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Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

Book lovers have every reason to delight this week.
Book lovers have every reason to delight this week. Counterpath
As March comes to a close, literary lovers have a lot of events from which to choose. Like your fiction a bit noir-esque and sci-fi? Enjoy being inspired or challenged? Need a new novel? You’re in luck. Events this week hit all these points. What a coincidence, right? Literature is like that: small moments of surprising perfection. Here are five ways to find it.

Dynamite
Jim Butcher, The Dresden Files: Dog Men
7 p.m., Monday, March 26
Barnes & Noble
960 South Colorado Boulevard, Glendale
Jim Butcher comes to Barnes & Noble to read from and sign his newest entry in his popular Dresden Files series. The book focuses on the dangerous Harry Dresden as he’s drafted by the White Council of Wizards to investigate a series of murders in rural Mississippi. You had us at White Council of Wizards, Jim.

Workman
Elle Luna and Susie Herrick, Your Story Is Your Power
6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27
BookBar
4280 Tennyson Street
In their book Your Story Is Your Power, Elle Luna and Susie Herrick guide women as they discover and embrace their own stories, so that they may better cultivate their feminine power and move forward, both as individuals and as part of a strong community of women seeking positive change.
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Teague Bohlen is a writer, novelist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver. His first novel, The Pull of the Earth, won the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction in 2007; his textbook The Snarktastic Guide to College Success came out in 2014. His new collection of flash fiction, Flatland, is available now.
Contact: Teague Bohlen