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<strong>SUNDAY (Feb 23)</strong>
<strong> Melanie Young, "Getting Things Off My Chest,"</strong> 7 p.m.<em> Charge head on into the battle with breast cancer, armed with these outstanding survivor's tips on how to stay sane, focused, and in charge. Complete with checklists geared toward streamlining your new life, this book helps you eliminate stress and boost your spirits with positive thinking and humor. Don't let your cancer control you; empower yourself and ease the transition with this all-inclusive guide. </em> Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, <a href="http://bookpassage.com/" target="_blank">bookpassage.com</a>.
<strong>MONDAY (Feb 24)</strong>
<strong> Anne Leonard, "Moth and Spark,"</strong> 7 p.m., <em>A prince with a quest. A commoner with mysterious powers. And dragons that demand to be freed—at any cost.</em> Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, <a href="http://copperfieldsbooks.com/" target="_blank">copperfieldsbooks.com</a>.
<strong>TUESDAY (Feb 25)</strong>
<strong>Wine and Dine with Authors, 6 p.m., </strong><em>Patrick Taylor, "The Martian Pendant," Hope Bohanec. "The Ultimate Betrayal," Janet Wentworth, "Unstoppable," Catherine Held, "Delia's Book: Guidance for Cancer Healing," and Susanna Solomon, "Point Reyes Sheriff's Calls."</em> Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Hwy. Cotati. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservation.