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Recommended Read – “Mordew” by Alex Pheby

Mordew by Alex Pheby

“An intriguing and surreal novel that genuinely surprised me multiple times, with a richly detailed setting that read at times like Charles Dickens crossed with gothic fantasy. Though this is planned as the first of a trilogy, Mordew explores the possibilities of its characters and setting thoroughly enough that it doesn’t feel like anything was […]

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Junji Ito’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu by Junji Ito “The master of horror manga brings his furry family to life in this illustrated collection of day-to-day encounters with cats Yon and Mu and his partner, A-Ko. This is the first book I’ve read where I feel truly seen as a cat owner. What I really […]

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“The Less People Know About Us” by Axton Betz-Hamilton “Betz-Hamilton, a scholar who studies identity theft, wrote this thoughtful memoir chronicling the decades her own family spent struggling with stolen identities. She tells the story with all the command of an expert and all the searing clarity of the only daughter of a dysfunctional family. […]

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“The House in the Cerulean Sea” by T.J. Klune Linus Baker is a straight-laced rule-following caseworker who lives alone with his cat. He is working for the Department of Magical Youth when he is called on by Extremely Upper Management for a special classified task, which requires him to relocate to an orphanage located on […]

Hosting a book group? Try our Books in a Bag service

Books in a Bag

Books in a Bag makes selecting books for your book club easy. There is a large list of books available that range from popular books to classics. Boulder Public Library staff members put eight copies of your chosen book together with background material and discussion questions, so you are completely prepared. Books in a Bag […]