Colorado authors with books releasing this August and September
In August and September some of our Colorado authors will be releasing an amazing assortment of hot new thrillers, informative books about breweries and bugs, and beautiful design and decor advice guides—just to name a few! We encourage you to support these local authors by pre-ordering their upcoming releases from your favorite local or online bookstore. Pre-ordering helps authors by showing bookstores that there is a demand for their book and the stores then tend to stock more copies for readers to purchase.
• Beer Lover’s Colorado: Best Breweries, Brewpubs and Beer Bars by John Frank (August 1) Colorado is home to 348 breweries across the state and a lively craft beer community. Professional journalist and beer enthusiast, John Frank has created an extensive guide for beginning beer lovers, local enthusiasts, and curious tourists. Full of expert advice on breweries, brewpubs, beer bars, and what beers are the best to try at each location, this guide also includes information on beer profiles, annual beer events and festivals, pub crawl itineraries and maps, and hundreds of color photos.
• The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C. Winegard (August 6) In both the ancient and modern world, every country and its people have been affected by a tiny but deadly predator—the mosquito. Mosquitos are responsible for the deaths of 52 billion of the 108 billion humans throughout our existence, nearly half of all human beings who have ever lived! Timothy C. Winegard’s epic analysis of the fiendish female insects (only females bite) covers every aspect of her profound effect on evolution, human civilization, and our modern world order.
• The Extinction Agenda by Michael Laurence (August 27) In this first book of a new series by Michael Laurence, FBI Special Agent James Mason is hunting a seemingly non-aging mass murderer who’s been photographed at the epicenter of every historical pandemic of the last century. On his quest, Mason also uncovers a shadow organization of criminals, including America’s untouchable elite, plotting to unleash a deadly virus on the world in order to reap global financial benefits.
• For the Love of Books: Designing and Curating a Home Library by Thatcher Wine, Elizabeth Lane (September 3) After working with numerous book lovers, homeowners, and designers, the curation and design experts at Juniper Books are sharing their knowledge, advice, and tips in their ode to the printed book. In addition to providing useful details for creating and curating a modern home library, “For the Love of Books” takes a loving look at both the history of books and private libraries and the future of physical books in our digital world.
• Church of the Graveyard Saints by C. Joseph Greaves (September 17) To save her family’s cattle ranch from development, newly single eco-activist Addie Decker returns to her small Colorado hometown to find complications at every turn: a changing landscape, a sagebrush militia, and her old high school boyfriend. In the midst of violent armed conflicts, this modern Western delves into the cold truths about the price of progress, the bonds of family, and the journey of self–discovery.
• Dwell, Gather, Be: Design for Moments by Alexandra Gove (September 24) Hygge pioneer and owner of Hygge Life, a lifestyle brand and Scandinavian-inspired home décor shop just west of Vail, Alexandra Gove shares her inspiration and advice for thoughtful and intentional home design. Learn how to design a home to reflect, complement, and enhance your lifestyle with “Dwell, Gather, Be,” which includes over 200 original photographs.
Rhiannon Johnson is a freelance writer and book reviewer based in north Georgia. For more book suggestions, visit her Instagram @writerrhiannon / #bookstagram