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Author Eleanor Limmer - Reading and book signing of “The Body as Shadow.” Limmer is a clinical social worker with more than 30 years of practice focusing on listening and healing the messages of illness using guided imagery, music and symbolism. She has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Washington. She has written four books about holistic health and wholeness. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, main floor, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Deer Park Library Book Club – Discussion of “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest, Deer Park. (509) 893-8300.

Silly Songs and Silly Sounds Preschool Storytime - Do you like to sing? Do like to make silly sounds? Well if you do, then this is the storytime for you. Auntie’s will read stories filled with sounds and songs that are sure to make you smile. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author Robert West - Reading and book signing of “It Can (and it does) Happen Here.” Retired Kootenai County Coroner (1970-2011), delves into the present coroner/medical examiner system while recounting experiences encountered during his 40 years as deputy coroner and county coroner. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Author Jo Sturm - Book signing of her first book, “Holy One Tell Me: Lessons from a Journey Through Life.” Friday, 4-7 p.m., Hastings Books, 2512 E. 29th Ave. (509) 535-4342.

3 Minute Mic: Open Mic Poetry - Chris Cook will host and The Spokesman-Review’s entertainment writer Nathan Weinbender will be the guest reader for “Remember the Word.” Friday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Author Gary A. Edwards - Book signing of his new book, “Phantasy.” This is an R-rated novel about a young man who travels to San Francisco to follow his dream of rock stardom in the 1960s and lives a double life as a respectable social worker by day and the only white player in a soul band, who becomes embroiled in several relationships, each one spiraling downward in a whirlpool of self-destructive behavior. Saturday, noon-4 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.