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Las Cruces author has Aug. 20 book signing at COAS


Las Cruces author Charmayne Samuelson will have a book signing 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 20, at COAS Books, 317 N. Main St. downtown.

Samuelson will showcase four story coloring books published this year, she said in a news release. And, each customer who buys one or more books at the signing will have a chance to win a prize.

“I want to show appreciation to COAS’s loyal customers for the amazing support of local authors like me,” Samuelson said.

One of the books she will sign are “What I Love!’ said Rubee Dove,” a coloring book about a local “differently-colored” dove in the Southwest desert who is bullied until she saves all the other doves and becomes a heroine.

“I co-published this title with my great, great nephews, Cole Martin, 10, and Chase Martin, 8, as a way to help usher these youngsters into the world of writing and publishing,” Samuelson said.

She will also sign “I Am Whatever I Need, Shaped By Southwest Desert Animals” which features Southwest desert animals. The book can be paired with Samuelson’s “How to Draw Southwest Desert Animals” and “I Really Believe and I Know I Can with Secret Messages,” a flower mandala coloring book with secret positive affirmations, she said.

Samuelson will also sign her novel “Mystery of the Lost Kingdom of Gold,” which is set in New Mexico, as well as a coffee-table photography book, “Wild Mustangs of the Onaqui Mountains,” and a self-help book, “The No. 1 Self-Help Technique in the Universe,” which includes self-hypnosis techniques and meditation instructions.

“I enjoy book signings and meeting new readers,” Samuelson said.

Samuelson’s books are available on amazon.com.

 Visit www.charmaynesamuelson.com.

Charmayne Samuelson