JO ANN FREED CHAVRE, author of "Blessings from Bombay," will read from and sign copies of her new novel, Tuesday, 7 p.m., The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East.

RONALD W. WALKER, RICHARD E. TURLEY JR. and GLEN M. LEONARD, authors of "Massacre at Mountain Meadows: An American Tragedy," will discuss their book and sign copies, Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, Suite 250. (They will speak at 6 p.m.)

SHAWN KLOMPARENS, author of "Jessica Z," will discuss and sign copies of his book, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Sam Weller's Books, 254 S. Main.

JACQUELINE BERGER, author of "Love, Lies and Tears: An Intimate Look at America's First Ladies, Vol. I," 1789-1913, will speak and sign copies of her book, Wednesday, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, Auditorium, 210 E. 400 South. Her next volume, scheduled for spring 2009, will cover Ellen Wilson to Laura Bush.

NEWELL BRINGHURST and CRAIG FOSTER, historians who focus on Mormonism, will discuss their new book, "The Mormon Quest for the Presidency," Thursday, 7 p.m., Sam Weller's Bookstore, 254 S. Main.

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