Author events: Meet Andrea Thome, Bret Baier, Renee Ahdieh this week

  • Andrea Thome will discuss her new book at 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Barbara's Bookstore in Burr Ridge.

    Andrea Thome will discuss her new book at 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Barbara's Bookstore in Burr Ridge. Courtesy of Miss Motley Photography

 
 
Posted6/3/2018 7:31 AM

Ruth Ware: 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 582-6353, andersonsbookshop.com/. Meet British author Ruth Ware when she discusses and signs her new title, "The Death of Mrs. Westaway." Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Bret Baier: Luncheon at noon Tuesday, June 5, at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe, Chicago, and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Chicago Athletic Association. Bret Baier, anchor of Fox News Channel's "Special Report With Bret Baier," will speak about his new book, "Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire." For luncheon reservations, call The Book Stall at (847) 446-8880. For reservations to the evening program, sponsored by the Lincoln Forum, go to lincolnforum.org. At the evening presentation, Baier will be interviewed by Tom Bevan of Real Clear Politics.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

David Arnold: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 582-6353, andersonsbookshop.com/. David Arnold, author of the young adult book "The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnoti," will be joined by Gloria Chao and Jasmine Warga during this author appearance. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Robert Fieseler: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Robert Fieseler talks about and signs "Tinderbox." Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Liesl Shurtliff: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove, (630) 963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Liesl Shurtliff will discuss and sign her middle-grade story "Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves." Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Jennifer Haupt and Rebecca Makkai: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka, (847) 446-8880, thebookstall.com/. Jennifer Haupt, author of "In the Shadows of 10,000 Hills," will discuss her book with Rebecca Makkai, author of the new novel, "The Great Believers." Free and open to the public.

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Alexandra Fuller: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Alexandra Fuller shares her debut novel, "Quiet Until the Thaw," at a book signing and presentation. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Jennifer Haupt and Rebekah Frumkin: 6 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest, (847) 234-4420, lakeforestbookstore.com/. Jennifer Haupt, author of "In the Shadows of 10,000 Hills," will discuss her book with Chicago-based author Rebekah Frumkin, who wrote "The Comedown." Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Renee Ahdieh: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Meet New York Times best-selling author Renee Ahdieh when she discusses and signs her latest teen fantasy fiction novel, "Smoke in the Sun." Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Josh Noel: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Solemn Oath Brewery, 1661 Quincy Ave., Suite 179, Naperville. Chicago-based writer Josh Noel's new release, "Barrel-aged Stout and Selling Out," is about the Goose Island brewery and the local craft beer movement. He'll discuss and sign the book during this free event. It's sponsored by Anderson's Bookshop. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Joelle Charbonneau: 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 582-6353, andersonsbookshop.com/. Local resident and New York Times best-selling author Joelle Charbonneau discusses and signs "Eden Conquered," the conclusion to her "Dividing Eden" series. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

"House of Belonging" by Andrea Thome
"House of Belonging" by Andrea Thome

Andrea Thome: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Barbara's Bookstore, 810 Village Center Drive in Burr Ridge Center, Burr Ridge, (630) 920-1500, barbarasbookstore.com/. Join Chicago author Andrea Thome (wife of Hall of Famer Jim Thome) for wine and cheese at this open-house event as she sign copies of and talks about the third and final book in her Hesse Creek Series, "House of Belonging." All of the proceeds will benefit The West Suburban Community Pantry.

Zoraida Cordova and Dhonielle Clayton: 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Meet young adult authors Zoraida Cordova ("Bruja Born-Brooklyn Brujas #2") and Dhonielle Clayton ("The Belles") when they discuss their books with EK Johnson. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase one of the author's books from Anderson's.

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