Dec. 12, 2019 - 2:21 pm
There are few Colorado authors as beloved as the late Kent Haruf. His book, Plainsong, is simply put, his Colorado masterpiece – a classic for all time. The New York Times described it as: "A novel so foursquare, so delicate and lovely, that it has power to exalt the reader." Plainsong, a powerful...
Oct. 03, 2019 - 3:48 pm
As Denver grows, so does its national recognition as a hip, up-and-coming place to live. Denver’s hippest places are on full display in Kazu Jones and the Denver Dognappers by Shauna Holyoak, a middle grade fiction pick for Elevated Reading.
Packed with high stakes mystery and tons of heart, this...
Jul. 17, 2019 - 12:29 pm
"We live across the thousand dunes with grit in our teeth and sand in our homes. No one will come for us. No one will save us."
Thus begins the description for Sand by Hugh Howey, the New York Times bestselling author of Wool. Set in a grubby and brutal futuristic society, where the old world is...
Jun. 10, 2019 - 10:27 am
This is the first post in Elevated Reading, reviews that will focus on both fiction and non-fiction books that take place in Colorado, and the history behind those subjects.
Tallgrass, a novel by Sandra Dallas, is a fictional novel inspired by the very real internment camp of Granada, also called ...