Boulder Writers' Workshop | Member Books

Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Love and sacrifice intertwine in this brilliant and provocative debut of rare beauty about a girl dealing with her mother's schizophrenia and her own mental illness. Fig's world lies somewhere between reality and fantasy. But as she watches Mama slowly come undone, it...

Getting Past Jaded by Sheila Paxton

Acclaimed author Sheila Paxton’s newest book, Getting Past Jaded is a parable with a powerful, healing message. Audra, the main character of Sheila Paxton’s modern day dating fable, Getting Past Jaded, has struggled with finding lasting love. One day, she gets so sick...

Small Change, Big Gains by Thomas H. Stoner Jr.

If the world was applying for a job, how could we build it a stronger, more sustainable energy portfolio?  In Small Change, Big Gains: Reflections of an Energy Entrepreneur, author and veteran energy executive Thomas Stoner answers these questions by taking an unique...

Requiem Dawn by J.L. Forest

Five thousand years ago, the Atreianii transcended humankind, reducing men and women to slaves and pets. These post-human demigods reigned for centuries across their world and throughout the solar system, and for a time they created their paradise. Yet it could not...

Delicate Ministrations by J.L. Forest

Delicate Ministrations is a collection of literary delectations, loving ministrations, and fabulous words, being stories science fictional, literary, fantastical, and fay. These eleven short tales by author J.L. Forrest introduce us to alienated world travelers,...

Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco by Judith Robbins Rose

When Jacinta, the gifted by lonely 12-year-old daughter of undocumented immigrants, is paired with a pushy, has-been celebrity to be her mentor, her relationship and activities put her family in danger.   This debut middle grade novel by Judith Robbins Rose is slated...

Madman of La Mancha by Diane de Armas Wilson

Madman of La Mancha is a stage-play that aims to update Don Quixote for our post-9/11 times. It uses sixteen choice scenes to demonstrate how Cervantes’s great novel is interlaced with the Christian-Muslim hostilities that characterized his age (1547-1616). Diane de...

He Loves Me Knot by Susu Vieira

At the age of 50 Susu bravely decides to enter the unknown world of online dating. In He Loves Me Knot, the hilarious stories and heartfelt insights she unveils—after dating well over 200 men in five years—will both inspire and entertain men and women alike. Susu...

Break the Stage by Erik V. Wolter

Break the Stage tells the story of Tia Lewis, a troubled teen at an urban Florida high school, who struggles to win her father’s approval and the respect of her step team, only to discover she must confront her own faults before she can lead the team to the Nationals....

The Beginning of Us by Sarah Brooks

When Grace College senior Tara Haus walks into her first day of a new English professor's class, she senses that the young Professor Eliza Moore will be refreshingly different.  However, neither she nor Eliza know that in the few months that follow, they will develop...

The Assassin’s Heart by J.A. Kazimer

When CIA assassin Hannah Winslow mistakenly kills the wrong man, she vows never to take another life. Unfortunately Hannah's superiors believe the killing was intentional. Now Hannah is the target. Hannah always knew it might come to this. Surprising her colleagues,...

Teaching the Cat to Sit by Michelle Theall

Nuanced and poignant, heart-rending and funny, Michelle Theall’s thoughtful memoir is a universal story about our quest for unconditional love from our parents, our children, and most important, from ourselves.   Even when society, friends, the legal system, and the...

God’s Country Club by Gail Storey

In the novel God’s Country Club (Persea Books, NY), the sequel to The Lord’s Motel, Colleen Sweeney stores most of her belongings, along with her checkered past, in a mini-warehouse. Her heart set on Gabriel Benedict, she moves in with him, into his Houston condo...

The Lord’s Motel: A Novel by Gail Storey

In the novel The Lord’s Motel (Persea Books, NY), Colleen Sweeney is in love with the wrong man, but who hasn’t fallen in love with the wrong person, at least once?  Web Desiderio is the social director on a cruise ship. Desperate to work out the connection between...

Cross Currents by John Shors

Thailand's pristine Ko Phi Phi island attracts tourists from around the world. There, struggling to make ends meet, small-resort owners Lek and Sarai are happy to give an American named Patch room and board in exchange for his help. But when Patch's brother, Ryan,...

The Wishing Trees by John Shors

Almost a year after the death of his wife, former high-tech executive Ian finds a letter that will change his life. It contains Kate's final wish-a plea for him to take their ten-year-old daughter, Mattie, on a trip across Asia, through the countries they had always...

Dragon House by John Shors

Dragon House tells the tale of Iris and Noah—two Americans who, as a way of healing their own painful pasts, open a center to house and educate Vietnamese street children. In the slums of a city that has known little but war for generations, Iris and Noah befriend...

Beside a Burning Sea by John Shors

One moment, the World War II hospital ship Benevolence is patrolling the South Pacific on a mission of mercy—to save wounded American soldiers. The next, Benevolence is split in two by a torpedo, killing almost everyone on board. A small band of survivors, including...

Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors

Journey to dazzling seventeenth-century Hindustan, where the reigning emperor, consumed with grief over the tragic death of his beloved wife, commissioned the building of a grand mausoleum as a testament to the marvel of their love. This monument would soon become...

Temple of a Thousand Faces by John Shors

In his international bestseller Beneath a Marble Sky, John Shors wrote about the ancient passion, beauty, and brilliance that inspired the building of the Taj Mahal. Now with Temple of a Thousand Faces, he brings to life the legendary temple of Angkor Wat, an...

Green Rider, Thinking Horse by Karen Douglass

From barn rat to novice to competent horse handler, Douglass depicts her journey as a devoted supporter and owner of her favorite breed, and her favorite horse, a little bay gelding named Casco. "An inspirational window on the world of human-horse relationships!...

Holy Socks and Dirtier Demons by j.a. kazimer

Orphaned after a freak manger explosion, the Messiah and his guardian angel arrive on the doorstep of Jace Miller, a disgruntled former soldier and playboy who reluctantly agrees to protect the Son of God from the forces of evil brewing beneath the city. When the Baby...

Two-Gun Lil by Karen Douglass

In these poems Douglass reclaims a fractured childhood and explores the stories that glue together, or split apart, her New England family.           About the Author Karen Douglass has an MA in English literature from Georgia Southern College...
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