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• Author, illustrator and storyteller Alice Baudat discusses and signs copies of her two novels, "The Wooden Bowl" and "The Wooden Ring," at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

• Tim Gunn of television's "Project Runway" signs copies of his book "Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Priority numbers for a place in the book-signing line come with the purchase of the author's book at Anderson's Bookshop. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

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• Glen Ellyn author James Honig signs copies of his first novel, "By Paths Untrodden," at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Bookstore, 475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. (630) 469-2891 or justthebookstore.com.

• Anna Dewdney, The New York Times best-selling author of the "Llama Llama" children's book series, reads from and signs copies of her newest title, "Llama Llama Time to Share," at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Authors Laura Caldwell and Sara Connell team up for an author event at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Caldwell discusses her new novel, "False Impression," and Connell discusses her memoir, "Bringing in Finn," at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

• Meet Newberry Medal winner Sharon Creech as she reads from and signs copies of her latest book, "The Great Unexpected," at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• The Cook Memorial Library District hosts two authors for a panel discussion of differing perspectives on writing styles at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. The authors are Michael Ennis, a best-selling author of historical fiction whose latest thriller is "The Malice of Fortune," and Rebecca Harrington, whose first novel, "Penelope," was recently published. The two authors' books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Free, but registration is required. Call (847) 362-2330 or visit webres.cooklib.org.

• Meet "The White Forest" author Adam McOmber as he discusses and signs copies of his new gothic novel at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

• Author and Iraqi war veteran Kevin Powers reads from and signs copies of his new novel, "The Yellow Birds," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• New York Times best-selling author, lecturer and psychic medium John Edward discusses his new fiction book "Fallen Masters" at an author event at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center at North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. There will be no book-signing at the event that is presented by Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson St., Naperville. For a ticket, purchase a copy of Edward's book at Anderson's. Call (630) 355-2665 or visit andersonsbookshop.com. Edward will also discuss his book from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event, co-sponsored by the Round Lake Area Public Library and the Lake Forest Book Store, is appropriate for ages 16 and older. Tickets cost $27.95, and include a pre-signed copy of Edward's new book. Only books purchased at the Lake Forest Bookstore will secure admittance. Call (847) 234-4420 or visit lakeforestbookstore.com.

• Fantasy writer Rachel Hartman reads from and signs copies of her newest book, "Seraphine," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

-- Laura Stewart

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