The following events will be happening at The Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N Main St., Hudson.

Chicago author Renee Rosen is coming to Akron. She will be at the Chestnut Room at Cafe Bricco, Double Tree Hotel, 3150 W. Market St., Akron, on March 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Rosen will be talking about her new novel, "Windy City Blues," which takes place in Chicago in the middle of the 20th century. When the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, the music became the Blues, the soundtrack for a transformative era in American history. The novel explores one woman's journey of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a musical and social revolution.

The Learned Owl will have copies of "Windy City Blues" on hand for purchase, as well as Rosen's earlier novels, "Dollface," "What the Lady Wants," and "White Collar Girl."

There is no cost for this event.

Children's author Lindsay Ward will visit April 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. Come to meet the author and get your own signed copy of her new book, "Brobarians."

This is the tale of two warriors, once at peace, now at odds. Iggy the Brobrarian has taken over the land. Can Otto the Big Brobarian win it back? Or maybe, with a little helpf, the two brothers can find peace again.

This is an epic - and adorable - story of sibling rivalry and resolution.

On April 2 at 2 p.m. for a pre-Easter spring celebration. The story will be "Bunny's Book Club," the tale of a woodland rabbit who loves to read and wants to encourage his friends to read, too. There will also be an Easter egg hunt and a springy activity.

There is no cost to attend, but we ask that you call to reserve a spot, as there is only room for 14 guests.

Local author Cinda Williams Chima will visit April 4 at 6 p.m. to introduce her new book, "Shadowcaster," the second book in the Shattered Realms series. The story is set in the world of the acclaimed Seven Realms series a generation later.

The first book in the series, "Flamecaster," is a thrilling story of dark magic, chilling threats and two unforgettable characters walking a knife-sharp line between life and death.

"Shadowcaster," the second in the four-part series, tells of the unfathomable costs of war, the allure of dark magic and conflicted characters drawn together despite everything they are putting at risk.

Local author A. D. Adams will visit April 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. to sign his fantasy novels, "Dragon Healer of Tone" and "Dragon Savior of Tone."

His first novel, "Dragon Healer of Tone," the story of Terra, first male human born in many seasons who has the magic of healing. He was taken as a child and raised by the great coastal dragons, and only they know of his special powers. Having been driven away by a great wizard, the humans are now in need of a savior, and Terra is their only hope.

His second book in the series is "Dragon Savior of Tone" and he has also written a children's book, "My Brother is a Dragon." All three books will be available to purchase.

Adams has a degree in engineering from the University of Akron, and has worked as a finite element engineer, computer system administrator, sofware engineer and draftsman. He has worked for Babcock and Wilcox, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Veyance Technologies. After publishing several engineering articles, he made the transition to writing novels.

For more information on any event, go to or call 330-653-2252.