Colorado Springs area literary events starting March 19, 2017

March 19, 2017 Updated: March 19, 2017 at 4:20 am


Book Signing - Kay Esmiol will sign "Everybody Welcome: A Memoir of Fannie Mae Duncan and the Cotton Club," noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Hooked on Books, 12 E. Bijou St.; 419-7660.

Author Signing - P.A. Ritzer will sign "Seven Ox Seven," 10 a.m. April 8, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,


Storytime - "I Will Love You Anyway" by Mick Inkpen, 10:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,

Children's History Hour - "Keep Climbing, Girls" for ages 7-10, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $2. Reservations: 385-5990,

Storytime - Create your own little golden book, 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,

Writing Group - 3 p.m. March 26, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East;

Mother-Daughter Book Club - 4 p.m. March 28, East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., free. Registration:

Storytime - "Nope! A Tale of Flight" by Drew Sheneman, 10:30 a.m. March 31 and April 1, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East; 637-8282,


Writing Your Life Story Part III - 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 27, $35. Call or go online for location. Registration: 633-4991,


E-books and More - E-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines available free with PPLD library card. Click on CyberShelf at


Recent regional author offerings:

- "A Rebel Among Us" by J.D.R. Hawkins. Published by: Foundations, LLC. Summary: After David Summers enlists with the Confederate cavalry, his delusion of chivalry is soon crushed when he witnesses the horrors of battle. Shot by a Union picket, he winds up at a stranger's farm. Four girls compassionately nurse him back to health. David learns his comrades have deserted him in Pennsylvania following the Battle of Gettysburg, but his dilemma becomes much worse. He falls in love with the older sister, Anna, who entices him with a proposition. To his dismay, he must make a decision. Should he stay and help Anna with her underhanded plan, or return to the army and risk capture?


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