Jenny Milchman returns with a nail-biting thriller, Wicked River, on Thursday, May 10 at 7 PM. Join Jenny for dinner at the Blue Tractor at 5:15 – RSVP via e-mail or by calling the store.

Tuesday, May 22 at 7 PM join us at the library as Owen Laukkanen discusses and signs his new novel Gale Force. He’ll be joined by Nick Petrie, who will be talking about and signing his latest book Light it Up. This event is in partnership with the Kerrytown BookFest.

Vicky Delany joins our book club on Thursday, June 14 at 7 to talk about her new Sherlock Holmes bookshop mystery, The Spook in the Stacks. The book club will be reading Vicki’s first book in the series, Elementary She Read. All are welcome.

Sunday, July 15 at 2 PM we’ll be hosting a launch party for Dianne Freeman, whose first book is The Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder.

A final visit from Rhys Bowen takes place at the downtown library on Friday, August 10 at 7, when Rhys will talk about her new Lady Georgie mystery, Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding.

Larry D. Sweazy joins our August book club on Friday, August 17 at 7, to talk about his latest Marjorie Trumaine novel, See Also Proof. All are welcome.

Join us for a farewell to Aunt Agatha’s afternoon with William Kent Krueger & Lori Rader-Day on Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m. Kent will be talking about his new Cork O’Connor book, Desolation Mountain, and Lori will be discussing her new book set in Michigan, Under a Dark Sky. This event will take place at the downtown library.

Sunday, November 18, 2 p.m. at the downtown library (343 S. 5th Ave.) we’ll be hosting Jonathan Putnam, author of the Lincoln & Speed mysteries. Along with signing his latest book, Perish from the Earth, Jon will be talking about “How did the young Lincoln become our Lincoln?”