Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists.
Colette Auclair is a romance novelist who lives in Colorado with her husband, her Portuguese water dog and a thoroughbred horse. Auclair writes sexy, light-hearted love stories based in an equestrian setting. Her debut novel, Thrown, was a 2012 Romance Writers of America Golden Heart finalist before being published by the Pocket Star division of Simon & Schuster. Her next novel, Jumped, is scheduled for a June 23 publication. Westword caught up with Auclair to discuss horse books, the value of literary escapism and how she sold her book over Twitter.
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