Monday 9/15: Carl Reiner presents and signs I Just Remembered. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Elizabeth Silver and Erin Lindsay McCabe present and sign The Execution of Noa P. Singleton and I Shall Be Near to You. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Book launch party for Gretchen McNeil’s Get Even and Anna Carey’s Blackbird. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Jan Brandt reads from his novel Against the World. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Tuesday 9/16: Caitlin Doughty reads from Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 9/17: Lauren Beukes presents and signs Broken Monsters, in conversation with author Sara Gran. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman discuss and sign The Golem of Hollywood. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Thursday 9/18: Ron Koertge discusses and signs Sex World. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
DTLAB by Writ Large Press presents the release of Michalle Gould’s book Resurrection Party and Michelle Detorie’s After-Cave with a reading by each poet from their book! Hosted by Wendy C. Ortiz. 7 p.m. at Traxx.
Charles Burns discusses and signs his new graphic novel, Sugar Skull. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
John Menaghan and Jeanette Marie Clough read from their works. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Junot Diaz reads from and signs This Is How You Lose Her. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
A reading in support of The Plume Anthology of Poetry 2013, featuring Mark Irwin, Arthur Vogelsang, Marci Vogel, Ralph Angel, and Mark Svenvold. Hosted by Daniel Lawless. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Saturday 9/20: Francesca Lia Block will read from Beyond the Pale Motel, Denise Hamilton will read from Damage Control, and Laura Lee Bahr will read from Haunt. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Shades & Shadows, L.A.’s only regular SF/F/H reading series, celebrates its first birthday with readings by Edith Cohn, Caitlin Doughty, Jennifer Maimone, Nancy Holder, Maria Alexander, and Janet Holden. Hosted by Lauren Candia and Xach Fromson (me!). 8 p.m. at the California Institute of AbnormalArts. $10. There will be birthday cake.
DTLAB by Writ Large Press presents Something Wicked: L.A. Horror. Featuring readings by Glen Hirshberg, Lisa Morton, Roberta Lannes Sealey, and Nicole Sconiers. Hosted by Kate Maruyama. 8 p.m. at Traxx.
Sunday 9/21: Hitched is a quarterly series that pairs established poets and writers with their emerging counterparts. This show will pair Alexis Fancher with Jack Grapes, and David Campos with Sara Borjas. Hosted by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. 4 p.m. in the Mike Kelley Gallery at Beyond Baroque. $5 donation requested.