Friday, October 21, 2011

Sandoval Historical Society

The Sandoval Historical Society will be holding its Annual Book Event, Sunday, November 13, 2pm at the Delavy House in Bernalillo.
Moderator Don Bullis will sign copies of his new book, New Mexico Historical Biographies. Nasario Garcia will sign Fe y Tragedias and his new book on Ruben Cobos called An Indelible Imprint. Irene Blea will sign Susana. Paul Rhetts and Barbe Awalt will sign 25th Anniversary Contemporary Hispanic Market and Rhetts will sign The World Comes to Albuquerque. Centennial Poet Levi Romero will sign his books and Melody Groves will sign her new book, Hoist A Cold One. Richard Melzer will sign a History of New Mexico Since Statehood and Mario Martinez will sign Converso. Robert Torrez, former State Historian, will sign Rio Arriba and Sherry Robinson will sign Apache Voices. Jim Jones will sing and sign Colorado Moon. Many books will be on sale for gifts and for personal libraries.
The event is free and open to the public. Delavy House is located off Rt. 550 at 151 Edmund Road, near Santa Ana Star Casino.
Connie Gotsch Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM Author two award winning youth novels ‘Belle’s Star,’ and ‘Belle’s trial,’ based on the life of a real dog and written from her point of view. Available from Artemesia Press at and, and Anazon,com Belle’s Star was a New Mexico BookAward in 2009 and 2010; First Place for Juvenile Fiction New Mezxico Press Women and National Federation of Press Women Communication Contests 2010’ Silver Mom’s Choice Award 2010.
Belle’s Trial’ won First Place for Juvenile Fiction in the 2011 New Mexico Press Press Women’s Commuication Contest, and a Silver Mom’s Choice Award for 2011. The book received an Eric Hoffer Award nomination for 2011.

Sept. 2011 Casa de Snap Dragon Publishers released a reprint of Gotsch’s novel for adult, Snap Me a Future as an ebook at

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