In “A Light in the Forest,” author Melissa Payne reunites a young mother and an object she recognizes from cryptic childhood photos.
Melissa Payne’s novel “A Light in the Forest” began with a single character who ultimately pulled the author in an unanticipated direction.
Aimie K. Runyan’s historical novel, “The School for German Brides,” introduces a protagonist who will be unwillingly matched with a German officer at the dawn of World War II.
Author Aimie K. Runyan’s shocking discovery while looking into Nazi wedding traditions created the framework for her novel “The School for German Brides.”
Owner Marya Johnston of Out West Books in Grand Junction understandably has a soft spot for books about books and the people who sell them. Here are 3 faves.
In a Paris gallery, a man views sculpted scenes spanning his youth and a relationship found and lost in Christina Holbrook’s romance novel “All the Flowers of the Mountain.”
Author and artist Will Betke-Brunswick’s “A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings” looks back on their special relationship with their dying mother — through characters cast as penguins in a “graphic memoir.”
Will Betke-Brunswick’s graphic memoir “A Pros and Cons List for Strong Feelings” juxtaposes their mother’s humor amid an ultimately fatal illness while also examining “messy life happening”
The staff at the Park Hill Community Bookstore, a Denver nonprofit, recommends a collection about “witness trees,” a Pulitzer winner and a debut from a virtuoso author.
In “Conscious Designs,” Nathanial White’s philosophical sci-fi fantasy, the protagonist wrestles with theoretical and practical implications of consciousness.