Senator Scott Brown (“Against All Odds”) and Howie Carr (“Hard Knocks”) read at 1 p.m. at Willow Books & Cafe, 279 Great Road, Acton . . . Len Krisak (“If Anything”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford . . . Stephanie Schorow (“Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits”) reads at the Regal Beagle, 308 Harvard St., Brookline (tickets, required, at brooklinebooksmith.com/tickets)
Anthony D’Aries (“The Language of Men”), Danielle Jones-Pruett, Sarah Sweeney, and Michael Thurston read at 7 p.m. at Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.
James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 1 p.m. at the Dolphin Restaurant, 12 Washington St., Natick . . . Gayle Forman (“Just One Day”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley . . . Karen E. Bender (“A Town of Empty Rooms”) and Ben Schrank (“Love Is a Canoe”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books.
Thaisa Frank (“Enchantment”) and Julian Tepper (“Balls”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop . . . B. A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger ”) reads 7 p.m at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham, Newton Highlands
Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky (“When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop . . . Te d Ross (“Am I a Jew?”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . George Kalogeris (“Dialogos”) and Stamatia Dova read at 7 p.m. at the Poetry Center at Suffolk University, 73 Tremont St.
Terry Francona (“Francona: The Red Sox Years”) signs books at 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 800 Boylston St., Boston . . . Vicky Hoefle (”Duct Tape Parenting”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester . . . Alexandra Horowitz (“On Looking: Eleven Walks With Expert Eyes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Dave Becker (“Stewed”) reads 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands . . . Ian Svenonius (“Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ’n’ Roll Group”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.