Bookstore celebrates new release

A release celebration for "The Autobiography of Francis N. Stein: the Last Promethean" will be from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.

This is A. Rooney's newest book. Set in modern Colorado, it is "about the last imagined descendant of Dr. Frankenstein's wretch — the spurned monster," according to

"Francis Stein is a slow-thinking giant of a man who attracts attention wherever he goes. Stein seems cursed with bad luck, and trouble waits for him around every turn in spite of his good intentions," the site says.

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