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JAN. 10

• Amy Timberlake will discuss and sign “One Came Home,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Leah Stewart will discuss and sign “The History of Us,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

• Brandon Sanderson will discuss and sign “A Memory of Light,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

JAN. 12

• Cynthia Kallile will present a tasting from and sign “The Meatloaf Bakery Cookbook,” 3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1441 W. Webster.

JAN. 15

• Melanie Benjamin will discuss and sign “The Aviator’s Wife, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Author John Green and his brother Hank are celebrating the anniversary of “The Fault in Our Stars,” with a live streamcast from Carnegie Hall, 6 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

JAN. 16

• Clare Vanderpool will discuss and sign “Navigating Early, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Melanie Benjamin will discuss and sign “The Aviator’s Wife,” 7 p.m. at Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Dr., Vernon Hills.

• Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell-Cole will discuss and sign “The Color Complex: The POlitics of Skin Color in a New Millennium, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

JAN. 17

• Eric Gale will discuss and sign “The Bully Book,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Brian Puerling will discuss and sign “Teaching in the Digital Age,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1441 W. Webster.

• Cynthia Morris will discuss and sign “Chsing Sylvia Beach, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

• Filmmakers, author Nicholas Sparks and actors will bring a book to life with “A Night With Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven,” a live, one-night-only theatrical event moderated by Maria Menounos, 7 p.m. at 16 Chicago area movie theaters, including River East 21, City North 14 and ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt. For complete list of theaters: FathomEvents.com.

JAN. 18

• Curtis Jobling will discuss and sign “Wereworld,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Terri Paul will discuss and sign “Glass Hearts,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

JAN. 19

• Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry will lead a discussion about their book, “The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Ms. Fit online zine launch party and fund-raiser, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

JAN. 20

• Dr. Joel Fuhrman will present a program and talk about his book, “Super Immunity: The End of Diabetes,” 2 p.m. at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets available with book purchase at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• “Pitchapalooza” workshop with Arielle Echstut and David Henry Sterry, 2 p.m. at Naperville Chamber of Commerce, 55 S. Main St., Naperville. Your $100 ticket includes a copy of “The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, an hourlong workshop and an opportunity to pitch you idea to the Book Doctors. Register at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville; (630) 355-2665.

• Chicago Authors Night, featuring Daniel Greenstone (“A Theory of Great Men”), David Ansell (“County”), Terri Paul (“Glass Hearts”) and Jordan Miller (“Poets, Martyrs & Satyrs”), 7 p.m. at Black Rock Pub, 3614 N. Damen.

JAN. 21

• Brad Taylor will discuss and sign “Enemy of Mine,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

JAN. 22

• Author/illustrator Kadir Nelson will read from and sign his picture book, “I Have a Dream,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

JAN. 23

• Neil Steinberg will discuss his new memoir “You Were Never in Chicago,” 6 p.m. at the Chicago Public Library Blackstone Branch, 4904 S. Lake Park.

• Angela Koenig will discuss and sign “Rebellion in Ulster, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

JAN. 24

• A reading to celebrate teh first print anthology from Plume Poetry will feature Robin Behn, Daniel Bosch, Stuart Dybek, Angie Estes, William Olsen and Christina Pugh, 6 p.m. at Powell’s Books, 1218 S. Halsted.

• Melissa de la Cruz will discuss and sign “Gates of Paradise,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Barbara Ransby will discuss and sign “Eslanda: The Large and Unvonventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

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