* Deseret Book announces several author book signings this week at its stores, including:
Joseph Walker of American Fork will sign copies of his Christmas book, "Christmas on Mill Street," at 3 p.m. Friday at the Bountiful store, 135 N. 545 West; and at 1 p.m. Saturday at the downtown Ogden store, 2250 S. Kiesel Ave.
Tami Creamer of Syracuse will sign copies of her book, "I Know That My Savior Loves Me," at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Layton store, 1906 Layton Hills Mall.
Annette Lyon of American Fork will sign copies of her cookbook, "Chocolate Never Faileth," at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Layton store.
G.G. Vandagriff of Provo will sign copies of her new book, "Pieces of Paris," at noon Saturday at the Bountiful store.
Josi Kilpack of Willard will sign copies of her latest mystery novel, "Key Lime Pie," at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bountiful store.
John Bizimana of Provo will sign copies of his new book, "Escape from Rwanda," at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Bountiful store.
Gale Sears of Sandy will sign copies of her book, "The Silence of God," at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Bountiful store.
* Events at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City:
-- A Seussical Afternoon with Rob Eckman will be presented 4-6 p.m. Thursday. Eckman, the shop's resident storyteller, presents a collection of classic Dr. Seuss stories.
-- At 4 p.m. Friday, Lisa Anderson of Salt Lake City, author of "No-Bake Gingerbread Houses for Kids," helps children ages 3-8 make their own gingerbread house and enjoy a storytime. Registration required, $5 materials fee. Call 801-484-9100 for information.