Author events: Meet best-selling author Madeline Miller in Naperville

 
 
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W. Bruce Cameron: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Meet the best-selling author when he discusses and signs "Max's Story," the next in "The Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale" series for middle-grade readers. The event is in partnership with Dog Patch Pet & Feed, a pet store that matches rescues with their forever homes. An adoptable dog will be at the free event, which is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Siobhan Adcock: 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Chicago-area writer Siobhan Adcock will talk about and sign her newest novel, "The Completionist." The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Allan Woodrow: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, (847) 256-5025 or wilmette.libnet.info/wilmette/event/761391. Enjoy snacks, activities and a discussion about Woodrow's "The Pet War," plus meet the author at this special family book club at The Wilmette Public Library. Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is free, but participants must register. Sponsored by The Book Stall. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

Linda Castillo: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 582-6353, andersonsbookshop.com/. Linda Castillo celebrates the launch of her new book, the Amish murder-mystery "A Gathering of Secrets," at a presentation and book signing. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Sonia Patel and B.T. Gottfred: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove, (630) 963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. Young adult authors Sonia Patel ("Jaya & Rasa") and B.T. Gottfred ("The Handsome Girl and Her Beautiful Boy") share and sign their new books during this free author event. To join the signing line, purchase one of the authors' books from Anderson's.

Dan Santat and Tom Angleberger: 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove, (630) 963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. The authors present "The Princess and the Pit Stop," which includes fairy tale characters, princesses, race cars and one plucky young racer. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Madeline Miller: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/. New York Times best-selling author Madeline Miller discusses and signs "Circe," her tale of the mythological figure Helios. The free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Josh Noel: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Buckledown Brewing Company, 8700 47th St., Lyons, (708) 777-1842, buckledownbrewing.com/. Chicago-based writer Josh Noel has drafted the story of Goose Island brewery and the local craft beer movement in "Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out." Meet Noel during this special author event sponsored by Anderson's Bookshop. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

Carrie Schloss: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 13, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka, (847) 446-8880, thebookstall.com/. Wilmette resident Carrie Schloss will chat about her new book, "The Asheville Bee Charmer Cookbook: Sweet and Savory Recipes Inspired by 28 Honey Varietals and Blends."

David Plowden: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka, (847) 446-8880, thebookstall.com/. Winnetka resident and photographer David Plowden will discuss "Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie" with Jon Grand. He will also sign books at the author event.

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