Author Events Ilona Andrews Her new fantasy tome is Magic Breaks (A

Author Events

Ilona Andrews Her new fantasy tome is Magic Breaks (A Kate Daniels Novel). University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., 634-3400, 7 p.m. Wed., July 30

Mira Jacob Her debut novel, praised by Gary Shteyngart, is The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., 624-6600, 7 p.m. Wed., July 30

Loralee Leavitt

Road Tripping: A Parent’s Guide to Planning and Surviving the Annual Car Trip is her new travel guide. University Book Store (Bellevue), 990 102nd Ave. N.E., 425-462-4500, 6 p.m. Thurs., July 31

Wallace J. Nichols His self-help guide is Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Thurs., July 31

Prajwal Parajuly The Nepali-Indian writer shares from his story collection, The Gurkha’s Daughter. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Thurs., July 31

Jennifer J. Chow Author of The 228 Legacy, she gives a talk titled ”Stories & Culture: Literature Affects How We and Others Think About Us.” Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. 7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1

Deborah Harkness She closes out a fantasy series with The Book of Life: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy). University Book Store, 7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1

Nancy Pearl She leads a discussion of the Montana-set novel The Girls From the Five Great Valleys by Elizabeth Savage. University Book Store, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1

Eden Rein She’ll discuss her self-help book The Hero Within. Parkplace Books (Kirkland), 348 Parkplace Ctr., 425-828-6546, 2 p.m. Sat., Aug. 2

Greg Rucka His new thriller is Bravo, again featuring Jad Bell. Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry St., 587-5737, Noon, Sat., Aug. 2

Young Adult/New Adult NW Summer Book Tour On hand will be S.L. Whyte, T.M. Franklin, A.O. Peart, Martina Dalton, and Fabio Bueno. Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E. (Bainbridge Island), 842-5332, 3 p.m. Sun., Aug. 3

Amy Bloom WWII is the backdrop for her homefront coming-of-age tale of two sisters, called Lucky Us. Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., 386-4636, 7 p.m. Mon., Aug. 4

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus They radically simplify their lives in Everything That Remains, a life guide/manifesto. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., 366-3333, 7 p.m. Mon., Aug. 4

Robin Hobb She charts more magical adventures in Fool’s Assassin. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Mon., Aug. 4

Ivan Doig The veteran local writer shares from his latest Montana-set novel, Sweet Thunder.

University Book Store, 5:30 p.m. Tues., Aug. 5

Carrie La Seur From Montana, the writer also sets her novel The Home Place in that state, where family interests collide. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Tues., Aug. 5

Sean Davis The Iraq War veteran and artist shares from his memoir The Wax Bullet War. Ravenna Third Place, 6500 20th Ave. N.E., 523-0210, 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 6

Benoit Denizet-Lewis He shares from his road chronicle Travels With Casey: My Journey Through Our Dog-Crazy Country. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 6

Dan Richards He’s the children’s author of The Problem with Not Being Scared of Monsters. Third Place, 7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 6

Mark Epstein He’ll discuss The Trauma of Everyday Life: A Guide to Inner Peace. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 7

Brian & Jan Herbert Local author Brian Herbert (son of Frank Dune Herbert) has written a futuristic satire, The Little Green Book of Chairman Rahma, which takes the form of a totalitarian manifesto. His wife sets her eco-thriller Ocean: The Ocean Cycle Omnibus in the year 2024. Eagle Harbor, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 7

Jack Straw Writers Contributors to the latest anthology are Raul Sanchez, Margot Kahn, Gigi Rosenberg, and Kristen Millares Young. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 7

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