Notable Los Angeles: 8/13–8/19
Monday 8/13: Peter Myers discusses and signs Leonardo’s Secret: A Novel Based on the Life of Leonardo Da Vinci. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Frank Shamrock discusses and signs his book Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter. He will be joined by Ankit Shukla. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Tuesday 8/14: Riley Perez discusses and signs his memoir What Is Real?: The Life and Crimes of Darnell Riley. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Adam Greenfield reads from and signs Circa. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Leslie Schwartz, with Father Greg Boyle and Celeste Freeman, discusses and signs The Lost Chapters. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Allie Rowbottom discusses and signs Jell-O Girls: A Family History, in conversation with Janet Sarbanes. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Brandy Colbert reads from her YA novel Finding Yvonne, with Lilliam Rivera. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Wednesday 8/15: Adam Walker Phillips discusses and signs The Big Con: A Chuck Restic Mystery. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
EPIC. Featuring Edwin Bodney, Jeremy Radin, Nicolette Daskalakis, and Brian McGackin. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Lisa Locascio discusses her debut novel Open Me, with Karolina Waclawiak. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Thursday 8/16: Gina Wohlsdorf reads from and signs Blood Highway, and is in conversation with Steph Cha. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Andrew Lawler discusses and signs The Secret Token. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Wayne Kramer discusses and signs The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the Mc5, and My Life of Impossibilities, in conversation with Jerry Stahl. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Nancy Rommelmann discusses her new book, To the Bridge, a True Story of Motherhood and Murder, and is joined in conversation by Heather John Fogarty. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Virgie Tovar discusses her nonfiction book You Have the Right to Remain Fat, with Sarai Walker. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Friday 8/17: Hot August Night: Matt Hewitt launches his comic Biker Party. 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Saturday 8/18: Elisa Parhad presents and signs Los Angeles Is… 10:30 a.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Vanessa Hua reads from her debut novel A River of Stars, with Medaya Ocher. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sunday 8/19: Ever wanted to volunteer at 826LA? They’re having Volunteering 101 at 1 p.m. at the Mar Vista location.
Nebraska Girl Open Reading. Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. Sign-ups start at 1:30 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Illustrator John Rocco discusses and signs Percy Jackson and the Olympians the Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition. 3 p.m. at Diesel Brentwood.
Kristan Higgins reads from and signs Good Luck with That. In conversation with Kara Warner. 5 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
Fatimah Asghar reads from her new poetry collection If They Come For Us, with Morgan Parker and Sam Bailey. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Agustin Melendez-Eyraud reads from and signs his new book The Sanctuary and other Attacks. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
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