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Her "Secrets": Tammy Donchez, above, of Bethlehem Township, will sign her first published book, "Megan's Secrets," 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 16, Quadrant Book Mart & Café, 20 N. Third St., Easton. "Megan's Secrets" tells the tale of University of Pennsylvania Law Student Megan Ann Foley and how she finds herself face to face with her past and the sexy blue eyes of prominent Philadelphia Atty. Michael Dean Sandt. She has to find a way to keep her past and family secrets from Michael so she doesn't lose him. Michael can look past her close relationship with her best friend and ex-lover Samuel Alan Gentry, as long as he can find out all of Megan's secrets. The book is available in paperback. A limited number of copies will be available at the Quadrant. A free bookmark and pen will be given with each signed copy. Donchez is working on her second book, "Michael's Secrets," due out in 2015.
For the LV "Birds": Dr. Barbara C. Malt of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society will give a lecture and sign copies of "Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity," 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum (LVHM), 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown. Malt is a co-author of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society's recent publication, "Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity." The book includes guides to 56 natural areas of the Lehigh Valley, 120 color photos of common species in the area, and an annotated checklist covering 349 species with data about abundance, sightings and preferred habitat. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Malt will sign copies following the presentation. "Just in time for winter, Dr. Malt will explore the birds that remain in the Lehigh Valley year-round," said LVHM Executive Director Joseph Garrera. Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org, 610-435-1074.
Wail on: Harmonious Wail, above, which blends continental jazz, swing, gypsy music and melodic vocals, is in concert, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. The trio will play selections from its new CD, "Bohemian Tango." Harmonious Wail, founded 20 years ago, draws from the influence of the European gypsy musicians, most notably Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, who from the 1930s on created and developed what came to be known as Gypsy Swing. What sets the Wail apart from other wonderful talent in this growing genre are the vocals of Maggie Delaney-Potthoff. Tickets: godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390
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