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March 2016 Staff Picks

"Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.." – Author Unknown.

March staff picks are here for living.

The Written Word Meets Music Contest Winners Announced

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra and Off the Beaten Path are proud to announce the winners of the Written Word Meets Music Creative Writing Contest. Judges from the Arts Council, Bud Werner Memorial Library and Off the Beaten Path read over 65 submissions from members of the community. It was a difficult decision for our judges, as all of the pieces were both creative and inspiring.

Book review: "The Swans of Fifth Avenue" by Melanie Benjamin

This book review of "The Swans of Fifth Avenue" written by Melanie Benjamin is by Virgie DeNucci bookseller at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. This review was originally was published in Steamboat Today.

Book review: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi

This book review of "When Breath Becomes Air" written by Paul Kalanithi is by Virgie DeNucci, bookseller at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. This review was originally was published in Steamboat Today.

February 2016 Staff Picks

"Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light." –Vera Nazarian.

February staff picks for those who are shining brightly...

Book review: "The Only Pirate at the Party", by Lindsey Stirling and Brooke S. Passey

This week's book review of Lindsey Stirling's and Brooke S. Passey's , "The Only Pirate at the Party" is by Shane Kinney, bookseller at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. This review was originally was published in Steamboat Today.

January 2016 Staff Picks

"Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book." –Unknown.

January staff picks for those who are open to living many lives...

December 2015 Holiday Staff Picks for Young Readers

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman.

Our December staff picks make great gifts for the youngest of book lovers.

December 2015 Holiday Staff Picks

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman.

Our December staff picks make great gifts - for bibliophiles, history buffs, college students, mystery solvers, environmentalists, comics, and foodies...

November 2015 Staff Picks

"Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood." – John Green

Many of our November staff picks will do just that!