Josh Kule, 27, of Denver, reads his new copy of “Sirens of Titan” by Kurt Vonnegut in Cheesman Park on May 26 ,2019. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Here are eight great books by Colorado authors for your summer reading list

SunLit asked some of the authors we've featured over the past year to tells us which books by other Colorado authors they'd recommend. Their picks, and the reasons why, could be the start of your shortlist.

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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.

Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

2 women die Friday on Gunnison River, bringing Colorado’s spring runoff death toll to at least 5

A Colorado Springs woman, Roberta Sophia Rodriguez, is also missing in the South Fork of the Rio Grande