Here are some of our local authors and books of local interest. These selections are updated monthly, so be sure to check back!
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!
Fuzzy Cat decides to go out for an adventure. Her mom tells her to remember to stay where she can still see the house, but of course, Fuzzy Cat has no plans of doing that! She seen so many great sights, but as it gets dark, she realizes she has wandered too far.
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.
Before the Civil War, a slave-master named Jonah takes his family and 5 of his salves to a remote island off the coast of Florida. When a pair of black, inverted wings appear on the island, the slaves revolt against Jonah. As the day of liberation approaches, the characters see their ideas about their lives shattered and eventually reconstructed anew.
Bumble bees are among the most charming, colorful and fascinating of insects. Common in gardens and meadows throughout the summer, their large size and bright colors make them both easy and fun to watch. This book, designed for young people, will delight people of all ages with interesting, factual information about bumble bees.
GRAD-STUDENT KATIE RUSSELL had barely arrived on the University of Colorado campus when she witnesses a sexual assault in a neighbor’s apartment. After a threatening confrontation and a trip to the hospital for an invasive sexual assault exam, a university hearing results in meaningless sanctions. Outraged, Katie teams with a stalwart, retired police detective in a perilous attempt to seek justice and confronts Title IX, rape kits, criminal law, and a university administration that prefers student sexual assaults remain hidden.
“LIVING LIFE RIVERSIDE: OUR NIGHTMARISH PURSUIT OF THE AMERICAN DREAM, is a fictional tale, based upon actual events, of a middle-age Midwestern couple who decide to chuck it all and purchase a haunted, broken-down historic hotel in the mountains of Colorado. This story is alternatingly heartbreaking and hysterically funny, and most certainly a must-read for anyone who yearns for a life/career in the hospitality business.”
This book traces the memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he aboserved his family doctor father while growing up. His tale includes experiences from college, med school, intership, Navy and over 50 years of practice in Colorado. Humor, abundant malpractice and health reform are featured.