Ogden Temple Deseret Book, 339 E. 2250 South, has scheduled several signings: AMANDA DICKSON will sign copies of her new book, "Change It Up," Dec. 18, 4 p.m.; artist SANDRA RAST and author EMILY WATTS will sign "I Hate It When Exercise is the Answer," Dec. 18, 5 p.m. (801-334-4215)

Bountiful Deseret Book, 135 N. 545 West, has scheduled several signings: Artist ROBERT BOYD and authors KRIS BELCHER and EMILY FREEMAN will sign copies of their work Dec. 19, noon; JAY and DON PARRY will sign their book "Symbols and Shadows" Dec. 19, 1 p.m.; BOB MILLET will sign his work Dec. 19, 3 p.m. (801-292-0480)

JAMES DASHNER will sign copies of his work Dec. 19, 1 p.m., Fort Union Deseret Book, 1110 E. Fort Union Blvd. (801-561-8777).

Sundance Resort's 2009 Tree Room Author Series presents DR. DEAN ORNISH, author of "Eat More, Weigh Less," Dec. 19. Tickets are $95 per person and include the lecture and discussion, a signed copy of the author's book and brunch. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

For more information call Sundance Resort at 866-734-4428.

ADAM J. HUSEBY and JARRED O. HUSEBY will sign the children's book "The Adventures of Captain Kaleb: Pirate's Treasure," Dec. 19, 1-3 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 340 S. 500 West, Bountiful (801-299-8255).

BOBBIE PYRON will sign her novel, "The Ring," at several Barnes and Noble locations. On Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m., she'll be at the West Jordan Barnes & Noble, 7157 Plaza Center Drive (801-282-1613); on Jan. 9, 2010, 6-8 p.m., she'll be at the Barnes & Noble at The Gateway, 6 N. Rio Grande (801-456-0100); and on Jan. 16, 2010, noon-2 p.m., she'll be at the Barnes & Noble at The Pointe at 53rd, 5249 S. State, Murray (801-261-4040).