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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!

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

It's HERE!!!!  Our Summer Bingo Challenge!  Now through August 31st, 2021.  Read books and win prizes!  Click here for the Kids Bingo Sheet and, due to popular demand, click here for the Adult Bingo Sheet!

 

Don't forget to stop in and stock up for your summer travels!  We have activity books, things to do in the car and on the airplane, camping and hiking guides, and beach reads!!!

 

We have great gifts for all!

 

 

 Pre-Order Louise Penny's new book and get 10% off, bookmark and keyring!!  Publish date is 8/24/21!

 Pre-Order the next book in the Outlander series and get 10% off!!  Publish date is 11/23/21!

 

Local Author's click here for more information!

 
- We are open for in-store shopping.  You can also use our shop online, pick up at store and curbside options.

Stay safe and healthy!  We are proud to be part of the Parker community!

 

 

Books Are Awesome is taking every step possible to ensure safety among our customers during these times.  Our hours are 10am to 7pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday).  10am - 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

31 July 2021
BOOK SIGNING / AUTHOR APPEARANCE
Summer Club
TIME OF EVENT: 12:00 - 2:00

Journalist-turned-stay-at-home-mom Lydia Phillips is pushed to max as president of the rundown Meadow Glen Swim and Tennis Club - the petty complaining, mishaps and messes, power plays, parent drama and a lawsuit that could shutter the club for good keep Lydia awake at night. As daily chaos rages on at Meadow Glen, Lydia becomes consumed by events that lead her down a path of baffling twists and turns to unravel the dark mystery, putting her life in danger. . . . Learn more »

14 August 2021
BOOK SIGNING / AUTHOR APPEARANCE
The Forger's Forgery
TIME OF EVENT: 12:00pm - 2:00 pm

Fictional characters within a plot blending historical facts surrounding the most infamous Dutch art forger, Han van Meegeren, who was famous for forging the works of 17th century artists such as Vermeer and selling these paintings during World War II.  Reading this you will feel transported to the canal races, a crowded alley, a tiny restaurant in Amsterdam and even within the secrecy that van Meegeren designed his life. . . . 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.