Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
The most in-depth narrative of the creation of the Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, Co. The Story starts in Salt Lake City in 1893 and continues to present day, introducing the key players who made the carousel happen. Told through poems, songs stories and pictures, Don't Delay Joy is a treat for the eyes and for the soul as you learn the serendipitous moments that brought it all together.
By using the 7 fundamental life management skills offered in this book you will learn to build your self-esteem, manage your stress and anger, learn to identify your feelings so you can communicate them and resolve conflicts more effectively, in addition to learning cognitive reframing skills. Once practiced and mastered, you will be empowered to trust yourself, have confidence in your decisions and embrace you very own fairytale life.
Inside this book you will discover how to obtain the fulfilling relationship you deserve. You will learn what it takes to ensure the success of an intimate relationship, how to build a healthy relationship with yourself and a significant other, in addition to learning effective communication and conflict resolution skills. Written as a fairytale narrative to make these 5 skills fun and easy to learn.
This is a story on an ambitious young rock climber taking place in the years 1979-1989 who uses yoga to overcome his lack of talent. It involves descriptive travels of England, Europe and India and is what Everest legend Ed Webster reviewed as "a fantastic read and an unforgettable life journey."
Lilith Whispers Back shares the compelling tale of a nurse with a special gift as she embarks on an unforgettable journey to embrace her abilities and her true self. Karen Steur leads the reader on a story of discovery and healing, a must read for anyone with special gifts/abilities
A tattered veteran of the NYPD, homicide detective Alex Boswell struggles to cope with the weight of his caseload and his personal life grinding him down. As his troubles overshadow his life and his work, he must find the answers or face disastrous consequences
Science meets sensuality in this penetrating examination of veganism, its scant history, dazzling health claims, fiery proponents, and growing throngs of disillusioned drop-outs. Travel the wisdom roads of the Buddha, celibate monks, female bow hunters, and salt-of-the-earth family farmers in this candid, comic, fierce, but always honest look at our dietary choices.
The Change2 explores powerful thought-provoking insights. Twenty inspiring co-authors will take you on a journey of self-discovery and personal change that will touch every area of your life. You will learn how to weather the changes ahead and prosper. Chiwa Higashi, from Boulder, is one of the co-authors and her story will inspire you! Her autographed copy is now available at Boulder bookstore.
This Very Moment: Teaching, Thinking, Dancing braids Barbara Dilley's memoir of her life in dance, in and out of a handbook for classroom practices of dance/movement improvisation/composition developed at Naropa University over the past 40 years. The book is designed to go into the studio and classroom, and to have notes made in the margins.
Elsie Zahara has definite ideas about what she wants and how. She knows she can do all kinds things herself, and she wants to do them right now. But her family still sees her as a baby and won't let her try. So they step in and take over, lest things go awry. And that makes Elsie Zahara very, very mad. But even if she flops, flails, or flounders, Elsie wants to give it a shot. Will her family ever give her the space to do it herself or will they not?
Author Tom Wilke explores the trials and triumphs he experienced while climbing the 58 Colorado peaks over fourteen thousand feet high after turning age fifty. Completing this feat later in life caused him to realize that one can accomplish anything at any age, given the right motivation, opportunity, and perseverance.
With this new approach to photography you will learn how to be an artist first, using your camera and its features as your paint brushes. Eli Vega's new paradigms will teach you to use your imagination, not just your eyes, helping your to see more of the uncommon features and create stunning photos.
Seven Generations is a historically accurate novel of successive generations of a Shoshone Indian family from 1825 to 2013. The book depicts the cultural and political upheaval for Indians in the American West, from the point of view of characters in a colorful and dramatically changing world. There are seven parts, one for each generation.
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.
Waiting for Today is a life-affirming novel about human suffering that inspires hope about what it means to be human. Jacob, a young man who loses what he loves most must come to terms with his faith, or lack thereof, and the nature of the human condition. Set largely in modern-day Washington, D.C, it is a tale of faith and promise that reveals insight into the meaning behind human suffering.