Writer Christopher Coake will be reading from his first novel, “You Came Back,” at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Coake teaches creative writing at the University of Nevada, but his ties to this part of the country run deep. He lived in Columbus for nearly a decade and was born and raised in Indiana. His novel is set in these locationsBookPage says it’s “compelling … a wrenching journey through the human heart. It reads like a suspense novel and will keep you turning the pages longer than is good for you.” 2 p.m. Saturday June 16. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood.