Author events continue at book store

A series of events featuring local authors continues at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction.

Off the Shelf events are offered Thursday evenings at the store, 439 Main St., and include readings, presentations and workshops.

The Aug. 14 event will begin at 6:15 p.m. and feature Sherry Ficklin, author of “Extracted,” “Losing Logan” and “Queen of Somebody” as well as author and teacher Catrina Lee.

The Aug. 21 event also will begin at 6:15 p.m. and feature Barbara Moore, author of “Submissive No More, One Woman’s Journey to Joy” and Mary Lu Scholl, author of “Hazardous Duty” and “Heart of the Swamp.”

For more information, call 242-5181 or visit the website located at