Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
A Young Adult story for archaeological enthusiasts of all ages. A hunter-gatherer boy is taken from his family and enslaved among the obsidian masters at Catalhoyuk, a mysterious “town” on the plains of central Turkey that housed as many as 8,000 people in 6350 BC
."Plausible and true to the facts . . . the story is great and very absorbing.” Ian Hodder, excavator of Catalhoyuk.
CRY FOR RAIN is the true story of soul-consuming, bitter, childhood battles within a young girl's home amidst Iran's political and religious upheavals. As a Christian minority growing up in Tehran, Ariana and her siblings faced harsh physical and emotional abuse from their unstable mother and turmoil of regime change.
In this powerful self-help memoir, psychotherapist Harmony Kwiker invites you to journey with her on the path to awakening. Conditioned to be accommodating and agreeable, Harmon's history of trauma kept her feeling lonely and broken. Healing and transcending old wounds and patterns, Harmony has learned from her long journey as a wounded healer how to embody the wholeness that is her birthright. In this vulnerable and empowering memoir, she shares with you how to live from this deeper place.
Myra Makes is a grassroots startup based in Boulder. Our first book is Journey to Cloud City, a create-your-own adventure book that's fun for the whole family and helps to build creativity and problem-solving skills for kids aged 6-10. Eliot Kersgaard is the cofounder and director of Myra Makes and creator of Journey to Cloud City. He was born and raised in Colorado and has a degree in Engineering Physics from CU.
Richard at the Airport is a cautionary tale of a foolish choice made in haste that will quite literally touch the lives of other people. Embark on a mildly twisted and turbulent adventure with our not-so-savvy frequent flyer, who is just trying to make it home in time for his daughter's birthday. Then story reminds us to be mindful of the things we touch and to always wash our hands before returning to life.
Compelling!!! A great read, full of thought provoking insights and an exciting story line. Couldn't put it down!
It was dedicated to someone who was very very close to me and who would have loved it... Lin Evans 5 star review.
Cotton Rock is a fictional memoir of the intertwining lives of folks living along the White River, in the heart of the Ozarks. Cotton Rock is filled with love and loss, hope and heartache, glory and shame-a story of romance, mystery, a missing body and a plethora of rich Ozark language and life.
Power he never dreamed of possessing: Craig Henriksen struggles to find normalcy as his strange abilities are used to solve crime scenes. In doing so, he's forced to face the monsters of his past...and his present By the Same Relentless Enemy brings an age-old battle to today's streets, hearts, and lives.
Deep within the melting Blue Glacier in the Washington wilderness, climate scientist Dr. Kate Landry uncovers a long-held secret, triggering a series of tragic events that threaten the lives of thousands, even millions of people. Time is running out. Can she find a way to save everyone and still preserve her discovery? Fans of Michael Crichton and Robin Cook will enjoy Watermelon Snow by Bill Liggett—a fast-paced cli-fi novel full of suspense and surprises.
From the vestiges of the Holy Roman Empire in Europe to the creation of the nation we now know as Germany, the life of Anastasia, the author reflects the momentous changes sweeping across the Black Forest. Based on the diaries and genealogy, Anastasia becomes a real woman in remarkable times.
Though his deeply poetic and wildly provocative tale of personal transformation, Scott Stillman takes us on a spiritual journey, away from a chaotic world of details, obligations, smartphones and machines, to a place that is unspoiled, untamed and free. Come on in. The door is wide open. To all who wish to wander.