Dr. Sameet Kumar offers anti-anxiety strategies derived from Buddhist spiritual practices and psychological techniques, the subject of his book "The Mindful Path Through Worry and Rumination." This book is for anyone who dwells over the uncontrollable or finds it difficult to stop anxiously anticipating future events — something Dr. Kumar says can lead to more serious mental health problems. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Virginia Jacko, president and CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses and reads excerpts from "The Blind Visionary." Ms. Jacko's book details her journey to start over in life after she was diagnosed with a condition that left her completely blind. Once a senior financial executive at Purdue University, Ms. Jacko rose from entering the Miami Lighthouse for vocational rehabilitation to becoming its president and CEO four years later. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Life Coach Marianna Olszewski shares her financial strategies geared toward women, the subject of her first book "Live It, Love It, Earn It." Written in the tone of a best girlfriend, Ms. Olszewski's book takes an intimate look at how emotions can drive financial decisions and includes the stories of iconic businesswomen like fashion mogul Diane von Furstenberg, designer Tory Burch and New York Stock Exchange notable Muriel Siebert. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Eric Groves discusses how to use e-mail as a cost-effective way to build contacts and market a business, the subject of his book "The Constant Contact Guide to Email Marketing." 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Chef Rafael Palomino and Arlen Gargaliano share the bold flavors and minimal ingredients behind the flame-cooked, fresh recipes in their cookbook "Latin Grill." Highlights of the book's new spin on grilling — Latin style — include a grilled Caesar salad, ceviches, burgers and fruity cocktails like Blueberry-Pisco Sours. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.