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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books suggests for your next great read

As part of The Colorado Sun’s literature section — SunLit — we’re featuring staff picks from book stores across the state. >> Click here for more SunLit This week’s bookstore: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St., Fort Collins oldfirehousebooks.com | @OFirehouseBooks on Twitter, Instagram The Daughters of Ys By M. T. Anderson and Jo RiouxFirst […]

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SunLit Excerpt: Lessons of lifetimes surface in “The Reincarnationist Papers”

The setup:  Troubled by the complete memories of two past lives [Vasili and Bobby], Evan (relating the events in first person) has been shot in the foot as he fled the scene of his latest arson-for-hire job.  He hides behind a church in an industrial neighborhood in Los Angeles, where he is rescued by the […]

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Suggestions from the staff at Out West Books for your next great read

As part of The Colorado Sun’s literature section — SunLit — we’re featuring staff picks from book stores across the state. >> Click here for more SunLit This week’s bookstore: Out West Books, 533 Main St., Grand Junction outwestbooks.co | @outwestbooks on Twitter, Instagram The Water Knife By Paolo BacigalupiVintage Books$18April 5, 2016 >> Purchase From the publisher:  Paolo […]

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SunLit Excerpt: “Hurts” explores the hoop dreams of a complex high school sisterhood

“Hurts” From the short story collection “Mixed Company” Freshman year, Coach Sasser assigned Junebug, Isabel, and me to the junior varsity basketball team, where we wore the ill-fitting brown polyester uniforms of our high school, the Thomas Jefferson Spartans. On J.V. we were golden, thundering up and down the court with little form but much […]

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What the staff at Poor Richard’s Books suggests for your next great read

As part of The Colorado Sun’s literature section — SunLit — we’re featuring staff picks from book stores across the state. >> Click here for more SunLit This week’s bookstore: Poor Richard’s Books & Gifts, 320 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs poorrichardsdowntown.com Don’t Cry for Me By Daniel BlackHanover Square Press$26.99February 2022 >> Purchase From […]

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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books suggests for your next great read

As part of The Colorado Sun’s literature section — SunLit — we’re featuring staff picks from book stores across the state. >> Click here for more SunLit This week’s bookstore: Old Firehouse Books, 232 Walnut St., Fort Collins oldfirehousebooks.com | @OFirehouseBooks on Twitter, Instagram Young Mungo By Douglas StuartGrove Press$27 April 5, 2022 >> Purchase […]