Jan. 4

Randall Woods, author of "LBJ: Architect of American Ambition," will discuss and sign his work at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Carter Library and the Georgia Center for the Book. Admission is free. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Jan. 8

Lalita Tademy, author of "Red River," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Jan. 9

Jill Connor Browne, author of "The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-A-- Novel," will discuss and sign her work at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston. The free event is sponsored by Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Jan. 10

Annabelle Robertson, author of "The Southern Girl's Guide to Surviving the Newlywed Years: How to Stay Sane Once You've Caught Your Man," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Jan. 11

Mireille Guiliano, author of "French Women for All Seasons: A Year of Secrets, Recipes and Pleasure," will discuss and sign her work Jan. 11 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Jan. 16

Patricia Sprinkle, author of "Death on the Family Tree," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Jan. 17

Mark Kurlansky, author of "Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

Jan. 24

A book bash will be held for Alice Hoffman, author of "Skylight Confessions," Jan. 24 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $15. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Thomas Laird, author of "The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama," will discuss and sign his work at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Carter Library and the Georgia Center for the Book. Admission is free. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Jan. 30

Ross King, author of "The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade that Gave the World Impressionism," will discuss and sign his work Jan. 30 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. A reception will be held at 6 p.m., and the discussion begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.