Victoria Wilcox, “Gone With the Wind” Goes West: Scarlett, Melanie and Doc Holliday. 2 p.m. June 23. Talk and signing. Free. Gone with the Wind Museum, 18 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-794-5576, www.gwtwmarietta.com. Wilcox will talk about “Inheritance,” the first book in her trilogy, Southern Son: the Saga of Doc Holliday.
Dorothea Benton Frank, “The Last Original Wife.” 7 p.m. June 24. Talk and signing. $10. Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, 990 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. $5-$10, reservations requested. 404-814-4150, www.margaretmitchellhouse.com. Also appearing: noon June 24. Luncheon, talk and signing. $60, includes copy of book and lunch. Magnolia Hall, 108 Arnold Mill Road, Building C., Woodstock. Reservations and more information: www.foxtalebookshoppe.com/events. The best-selling author of the Lowcountry Tales returns with a story about a woman who tires of her Atlanta social circle and returns to her hometown of Charleston, S.C.
Clair Cook, “Time Flies,” and Mary Kay Andrews, “Ladies Night.” 6:30 p.m. June 24. Book Exchange, 2956 Canton Road, Marietta. 770-427-4848, www.bookexchangemarietta.com. Also appearing: Mary Kay Andrews, 7 p.m. June 25. Signing. $5 or free with book purchase. Bookmiser. www.bookmiser.net. And Mary Kay Andrews with Patti Callahan Henry (“And Then I Found You”). 6:30 p.m. June 26. Signing and refreshments. Free. Foxtale Bookshoppe. www.foxtalebookshoppe.com/events.
John D. Cressler, “Emeralds of the Alhambra.” 6:30 p.m. June 25. Book launch and signing. Free. Barnes & Noble @ Georgia Tech Bookstore, 48 5th St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-894-2515, http://gatech.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBcalendarEventListView?langId=-1&storeId=15054&catalogId=10001. Georgia Tech professor Cressler presents a love story about a Christian knight and a Sufi Muslim princess set in the Alhambra Palace in Spain during a time when Muslims fought alongside Christians.
Glennon Doyle Melton, “Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed.” 7 p.m. June 25. Talk and signing. Free. Carter Center Day Chapel, Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. 404-865-7100, www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov. The founder of Momastery.com — “a place to stop making motherhood and marriage harder by pretending they’re not hard” — offers inspirational stories and the most memorable material from her blog.
Kent Wascom, “The Blood of Heaven.” 7 p.m. June 26. Signing. Free. Highland Inn Ballroom, 644 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-681-5128, www.acappellabooks.com/event/kent-wascom-book-signing. In the tradition of “Blood Meridian,” Louisiana native Wascom’s sprawling, violent debut novel follows a preacher’s son who settles on the rough new frontier of West Florida.
Zach Wahls, “My Two Moms.” 7 p.m. June 27. $5 suggested donation. Friends School of Atlanta Sanctuary, 862 Columbia Drive, Decatur. 404-524-0304, www.charisbooksandmore.com. In his new memoir, Wahls offers a stirring portrait of his family — two moms in a conservative Midwestern town who instilled in him values that everyone can embrace.
What’s New in Poetry: Dan Rosenberg, Stephanie Balzer, Erica Wright, Amy Herschleb. 8 p.m. June 27. Reading. Free. Barnes & Noble @ Emory, 1390 Oxford Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-727-6222, www.bookstore.emory.edu/events/index.html.
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, “Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities.” 7 p.m. June 27. Discussion and signing. Free. Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-730-4001, http://afpls.org/events-aarl. Fullilove will discuss ways to bring new life to marginalized and dysfunctional sectors of American cities.
Robin Boylorn, “Sweetwater: Black Women and Narratives of Resilience.” 7:30 p.m. Jun 28. Reading and signing. $5 suggested donation. Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-524-0304, www.charisbooksandmore.com. Boylorn tells a multi-generational story of growing up black and female in the rural South through first-hand accounts of women in North Carolina.
Celebrate local Caribbean authors. 1-6 p.m. June 29. Reading and signing. Free. Atlanta-Fulton Central Library, 1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta. 404-730-1700, www.afpls.org/events. In recognition of Caribbean American Heritage Month, authors of Caribbean heritage will present their works.