Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
Letting It Be: Mindful Lessons Toward Acceptance is a step-by-step guide to help learn about your own inner process, manage thoughts and emotions more effectively, and to be a better friend to yourself and others. Each chapter is about being with a certain focused energy to aid with self-awareness and ultimately with acceptence. Dr. Lisa offers her own experiences through personal stories, spiritual experiences, first-hand interpretations, poems, and guided meditations to aid others in working through suffering to become a victor in moving through the difficulties of life.
This book explains the traits of the most confusing and dangerous type of narcissism. These toxic relationships can last for years, even decades without you realizing you are being controlled, manipulated, and subtly devalued. Covert narcissists come across as the “nicest” people, often pillars of society. This book will give you clarity, as well as hope and healing.
Depicting the in-depth, devotional love of eight couples, ranging in age, ethnicity, sexual preference and length of time together. Intimate, sepia toned photographs reflect each couple's rich tenderness, passion and trust while their in-depth text paints a picture of their unique relationship and how they've continued to anchor deeper trust and grow, individually and as a couple over time. Practical hands on tools help couples develop and maintain a full and loving relationships
This memoir explores senior space, the confusing time between middle age and old age. I retired at 64. Questioning my identity, I found primarily unrealistic portrayals of this moment. To understand this situation and myself, I look here at the present and at my past as daughter, mother, grandmother, teacher, writer, feminist. Through stories and reflection I trace the threads of my earlier identity to see how they connect to this new self, an aging woman.
On June 4, 2004 muffler shop owner Marvin Heemeyer rampaged through the town of Granby, Co in an 85-ton homemade tank, destroying 13 buildings and causing $10 million in damage while shooting at police and attempting to blow up the town. Author Patrick Brower was there that day. His book KILLDOZER explores the rampage origins, the fact-challenged media landscape in America today.
This book is for creative heroines and heroes who long to bring their own profound creativity into the world. When you understand the principles of living a creative life, and consciously navigate the phases in the creative flow, you can create your art—and transform your life. If you loved The Artist's Way, you'll love the wisdom, inspiration, and tactical tools in The Creative Heroine’s Path!
What happens when you wake up one day in your comfortable, climate-controlled, corporate career in middle management and say, “Enough! Money isn’t everything. I want to make a difference in our world.” This stream of thought launched 47-year-old Delta Donohue into an adventure that would last over seven years. This unconventional, poignant travelogue will have you laughing, crying and asking yourself, “What life do I dream of?”
The Possibilities of Oneness is a heartfelt and inspiring story of discovery. It is a plunge into the greater potentialities of body, mind, heart and spirit. Irons explores the undeniable possibilities we all share to awaken in our hearts a fulfilling and lasting realization of Oneness. Learn to live that wisdom of Oneness in accord with our highest vision of truth, beauty and goodness.
Somewhere Still offers a unique window into the history and culture of Kansas City at a turning point in its development and blends history and fiction to tell the coming-of-age story of one young woman's transformative journey of love, betrayal, and redemption. Denitta Ward uses historical sites and real events to explore Jean's transformation from an innocent young girl to a self-assured woman, making her way in a society in transition.
Somewhere Still aims to give insight into 1920s Kansas City, a city on the cusp of significant change. During this time, the city's society women united to urge social advances, the jazz culture was born, baseball's famous Negro League was formed, and the city had a burgeoning Prohibition bootleg trade.
The true story of Blackbeard—a Robin-Hood-like American patriot and most famous pirate of all time—and Governor Spotswood, the British Crown's man in Virginia who illegally hunted Blackbeard down in a cat-and-mouse political game for the ages!
Whispers in the Wilderness explores the longing that many of us have for the natural world and suggests that it is the trailhead for a journey in wholeness. Through short daily reflections paired with gorgeous photographs from Rocky Mountain National Park, Erik Stensland encourages us to go deeper within ourselves and discover the healing that nature offers.
Written over ten years in the Pacific Northwest, The Animal Trees delves into the vagaries of nature and its degenerative and restorative powers. Using strikingly evocative imagery, Kathleen Caster Mace explores her experiences in the face of the surprises and challenges of land and sea and air, and their many strange inhabitants.
Wealth by Virtue is a masterful explanation of our financial world. The book is structured around The Six Areas of Finance: banking, investments, real estate, insurance, legal planning, and tax planning. Everything in your personal finances fits into these categories. By recognizing this structure, you make them all work together and put yourself on the path to wealth-optimized decisions.