Bookmarks: Author events, book signings and virtual events

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"The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky" by Paul Rominger
"The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky" by Paul Rominger

War history

Historian Paul Rominger discusses his Civil War book “The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky: 1862 Weather and Civil War Digest,” at the 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s Meet the Author event at the Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons, Ga. Free for members, $10 for guests.

Lincolniana

Brian Kilmeade presents his latest popular history, “The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and their Battle to Save America,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N, Ponte Vedra Beach.

Signing

Bill Delaney, “Secret Jacksonville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure,” 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville.

Virtual events

Author Gary Shteyngart discusses his novel “Our Country Friends” 3 p.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble online, go to bngaryshteyngart.eventbrite.com to register.

Author Renee Ahdieh discuses “The Righteous,” the third in her “Wrath and Dawn” series, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed, bnreneeahdieh.eventbrite.com.

Mystery writers E. Lockhart, Karen M. McManus, Natasha Preston and Holly Jackson discuss their work, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble online, go to bnholidaymystery.eventbrite.com to register.

Poet Amanda Gorman introduces her new collection, “Call Us What We Carry,” 7:30 Wednesday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed, bnamandagorman.eventbrite.com.

Storytime with Ms. Dearsha, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Story & Song Facebook Live.

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This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: Bookmarks: Author events, book signings and virtual events

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