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SUNDAY (Jan 12)
Wendy Tokunaga, How to Hire & Work Effectively with an Independent Editor, 3 p.m., Redwood Writers, Flamingo Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. Info, www.redwoodwriters.org.
MONDAY (Jan 13)
Dining With Authors, 6 p.m., J. Slone, ("She Was A Spy During WW II,” historical fiction), Kiera Stewart ("Fetching,” middle grade fiction), Susana Solomon ("Point Reye's Sheriff's Calls,” fiction), Alica Schooler Hugg ("Granny Does Europe,” memoir), Ayin Weaver ("Bleeding Through,” fiction). Gaia's Garden, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Reservations, 544-2491 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Novato Poetry Farm with Donna Emerson, 7 p.m., Dr. Insomnia's Coffee & Tea, 800 Grant Avenue, Novato. Info, (415) 897-9500.
TUESDAY (Jan 14)
Gregory Orfalea, “Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California,” 7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 850 4th St. at Cijos, San Rafael, (415) 524-2800, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Thomas Moore, “A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World,” 7 p.m., Community Church of Sebastopol,1000 Gravenstein Highway N., Sebastopol. Check copperfieldsbooks.com for additional local appearances and times.
THURSDAY (Jan 16)
Glenda Carroll, “Dead in Water,” 7:30 p.m., Readers' Books, 130 E. Napa St., Sonoma. 939-1779, www.readersbooks.com
FRIDAY (Jan 17)
Tiffany Baker, “Mercy Snow,” 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.