Sunday

"THE NIGHT MARK — A NOVEL": 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Tiffany Reisz signs her book about a power greater than love. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

"CAPTAIN DEADEYE — THE BULLY SHARK": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Dianne De Las Casas and John Couret read and sign their children's book about bullying. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

Tuesday

"DEFY THE STARS": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Claudia Gray launches her sci-fi adventure novel. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"WHERE THE DEAD LIE": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. C.S. Harris signs her book, the 12th in the Sebastian St. Cyr series. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.

"THE MEMORY OF TIME": 6:30 p.m., Pontchartrain Yacht Club, 140 Jackson Ave., Mandeville. Charles Lawler meets with the PYC Bookclub to discuss his newest novel about an Irish immigrant servant girl who worked in American homes in the second half of the 19th and into the 20th century. (985) 626-3192.

"MISSISSIPPI BLOOD — A NOVEL": 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Greg Iles signs the latest in his "Natchez Burning" series. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

Wednesday

"THE NIGHT MARK": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Tiffany Reisz and Jenn LeBlanc discuss the book and "The Lords of Time" historical romance series. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"A SECOND BLOOMING — BECOMING THE WOMEN WE ARE MEANT TO BE": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Editor Susan Cushman is joined by Emma Connolly and other authors to discuss and sign the book. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

"GETTING OFF AT ELYSIAN FIELDS — OBITUARIES FROM THE TIMES-PICAYUNE": 7 p.m., West Bank Regional Library, 2151 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. John Pope discusses his collection of unique obituaries from the pages of the newspaper. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

Thursday

"THE HELLO GIRLS — AMERICA'S FIRST WOMEN SOLDIERS": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Elizabeth Cobbs signs her book about America's first women soldiers in World War I. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"FLIGHT RISK — MEMOIRS OF A NEW ORLEANS BAD BOY": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. James Nolan discusses and signs his book about being a fifth-generation native. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

"DEATH EMBRACED — NEW ORLEANS TOMBS AND BURIAL CUSTOMS": 6 p.m., Robert E. Smith Library, 6301 Canal Blvd., New Orleans. Mary LaCoste discusses her book and the customs of the area. (504) 596-2638. nolalibrary.org.

"100 THINGS TO DO IN NEW ORLEANS BEFORE YOU DIE": 6 p.m., Alvar Library, 913 Alvar St., New Orleans. Beth D'Addono discusses her book and suggestions. (504) 596-2667. nolalibrary.org.

 "ALL GROWN UP": 7 p.m., Saturn Bar, 3067 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jami Attenberg launches her novel. Maple Street Book Shop to sell. (504) 866-4916. maplestreetbookshop.com.

 "OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF DEATH": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Kelvin Chin discusses his book and the concept of death and dying. (504) 838-1100. jefferson.lib.la.us.

Friday

"PANDA-MONIUM": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Stuart Gibbs signs his book about Teddy Fitzroy in his "FunJungle" series. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

Saturday

LIL' YAT ADVENTURE BOOKS: 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Rhonda Valladares signs and reads from her Lil' Yat Adventure series. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

"THE LITTLEST STREETCAR": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Vernon Smith reads and signs his children's book about a streetcar. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

"DESTROYED" AND "DIFFERENT — VOLUME 1": noon, Barnes & Noble, Westbank Centre, 1601B West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Samantha Ilechukwu signs her books. (504) 263-1146. barnesandnoble.com.

April 10

"THE DRAGON HUNTERS": 4:15 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. James Russell discusses and signs his children's book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 April 15

"CRESCENT CITY SNOW — THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS SNOWBALL STANDS!": 11:30 a.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Megan Braden-Perry discusses and signs her book about the tasty Crescent City treats. (504) 866-4916. maplestreetbookshop.com.

"MUMBO JUMBO, STAY OUT OF THE GUMBO": 12:30 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Johnette Downing reads and signs her new book. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

 April 18

"GARDEN LEGACY": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Mary Louise Christovich and Roulhac Toledano discuss and sign their book on the French heritage of New Orleans gardens. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

"STRANGERS TEND TO TELL ME THINGS — A MEMOIR OF LOVE, LOSS, AND COMING HOME": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Amy Dickson discusses and signs her follow-up to "The Mighty Queens of Freeville." (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"FIVE LINES NO WAITING": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Tom McDermott discusses and signs his book. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com. New Orleans.

April 19

"ONE GOOD MAMA BONE": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Bren McClain discusses and signs her book about a woman in 1950s South Carolina raising her husband's child and hoping to save the farm. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

 April 20

"HARD ROLL — A PARAMEDIC'S PERSPECTIVE OF LIFE AND DEATH IN NEW ORLEANS": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Jon McCarthy discusses and signs his book. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

 April 22

"THERE'S AN ALLIGATOR IN AUDUBON PARK!": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Gina Minor Allen reads and signs his children's book about a an alligator in the park. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

 April 23

"CHICORY AND ROUX — THE CREOLE MOUSE AND THE CAJUN MOUSE": 11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Todd-Michael St. Pierre reads and signs his book about Louisiana mice. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.

"YOU ARE A BADASS AT MAKING MONEY — MASTER THE MIDSET OF WEALTH": 2 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Jen Sincero discusses and signs her book about money. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

 April 25

"KING SOLOMON'S TABLE — A CULINARY EXPLORATION OF COOKING FROM AROUND THE WORLD": 7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Joan Nathan and chef Alon Shaya present a compendium of Jewish recipes. Octavia Books to sell. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 April 26

"MEMORIES OF ELLA — A STORY OF LIFE, LOVE AND LOSS": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Theresa Wark Huete discusses and signs her book. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

 April 27

"HARD ROLL — A PARAMEDIC'S PERSPECTIVE OF LIFE AND DEATH IN NEW ORLEANS": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Jon McCarthy discuses and signs his book about emergencies calls in the Crescent City. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

 April 29

"AIDA BROWN FINDS HER CROWN": noon, Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Damyionne Brown signs her children's book. (985) 626-8884. barnesandnoble.com.

 May 1

"THE UNBREAKABLE CODE": 4:15 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Jennifer Chambliss Bertman read and sign her children's book about about mysterious Mr. Quisling. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 May 2

"WOMEN AGAINST ABORTION — INSIDE THE LARGEST MORAL REFORM MOVEMENT OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Karissa Haugeberg discusses and signs her book about women and the abortion issue. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 May 3

"HOW TO BE A SUPERVILLAN": 4:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Michael Fry discusses and signs his children's book about a youngster who doesn't follow in the families villainous footsteps. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 May 5

"THE CASE OF THE STINKY STENCH": 4:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Josh Funk discusses and signs his children's book about the perils of food in a smelly refrigerator. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

 May 6

"BETWEEN TWO SKIES": 3 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Joanne O'Sullivan discusses and signs her YA book about a teen and her life post-Katrina. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

May 9

"OPTION B — FACING ADVERSITY, BUILDING RESILIENCE, AND FINDING JOY": 7 p.m., Nims Fine Arts Center, Academy of the Sacred Heart, 4301 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Co-author Sheryl Sandberg is joined by Mary Matalin in discussion of her book, written with Adam Grant. Tickets $28.50, includes book. Garden District Book Shop to sell. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com

 May 10

"THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK — EASY BREEZY RECIPES WITH A SOUTHERN ACCENT": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Mary Kay Andrews pens a cookbook for  cuisine for the beachgoer. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

"KRAZY — GEORGE HERRIMAN IN BLACK AND WHITE": 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Michael Tisserand discusses and signs his book about the New Orleans native illustrator, journalist and cartoonist. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

 May 12

"EVERY BODY YOGA — LET GO OF FEAR, GET ON THE MAT, LOVE YOUR BODY": 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Jessamyn Stanley teaches a class at Audubon Yoga (next door), with the first 30 to purchase the book enrolled in the class. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.

May 17

"AMERICAN WAR": 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Omar El Akkad discusses and signs his future tale of a second civl war and the Louisiana girl who becomes a deadly instrument of war. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com