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Our Souls at Night, native son Kent Haruf’s final masterpiece, features a paean to older love in fictional Holt, Colorado. Both Addie and Louis lost their partners years before and finally work up the courage to offer one another the second chance they each deserve. Unexpected obstacles, their own histories as well as adult children, […]

Readers’ Corner: Colorado Old And New

The Lucky Hat Mine. The Civil War is raging when young New Orleans resident Millie, in search of a better life, answers a “wife wanted” ad in the local newspaper. She survives a perilous journey to Idaho Springs in Colorado Territory, only to find her fiancé dead and awaiting a proper burial.   When her betrothed’s brother […]

AARP Psychologists On How To Combat The Rising Trend Of Gray Divorce

Research has found positive correlations between being married and enjoying better health and greater longevity—as much as a ten-year extension in lifespan. Unfortunately, the baby boomer generation divorces more than any generation before or since. For many couples, the empty nest is a rude awakening. After years of close cooperation with raising children and juggling family […]

Readers’ Corner – July 2020

Reads for a never-ending summer vacation ~ Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine: A Novel. This astonishing debut novel by Gail Honeyman follows the title character, a lonely and socially inept woman who toils as an accounting clerk in Glasgow. What could have been an utterly depressing story is lightened by Elinor’s wry, humorous observations on […]

7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis: A Practical Guide to Emotionally Dealing with Pandemics & Other Disasters

Boulder, CO, June 5, 2020 — In our interconnected world, global events impact all of us in one way or another. Knowing how to help ourselves, our families and our organizations navigate a crisis can profoundly affect our emotional health and well-being.

50+ And Healthy Examines The Importance Of Mental Health As We Age

Chicago, IL, June 23, 2020 — The worldwide stay-at-home orders have turned weekend warriors into daily dog walkers, joggers and cyclists — all hoping to stay fit and avoid the “quarantine 15.” But there’s more to being healthy than having a fit physique. Mental health is equally important, but often gets buried beneath the stigma surrounding […]

Readers’ Corner: June is Rainbow Book Month. Celebrate diversity!

By Bonnie McCune and Kathleen Duhamel ~ A Journal of the Plague Year (Daniel Defoe). This literary classic, published in 1722 and placed in 1666 during one of Britain’s huge bubonic plagues, set the standard for all subsequent dystopian novels. It’s fascinating to read the narrative—long thought to be real, not a novel—and trace the […]

Stuck at home? Escape with a book!

By Bonnie McCune and Kathleen Duhamel ~ At Your Service,  Sandra Antonelli. Mae is a middle-aged British butler, unknowingly drawn into an international theft and money-laundering operation in this romantic mystery/thriller with a nod to Ian Fleming’s James Bond. It’s up to Mae’s employer, Major Kitt (who just might be a spy) to keep her […]

Reader’s Corner

By Bonnie McCune ~ Roam new realms with books. Here are some suggestions: Doomsday Book. a prophetic view of a pandemic by Colorado’s own Connie Willis, takes the reader on a voyage to Middle Ages plague years as well as forward to the near future to experience the extremes of both. Highly relatable characters in […]

Denver Oncologist Releases Debut Novel

Jan-Carol Publishing, Inc., of Johnson City, Tennessee, is proud to announce the release of Bad Love Strikes, by debut author and 30 year Oncologist, Kevin L. Schewe, MD, FARCO. Kevin L. Schewe, MD, FACRO, a resident of Denver, Colorado, is a board-certified cancer specialist who has been in the private practice of radiation oncology for […]

Benjui and Me

By Harold Shuler ~ This is a story about Benjui and me. My name is Harold. I am typing this because Benjui can’t type. He has no thumbs. Benjui is a Bengal Cat, half Asian Leopard and half House Cat. He is gray and white with black florets on his back, black dots on his […]

New Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Cancer

The Puddle Jumper’s Guide to Kicking Cancer combines honesty and humor to equip and encourage kids touched by cancer Dec. 12, 2017 – DENVER – Denver Author and Illustrator Elizabeth Billups today announced her new book, The Puddle Jumper’s Guide to Kicking Cancer, a true story about a spunky puddle jumper named Gracie and her […]

New Book, Colonial Horrors by Local Author, Graeme Davis

In the new anthology Colonial Horrors, editor, and Colorado native, Graeme Davis presents the most spine-tingling suspense stories from the colonial era anew to the contemporary reader. This stunning anthology of classic colonial suspense fiction plunges deep into the native soil from which American horror literature first sprang. While European writers of the Gothic and […]

Elder Rage: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents

~ By Jacqueline Marcell, Author, Elder Rage ~ For eleven years I pleaded with my challenging elderly father to allow a caregiver to help him with my ailing mother, but he always insisted on taking care of her himself. Every caregiver I hired soon sighed in exasperation, “Jacqueline, I just can’t work with your father. […]

Book Clubs Welcome Seniors

A fun way to meet people can be to join a book club. Some book clubs select books that everyone reads and then they discuss the book together. Some may take turns reading the book aloud and some create skits of scenes from the book. Many clubs concentrate on a particular genre like romance, mysteries, […]


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