Magnolia Bookstore is hosting a book signing with author Mike Lawson after the release of his latest Joe DeMarco thriller, “House Standoff,” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the store, 3206 W. McGraw St.

If the weather is nice, the event will take place outside, with necessary spacing and masks. Otherwise, the event will take place inside, with people admitted a few at a time.

People who would like a signed copy but do not wish to attend should call the store, 206-283-1062. Magnolia Bookstore is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.