* Utah author William Edward Skokos reads from and signs copies of his book "Return to Common Sense: Workable Solutions to Political Problems" (Tate Publishing, $8.99) 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 340 E. 525 North, Harrisville. This is a free event.
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Author events this week at The King's English Bookshop include:
* Patti Digh reads from and signs her newest book "What I Wish For You: Simple Wisdom for a Happy Life" (skirt! $16.95) at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
* Author and pyschotherapist Kate Levinson discusses and signs her new book "Emotional Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money" (Celestial Arts, $14.99) at 7 p.m. Thursday.
* Utah author and poet Emma Lou Thayne reads from and signs "The Place of Knowing: A Spiritual Autobiography" (iUniverse.com, $20.95) at 2 p.m. Saturday.
* Lindsey Leavitt, author of the Princess For Hire series and "Sean Griswold's Head," reads from and signs her new novel for young adults, "The Royal Treatment" (Hyperion Book. $16.99), at 4 p.m. Saturday.
These are free events at the bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City.