This excerpt from Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s novel “Woman of Light” introduces protagonist Luz Lopez ;and her family in the vivid light of 1930s Denver.
Kali Fajardo says her novel “Woman of Light” leans on classic Western film and stands as a paean to her ancestors — and to Denver.
The staff at Explore Booksellers in Aspen recommends novels revolving around saving the planet, personal rebellion and intellectual breakthroughs about nothing.
The staff at Out West Books in Grand Junction recommends three murder mysteries featuring amateur sleuths and protagonists…of a certain age.
In “Searching for Closure,” author Iona Morrison melds elements of the supernatural with a present-day mystery unfolding in the Old West town of Tombstone.
The folks at Poor Richard’s Books in Colorado Springs recommend a novel about resilience, a memoir featuring pronouns and a gorgeous catalog of stones.
Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins recommends a Newberry winner’s latest novel, interconnected short stories a fascinating look at moths.
In “Bonnie In-Between,” author Linda L. Osmundson offers a portrait of a hot Texas day, a long-awaited letter and a child’s longing for an unlikely reunion.
Denver’s kid-oriented bookstore , “The Bookies,” recommends some titles geared to young readers, including a picture book by a Colorado author/illustrator.
For March the staff at Aspen’s Explore Booksellers recommends a short story collection, a novel of self-discovery and a short book that explores a whimsical what-if.