Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
Bumble bees are among the most charming, colorful and fascinating of insects. Common in gardens and meadows throughout the summer, their large size and bright colors make them both easy and fun to watch. This book, designed for young people, will delight people of all ages with interesting, factual information about bumble bees.
GRAD-STUDENT KATIE RUSSELL had barely arrived on the University of Colorado campus when she witnesses a sexual assault in a neighbor’s apartment. After a threatening confrontation and a trip to the hospital for an invasive sexual assault exam, a university hearing results in meaningless sanctions. Outraged, Katie teams with a stalwart, retired police detective in a perilous attempt to seek justice and confronts Title IX, rape kits, criminal law, and a university administration that prefers student sexual assaults remain hidden.
“LIVING LIFE RIVERSIDE: OUR NIGHTMARISH PURSUIT OF THE AMERICAN DREAM, is a fictional tale, based upon actual events, of a middle-age Midwestern couple who decide to chuck it all and purchase a haunted, broken-down historic hotel in the mountains of Colorado. This story is alternatingly heartbreaking and hysterically funny, and most certainly a must-read for anyone who yearns for a life/career in the hospitality business.”
This book traces the memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he aboserved his family doctor father while growing up. His tale includes experiences from college, med school, intership, Navy and over 50 years of practice in Colorado. Humor, abundant malpractice and health reform are featured.
Five year old Clara is a girl with a big secret. On those enchanted evenings when the full moon rises into the summer sky, she slips away to the garden where the great old o oak tree shines in the moonlight. It is on these extraordinary nights that she knows her friends have arrived, and will be waiting to meet her to dance and play toghter in the light of the moon.
Backpacking for a year through Africa in their twenties, Micah and her best friend Kasia, get up to all sort of adventures, planned and unplanned. One year to backpack, 58 days with a nomadic warrior lover, 24 years to process, 8 years to write, and an eternity of gratitude for life’s fated experiences and their indelible mark on our hearts! Boulder in 1994, featured.
This book gives students inside information-but only what they truly need to create exceptional college and scholarship applications. The authors have taken their combined 30+ years of experience working with competitive selections processes and simplified it in an easy-to-use guide that gives students the techniques they need to excel in the high-stakes college application process.
“A clear and practical resource, intelligently structured-Kirkus Reviews
Fuzzy Cat decides to go out for an adventure. Her mom tells her to remember to stay where she can still see the house, but of course, Fuzzy Cat has no plans of doing that! She seen so many great sights, but as it gets dark, she realizes she has wandered too far.
Are you locked in an incessant, exhausting battle with food and your body? Body Love, Food Peace: Ten Practices to End the War leads you on an empowering journey towards fierce, unconditional self-love and acceptance and creating freedom from dieting and weight loss obsession. Learn to eat with moderation and joy and reveal the root causes of your suffering. Transform your cravings stop binging and get tools for healing.
Wings and Feet, touches the soul! Children or adults will enjoy this story! Symbolism of friendship between two people who are similar, yet different, love and respect their differences. Children will recall this story encountering different and unique people in life like the boy and butterfly. Steadfast friends embracing individuality.
A wannabe believer raised without religion seeks meaning by asking people from a variety of religious traditions to explain their faith. A delightfully lighthearted, but thoughtful account of one woman’s quest to find a faith she could call her own. An extraordinary journey from the fog of doubt to authentic personal faith.
Julie was adopted by the Beekmans in the late 1960's and brought to the idyllic town of Grand Haven. When her father dies, her mother decides to sell everything, leave town and provide Julie and her brothers with some "cultural awareness" in the south. Over the years Marge becomes more abusive and Julie seeks help from an Art Therapist who helps uncover a barrage of secrets. Written with humor, Two Trees explores the dark times and the triumphs of one woman's quest to pull through and become a whole adult.
Keeping Romance Alive After Children Arrive was written to help couples maintain strong and loving relationships as the embark upon the beautiful though often challenging path of parenting. Without adequate tools, emotional, sexual and relational issues can linger for years causing unhappiness and distance. This book contains valuable informaion, skills, and strategies, to assist partners to remail close, committed, intimate, and romantic so they can create happy and enduring families.