In Claire Ibarra’s novel “Fragile Saints,” dreams and memories mingle as a woman recounts a visit to her Peruvian family that triggers reflection and revelation.
Influenced by Peruvian literary tradition, Claire Ibarra, author of “Fragile Saints,” invoked magical realism and — unexpectedly — colonialism.
The folks at Aspen’s Explore Booksellers recommend a page-turner mystery, nuanced short stories about men and women and a remarkable collection of poetry.
Kathy Taylor’s short story “Tree of the Little Hands” describes a couple carving out a life and a family — in the shadow of a tree.
“Trees and Other Witnesses” author Kathy Taylor explains how an appreciation for nature, and a background living in other countries,, combined to produce standalone stories with some common threads.
In “Undercover Outlaw,” author Gini Rifkin’s steamy Western romance, the two heroes finally give in to longing — but there’s a wrinkle in their anticipation.
Folks at Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins offer a debut from an acclaimed author, a look at how to make cities liveable and a classic dark fantasy.
In “Dad,” a novel that draws from the author’s experience, a family wrestles with a parent prone to taking off across the country.
With “Dad,” author Bob Seay faced the challenge of relating Alzheimer’s devastating impacts with respect while acknowledging its toll on an entire family.
Author Gregory Hill’s novel “Sister Liberty” explores the bargain of belonging amid the strange and staid, 19th-century fictional town of Solemn, Indiana.