Congratulations to CIPA member, Charlene Porter for the continued success of her debut novel, Boldfaced Lies. The book hit
The Denver Post #1 Local Bestseller in 2007, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Literary Work by a Debut Author,” and was recommended by Denver Public School Libraries as “An important book about a shameful era of Colorado history.”

This summer, Cherry Creek School District bought 75 copies of Boldfaced Lies for their high school libraries. Read more about Charlene’s engaging novel at