Bookstore plans author events

“Off the Shelf,” a series of events featuring authors, continues at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction.

An event set for 6 p.m. June 25 at the store, 439 Main St., will feature two authors. Claire Knowles will discuss her book of poetry titled “Sailing Ships and Pinecones.” Virginia Jensen, author of “Contemporary Cube Bead Design,” “Cube Bead Stitching” and “Stitching with Two-Holed Shaped Beads” will discuss her books and demonstrate bead work.

On July 2, the event will feature Gary Carr, author of “Just the Right Amount of Wrath,” and Jerry Moorman, author of “A Boy Less Perfect” and “Coahoma Street.”

On July 9, the store will host Brandon Campbell, who will lead a presentation on his book “Embracing Ultimate Reality: A Soul Path.”

For more information, call 242-5181 or visit the Web site at