READ ALL ABOUT IT / Authors read and sign books at local stores

Brain food: Cliff Mass, author of “The Weather of the Pacific Northwest,” is scheduled to sign his book from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ivar’s Landing in Mukilteo. 710 Front St. Call 425-742-6180 for information.

Mass, a University of Washington atmospheric scientist and radio commentator, has written a comprehensive guide to the ever-changing weather patterns in our region.

The Edmonds Bookshop is handling sales of the book. The list price is $29.95. Go to for other bookstore events.

Cruel and unusual: Northwest favorite J.A. Jance is making the rounds with her latest mystery, “Cruel Intent,” featuring the intrepid Ali Reynolds.

Jance will discuss her novel and sign books at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University Book Store at Mill Creek at the Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St. Call 425-385-3530 or check The book lists at $25.95.

Jance will also be at the Edmonds Library at 1 p.m. Friday, sponsored by the Edmonds Bookshop. The library is at 650 Main St. Call the library 425-771-1933, or the bookstore, 425-775-2789, for more information.

Buildings and bones: It’s time again for the Everett Public Library’s NW Room historian, David Dilgard, to present the sixth and last in his series on Everett’s history from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the main library auditorium.

This program covers historic structures, such as the Monte Cristo Hotel and the pyramid-shaped granite mausoleum of the Rucker family at the Evergreen Cemetery.

The library is at 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8005 or go online to for details.

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