Authors Jerry Brewer, Martin Limón and Kirby Larson make Seattle-area appearances
A selection of new titles by Washington authors, or of local interest.
The Seattle Times sports columnist and author of "Gloria's Miracle," along with members of Gloria Strauss' family, will discuss his book about Gloria's battle with cancer and sign copies. A Q&A session will follow the discussion. 6:30 p.m. today, Barnes & Noble, 31325 Pacific Highway S., Federal Way; free (253-839-2535 or www.barnesandnoble.com).
A children's book about the heartwarming story of a wild dog who refused to lose his friend, a Marine in Iraq, is featured Saturday at Third Place Books. Kenmore author Larson will discuss the book "Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle" that she cowrote with Maj. Brian Dennis and Mary Nethery. 6:30 p.m., 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park; free (206-366-3333 or www.thirdplacebooks.com).
The Lynnwood author will sign his book "G.I. Bones" at Seattle Mystery Bookshop. "G.I. Bones" is the latest in the Sueño & Bascom mystery series and involves the murder of a G.I. in Seoul's red-light district. Noon Saturday, Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry St., Seattle; free (206-587-5737 or www.seattlemystery.com).
Laurie Dunlap, Seattle Times staff