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Loving Lucy: A Murder on Skis Mystery
Phil Bayly (B.A., ’76)
A thrilling new mystery returns television journalist JC Snow as he tracks a cold case. The path may lead him to a cold-blooded killer hiding in Colorado’s snow country. (Shirespress, 2020)

Of Mettle & Magic
Lauren Braden (B.A., ’05)
The fifth book in the award-winning Magicsmith urban fantasy series. (Bell Bridge Books, 2021)

This Distance We Call Love
Carol Dines (M.A., ’81)
A book of stories focusing on marriage and family and the interwoven themes of connection and disconnection in our most intimate relationships. (Orison Books, 2021)

Finding the Missing Pieces: How to Solve the Puzzle of Digital Modernization and Transformation 
Jim Lambert (B.S. ’93)
Examines how digital initiatives are failing and causing billions of dollars in losses, while demonstrating how success is possible. (Ingram, 2021)

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Avocado: A Global History
Jeff Miller (Ph.D., ’06)
An exploration of the rise of an uncommon fruit, which co-evolved with megaherbivores, was embraced by Spanish conquistadors, and became the darling of foodies. Miller is a CSU faculty member in hospitality management and researcher in the field of food and culture. (Reaktion Books, 2020)

Pink Elephants: A Mother’s Story of Faith, Strength, and Perseverance
Christy Texeira (B.S., ’00)
A memoir to inspire hope during difficult times and how to embrace and surmount the most challenging chapters in life. (Snapdragon Publishing, 2021)

John Severin: Two-Fisted Comic Book Artist
Gregory Biga (B.F.A., ’95), co-author
The definitive biography of one of the most prolific creators in the history of American comics.(TwoMorrows Publishing, 2021)

Ewww! Lulu Meets the King of Poo
Janice Maximov Condon (B.S., ’64)
This children’s book introduces the universe of gut microbes inside each of us with a fantastic, imaginative, yet scientifically correct rhyming story. (Bowker, 2021)

In Pursuit of Calm
Daniel Fuselier (B.S., ’97)
From jail to NASA and from addiction to recovery and back again, Fuselier’s memoir journeys across the country from the bayous of Louisiana to the coasts of California. (Atmosphere Press, 2021)

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Beth Lechleitner (B.A., ’81; M.A., ’85)
This powerful and emotionally vulnerable chapbook received the Fledge Poetry Chapbook Prize in 2020. (Middle Creek Publishing & Audio, 2020)

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The Namer of Spirits
Todd Mitchell (M.F.A., ’02)
In this steampunk eco-fantasy, the perils of deforestation and the power of friendship are explored through a fantastical adventure involving giant mistcats, tempestuous forest spirits, a supernatural puppy, and a girl with a special gift for shaping what things become. (Old Hollow Press, 2021)

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Chicken Frank, Dinosaur!
Shaunda Wenger (M.S., ’96)
Illustrated by Jojo Ensslin, this comic-style picture book combines information with humor to explore the concept of evolution and the connection between birds and dinosaurs. (Albert Whitman & Co., 2021)

Once in a Blood Moon
Dorothea Hubble Bonneau (B.A., ’66)
A novel exploring issues of equality and personal freedom through the eyes of Alexandra, a tenacious heroine navigating a precarious position between white and Black society. (Acorn Publishing, 2020)

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The Day the World Came to Town
Jim DeFede (Attended 1981-86)
An oral history of Gander, Newfoundland, after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when U.S. airspace was closed and 38 jetliners were forced to land in the small town. The story inspired an award-winning Broadway musical, Come from Away. (HarperCollins Publishers, 2003; new edition released on the 20th anniversary of 9/11.)

Organized Labor and Civil Society for Multiculturalism: A Solidarity Success Story from South Korea Book Cover

Organized Labor and Civil Society for Multiculturalism: A Solidarity Success Story from South Korea
Joon K. Kim (Professor, Ethnic Studies)
About 30 years ago, South Korea began a temporary worker program modeled after Japan, Europe, and the U.S. However, many workers overstayed their visas to maximize their earning potential. (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)  

Veterinary Endoscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner, Second Edition
Timothy C. McCarthy (B.S., ’67; D.V.M., ’69; Ph.D., ’81)
The set describes all aspects of veterinary arthroscopy and diagnostic endoscopy for small mammals, including joint anatomy, techniques, joint pathology, and minimally invasive operative procedures. Dr. McCarthy is a founding fellow of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. (Wiley, 2021; Wiley-Blackwell, 2021)

Now We’re Talking, books 1 and 2
Jill Nagrodsky (M.Ed., ’71, ’73), Scott Miles, Carol Cutler
A two-level course that develops English language skills with an emphasis on helping students make measurable increases in speaking proficiency. (Blue Sage Learning, 2020)