New Life Christian Books & Gifts, 212 Norris Ave., will serve as the platform for a dual book signing Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., for the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman, former pastor of Memorial United Methodist Church and Stan Garretson, former professor of mathematics at McCook Community College. Thurman introduces readers to who Peter was when he encountered Jesus and who Peter became after answering the call to follow Jesus. Garretson offers a compilation of short stories that chronicle his life, growing up in Northwest Kansas and Southwest Nebraska, promising the facts as he remembers them, with only an occasional embellishment. Lisa Wilcox, owner and proprietor of New Life says that, weather permitting, she will be roasting hot dogs throughout the book signings. A review of Thurman's book is found on page 9 of today's edition.