Deseret Book Hosts Conference Weekend Events

SALT LAKE CITY – Deseret Book stores are the place to be conference weekend, with live music, author signings and free giveaways.

The flagship store in Downtown Salt Lake will provide particular opportunities. New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans and four-time Billboard charting pianist Paul Cardall kick off the festivities on Friday, Oct. 1, with a book signing at the downtown flagship store at 11:30 a.m. Evans will sign his new book Promise Me, and Cardall will sign his new memoir, Before My Heart Stops. The store is located at 45 W. South Temple.

Several Shadow Mountain Records artists will take the stage Saturday at the flagship store. At noon, Jericho Road will perform and sign copies of their new album, Day of Rest. David Osmond will also perform and sign copies of his new album, Road Less Traveled. Bestselling LDS artist musician Michael McLean will be in the store at 4 p.m.

On Saturday at noon, David Osmond will perform and sign copies of his new album, Road Less Traveled. Also in the store at that time is popular speaker John Bytheway and New York Times bestselling author Jason Wright.

At 4 p.m., Annette Lyon will pass out samples from her new cookbook, Chocolate Never Faileth.

Ladies Night starts at 6 p.m., with author signings and product giveaways (a door prize will be awarded to the first 100 people). An annual tradition of Deseret Book for nearly 30 years, Ladies Night is a time where women gather together to socialize during the Saturday priesthood session of LDS General Conference from 6-8 p.m.

Mercy River will sing songs from their album Beautiful Dawn, while Lion House chef Brenda Hopkin will be handing out delectable delights and answer any culinary questions.

Author Heidi S. Swinton will be sign copies of her new biography, To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson, among several other author signings (see full schedule below).

Ladies Night events, including author signings and giveaways, will be held at all of Deseret Book’s 37 retail locations in various states.


Full Signing Schedule

Friday, October 1

Downtown Flagship Store (45 W. South Temple)

Paul Cardall, Before My Heart Stops; Heidi Swinton, To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson; Richard Paul Evans, Promise Me

Saturday, October 2; 12-1:30 p.m.

Downtown Flagship Store (45 W. South Temple): Jason F. Wright, The Seventeen Second Miracle; David Osmond, Road Less Traveled; John Bytheway, Earthshakers; John Bizimana, Escape from Rwanda; John Hilton & Anthony Sweat, How?

4-5:30 p.m.

Downtown Flagship Store (45 W. South Temple): Paul Cardall, Before My Heart Stops; Annette Lyon, Chocolate Never Faileth; Matt Baldwin, Snow Rising

Ogden Temple Store (339 E. 2250 S.): Shane Barker, Even the Prophet Started Out as a Deacon; Tres Hatch, Miracle Pill: 10 Truths to Healthy, Thin, and Sexy; Gary Toyn, Life Lessons from Fathers of Faith

Ft. Union (1110 E. Fort Union Blvd.): Catherine Rae Purves, Libby Boom, I Want to be Baptized; Jeffrey S. Savage, The Fourth Nephite; Brenda Hopkin, Lion House Pies; Gale Sears, Silence of God; Becca Wilhite, My Ridiculous Romantic Obsessions

University Village (1076 S. 750 E.): Neil Newell and Bill Hamblin, The Book of Malchus; Thomas Wayment, Making Sense of the New Testament

Layton (1096 Layton Hills Mall): John Bizimana, Escape from Rwanda

Bountiful (135 N. 545 W.): David Osmond, Road Less Traveled

6-8 p.m. Ladies Night

Downtown Flagship Store (45 W. South Temple): Heidi Swinton, To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson; Gale Sears, The Silence of God; Catherine Rae Purves, Libby Boom, I Want to be Baptized; Laura Willes, Christmas With the Prophets; Emily Freeman, A Christ-Centered Christmas; Brenda Hopkin, Lion House Pies; Guest performance by Mercy River

Ogden Temple Store (339 E. 2250 S.): Lisa Mangum, The Hourglass Door;

Ft. Union (1110 E. Fort Union Blvd.): Merrilee Browne Boyack, In Trying Time Just Keep Trying; Heather Moore, Alma; G.G. Vandagriff, Pieces of Paris; Wendy Paul, 101 Cupcakes; Nancy Anderson, Leaning Into the Curves; Guest performance by Jenny Phillips

University Village (1076 S. 750 E.): Marie Ricks, The Children You Want with the Kids You Have; Elspeth Young, Women of the New Testament Calendar; Gaye Strathearn, He Will Give You Rest; Michele Carnesecca, How Does the Holy Ghost Make You Feel?; Kathy Bray and Jan Barker, Not Your Mother’s Food Storage; Guest Performance by Julie de Azevedo

Layton (1096 Layton Hills Mall): Josi Kilpack, Key Lime Pie; Tres Hatch, Miracle Pill: 10 Truths to Healthy, Thin, and Sexy; Kathi Oram Peterson, Stone Traveler; Guest performance by Heartbound

Bountiful (135 N. 545 W.): Guest performance by Jessie Funk

St. George (735 S. Bluff): Alicia Buck, Flecks of Gold

Outside Utah:

California:

San Diego (8657 VILLA LA JOLLA DR STE 121B): Ladies’ Night


Colorado:

Denver (2010 E COUNTY LINE RD A): Saturday Events and Ladies’ Night

Idaho:

Pocatello (4155 YELLOWSTONE AVE STE 1265): Saturday Events and Ladies’ Night

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