BEST OF BOOKS 1313 E Danforth Rd., Edmond Oklahoma children’s author Brenda Maier will host a story time and sign copies of her book, “Peeping Beauty,” from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Maier is a gifted education specialist. The book is about a Mama chicken telling fairy tales to her children as they wait for a final egg to crack. FULL CIRCLE BOOKS 50 Penn Place Science journalist Katherine Harmon Courage will discuss and sign her book, “Cultured: How Ancient Foods Can Feed Our Microbiome,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Courage’s nonfiction book takes a look at probiotics and “gut-friendly” foods, offers tips on eating right and examines “ancient food traditions and the latest research for maintaining a healthy gut,” according to a news release. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY University Center Great Hall, 2501 N Blackwelder Ave.