SunLit Interview: In “Site Fidelity,” Claire Boyles examines the power of place
The author explains how the book's title ties the short stories together, and why it's a "metaphor for life during the climate catastrophe"
SunLit Special: Claire Boyles’ “Site Fidelity” delves into the trials of rural life
This excerpt from author's collection of short stories offers a window onto the lives of one couple trying to regain economic footing after the Great Recession
SunLit Interview: A pioneering woman in TV news, author Sue Hinkin drew on the experience
In "The Burn Patient," she leaned on her early career to create a series based on a female crime-solving duo
SunLit Excerpt: “The Burn Patient” sends a young teen on an audition that feels all wrong
This selection from Sue Hinkin's Colorado Book Award-winning thriller tracks the girl's path to a dance tryout -- in a studio at the epicenter of L.A.'s porn industry
SunLit Interview: How and why co-authors came together to address caregiving
Loretta Gilbert and Nancy Walker combined their individual backgrounds with one common denominator -- Nancy's mother -- to write "Caregiving Done Differently"
SunLit Excerpt: A resource for navigating difficult family conversations about aging
In this excerpt from "Caregiving Done Differently," the authors explain strategies for approaching seniors about possible changes to facilitate their care
SunLit Excerpt: “Memories in the Drift” charts a woman’s struggle to reconcile her past
This week's selection introduces a protagonist whose short-term memory loss creates conflict between who she was -- and the person she is.
SunLit Interview: An isolated Alaska town and a memory condition sparked a novel
Author Melissa Payne grew fascinated by the close-knit community and made it the setting for her protagonist dealing with anterograde amnesia
SunLit Interview: Curious about a peak’s name change, Jeri Norgren set out on a 3-year quest
The author soon became fascinated by the histories behind the 58 Colorado fourteeners -- including still more name changes that continue to this day
SunLit Excerpt: “Colorado’s Highest” charts exploration and naming of state’s 14ers
Author Jeri L. Norgren unravels the history behind Colorado's 58 highest peaks, with the help of photographer John Fielder and painter Robert L. Wogrin
SunLit Excerpt: “Edge of the Map,” recounts the true story of climbers lost in China
Author Johanna Garton recounts how search efforts by U.S. friends hinged on clues from the contents of the legendary Coloradans' backpacks
SunLit Interview: Johanna Garton stepped up to complete a project begun by her mother
With "Edge of the Map," she also honored the story of a legendary climber from her hometown, part of a Colorado-based mountaineering pair that went missing in western China
SunLit Interview: For M.E. Browning, 22 years as a cop paved the way to this “police procedural”
Following the write-what-you-know formula, the author of "Shadow Ridge" adapted her approach to crime solving to fiction writing
SunLit Excerpt: In “Shadow Ridge,” a detective, a crime scene and a curious visitor collide
In this Jo Wyatt mystery, author M.E. Browning introduces the fraught relationship between two cops amid a death that may not be what it seems
SunLit Interview: Todd Fahnestock explains how his simple intentions turned totally complex
The award-winning sci-fi/fantasy author explains the college-days origin of his personal philosophy and how it evolved into a novel about "found family." And a lot more.
SunLit Excerpt: In “Tower of the Four: The Champions Academy,” a teen faces failure
This excerpt from Todd Fahnestock's sci-fi fantasy explores the tug of war between the passion and impetuosity of youth for an aspiring town guardian
SunLit Interview: Rebecca Taylor dug deep within to find disparate characters
The author examined her own challenges as both a mother of two teens and as a writer to inform the development of the sibling characters in the novel "Her Perfect Life"
Sunlit Excerpt: “Her Perfect Life” frames sibling rivalry in the starkest terms
Author Rebecca Taylor's excerpt introduces the sister with the humdrum life and crumbling marriage, juxtaposed with the fame and fortune of the rich and famous writer
SunLit Interview: Nancy McKinley sought a way to shine light on dark times — with humor
With "St. Christopher on Pluto," she created characters that delve into seldom-heard voices from the fringes of Appalachia in a series of non-linear stories that comprise her novel
Sunlit Excerpt: From “St. Christopher on Pluto,” a hardscrabble holiday tale
Author Nancy McKinley weaves a story of insurance fraud with the flipside of humanity at a church's Christmas gift giveaway that comes up short