Tuesday

Jon Meacham, author of "American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers and the Making of a Nation," will discuss and sign his work Tuesday 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. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

Mark and Delia Owens, authors of "Secrets of the Savanna," will discuss and sign their work at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jimmy Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The free event is sponsored by Chapter 11 Books and the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225.

Wednesday

The Gwinnett Daily Post Book Club will meet to discuss "Possible Side Effects" by Augusten Burroughs at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Collins Hill Library meeting room. The library is located at 455 Camp Perrin Road in Lawrenceville. The meetings are free. Call Rachael Mason at 770-963-9205, ext. 1324.

Marita Golden, author of "After," will discuss and sign her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday 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.

Thursday

The Brooke Baker Award will be presented to Pearl Cleage, author of "Baby Brother's Blues" and "What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day," at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dunwoody Library, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

July 4

The Gwinnett County Public Library will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Book drops will be open at all branches. All branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 3. Branches will re-open at 9 a.m. July 5. Call 770-822-5351 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

July 6

Mable John, author of "Sanctifed Blues," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. July 6 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. The free event is sponsored by Chapter 11 Books and the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225.

July 9

Joe Hilley, author of "Electric Beach," will sign copies of his work at 2 p.m. July 9 at Books-A-Million at Discover Mills, located at 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. The event is free. Call 678-847-5115.

July 10

Mark Childress, author of "One Mississippi," will discuss and sign his work July 10 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. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

July 12

Laura Lippman, author of "No Good Deeds," will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. July 12 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.

July 13

T.C. Boyle, author of "Talk Talk," will discuss and sign his work July 13 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. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

July 15

Lyn Kear, author of "Kay Francis: A Passionate Life and Career," will discuss and sign her work at 1 p.m. July 15 at the Stone Mountain Library, 952 Leon St. in Stone Mountain. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

July 17

Robert N. Rosen, author of "Saving the Jews: FDR and the Holocaust," will discuss and sign his work at 7:30 p.m. July 17 at the Jimmy Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

July 19

Omar Tyree, author of "What They Want," will discuss and sign his work at 7:15 p.m. July 19 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.

July 20

Joshilyn Jackson, author of "Between, Georgia," will discuss and sign her work July 20 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. The event costs $10. Reservations are requested. Free parking is available behind the Visitors Center on Crescent Avenue. Call 770-578-3502 or visit www.gwtw.org.

July 24

Nora Roberts, author of "Angels Fall" will discuss and sign her work at 7:15 p.m. July 24 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. Doors will open at 6 p.m. No tickets are required. Seating will be on a first-come, first served basis. Roberts will sign only books purchased at the library during the event. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.

July 25

Kendra-Norman Bellamy, author of "A Love So Strong," will discuss and sign her work at 7 p.m. July 25 at the Stone Mountain Library, 952 Leon St. in Stone Mountain. The free event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book. Call 404-370-8450, ext. 2225 or visit www.georgiacenterforthebook.org.