The Colorado Sun Book Club

Join The Colorado Sun’s book club as we explore an award-winning book and hear from the author every month!

February

Diana Holguin-Balogh, author of “Rosary Without Beads.”

Diana Holguin-Balogh, author of “Rosary Without Beads.”

Diana Holguin-Balogh spent childhood Fourth of Julys at Billy the Kid Days in Lincoln, New Mexico. She found historical fiction possibilities fascinating — thus the catalyst for “Rosary without Beads.” She says: “On my first exploratory library run of ‘Billy the Kid,’ 70 books surfaced instantaneously. I asked myself, ‘Does the world need another book on Billy?’ However, most all the listings were academic versions by male historians on the Kid’s life. I knew my story had to be completely different. Thus the voice of a Mexican sheepherder’s daughter who tells a back hills rendition from the powerless locals caught in the bloodiest war in New Mexico’s history.”

Our free event, scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 24, is hosted by BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. in Denver. You can RSVP here.

But wait, there’s more! If you become a new annual Colorado Sun member using the code BOOKCLUB at coloradosun.com/join we’ll buy your first book. Pick up your copy of this month’s book club feature or something else you’ve been wanting to read — up to a $25 value — with a coupon redeemable at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St. in Denver.