• Meet Jordan Sonnenblick, author of the new young adult novel "Are You Experienced?"ashe discusses his writing and signs copies of his works at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton St., Arlington Heights. Program is for teens ages 12-18. Call (392) 0100 or visit ahml.info. Sonnenblick also will sign copies of his new book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.
• Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist turned mystery writer Julia Keller signs copies of her newest novel, "Bitter River," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 355-2665 or visit andersonsbookshop.com. Keller also will be on hand to read from and sign copies of "Bitter River" at noon Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Registration is required. Call (847) 362-2330 or visit webres.cooklib.org.
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• Marisha Pessl signs copies of her latest thriller, "Night Film," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at a book launch at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.
• "Let Him Go" author Larry Watson discusses and signs copies of his book at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O'Plaine Road, Gurnee. To register, call (847) 244-5150 or visit wnpl.info.
-- Laura Milbrath Stewart