Bookmarks: Signings, releases, storytimes and other literary news – Florida Times-Union
Author Michele Moore discusses her debut historical novel, â€œThe Cigar Factory,â€ the story of families who work in a Charleston factory between the world wars, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at The Literary Guild of St. Simons Islandâ€™s Coffee with the Author at the Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons. Free for members, $10 for guests.
The spring book sale of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island begins Thursday with a members-only (join at door) from 3-6 p.m. Itâ€™s open to all 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Friends of the Green Cove Springs Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the library lawn at 403 Ferris St., Green Cove Springs. All proceeds benefit the library.
Best-selling Jacksonville childrenâ€™s author Jennifer Swanson (â€œBrain Gamesâ€) helps celebrates National Space Day, 6 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble Town Center.
Jacksonville author Hansen Alexander discusses his controversial biography, â€œThe Life and Trials of RogerClemens,â€ from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Chamblinâ€™s Uptown, 215 N. Laura St.
Best-selling mystery author Ace Atkins presents his sixth Spenser novel, â€œRobert B. Parkerâ€™s Little White Lies,â€ 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at The BookMark, 220 First St., Neptune Beach.
â€¢ â€œThe Life and Love of Dogs,â€ 6 p.m. Monday, Barnes & Noble Town Center.
â€¢ â€œMy First Airplane Ride,â€ 11 a.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble Town Center.
â€¢ â€œMother Goose,â€ 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble San Jose, 11112 San Jose Blvd.
â€¢ â€œCreating Characters,â€ ages 5 and up, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble Town Center.
â€¢ â€œMarcoâ€™s Cinco de Mayo,â€ 11 a.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble Town Center.
â€¢ Picnic With Clifford, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble San Jose, 11112 San Jose Blvd.
â€¢ â€œDragons Love Tacos 2,â€ 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble Town Center, Barnes & Noble San Jose, 11112 San Jose Blvd., Barnes & Noble St Augustine, 1930. U.S. 1 South.
â€¢ Kathleen Maurer, â€œFirst Enchanted Amelia Island Coloring Book,â€ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, The Book Loft, 214 Centre St., Fernandina Beach.
â€¢ Peggy Hough-Sprunt, â€œChicken Soup for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness,â€ noon Saturday, Barnes & Noble San Jose, 11112 San Jose Blvd.
SAVE THE DATE
â€¢ 17th annual National Book Festival, Washington, D.C., Sept. 2.
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