* Gloria Zigner will interview Janet Eastman, author of "Simple Indulgence: Easy, Everyday Things to Do for Me," at 8:30 a.m. today on KUCI (88.9 FM) in Irvine.
* Barbara DeMarco Barrett will interview Jane Yolen, author of nearly 200 books for children and young adults, at 6 p.m. today on KUCI (88.9 FM) in Irvine.
* Steven Edwards will conduct a workshop based on his book, "Heaven Can't Wait," at 7 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble, 13712 Jamboree Road, Irvine.
* Marlene Simmons will discuss and sign "A Single Parent Driven by Love" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Borders Books and Music, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.
* Tom Bay will discuss and sign "Change Your Attitude: Creating Success One Thought at a Time" at 7 p.m. Friday at Borders Books and Music, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.
* Diane Leslie will sign "Fleur De Leigh's Life of Crime" at noon Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Fashion Island, 953 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
* Robert Bruce Woodcox will sign "The Golf Gods Are Laughing" at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa.
* A used-book sale will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave.
* A sale of hardbacks, paperbacks, magazines, sheet music, records, audio tapes, and videotapes will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anaheim Central Library, 500 W. Broadway.
* John Gobbell will sign his World War II novel, "A Code for Tomorrow," at 2 p.m. Sunday at Borders Books and Music, 1890 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.
* Matt Witten will discuss and sign "Breakfast at Madeline's" at 1 p.m. Sunday at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 13232 Springdale St., Westminster.
* Ridley Pearson will sign "The First Victim" at 1 p.m. Sunday at Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Ave., Orange.
* Pamela Barris will sign "Dream Sleeps" at 7 p.m. Monday at Barnes & Noble in Metro Pointe, 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa.
* Dennis Lehane will discuss and sign "Prayers for Rain" at noon Tuesday at Coffee, Tea & Mystery, 13232 Springdale St., Westminster. Lehane also will sign at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Ave., Orange.
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