Book review: "The Martian" equal parts action and suspense

In April, the ABA announced “The Martian” as the Indie Choice Book Award for Adult Debut Book of the Year. There has been a lot of praise and hype around this book since its debut. It’s all well deserved. Instead of being a boring, techy tome, it is a riveting, barnburner of a story.

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Book review: A feast of children's book authors

The Book Feast is an all-day literary arts festival for kids and all lovers of children’s books. This year’s free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday May 9, 2015 at the Bud Werner Memorial Library and Steamboat Springs Art Depot. The stellar lineup for this year’s Feast, which is focusing on the illustrated side of kids’ books, features four incredible speakers: Brian Floca, Avi, Karla Oceanak, and Kendra Spanjer.

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Butler's new books are slice of America

In the spring of 2013, my MacMillan publishing representative, Jeff, excitedly told me about an upcoming novel.  It was being published in March of 2014 and the author would be at our fall regional sales meeting.  I went to dinner with this author.  We talked about the book and its characters.  And

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Staff Picks April 2015

Just a few days ago, we quietly launched our brand new website! It's bold, beautiful and, most importantly, it's "mobile responsive" which is tech-speak for "looks fabulous and is easy to read no matter what device your read with - iphone, ipad, Android..." We do hope you enjoy using it!

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

May marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania, and once again, Erik Larson, author of “The Devil in the White City” and “The Garden of Beasts” provides great historical detail of a world-changing event.

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