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Among local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):

Susan Church Moore - Presents her book “Hiberden: A North Idaho Adventure.” Today, 12:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Storytelling Dinner - With The StoryTelling Company, specializing in true (and not so true) tales of the West by Sandy Compton and a guest. Full menu available. Reservations requested. Today, 6 p.m., Ivano’s Ristorante Italiano, First and Pine streets, Sandpoint. $7/adults, $4/age 11 and younger. (208) 263-0211

Good Food Book Club - “Made From Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life” by Jenna Woginrich. Hosted by the Moscow Food Co-op. Monday, 7-8:30 p.m., Sister’s Brew Coffee House, corner of Main and Third streets, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537

Moran Prairie Monthly Book Discussion Club - “Bridge of Sighs” by Richard Russo. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. (509) 893-8340

Kelly Milner Halls and friends - Meet authors Milner Halls, Chris Crutcher, Terry Davis and Claire Rudolf Murphy, and get timely ideas on how to write children’s books. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - “Big Trouble” by Anthony Lucas. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 426

Deer Park Library Book Club - “Digging to America” by Anne Tyler. Wednesday, noon, Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300

Mark William Cochran - Chiropractor presents his book “Oby’s Wisdom: A Caveman’s Simple Guide to Health and Well-Being.” Thursday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Frances McCue - Presenting poems and a slideshow on her literary-themed Northwest travelogue book “The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs.” Friday, 5-7 p.m., BookPeople, 521 S. Main, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-7957

Decomposition: A Poetry Reading - Editors Renee Roehl and Kelly Chadwick and contributors Christopher Howell and Nance Van Winckel read their contributions to the anthology. Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Free Comic Book Weekend at Merlyn’s - With “Star Wars” character appearances Saturday, 1-5 p.m. and next Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Prizes awarded for best costumes. Local comic artists will do sketches for children ages 9 and younger, noon-4 p.m. Merlyn’s, 19 W. Main Ave. (509) 624-0957

Free Comic Book Day, The Comic Book Shop - First 600 people will receive free gourmet chocolate from Pixie Dust Chocolates. From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Division Street location will offer free face painting for children and adults. At 5:30 p.m., the NorthTown location will be visited by members of the “Star Wars” 501st Legion in full costume. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 1401 N. Division St. and NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St. (509) 326-7018

George Brinkmann - Idaho author signs copies of his book, “Origins of Christianity: Distinguishing Between Sacred History and Historical Reality.” Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Gini Cunningham - Twenty-eight year teaching veteran, from kindergarten through college, will sign copies of her book “The New Teacher’s Companion: Practical Wisdom for Succeeding in the Classroom.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Kathleen Mulroy - Signing copies of her new historical Christian romance, “The Silver and the Cross,” set in 1890 Wallace. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Borders Books, 450 W. Wilbur, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 762-4497