Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
When Nina and Chris step off the plane onto Chinese soil, they are a couple in crisis. Fleeing the heartbreak of failed fertility treatments and the silence of their childless home, they arrive in Beijing just in time for the annual spring sand storms. Part humorous travelogue, part heartfelt memoir, Spirit Baby weaves together themes of longing, loss, and learning to live again, while celebrating the healing benefits of travel and the many paths to motherhood.
Lily's Dance is the story of survival from the painful journey of abuse. Lily Johnson is a successful ballerina with a devoted fan base, including the hansome and charming Adam. After marrying Adam her life, marriage, and sense of self unravel. She must find a way to dance once again.
Fighting for her life on an alien planet was not what Denni had planned when she sought to escape the chaos of a highly publicized divorce. Self-imposed isolation on a private island in Alaska was her intention but destiny intervened setting in motion a chain of events that would transform her – mind, body and soul.
Relooking at the 44 tense years of the Cold War and veteran's remembrances helps put our current foreign relations in perspective. Don Stanton is a former Navy pilot and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense whose compelling book includes a Cold War primer with veteran's stories, details about superpower confrontations, the Draft and long range anti-submarine warfare patrol operations.
Poet Barbara Ellen Sorensen writes about love, loss and landscape and how they are inextricably intertwined. Mary's River, is resonant with hope in the midst of sorrow, love in the midst of despair, and an ever-present resiliency. "These beautifully lyric poems fiercely explore the interior and the exterior life, at key points of connection: death, breath, resurrection, where the world spins out of control" writes poet Millicent Borges Accardi.
“All these stories are true. Some defy belief, others are immensely sad, some are serious, and more than a few are just plain stupid. They are vignettes from my fifteen years as Honorary British Consul in San Juan, Puerto Rico – the most rewarding, challenging, and crazy position I have ever been lucky enough to enjoy.”
To eat is human; to digest is divine. Take your meals from boring to bountiful with Turmeric & Spice, an Indian cookbook that embraces ancient wisdom for the modern table. Harness the power and energy of natural, whole foods and feed your body, mind, and spirit. In this book, you’ll find guidance on: cooking with spices and aromatics, sourcing the freshest ingredients and methods of preparation and finding the tools you need to create vibrant, healthy Ayurvedic foods.
On July 27, 1890 Vincent van Gogh came stumbling in his room in the Ravoux Inn, in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, bleeding from a wound in his abdomen. Thirty-six hours later, Vincent was dead. The common myth, which has prevailed for over one hundred years, is that he "mad" artist shot himself in a wheat field after suffering from years of unhappiness and "insanity." But is that what really happened? Suicide? Or Murder?
Water Still is the first of three parts in the Nowhere to Now-Here series, written during a potent period of transformation during which the author lived the life of a hermit, dedicated to deep spiritual practice and self-inquiry. These reflections and meditations serve as portals to and from the transcendent states of consciousness experienced during that time. Kemper is a teacher and healer, with his own studio in North Boulder. For supplemental material, visit kgraykaliana.com.
Shit! I've got cancer...What should I do? is a didactic guide where the author share´s his healing experience so that other people linked to cancer could learn from this illness, starting from ground zero, and also share their testimonies and tips. - Fifth Published Edition - Best Seller in Chile and Peru - A life story and guide to a better living - Chapter: More than 600 tips given by more than 90 people (How to prevent and heal) - Chapter: You are what you eat: Everything abut the anti-inflammatory and alkaline diet in this book. - Chapter: 100 Frequently asked questions about cancer. (with the simplest, foolproof, answers) - Chapters: Cancer Mode On and Cancer Mode Off: When to worry and when to not.