• "Going Somewhere" author Brian Benson discusses his book at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.
• Meet Dale Laackman as he discusses his book "For the Kingdom and the Power" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.
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• The book "Aurora's East-West Football Rivalry" by Steve Solarz will be released at a book signing event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Aurora Historical Society's Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place in Aurora. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Visit facebook.com/aurorahistory.
• Meet author and screenwriter ("The Twilight Saga: New Moon") Chris Weitz as he discusses and signs copies of his teen novel "The Young World" at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.
• "Mr. Consequence" author Ed Benedyk discusses his book at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Barnes and Noble Oakbrook Center, 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook. (630) 684-0586 or barnesandnoble.com.
-- Laura Milbrath Stewart