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Dive into the summer with these great books

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Courtesy Deidre Appelhans
The Read Queen Bookstore & Cafe in Lafayette, CO.

Every summer, we reach out to book sellers in the state to get their choices for good books by Colorado authors and/or ones with Western themes.  This year, we checked in with Deidre Appelhans, co-owner of The Read Queen Bookstore and Cafe in Lafayette and Jeanne Costello, general manager and book buyer at Maria's Bookshop in Durango.

Here are Deidre's picks:

"The Cape Doctor" by E.J. Levy

"Fox and I" by Catherine Raven

"The Dead Husband" by Carter Wilson

FOR KIDS: "Ham Helsing #1: Vampire Hunter" by Rich Moyer

Here are Jeanne's picks:

"Woman of Light" by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

"Tracing Time" by Craig Childs

FOR KIDS: "City of Gold" by Will Hobbs

FOR YOUNG KIDS: "Slow Down, Tumbleweed!" by Haven Iverson and illustrated by Robert Sayegh Jr.