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Book notes: Jamie McGuire signs in Round Lake Beach

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By Laura Stewart

• New York Times best-selling essayist and novelist Anne Lamott presents the paperback publication of her book "Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son's First Son" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at The Women's Exchange, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. For information and registration, call (847) 441-3401 or visit womens-exchange.org.

• Meet author Glennon Melton as she reads from and signs copies of her new memoir, "Carry on Warrior," at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Brandon Mull, author of The New York Times best-selling "Beyonders" series for young adults, reads from and signs copies of his newest book "Chasing the Prophecy" at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• ESPN talk show host and author Mike Greenberg discusses and signs copies of his book "All You Could Ask For" at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

• "Ordinary Grace" author William Ken Krueger signs copies of his book at noon Wednesday, April 10, at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St., Forest Park. (708) 771-7243 or centuriesandsleuths.com.

• Best-selling author Jamie McGuire discusses and signs copies of her newest book, "Walking Disaster," from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Cultural and Civic Center of Round Lake Beach at 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. Tickets are required. Register online at lakeforestbookstore.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. for book pickup and book sales. For information, call (847) 234-4420.

• "Bristol House" author Beverly Swerling and "The Edge of the Earth" author Christina Schwarz discuss their respective books at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Lake Villa Public Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. (847) 356-7711 or lvdl.org.

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