Today's author, Kathryn Ma, has been meeting readers all over the Bay Area, clocking in several appearances in San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma counties and Berkeley so far. But she has several more readings and book signings to come. Find her at 7 p.m. Monday in Oakland's Montclair district at a Great Good Place for Books, 6120 LaSalle Ave. On Tuesday, she's the featured guest at Copperfield's Books Debut Brews series at 6 p.m. at Hopmonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., in Sebastopol. Kepler's Books in Menlo Park hosts her at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1010 El Camino Real. And on Thursday, she returns to San Francisco, for a 7 p.m. appearance at BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave.

-- Sue Gilmore, Staff

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