Book Discussion, with Ukrainian cookbook author Nadejda Reilly, who shares recipes and distributes samples. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 1 p.m. Saturday. 821-1959.
Book Signing, with Harrison Wick, author of “Pennsylvania’s Back Mountain,” “Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys” and “Luzerne County.” Barnes & Noble, Arena Hub Plaza. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. 829-4210.
Book Signing, with psychiatrist Dr. Guido Boriosi, author of “A Common Sense Approach: Understanding People.” Community Medical Center, 1800 Mulberry St., Scranton. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. 969-7807.
Book Discussion, of “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Thursday. 821-1959.
From American Soldier to Nazi Slave Laborer, a talk by author and businessman Robert R. Max, who escaped from a World War II prison camp. Rose Room, Brennan Hall, 300 Madison Ave., University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Free. 941-6309.
Out of Sight, a new romantic thriller by Wilkes-Barre resident Robert Petyo about a street-gang member in love with the daughter of a rich lawyer. Available as a Kindle ebook at amazon.com.
Mia, a psychological thriller chronicling the life of Captain Zack Adams, who is the only American who can identify an elusive terrorist. Authored by Wilkes-Barre native Dr. Bernard Leo Remakus and released by Wasteland Press. Available at local bookstores and online retailers.