October 15 (Thursday) 7 pm — Flyleaf Books hosts Fierce Reads Tour featuring Josephine Angelini, Leigh Bardugo, Emma Mills, and Leila Sales! Bardugo is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Grisha Trilogy: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising. Set in the Grisha-verse following the events of Ruin and Rising, Six of Crows is about six dangerous outcasts and one impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction–if they don’t kill each other first. (Teen.)
October 16 (Friday) 7 pm — Quail Ridge Books presents Brian Selznick, author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, for his new novel The Marvels, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh. (Ticketed event: $5 admission-only, book purchase includes a signing line ticket and up to four free companion tickets.)
October 23 (Friday, Quail Ridge Books) and 24 (Saturday, The Regulator) -- South Carolina author Julia Elliott returns to the Triangle a year after her fantastic collection "The Wilds" blew our socks off, for her debut novel "The New and Improved Romie Futch". It's weird. It's awesome. She's great. Come see her!