Nancy Mayborn Peterson spoke about her novel, Not to be Forgiven, on August 28th at the Blossom Luncheon in the Capital Hill Community Center, and has been invited to take part in the Arapahoe County Library District Author Open House on Saturday, October 4th from 2 to 4 pm. The event is in the Southglenn Library at the Streets of Southglenn, 6972 S. Vine St., in Centennial. Nancy will also be displaying Not to be Forgiven, a World War II novel, in the CAL booth at the Colorado Association of Libraries convention in Longmont on October 17th and 18th. The book won the Colorado Authors’ League Award in the Book Adult Fiction Mainstream category of the 2014 competition.
Lou Dean Jacob’s new book, On My Ass/Riding the Midlife Crisis Trail was released in June by High Plains Press. The memoir is about a month long ride Jacobs took across the state of Colorado in 2001 to promote non-violence in the schools. Jacobs, a two-time CAL Award Winner, was nominated in the creative non-fiction category in 2013 for The Boys from the Bushes. Jacobs is busy this summer promoting the book in CO and will be traveling to OK this fall for more signings.
Manuel Ramos is scheduled to speak, read and sign his books at various events to help promote Desperado: A Mile High Noir, winner of the 2014 Colorado Book Award. Scheduled events so far include: Read More
Pat Postek’s children’s book, Bandit, The Chubby Chihuahua, won three awards in three separate categories (Illustrations, Children’s Story Book, and Ebooks) at the annual Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY Book Awards banquet dinner held on August 23, 2014. Click here for the full list of 2014 EVVY Award Winners.
Vicki Lindner was the artist-in-residence at Surel’s Place, a new residency program in Boise, Idaho, for the month of April. While in residence Lindner worked on revising her book, Baby, It’s You, a memoir about her romance with the only African-American in her New Jersey High School, and taught a workshop series about starting a memoir. More information about Surel’s Place can be found here.
Gail D. Storey’s memoir, I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail, has just been released in its second printing in both print and ebook, with the addition of a Reader’s Guide, including an interview between Gail and her editor, and questions and topics for group discussion (perfect for book clubs!). Gail also has a number of events coming up, for P.E.O International’s Books and Tea in Boulder on September 6, The Book Haven in Salida on September 9, the Adventurous Women’s Meetup on September 14, and the AAUW Meet the Authors luncheon in Golden on September 20. For details please see her events page at www.gailstorey.com/events.
Carol Dow, who writes under the pen name Caroline Dow, has a new book to be released in November by Llewellyn Publications titled The Healing Power of Tea: Simple Teas and Tisanes to Remedy and Rejuvenate Your Health. She also recently signed a contract with Schiffer Publishing for her completed cookbook, titled What’s Your Potion? Liquid Refreshments to Nourish Body, Mind and Spirit, to be released in the fall of 2015. This will be her seventeenth book.
Cookbook author Michele Morris, whose most recent book A Taste of Washington: Favorite Recipes from the Centennial State was released this month, is featured in the September issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine. The profile highlights Morris’ varied career, which includes food blogging, food photography, food writing, teaching cooking classes, food-centric travel, and volunteerism with organizations working to end hunger. Read the full article here and visit the author’s website for information about her upcoming book tour.
A Signal Shown (The Wisdom Court Series, Book Two), by Yvonne Montgomery, has been newly released. Filmmaker Brenna Payne’s joy at her invitation to Wisdom Court is clouded by grief following the death of her beloved grandmother. When she arrives at the Boulder institute, she finds a supernatural maelstrom taking over the house, and her increasingly terrifying dreams. ISBN 9781614176480 (print on demand-paperback) or 9781614176473 (ebook). Order on amazon.com.
Edge of the Shadow (The Wisdom Court Series, Book One), by Yvonne Montgomery, has just been released. Forensic artist Andrea Bellamy arrives at famed institute Wisdom Court to pursue her dream of becoming a painter. When she begins trance-painting a man she’s never seen, she enters a nightmare caused by the evil that has haunted the Boulder landmark for more than a century…Edge of the Shadow is a fast-paced metaphysical thriller. ISBN 9781614176466 (print on demand- paperback) or 9781614176459 (ebook). Order on amazon.com