In “Food for Thought,” author Jerry Fabyanic presents essays touching on everything from anticipating death to the theological undertones of the Great Pumpkin.
Here’s what Park Hill Community Bookstore highlights for February
The volunteers at the Park Hill Community Bookstore recommend two companion volumes on geography plus a Coretta Scott King Book Award winner.
In “Fragile Saints,” a family visit peels back layers of pain, loss and love
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.
In “Trees and Other Witnesses,” a story connects healing traditions to new life
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.
Sparks fly in “Undercover Outlaw,” but this coupling doesn’t go as planned
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.
What the staff at Poor Richard’s Books suggests for your next great read
Poor Richard’s Books in Colorado Springs recommends a compendium of phobias, essays on music and culture and a book of insights about trees.
Colorado disability rights activist Wade Blank triggers a revolution
In “Colorado Phantasmagorias,” author Joan Jacobson imagines the state’s historical difference makers transported to the present day.
What the staff at BookBar suggests for your next great read
The folks at Denver’s BookBar offer a tale of a notorious manuscript, a novel about the lifespan of a mystery and a gay romance collection.
For a boy seeking work during the Depression, “The Only Way Home” meant riding the rails
In Jeanette Minniti’s historical novel, “The Only Way Home,” a 15-year-old boy’s noble effort to provide for his widowed mother hits a snag in Georgia.
What the staff at Out West Books suggests for your next great read
This week’s recommendations from Out West Books in Grand Junction feature a chilling adventure, a search for the Nile and a Christmas story.