Author events continue at downtown store

A series of free weekly events featuring local authors continues through August at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction. Thursday events start at 6 p.m. at the store, 439 Main St.

On Aug. 13, the Off the Shelf event will feature Sally Crum, an archaeologist and author of “Race to the Moonrise,” “Race to the River” and “People of the Red Earth.”

On Aug. 20, the event will feature Jan Weeks, an author who’s written four adult novels as well as a mystery novel for teen-agers and young adults under the pen name Justin A. Day.

On Aug. 27, the event will include Marcella Martyn, author of “I Am Here: Channeled Wisdom for Changing Times” and “New Ages and Other Wonders” as well as Debra Anderson, author of “Strange Magick.”

On Aug. 30, an event set to start at 11 a.m. will feature Dulce Bell-Bulley, author, astrologist, hypnotherapist and psychotherapist.

For more information about upcoming events at Crystal Books and Gifts, call 242-5181 or visit