Downtown bookstore plans presentations

A series of events featuring local authors and a presentation on plant spirit medicine are scheduled at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction.

A presentation set for 6 to 7 p.m. July 12 at the store, located at 439 Main St., will feature K.L. McKee author of “Miracle,” “In Name Only” and “Worth Waiting For.” McKee will talk about the writing process, where ideas come from and why she wrote a book about Vietnam and the soldiers who fought there.

An event set for 1 p.m. July 14 will feature Cassandra Sparks and a presentation on plant spirit medicine.

A presentation set for 6 to 7 p.m. July 19 will feature Sherry Ficklin, author of more than a dozen novels for teenagers and young adults. Ficklin will offer tips for hooking readers.

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