Book notes, Oct. 14, 2012

Reading set for poets, writers

Local poets and writers Doug Cox, Jennifer Hancock and Michele Hanson are scheduled to read at the next Poets and Writers of Colorado Mesa University event.

The reading will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Planet Earth and the 4 Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave.

The Poets and Writers of Colorado Mesa University readings are the third Thursday of the month. There are no readings in December and January.

Library book sale begins


Find a new-to-you read and support Mesa County Libraries at the annual Fall Book Sale.

The sale will go from 9 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St. A members-only sale will be from 3–7 p.m. Thursday.

Member of the community donated more than 15,000 books for the sale.

Most of the books will cost $1 or $2, and children’s books will be sold for 25 cents.

There also will be some unusual books on sale separate from the other books that will be sold at higher prices.

This sale is organized by the Friends of the Mesa County Public Library.

Book-signings scheduled in area


■ Erica Olsen, author of “Recapture,” will be signing books from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes &, Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.

“Recapture” reveals an “American West that is both strange and familiar. The Grand Canyon can only be visited in replica form. An archivist preserves a rare map of a vanished Lake Tahoe,” according to part of the description from the book’s cover.

■ Genevieve Bohrer Cain will be signing copies of her book “From Train Wreck to Train Wreck: A Journey in God’s Faithfulness” from 1–3 p.m. Saturday at Mesa County Libraries’ Fruita Branch, 324 S. Coulson St., in Fruita.

The book follows the author’s struggles in life and the faith that sustained her.


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