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  • Caroline Kennedy will talk about her new book, "Poems to Learn By Heart," at North Central College in Naperville.

      Caroline Kennedy will talk about her new book, "Poems to Learn By Heart," at North Central College in Naperville.
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By Laura Stewart

• Best-selling author Jacqueline Winspear reads from and signs copies of "Leaving Everything Most Loved," the newest title in her "Maisie Dobbs" mystery series, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Ridley Pearson reads from and signs copies of his newest "Kingdom Keepers" title, "Book VI: Dark Passages," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

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• Lady Jane's Salon, a bimonthly reading series dedicated to romantic fiction, hosts its next event at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Le Chocolat du Bouchard, second floor, 129 S. Washington St., Naperville. The evening includes an appearance by author Julie James, who discusses her newest book, "Love Irresistibly." Other featured authors include Sara Daniel ("Construction Beauty Queen"), Jerilyn Willin ("Unless a Love Be Free"), Allie Pleiter ("Family Lessons"), Sherrill Bodine ("All I Want is You") and Denise Swanson ("Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death"). Admission is $5 or one gently used romance novel. Visit ladyjanessalonnaperville.com.

• "To Sell is Human" author Daniel Pink reads from and signs copies of his book at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in Wentz Hall, at North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The event is hosted by Anderson's Bookshop at 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. The purchase of the book at Anderson's will include a ticket for two to the author's event. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Cara Black, author of "Murder Below Montparnasse," discusses and signs copies of her book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

• Meet James Carl Nelson, author of "Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I," as he discusses his book at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. A book signing follows the author's presentation. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Admission and parking are free. (630) 260-8227 or firstdivisionmuseum.org.

• Caroline Kennedy reads from and signs copies of her new children's poetry collection, "Poems to Learn By Heart," at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Pfeiffer Hall, on the campus of North Central College, 310 Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are available with the purchase of Kennedy's book from Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• "Storm Kings" author Lee Sandlin discusses and signs copies of his book at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

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