Asheville author Robert Beatty will be in Durham Friday to answer questions about “Serafina and the Twisted Staff” (Disney-Hyperion), the sequel to “Serafina and the Black Cloak.” The mystery-thriller continues the adventures of an unusual girl who lives hidden away in the basement of Biltmore Estate. Beatty will be at Barnes & Noble at Streets of Southpoint from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will include free food and drink, a book signing and Serafina giveaways.
Some authors visiting Triangle book stores this week:
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill:
7 p.m. Wednesday: Erik Lars Myers, “North Carolina Craft Beer & Breweries.”
7 p.m. Friday: Alison Umminger, “American Girls.”
Info: 919-942-7373 or flyleafbooks.com
Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham:
7 p.m. Monday: Heather Havrilesky, “How to Be a Person in the World” (offsite).
4 p.m. Wednesday: Chuck Palahniuk, “Fight Club 2 – Graphic Novel.”
Info: 919-286-2700 or regulatorbookshop.com
Barnes & Noble, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Durham:
6 p.m. Friday: Robert Beatty, “Serafina and the Twisted Staff.”
Info: 919-806-1930 or barnesandnoble.com