Bookmarks: Author events, book signings, virtual events and more – The Florida Times-Union

Book sale
The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library hold a Big Bag Sale Thursday (4-8 p.m., members only, join at door, BOGO), Friday (4-8 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) buy two get one free at their bookstore, 3435 University Blvd. N.
Touring
Author Suzanne Hurley and photographer Harlan Hambright discuss their book, “Great Houses of Historic Brunswick,” at The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s Meet the Author event 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons, Ga. Free for members, $10 for guests.
Memoir
Author Dr. Teresa Van Woy discusses her memoir “Wild Flower: A Tale of Transcendence,” 7 p.m. Thursday, San Marco Books and More, 1971 San Marco Blvd.
Club-ing
Story & Song Fiction book club discusses “The Social Graces” by Renee Rosen, 5 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach.
Wine-ing
Author Kara Joseph discusses “If Wine Could Talk,” 4 p.m. Friday, Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach.
For middles
Author James Ponti discusses his middle grade works (“City Spies,” “Framed,” Dead City”) 2 p.m. Saturday, Story & Song Bookstore, 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach.
Workshopping
Author Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. (“Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own”), 904WARD workshop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, San Marco Books and More, 1971 San Marco Blvd.
Signing
Author Alayne Smith, “Ellen and the Three Predictions, 10 a.m. Saturday, The Book Loft, 214 Centre St., Fernandina Beach.
Virtual events
Author and musician T-Pain discusses his book “Can I Mix You A Drink,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed, bntpain.eventbrite.com
Author Marissa Meyer introduces her novel “Gilded,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed, bnmarissameyer.eventbrite.com
Author and actress Drew Barrymore discusses her book “Rebel Homemaker: Food, Family, Life”, 7 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed, bndrewbarrymore.eventbrite.com
Children’s author Ethan Long presents “From Season to Season” 9 a.m. Saturday, The BookMark online, crowdcast.io/e/ethan-long-author-story
Storytime with Ms. Dearsha, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Story & Song Facebook Live.
Save the date
Get your tickets for best-selling author Amor Towles’ Jacksonville introduction of his new book “The Lincoln Highway,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at San Marco Books and More’s Facebook page.
Now out
“Terrorist Events Worldwide 2019-2020,” the 19th in a series on terrorism by Nocotee author and retired CIA analyst Edward Mickolus.
Send Bookmarks information to [email protected] (don’t forget the 1). Announcements must arrive seven days before the Sunday of publication. Events free and open to all unless stated and always subject to change.

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