Stephanie Tornatore and Adam Bannon: 7 p.m. June 18, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. The husband-and-wife team’s book, “Healthy Meal Prep,” covers ways to achieve health goals, maximize your time and save money with meal plans and recipes. The book guides you through preparing a week’s worth of healthy meals. Tornatore and Bannon also run a popular YouTube channel, Fit Couple Cooks. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Susan Carr: 7 p.m. June 20, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. “The Rat Tree” is an illustrated coming-of-age novella set in 1950’s Portland, Oregon. Locked inside a dusty trunk in the attic of an old wool mill, two young cousins discover a diary that reveals secrets of their grandfather’s Nazi past. They decide to tell the story. This event will feature an exhibit of paper cut-outs from the book’s illustrator. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Christine Carbo: 7 p.m. June 21, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. “A Sharp Solitude” is a new mystery novel from the author of “The Wild Inside,” set in Glacier National Park. In a remote region near the Canadian border, a journalist has been murdered. Reeve Langdon is the prime suspect. While not officially assigned to the case, an FBI investigator is snooping around. Why? She’s his ex-girlfriend and the mother of his child. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Andrew Weiner: Noon to 1 p.m. June 23, Edmonds Bookshop, 111 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. The children’s book “Down by the River: A Family Fly Fishing Story” follows Art as he sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Based on the author’s own decades of experience fly fishing, the book exudes a strong regard for nature and includes backmatter on fly-fishing equipment and techniques. More at www.edmondsbookshop.com.
Jennifer Jacobs: 7 p.m. June 26, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. Over-medication imperils our health and threatens to bankrupt our health-care system. In her new book, “Do You Really Need That Pill?”Jacobs, who has served on the advisory board of the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Alternative Medicine, offers a well-researched and clear-eyed account of the epidemic — and offers safe, effective alternatives to prescription drugs. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Steve Toutonghi: 7 p.m. June 28, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. Toutonghi’s second novel, “Side Life,” is set in Seattle and follows Vin, a down-on-his-luck young tech entrepreneur forced out of the software company he started. Vin takes a job house-sitting an ultra-modern Seattle mansion whose owner has gone missing. There he finds a secret basement lab where a woman is in a state of suspended animation. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Geoff Baker: 6 p.m. June 29, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, 7171 Bothell Way NE. In his new book, “100 Things Sounders Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die,” Baker, an award-winning sports reporter for The Seattle Times, has collected every essential piece of Sounders knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan super-stardom. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
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.
Dick Evans: The Whidbey Island author has written a memoir titled “Fazkils.” In the Hollywood autobiography, the actor, director and writer traces his 50-year career with high points that include working with Jack Nicholson, George C. Scott, David Hemmings and Michael J. Pollard. Find it through Google Books.
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