Monday, May 21, 2012

Authors in Charlotte this week

Jon Odell will read from his novel, "The Healing," 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Red and 28th, 2424 N. Davidson St. Set in antebellum Mississippi, "The Healing" is a rite-of-passage novel that's being compared favorably to "The Help."

Alethea Kontis will read from her latest teen book, "Enchanted," 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Barnes & Noble in Pineville, 11055 Carolina Place Blvd. Kontis and Sherrilyn Kenyon are co-authors of "The Dark-Hunter Companion."