Barnes and Noble is sponsoring a Buy Local event.
Starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 15, six local authors will sign books and talk with fans at the Columbia Center mall store in Kennewick.
Karen Fisher-Alaniz, author of Breaking the Code: A Father's Secret, a Daughter's Journey and the Question That Changed Everything will be in attendance. Her father, a World War II veteran and the subject of the book, will also be at the event.
Other authors include Herb Leonard, a children's book illustrator; Hillary Lodge, a woman's fiction author; Maureen McQuerry, a young adult writer; Regina Scott, a romance novelist; and Stephen Wallenfels, a young adult and science-fiction writer.