Books Are Magic and Avid Bookshop present a fundraiser for Fair Fight Action, featuring
Mike Birbiglia, Tayari Jones, Meena Harris, and more. 7 p.m. ET, $0–$50. More info. Nalini Singh discusses with Archangel's Sun Sarah J. Maas — hosted by the Strand, 7 p.m. ET. $12.99–$27.99. More info.
Charles Baxter discusses with The Sun Collective Natalie Bakopoulos — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 6 p.m. PT. More info.
Tuesday, Dec. 1
Seal Press, Riverhead, FSG, Vintage, Avon, William Morrow, Quill Tree Books, Ecco, Archaia, Delacorte Press, Harper Perennial, Berkley, Unnamed Press
A Night of Fierce and Fabulous Short Story Writers featuring
Laura van den Berg ( ), I Hold a Wolf by the Ears Danielle Evans ( ), and The Office of Historical Corrections Farah Ali — hosted by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Ijeoma Oluo discusses with Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Megan Rapinoe — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 7:30 p.m. PT. $33. More info. Charles Yu discusses with Interior Chinatown Charlie Jane Anders — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info. Alyssa Cole ( ) and How to Catch a Queen Meg Cabot ( ) discuss their latest books — hosted by the Ripped Bodice, 5 p.m. PT. No Offense More info. Deesha Philyaw discusses with The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Renee Simms — hosted by Elliott Bay Book Company, 6 p.m. PT. More info. Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant discuss with Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Corin Tucker — hosted by Third Place Books, 7 p.m. PT. $35. More info. Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell discuss their children's book, , with Pirate Stew Isaac Fitzgerald — hosted by HarperCollins and various bookstores, 4 p.m. ET. $20–$27. More info. Benjamin Moser discusses with Susan Sontag: Her Life and Work Leslie Jamison — hosted by McNally Jackson, 3 p.m. ET. More info. Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby discuss — hosted by Bookworks, 7 p.m. MT. The Sacrifice of Darkness More info. Karen M. McManus discusses with The Cousins Stephanie Garber — hosted by Porter Square Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Meichi Ng discusses with Barely Functional Adult: It'll All Make Sense Eventually Jason Katzenstein — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Denise Williams discusses with How to Fail at Flirting Nichole Perkins — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Sam J. Miller discusses with The Blade Between Andrea Hairston — hosted by Brookline Booksmith, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Chelsea G. Summers discusses with A Certain Hunger Mat Johnson — hosted by McNally Jackson, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Wednesday, Dec. 2
Knopf, William Morrow, Atria, Grand Central Publishing
Wyatt Cenac hosts "New York Stories," a night of readings from essays, short stories, and poetry about the city, performed by Matthew Broderick, Jin Ha, F. Murray Abraham, Sonia Manzano, and Karen Pittman — presented by Symphony Space, 7:30 p.m. ET. $12-15. More info. Megha Majumdar discusses hosted by the Seminary Co-op, 6 p.m. CT. A Burning — More info. Gregory Maguire discusses — hosted by the Silver Unicorn, 7 p.m. ET. A Wild Winter Swan More info. Philippa Gregory discusses — hosted by Politics & Prose, 4 p.m. ET. Dark Tides More info. Becky Cooper discusses with We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence Paige Williams — hosted by Books Are Magic, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Rufi Thorpe discusses with The Knockout Queen Chris Lee — hosted by Boswell Books, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Thursday, Dec. 3
Scribner, Tor Books, Razorbill, Avon, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Orbit, William Morrow, Archaia, West Virginia University Press, Amulet Books, Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Ballantine Books
Kiese Laymon discusses with How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays Ed Pavlić — hosted by Avid Bookshop, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Maria Dahvana Headley ( ) and Beowulf: A New Translation Annalee Newitz ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by the Booksmith, 6 p.m. PT. The Future of Another Timeline More info. Sabaa Tahir discusses with A Sky Beyond the Storm Nicola Yoon and Megan McCluskey — hosted by Vroman's, 6 p.m. PT. $5–27. More info. Alyssa Cole ( ) and How to Catch a Queen Courtney Milan ( ) discuss their new books — hosted by Loyalty Bookstores, 8 p.m. ET. The Duke Who Didn't More info. Kiley Reid discusses with Such a Fun Age Helena Stephens — hosted by the King County Library System, 7:30 p.m. PT. More info. Deesha Philyaw discusses with The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Samantha Irby — hosted by Books & Books, 7 p.m. ET. More info. Kacen Callender discusses — hosted by Tubby & Coo's, 6 p.m. CT. King of the Rising More info. Emily M. Danforth discusses with illustrator Plain Bad Heroines Sara Lautman — hosted by the Lewes Public Library, 5 p.m. ET. More info. Ernest Cline discusses — hosted by the Strand, 7 p.m. ET. $33.99. Ready Player Two More info. Diana Ma discusses with Heiress Apparently Katharine McGee — hosted by Third Place Books, 6 p.m. PT. More info. Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby discuss — hosted by Everett Public Library, 6 p.m. PT. The Sacrifice of Darkness More info. Terry Tempest Williams discusses with Erosion: Essays of Undoing Daniel Wallace — hosted by Malaprop's, 7 p.m. ET. More info.
Mauro Javier Cárdenas discusses — hosted by Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m. ET. Aphasia More info.
Friday, Dec. 4
Razorbill, Knopf, Semiotext(e)
Sabaa Tahir discusses with A Sky Beyond the Storm Renée Ahdieh — hosted by Third Place Books, 5 p.m. PT. $5–29. More info. Jane Smiley discusses with Perestroika in Paris Elaine Szewczyk — hosted by Vroman's, 6 p.m. PT. More info.
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore discusses with The Freezer Door T Fleischmann — hosted by Women & Children First, 7 p.m. CT. More info.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Riverhead, Razorbill, Seal Press, One World, St. Martin's, Minotaur
Tochi Onyebuchi discusses with Rebel Sisters V.E. Schwab — hosted by Astoria Bookshop, 1 p.m. ET. More info. Danielle Evans discusses with The Office of Historical Corrections Lupita Aquino — hosted by Old Town Books, 4 p.m. ET. More info. Ijeoma Oluo discusses with Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Danya Ruttenberg — hosted by Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery. More info. Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, coeditors of , discuss the book with contributors Black Futures Donovan X. Ramsey and Antonio M. Johnson, in a conversation moderated by Theo Tyson — hosted by Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m. ET. More info.
Minotaur Books presents A Cozy Christmas, featuring
Ellie Alexander ( ), Chilled to the Cone: A Bakeshop Mystery Donna Andrews ( ), and The Gift of the Magpie: A Meg Langslow Mystery Carolyn Haines ( ), and moderated by S.C. Perkins — hosted by Murder By the Book, 7 p.m. CT. $5. A Garland of Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery More info.
Sunday, Dec. 6
Alcove Press, Unnamed Press, Amistad, Bold Type Books, Liveright, Berkley
Midwest Writers Holiday Potluck featuring
Rachel Mans McKenny ( ), The Butterfly Effect Lyz Lenz ( ), Belabored Amber Sparks ( ), And I Do Not Forgive You Denise Williams ( ), How to Fail at Flirting Mia Mercado ( ), and Weird but Normal Riane Konc ( ) — hosted by Prairie Lights, 7:30 p.m. CT. Build Your Own Christmas Movie Romance More info. Chelsea G. Summers discusses with A Certain Hunger Laurie Penny — hosted by Skylight Books, 4 p.m. PT. More info.
Alice Randall presents the holiday special — hosted by Source Booksellers, 6 p.m. ET. Black Bottom Saints More info .