Downtown store schedules events with authors

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

Robin Gile, author of “The Compete Idiot’s Guide to Palmistry,” will present a short talk starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at the store, located at 439 Main St. Gile also will offer private 30-minute readings for $45 on
Aug. 1 and 2. Astrologer Mary O’Gara will offer 45-minute astrology readings for $90 on Aug. 1 and 2.

Starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 6, the “Off the Shelf” event will feature local mystery writers Judith Blevins and Carroll Multz, who will discuss plot and character development.

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