Shawna Yang Ryan reads at Elliott Bay Book Company and Third Place Books today. Water Ghosts is a novel about three Chinese immigrant women.

Local author Gillian Gaar reads at the Capitol Hill Library tonight at 6 pm. This is a reading from Gaar's new book, Return of the King: Elvis Presley’s Great Comeback. It's a book about how Elvis went from this to this:

The full readings calendar, including the next week or so, is here. And if you're planning on staying in and you're looking for personalized book recommendations, feel free to tell me the books you like and ask me what to read next over at Questionland.