Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic: 7 p.m. June 19, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. “Indianapolis” is a human drama unlike any other — its the definitive tale of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. The bestseller tells the World War 11 story of the USS Indianapolis when it was sunk by two Japanese torpedoes just after midnight on July 30, 1945. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Anne Harlan Prather: 5 to 8 p.m., June 20, Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. “Mystic Intersections” is part autobiography, part inspirational and part art book. Her subjects include street scenes, landscapes, plants and computer-generated models. “For me, doing art is an act of worship that allows me to immerse myself in the beauty and miracle of God’s creation,” the author said. More at www.edmondsbookshop.com.
Elizabeth Person: 2 to 4 p.m. June 22, Nature Together, 619 Fourth St., Suite C, Mukilteo. The Everett artist will read from and sign copies of “To Live on an Island,” a children’s book she illustrated with ink and watercolor inspired by the San Juan Islands. The book by California author Emma Bland Smith is about a young boy who lives with his family on a Pacific Northwest island. More at explorenaturetogether.com.
Karen Hugg: 6 p.m. June 22, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. In “The Forgetting Flower,” Paris has offered Renia an escape from secrets and half-truths and the refuge of her dream job. A specialty plant shop has kept her busy and has also brought to her a new friend. His presence has buffered the guilt that kept Renia up at night, endlessly replaying in her mind what happened to her sister. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Scott Jeffrey Miller: 6 p.m. June 23, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. “Management Mess to Leadership Success” is a follow-up to “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey. Miller’s book was honed by Covey and his FranklinCovey team through years of research and corporate training experience. A FranklinCovey employee for 23 years, Miller serves as an executive vice president there. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Trudy Kempton Dana: 7 p.m. June 25, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. In “The Kemptons,” Dana mines her family’s lore for salt-of-the-earth true stories to reveal a family of rare vision, grit and integrity as they live our American history and embody the spirit of the West. The first book in the trilogy is titled “The Kemptons: Adventures of a Montana Ranch Family, 1880-1964.” More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
The Neverending Bookshop: 6 p.m. first Fridays. The bookshop hosts a Flash Fiction and Poetry Slam at 7530 Olympic View Drive, Suite 105, Edmonds. All poets and short fiction/non-fiction writers are welcome. Call 425-415-1945.
Edmonds Bookshop: 5 p.m. third Thursdays. Third Thursday Art Walk poetry readings are held during the Everett Art Walk at the bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. Call 425-775-2789 for more.
Black Lab Gallery: 7 p.m. Mondays. The gallery offers a poetry reading each Monday evening at 1618 Hewitt Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-512-9476.
Cafe Zippy: 7 p.m. Thursdays. Everett Poetry Night at the cafe is on most Thursday evenings at 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett. Call 425-303-0474.
Hibulb Cultural Center: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. The museum’s Open Mic Poetry series continues. In the Longhouse Room at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip. Visit www.hibulbculturalcenter.org for more.
Steve K. Bertrand: The Mukilteo author has released another book of poetry: “Paleolithica and Other Poems” is the first volume of a collection of poems spanning 1978 to 2018. The award-winning poet, historian and photographer has published more than 25 books. Find his books on Amazon.
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