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Posts Categorized: Recommended Reads

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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 […]

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“Accordionly: Abuelo and Opa Make Music” by Michael Genhart  “In this celebration of family and culture, a child unites his grandfathers–one a Mexican mariachi and the other a Swiss yodeler–through music. Reading this exuberant book, illustrated with joyful family members and authentic cultural details, you can’t help but smile. You might even consider giving accordion […]

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“All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis” edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson “All We Can Save, this year’s One Book One Boulder choice, is a galvanizing, moving anthology of writings by almost 60 women at the forefront of the climate movement. The editors have given a […]

Leaders and Lit

New City Manager Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde shares her favorite reads! We caught up with Nuria to hear about her favorite books and to hear what she is currently reading. Leaders and Lit is a series where we catch up with city leadership and leaders in the community to see what books they recommend and are currently […]

Leaders and Lit

Junie Joseph

Boulder City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Junie Joseph shares what she is currently reading and her favorite top ten books that she has ever read. Junie says, “reading is one of my favorite pastimes: when I am bored, sad, and happy, I read. Books are like magical vehicles that can transport us backward […]

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“Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland” By Patrick Radden Keefe “Keefe explores the conflict in Northern Ireland during the mid to late 20th century (known as “The Troubles”) by using the still-unsolved murder of Jean McConville, a 38-year-old widow and mother of ten. The book follows several major players […]

A Colorado Book Recommendation

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Our Winter Reading Challenge is right around the corner! And we want you to feel prepared. Cozy up with some of our best book recommendations with Colorado in mind. Top Ten Book Recommendations for Teens and Adults 1. Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine 2. Zen and Gone by Emily France 3. Deep Creek: […]

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“Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” By James Nestor “My choir director assigned this book to read and discuss online, and I am so glad she did. Though I know how to breathe to sing, I had no idea of the intricacies. The author posits that people (not just singers!) have lost the […]

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“Mexican Gothic” By Silvia Moreno Garcia “Still looking for a spooky Halloween read? This story follows young society lady Noemí as she leaves the hustle and bustle of Mexico City to find out what is going on in her cousin’s strange new marriage. She finds herself in a small, crumbling town in the mountains, and […]

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“Drawn Together” By Minh Lê “This picture book is the story of a grandson and his grandfather finding a common language through art. At first, trying to communicate is confusing, frustrating silence, but when they find common ground in art, their relationship flourishes. The two art styles tell their own story throughout the comics they […]