Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — General conference weekend for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is fast approaching, and with it comes a slew of events at Deseret Book locations throughout Utah and Arizona.
Several signings will take place giving fans an opportunity to meet and greet their favorite authors, artists and musicians.
All the events will take place Saturday, April 5.
Of particular interest is the continued tradition of Deseret Book’s “Ladies’ Night,” which is an opportunity for women to get out and have fun with the girls while the men attend the priesthood session of conference.
Visit deseretbook.com for more details.
City Creek (45 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City): The cast of “Studio C”; artist Robert Boyd; Donald Parry, author of “Angels”; and Andrew C. Skinner, author of “Verse by Verse.”
Orem Parkway (230 E. University Parkway): Tito Momen, author of “My Name Used To Be Muhammad”; and J. Scott Savage, author of “Far World V3: Air Keep.”
Draper (107 E. 12300 South): J. David Pulsipher, author of “When We Don’t See Eye to Eye”; and Marlene Bateman, author of “A Death in the Family.”
City Creek (45 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City): John Bytheway, author of “The Sacrament”; and Robert L. Millett, author of “Living in the Eleventh Hour.”
Ft. Union (1110 E. Fort Union Blvd., Midvale): Karen Tuft, author of “Unexpected”; Marilynne Todd Linford, author of “Sisters Forever”; and Marlene Bateman, author of “A Death in the Family.”
University Village (1076 S. 750 East, Orem): Kerry Muhlsetein, author of “Return Unto Me”; and Donald Parry, author of “Angels.”
Ogden Temple (339 E. 2250 South): Lori Nawyn, author of “Simple Things."
Gilbert, Ariz. (2894 S. SanTan Village Parkway Suite 103): Rebecca Irvine, author of “MTC at Home.”
6-8 p.m.: Ladies’ Night
City Creek (45 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City): Emcees “Sistas in Zion” Tamu Smith and Zandra Vranes; musical performance by Mercy River; artist Linda Curley Christensen; authors Michele Sly of “Book of Mormon Quiet Book”; Emily Watts of “The Slow-Ripening Fruit of Motherhood”; and Michelle Wilson of “Does this Insecurity Make Me Look Fat?”
Ft. Union (1110 E. Fort Union Blvd., Midvale): A.L. Sowards, author of “Deadly Alliance”; Sarah Beard, author of “Porcelain Keys”; and two of the sisters behind the Six Sisters’ Stuff website and cookbooks.
Layton (754 N. Main): Josi Kilpack, author of “Fortune Cookie: A Culinary Mystery.”
Bountiful (135 N. 545 West, West Bountiful): Marlene Bateman, author of “A Death in the Family”; Margot Hovley, author of “The End Begins: Sudden Darkness”; and Carla Kelly, author of “Reforming Lord Ragsdale.”
University Village (1076 S. 750 East, Orem): Artist Annie Henrie; Lizzy Early, author of “Make it with a Cake Mix”; Heather B. Moore, author of “Ruby’s Secret”; Wendy Ulrich, author of “Habits of Happiness.”
Orem Parkway (230 E. University Parkway): Heidi Poleman, author of “A is for Abinadi”; and two of the sisters behind the Six Sisters’ Stuff website and cookbooks.
Draper (107 E. 12300 South): Sheryl Johnson, co-author of “Love Unexpected”; Jeanne Wolfley and Kaycee Leishman, co-authors of “Everyday Gourmet.”
American Fork (468 N. 990 West): Alice Osborne, co-author of “Everyday Gourmet”; Lynne Larson, author of “Saving Lucie Cole”; and Julie Daines, author of “Unraveled.”
Gilbert, Ariz. (2894 S. SanTan Village Parkway Suite 103): Jean Holbrook Mathews, author of “Run for Your Life.”
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