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Joe Beine’s Sitting on Saturn is a 50-some page novella that introduces us to two “fairy children,” Teddie and Emerson. Teddie is the female of the pair and she likes sunrises, reading and has been friends with Emerson since they were children. more

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Micah Springer and her friend Kasia Martin, both 20 and sophomores at CU-Boulder, set off across the African continent in the summer of 1993. Traveling through many countries including Mali, Senegal, the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Kenya and various... more

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The struggle between American haves and have-nots is nothing new. It continues to rear its ugly head in the age of Trump and probably will always be a battle we as a society fight. As maybe you learned in your high school history classes... more

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If you were born prior to 1990, you might not know who Dav Pilkey is. I you know of him, you might consider him something of a god. The author behind the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series, in addition to many others, Pilkey will be at... more

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I came to The Evening Road with previous experience of its author, Laird Hunt. His American Civil War novel, Neverhome, was chosen as a selection by the One Book, One Broomfield committee I sit on. I had the chance to meet Hunt at a dinner held... more

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2017 marks the 70th anniversary of Jean Stafford’s The Mountain Lion, a novel mostly excluded from the annals of American Western literature. Stafford, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970 for her Collected Stories, has also not remained in the... more

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From best-selling local author Peter Heller—author of The Dog Stars and The Painter—comes the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic PI who specializes in reuniting families while making amends for a loss in her past. more

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Alisa Bahl invariably hears the preschoolers’ questions at about 5:00p.m. when they see her while leaving Family Star Montessori School-Northeast. They pose, what to anyone involved in early childhood education, is a music-to-my-ears query. more

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Tom Noel, prolific local historian and renowned, bearded, bow-tied raconteur of a thousand interviews and walking tours, has just published his 50th book in 40 years on the history of the Rocky Mountain West, A Short History of Denver. more

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Appealing for Justice. An eye-opening portrait of Colorado’s first female Supreme Court Justice written by a local former councilwoman. more

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Most of what Vonn shares relates to her and her training and as such is presented in reference-guide format. This is not necessarily a book you sit down with and read cover to cover. She is clearly a natural beauty, so... more

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Celebrating our freedom to read and taking note to focus on increased literacy is a great segue into the backdrop for this month’s review of The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer Kincheloe. The backdrop being the women’s suffrage movement... more

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Book cover - The Light of Paris

image courtesy of Eleanor Brown & G. P. Putnam & Sons.

The dual narrative tells the story of Madeleine and her grandmother, Margie. Madeleine is unhappily married to Philip in 1999 and she finds Margie’s diaries when she visits her mother, who is in the process of selling her house. more

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If you’re like me, you know very little about Theodore Roosevelt and next to nothing about the Spanish-American War. Mark Lee Gardner’s book changed that. more

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Book: Take the Fall

Photo courtesy of Balzer + Bray Press

Emily Hainsworth’s Take the Fall comes as a nice surprise. At first glance, Hainsworth’s thriller is a breezy beach read; the plot revolves around a murder mystery which has a rural New York town in the grips of a panic. more

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In Islanders, unendurable loss and suffering are often spoken of, and underlying secrets are hinted at, but the reader can only guess at true meaning. more

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We read about celebrities undergoing plastic surgery to look younger, and many of us have taken our own drastic measures to lose weight for a special event. Lizzie, Mona Awad’s protagonist, is no different. more

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Part thriller, part mystery and part horror movie script, Security takes the reader through one very long night at a luxury hotel as the staff prepares for the grand opening. Most of them, however, will not survive until morning. more

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The devastation created by World War II lives on in both fiction and nonfiction as writers continue to grapple with the events that occurred. Some might think that the topic is overdone, whereas others believe that an important step to never... more

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The Colorado Book Awards winners were announced May 21, and below are three who caught this reviewer’s eye... more

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