A Day in the Life of a Colorado Author: Nancy Sharp

Another in our occasional series where local authors tell us about their day. Nancy’s most recent book, Because the Sky is Everywhere, a picture book to help young children understand death, is on our shelves now.   Before I became an actual author, I imagined the writer’s life being full of glamour. I had an… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Colorado Author: Nancy Sharp

Evangelism and its influence on the US

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, Frances Fitzgerald, Simon &Schuster, April 2017   This is a valuable book on the importance of evangelical theology and the varieties of its  practice, through the lives of leaders and evangelical bodies as they have impacted, and are impacting, America. Fitzgerald chronicles the history of Evangelism in the… Continue reading Evangelism and its influence on the US

Larry’s Good March Reads for Adults!

The Hearts of Men, Nickolas Butler, Harper, March 2017, out now Nickolas follows his Shotgun Lovesongs with another book on the contemporary American male. And, as an American male, I appreciate the effort. In this book, Nickolas uses Boy Scout ideals to describe the erosion of higher ideals in our cynical society, an erosion that… Continue reading Larry’s Good March Reads for Adults!

Cosmic!

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng, Dial (Penguin), $16.99, on our shelves now   I loved this! It’s funny (that dog!), it’s sad (Alex!), it’s compelling… I could list good things forever. Outstanding for everyone – ten years and up, all the way to adult.   Alex Petroski, eleven years old (but thirteen… Continue reading Cosmic!