* New York Times best-selling author Kathy Reichs and her son and co-author Brendan Reichs discuss their new book, "Code: A Virals Novel," the third installment of the "Virals" series for young adults, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or .
* Best-selling author Jodi Picoult reads from and signs copies of her latest book, "The Storyteller," at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Libertyville High School, 708 W. Park Ave., Libertyville. Tickets for the event are available with the purchase of the book from the Lake Forest Book Store, 680 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. Call (847) 234-4420 or visit . Picoult will also be on hand to read from and sign copies of her new book at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Kennedy Junior High School, 2929 Green Trails Drive, Lisle. Tickets for the Kennedy Junior High School event are available with the purchase of Picoult's book from Anderson's Bookshop at 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 355-2665 or visit .
* Author Richard Lindberg ("Chicago By Gaslight," "Whiskey Breakfast") is the guest speaker at the Mystery Writers of America (Midwest Chapter) meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St. …