collection of that zine, including performances from Ring of Fire founder ET Russian, along with Mita Mahato, Robyn Jordan and Sarah Rosenblatt. Promotional materials for this event request that you do not wear scented products to this reading. Free.
The newest in Andrews's bestselling urban fantasy series is titled Magic Breaks. It involves shapeshifters. Free.
The poetry collective Margin Shift continues its reading series with this event featuring David Perry, the author of a collection titled Range Finder, and Mickey O'Connor, the local author of books with titles like Charlesgate Apartment Poems, Not Even Merely End, Pushkin's Umbrella, and more. Free.
A young boy gets sucked into an eternal battle between Light and Dark in Time out of Time: Book One—Beyond the Door. The boy takes a stand against Darkness, because thousands of years of symbolism can't be wrong, right? Free.
Here's a title that entirely describes the premise of the book: Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do. Free.
The sequel to Harkness's popular vampire novel Shadow of Night is titled The Book of Life. It's the third book in a series about a vampire scientist who also travels through time. Free.
Rucka is an excellent comic book writer who also writes thrillers that attract a lot of positive attention. Bravo is a sequel to a book called Alpha. Free.
"You are expected to spend $7 minimum for beer, wine, appetizers, dessert, or dinner" at this song-and-poetry open mic. $7.
Competitive poetry and open mic with featured readers. $5.
The resurrected Greenwood bookshop hosts an anything-goes open mic night. Free.
Music, prose, and poetry open mic. Free.