Author events: Chelsea Clinton signs newest book March 9 in La Grange

 
 
Updated 3/5/2018 12:05 PM
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  • Chelsea Clinton will sign her new book Friday, March 9, at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange.

    Chelsea Clinton will sign her new book Friday, March 9, at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange. Courtesy of Peter Kramer/NBC

  • "She Persisted Around the World" by Chelsea Clinton

    "She Persisted Around the World" by Chelsea Clinton

• Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco promotes his new book, "Stay Hungry," with a presentation and book signing at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Winnetka resident and award-winning author Regina Schwartz, Professor of English and Religion at Northwestern University and a teacher in its Law School, talks about her book "Loving Justice, Living Shakespeare" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• Jomny Sun, the author behind the popular Twitter account @jonnysun, will sign his new book, "Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too," at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. Purchase the book from Anderson's to join the signing line. (708) 582-6353, andersonsbookshop.com/ or jomnysun.com/events/.

• Because of illness, author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Eric Rohmann will not be able to attend the launch of their new book, "Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen," as planned at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. The party will still take place. No registration is necessary; cake will be served. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• YA author Ava Dellaira discusses her new book, "In Search of Us," at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Don't miss your chance to meet "The Reluctant Fortune Teller" author Keziah Frost when she stops at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove, for a discussion and book signing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 963-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Frost celebrates her debut effort at a book release party from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served. (847) 234-4420 or lakeforestbookstore.com/.

• New York Times best-selling author Brittany Cavallaro stops in at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, to talk about and sign "In The Case for Jamie." Meet her at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Author Abby Hanlon fetes the launch of "Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. No registration is necessary; cake will be served. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• Naperville writer Luis Alberto Urrea returns to Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, to discuss "The House of Broken Angels" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7. This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Picture book author Jessie Sima presents and signs "Harriet Gets Carried Away" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove. This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 963-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• La Grange native and PBS NewsHour reporter Elizabeth Flock signs and discusses her new book, "The Heart is a Shifting Sea," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• "Children of Blood and Bone" is the young adult fantasy debut from author Tomi Adeyemi. She'll talk with Barrington author Veronica Roth and sign books at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• The Family Action Network (FAN) hosts Rachel Simmons for a talk based on her new book, "Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives," at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at New Trier High School Northfield, 7 Happ Road. Suitable for ages 12 and older. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• New York Times best-selling author and former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton offers her new title for young readers, "She Persisted Around the World," during a signing-line-only event at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. Tickets, which cost $21 and include entry for a family of four and one copy of the book, are available exclusively at chelseaclintonandersons.brownpapertickets.com/. Books purchased at other vendors are not permitted in the signing line. Bring your camera for a candid photo from the signing line. Memorabilia or her parents' books will not be signed. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of the young adult series "Shatter Me," Tahereh Mafi will discuss "Restore Me" with Ransom Riggs and sign books at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane, Naperville. To receive a number for the signing line, purchase the book from sponsor Anderson's Bookshop. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

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