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Helping Douglas County book lovers find their next great read

FIND YOUR NEXT GREAT READ

LOCATED IN PARKER, COLORADO

26 Years Experience

WELCOME TO BOOKS ARE AWESOME!

Teacher Appreciation Weekend!  Bring in your Teacher ID and get 20% off in-store purchases Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9th!

Summer Reading Bingo Challenge for kids under 18!

Come into the store to get your bingo card today!  Prizes include $5 gift card and a free t-shirt!

 

We are a locally-owned indie bookstore located in Parker Colorado.  We cater to the needs of our local community in Douglas County, Colorado. 

Books Are Awesome is taking every step possible to ensure safety among our customers during these times.  Our hours are 9am to 6pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday).  9am - 8pm on Wednesday and 11am to 6pm Sundays.  You are welcome to come in and browse and we are happy to provide curb side service as well.  For curb side please call us at 303-357-8240.

 

Shop our website for direct free delivery in the continential United States for orders over $35.

For audio books visit https://libro.fm/booksareawesome to place your order to download. 

We appreciate your business and thank all of our wonderful friends and customers for your support!

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

25 July 2020
CLASS
Sit N Stitch A Bit
TIME OF EVENT: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Every Saturday we host “Sit N Stitch A Bit” craft time in store 9am to 2pm. . . . Learn more »

16 August 2020
Middle Readers Club
Middle Readers Book Club
TIME OF EVENT: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Middle Readers Club meets once a month on Sunday at 2pm at Books Are Awesome. . . . Learn more »

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Autographed Copies

Autographed booksWe have a great section of autographed copies of books. Looking for a great gift, or a collector’s item? We have books from local authors and writer’s you know well. Stop in a search the collection. Click to view some of the books we have on hand.

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Gift Cards

Gift CardsNot sure what to give as a gift? Our Gift Cards are good any time and come in $20, $30, $50 and $100 amounts.

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More Than Just Books

We serve the areas of Parker, Centennial, Castle Rock, Elizabeth, Franktown and metro Denver, Colorado. Our inventory includes a variety of products. Check in store or call us to learn how we can help.

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Such A Fun Age
Kiley Reid

A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket. The store's security guard, seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone "family," and the complicated reality of being a grown up. It is a searing debut for our times.More »