SHELLEY TOUGAS: “Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life!” 10:30 a.m. Wed. Hudson Area ­Library, 700 1st St., Hudson, Wis.

JOSEPH REIN AND STEPHANIE CARPENTER: “Roads Without Homes” and “Missing Persons.” 7 p.m. Wed. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., St. Paul.

LORNA LANDVIK: “Best to Laugh.” 7 p.m. Thu. $20; registration required at 952-920-2124. Barnes & Noble Kitchen, 69th St. and France Av. S., Edina.

VIRGINIA EUBANKS: “Automating Inequality.” 7 p.m. Fri. Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

BANFILL-LOCKE READING SERIES: Kimberly Todd and Mai Neng Moua. 7:30 p.m. Fri. Banfill-Locke Center, 6666 East River Rd., Fridley.

JUDY MCCONNELL: “Dreamhouse.” 2 p.m. Sat. Walker Library, 2880 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

GREGORY BLAKE SMITH: “The Maze at Windermere.” 1 p.m. next Sun. Subtext Bookstore, 6 W. 5th St., Suite 150, St. Paul.

TESS GALATI: “Holy Trinity.” 4 p.m. next Sun. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul.