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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Snowsports Industries America buys Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo in trade group’s first turn toward consumers

The move gives SIA -- the 65-year-old founder of the annual Snow Show that is now part of Outdoor Retailer’s annual winter trade show in Denver -- its first consumer-oriented enterprise

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Cross-pollination between outdoor-grown marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict in Colorado, beyond

In Pueblo, the area of the state with the largest amount of outdoor-grown marijuana, the county regulators have been working to allow both hemp and cannabis cultivators to coexist