Tuesday

"KINGDOM CONS": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Yuri Herrera, one of Mexico's top novelists, discusses and signs his book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"FIVE LINES NO WAITING — LIMERICKS & SKETCHES": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Tom McDermott plays music, discusses and signs his book. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.  

Wednesday

"VOLUNTEER TO DIE": 6:30 p.m., Milton Latter Library, 5129 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Mary E. Koppel will be reading and answering questions about her Denise Reed mystery. (504) 596-2625. nolalibrary.org.

CHILDREN'S BOOKS AUTHORS PANEL: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Four local authors discuss their new books and the process of creating children's literature. Kathy Schrenk, "A Dog Steals Home"; Dalt Won, "The Laughing Lady"; Del-Rio Gardner, "A Promise Fulfilled"; and Vernon Smith, "The Littlest Streetcar." (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

Saturday

"EXIT STRATEGY" 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Lauren Allbright signs her book perfect for summer reading for young people. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

June 25

"MARK OF THE FALLEN — A FALLEN NOVEL": 2 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Tanisha D. Jones discuses and signs her book. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.  

June 27

"HOME FRONT TO BATTLEFRONT — AN OHIO TEENAGER IN WORLD WAR II": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Former U.S. Ambassador and White House aide Frank Lavin discusses and signs the book about his father's experiences in the war. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"OF SCIONS AND MEN" AND "THE CURSE MANDATE — THE DARK CHOIR BOOK 3": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Louisiana writers Courtney and J.P. Sloan discuss and sign their books, respectively.

"THE CARTEL 7 — ILLUMINATI — ROUNDTABLE OF THE BOSSES": 7 p.m., Barnes And Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Ahsley and JaQuavis sign the next book in their series. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

June 28

"A CAJUN IN FRANCE — JOURNEYS TO ASSIMILATION": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. Sydney P. Bellard discusses and signs his book about the heritage of his French family and other immigrants. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

July 6

"SPIRITUALISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY NEW ORLEANS": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. Melissa Daggett discusses her book. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net

July 11

"THE DEVIL'S MUSE — A MAUREEN COUGHLIN NOVEL": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Bill Loehfelm discusses and signs his latest Coughlin work. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.  

"I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE" AND "MIDNIGHT AT THE ELECTRIC": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Sarah Mlynowski and Jodi Lynn Anderson sign and discuss their latest teen novels, respectively. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

July 12

"HUNGER — A MEMOIR OF (MY) BODY: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Roxane Gay discusses her book with local author Maurice Carlos Ruffin. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

July 13

"THE BAYOU BOGEYMAN PRESENTS HOODOO AND VOODOO": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. Laura Roach Dragon discusses her book about spooky campfire stories. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net

July 25

"A HOUSE AMONG THE TREES" AND "AND THE DARK SACRED NIGHT": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Julia Glass discusses and signs her two books. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

July 30

"LINCOLN'S PATHFINDER: JOHN C. FRÉMONT AND THE VIOLENT ELECTION OF 1856": 2 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. John Bicknell discusses and signs his book about the pre-Civil War vote. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.  

July 31

"MONSTER HUNTER SIEGE": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Larry Correia discusses and signs the sixth book in his Monster Hunter International series. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.