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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, […]

Creative Eldering: A New Approach to Healthy Aging

~ By Susan L. Levy, D.C., Author of “Your Body Can Talk” ~ Are you using the wisdom you’ve learned throughout your years to live your healthiest and best life possible? Are your elder years as fulfilling and enjoyable as you imagined them to be? As a healthcare practitioner and author, I have made it […]

Adult Coloring Book: The Rocky Mountains released by local Colorado artist/author

EAST MONTPELIER, VT—Green Frog Publishing is thrilled to announce the release of the Adult Coloring Book: The Rocky Mountains by artist and author Ross Kirkham. The Rocky Mountains is a set of twenty distinctive, hand-drawn illustrations based on Ross’s favorite venues in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains (along with directions to artistic destinations). Lose yourself in these […]

7 Ways to Ease Caregiving and Prevent Burnout

The Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s and Dementia After spending a decade caring for her husband who died from younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Barbra Cohn offers a spiritual and holistic guide to help caregivers feel happier and healthier, have more energy and time for themselves, sleep better, feel more relaxed and confident, and experience inner peace, despite […]

White Man’s Tears Conquer My Pains by Henry O. Badgett

White Man’s Tears Conquer My Pains is the story of a young black soldier, fighting for his life in an all-white United States field hospital, in Manila, Philippines. He is filled with the same prejudice he experienced all of his life while trying to support a young wife and child back in the United States. […]

Brighton’s “Sugar Sweet” Times shares Community’s Memories of our Sugar Beet Days and Great Western Sugar Company

Brighton, Colo. – Clear Creek Publishing announces the release of Brighton’s “Sugar Sweet” Times — Memories of our Sugar Beet Days and Great Western Sugar Factory. Inspired by the very personal connection between Brighton-area residents and their sugar beet history, Local Historian Robin Kring has collected stories and photos from several community members to create […]

Colorado Senior, Shari McMinn, Pens Five Generation Memoir

Fort Morgan farmer, speaker, writer, and mom to 11, Shari Howard McMinn, age 57,  has spent the past 18 months since the unexpected death of her husband, Cary McMinn, compiling and writing a five generation family memoir entitled “Stretched Yet Unbroken; A Family Knit Together Continues Their Legacy of Faith.”  Cary McMinn was a fit […]

New Beginning for Denver Author Bonnie McCune

~ By Doriana R. Fontanella ~ The new year brings a new beginning for long-time Denver resident Bonnie McCune. A free-lance writer for decades, with local and national credits, she began pursuing her lifelong passion of fiction writing several years ago. Ms. McCune, now publishing novels, uses local settings and actual events to reveal how […]

Reader Contribution…

~ By Paul Ramirez ~ She was gone!  I could tell because the wind was whistling through the cracks around the cardboard thin door.  If she were inside then she would have stuffed rags into the door cracks to keep the howling snow outside.  She always stuffed rags!  I could feel the dark cold, trying […]

Chicken Soup for the Soul and the Alzheimer’s Association® share comfort, advice

DENVER – A collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association®, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias combines the most up-to-date information on best practices and coping strategies for living with Alzheimer’s with the comfort and sense of community from a Chicken Soup for the Soul book. At least 44 million people worldwide […]

Colorado Author’s Debut Mystery Novel Captivates Readers

Murder over water rights is nothing new in the West. Colorado author Richard J. Schneider explores this theme in his debut mystery novel, “WATER: a Vic Bengston Investigation,” much to the joy of his readers. “In WATER, Richard Schneider creates a mystery that is suspenseful and psychologically plausible,” writes former college president Bob Golden of […]

Arvada Resident’s New Book Tells of Teaching in a One-Room Schoolhouse

Teaching comes with lots of challenges – especially during the teacher’s first year on the job. But not too many had a first year like Edna Ogle’s. Edna began her 30-year teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in 1945 in Ulm, Wyoming, a small prairie town not far from the state’s northern border. There were […]

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