Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
When Eric and his wife Ashley were waiting for their son to be born, Eric began to write about what he wanted to talk about with his son after he was born. Those notes became Notes to My Son. Important conversations around ideas like “Your path is your own. No one can tell you how to walk it.” “Responsibility lies with you.” are the moments where we can truly impart the wisdom of our lives with our loved ones. It is Eric's hope that one or two of the twenty five notes will resonate with parents everywhere.
One man. 7 continents. 32 jobs. New Zealander Hap Cameron tells his heartfelt, coming of age story of living & working all 7 continents of the world before the age of 30. Hap is owner of Happy Cones Co ice cream in Denver, CO.
Young Martin eagerly awaits his invitation to Olivia's Birthday party! When the invitation never comes, Martin experiences sadness and disappointment as he faces prejudice head on. He decides to follow in Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps and bring light to the darkness of racism. Although excluded, Martin drops off Olivia's present and encounters a situation in which he must decide whether to turn and run or stand still and be strong.
Unrespectable Keeper of the Cure follows teenager Grizelda Hild and her best friend Bruce, through their daily lives until she realizes she is being followed by a black car. When the door to the car opens, Grizelda discovers she is not the normal, boring teenager she thought. She is someone very important, someone completely different than who she knows.
Tiny Goat, Big Cheese isn’t just about how a tiny, fist-sized goat helped inspire the creation of one of the busiest cheesemaking schools in the country. It’s also about how tiny ideas can turn into big adventures if you let passion, purpose and persistence take the helm. Includes cheese recipes!
Carol Jean Frost earned her PhD in American Civilization from Brown University in the 1990s. “The Valley of Cross Purposes” is the published result of her extensive research and family interviews about Charles Nordhoff, an influential journalist and activist of the late 1800s. Frost relays Nordhoff’s story and does so with sensitivity and great insight, capturing. the complexities of a man whose story could not be left untold.
If you are facing significant transition in your life, this book is for you. Choose Love shares a set of practices that can help you gracefully transform from surviving to thriving. Through the telling of her own story, Heidi Piper provides both inspiration and practical tips for navigating your transformation.
When We March explores what it feels like, from your head to your heart to your toes, to show up, speak up, and recognized that democracy only works when everyone of us counts! The creators tested the manuscript in Boulder/Denver classrooms and crowdfunded the publication-all in an effort to use the book to promote civic participation. All proceeds support book donations to schools, libraries, and organizations around the country that serve marginalized communities.
Written by an adoptive mother and child, My Fairy Birthmother is a one-of-a-kind adoption story book that invites young readers to embrace and heal the inherent loss around adoption with new eyes, a renewed spirit and a hopeful heart.
In my Pod tells the "story poem" of our very young subject (SnuggleBugglePue); who, along with friends share an unforgettable excursion! With marvelously detailed illustrations, In my Pod takes children on a rhyming, counting adventure. This rhythmic jaunt to space and home again is realized within the vast imagination of infant dreams, discovering: friendship, travel, learning, fun and contentment!
Cannabis farmer Buddy Fisher keeps Colorado's legalization euphoria at arm's length. Banned from going legit due to prior felonies, he's happy living off the radar breeding super-potent hybrids while catering to the underground cannabis culture. But keeping a low profile becomes tricky when skyrocketing demand for his bootleg week catches the attention of an agribusiness giant determined to cash in on the burgeoning marijuana market.