Garth Nix, “Angel Mage.” A practitioner of angelic magic emerges from a century-long sleep to reunite with her lover, summoning angels to do her bidding: four young people who feel a strange kinship from the moment they meet. 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Talk, signing. Free. Decatur Library Auditorium, 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, 404-370-3070, Ext. 2285, georgiacenterforthebook.org
JoJo Moyes, “The Giver of Stars.” In Moyes’ (“Me Before You”) latest, a woman joins Eleanor Roosevelt’s traveling library — known as the Horseback Librarians — to deliver books to disadvantaged mountain families in 1930s Kentucky. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Talk, signing. $35 includes signed copy of book. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, 404-814-4150, atlantahistorycenter.com
Charlotte Artese, “Shakespeare and the Folktale.” Artese’s anthology presents more than 40 versions of folktales related to eight Shakespeare plays, fascinating and diverse tales from Europe, the Middle East, India, the Caribbean, and South America. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Talk, signing. Suggested donation $5. Charis Books & More, 184 S. Candler St., Decatur, 404-524-0304, charisbooksandmore.com
Eleanor Davis, “The Hard Tomorrow.” Acclaimed graphic novelist Davis sets her story in the near future to follow one woman’s hunt for hope and a family as the trees are dying and President Mark Zuckerberg is making protest illegal. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Reading, signing. Suggested donation $5. Charis Books & More, 184 S. Candler St., Decatur, 404-524-0304, harisbooksandmore.com
Susan Rebecca White, “We Are All Good People Here.” White (“A Place at the Table”) examines race, gender inequality, sexual abuse, religion, and Atlanta history through the relationship between two very different women and their daughters. 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Talk, signing. Free. FoxTale Book Shoppe, 105 E. Main St., Woodstock, 770-516-9989, foxtalebookshoppe.com/events
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