Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
The Moon is a confusing place. It has 10,00 craters that can be seen through even a modest telescope. What’s Hot on the Moon Tonight? takes you by the hand and introduces you to the most interesting objects as they are revealed night by night through the lunar month.
Fishing for Bananas is the first of six books in the Banana Chronicles series. The colorful island life of Mon-ki Key is depicted through tales of fishing and surfing, a treasure, a Big Idea and most importantly, a fantastic storm that changes everything.
Many young people today want to find work with both a purpose and a paycheck-not one or the other Compassionate Carrers is filled with examples of people who have meaningful jobs in cause-forcased organizatons. These stories capture their spirit, intelligence, impagination and heart while offering valuable advice to anyone who feels that sitting on the sidelines is just not enough.
Scott Smith is an independent candidate in the 2016 Presidential race whose platform appeals to both conservatives and liberals. Smith advocates eliminating income taxes and balancing the budget with a Financial Settlement Tax. Paying off the debt over a period utilizing Coupon Stripping and implementing Banking 2.0, which would dramatically reduce the cost of mortgages and student loans.
In this non-fiction tale of Holocaust survival, Libe must survive for 18 months in a haystack. While Libe and her family are harbored by a farmer named Pavlo, her only hope comes from a dog named Brisko. As the ghetto in Tuchin burns and the Nazis hunt them daily, Libe’s family must rely on only each other.
Introducing a new hardcover coffee table book on Rocky Mountain National Park celebrating its 100th anniversary! The result of a decade of exploring and photographing this unique wilderness by Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland, "Wild Light" is a work of stunning beauty that will capture your heart and make you feel at one with the mountains.
A collaboration between three sisters who have created an illustrated children’s book based on bedtime stories their grandmother told. It has a multi-generational and multi-ethnic appeal, emphasizing the gifts children can gather by listening to their wise elders and nature. The tradition is now ready to share with the world.
The Long Journey is set roughly around 2214, Earth is barren and desolate as a result of wide-spread industrial pollution and overuse of pesticides, herbicides, and other contaminants. The elite live in the lap of luxury in the governmental Valley City, widely held to be the last remaining outpost of civilization. The rest of humanity struggles for daily survival and shares their decimated world with genetically altered creatures left from civil wars centuries before.
Robin King shares personal reflections along with hands-on exercises to support readers in finding and walking an authentic path of personal and spiritual growth. Her writings emphasize the practical value of wisdom from Western medicine, martial arts, yoga, and Eastern philosophy. She provides a framework for developing mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion that emphasizes working with the edges of your comfort zone.
A mystic and academic explores the hidden truths behind the most controversial texts of the Bible, exposing the real history behind religious fanaticism, homophobia and misogyny. Releasing all religion in order to find her Soul, she shares a spiritual path for all who seek to reclaim their stolen light.