Booknotes, Feb. 17, 2013

‘Savior’s Guardian’ book-signing set

Mike Finton, author of “The Savior’s Guardian,” will be signing copies of his book from 3–5 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 2401 North Ave.

“The Savior’s Guardian” follows a soldier, Ashra, assigned to protect a counselor in the Middle East during the time period of Christ’s life.

“In the moment when all appears lost, (Ashra) ultimately discovers a new beginning and the realization that he truly is the guardian of the King of Kings,” a description of the book says.

Four poets featured at gallery


Local poets will be featured in the Poets and Writers of Colorado Mesa University Reading Series event set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Planet Earth & the 4 Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave.

The poets are Maureen McCarney, Luis Lopez, John Nizalowski and Luis Silva-Villar.

2013 One Book events planned


“Hig’s Comforts: Nature, Fishing and a Loyal Dog” is the title of Mesa County Libraries next presentation in the line-up of events for the 2013 One Book, One Mesa County reading program highlighting “The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller.

The program will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Library and feature Bill Haggerty, local hiking guide author and columnist for The Daily Sentinel; Teri Thomas, owner of dog-training and behavior service Angels in the Making LLC; and Lew Evans, with the Grand Valley Anglers.

Other upcoming One Book events include:

■ 1:30 p.m. today at the Central Library the Movie Series continues with “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” starring Steve Carroll and Keira Knightley.

■ 6:30 p.m. Thursday Central Library, a book discussion.

■ 7 p.m. Thursday Collbran Branch, a book discussion.

■ 11 a.m. Saturday De Beque Branch, a book discussion.


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