Hope and holiday joy in a Nativity pop-up! Sabuda is famous for his paper engineering, and his latest, The Christmas Story, wows us again! How does he do it?! On 30% sale now.

Over 13 local authors will be in the store throughout the day. Signing books, talking about books, and recommending books.

Here's the line-up.

Flash Sale this week only! 25% off Colorado clothing! Completely adorable for kids!
The holidays are coming—and we're doing a flash sale to get into the spirit! 25% off all our boxed holiday cards (Christmas and Chanukah). This week only! 11/7 through 11/13

Keep up to date on new reads at The Bookies Book Blog, updated regularly with reviews from our staff! Latest reviews include YA, adult and horror!



Welcome!  A true treasure in the city of Denver, The Bookies is a bookstore like no other!  We're a community focused, independently owned store with a 40-year history.

Home to over 100,000 titles, we carry something for everyone: great children's books, craft and science kits, board games, a carefully curated adult section, and gifts for all ages. The Bookies also has a great selection of educational and teacher materials for preschool to high school levels.

At this time, we do not accept online payment. Payments are accepted in the store along with pick-up of your order or we can collect your payment over the phone and ship your order anywhere in the U.S.

Everyday Book Savings
Shop with us and save on every book purchase you make.
30% off American Booksellers Association weekly regional best sellers
15% off cash and check purchases
10% off credit card purchases
(Discount applied during in-store or phone payment.)

Come in and let our friendly, knowledgeable staff help you select the perfect book!

Denver’s Best Bookstores for Kids. Denver Metro Moms Blog. "The Bookies is a must-see. You and your crew could spend hours perusing their aisles. The staff knows their stuff, and they are SUPER helpful. This bookstore makes me so happy." ~Allie R.

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The Denver Post | Vickie Heath | 7/21/2014

The 14 Absolute Best U.S. Kids’ Bookstores (As Chosen By Teachers)
Buzz Feed Community | 7/7/2014

Top Local Bookstores In Denver
CBS Denver | Deborah Flomberg | 6/22/2014

More adults than youths are reading young adult fiction
The Denver Post | Sean Fitz-Gerald | 6/22/2014

Sue Lubeck and The Bookies: 40 years of serving young readers
The Denver Post | William Porter | 3/06/2014

James Patterson Begins Distributing $1 Million to Indie Bookstores
American Bookseller Association | Sydney Jarrard | 2/20/2014

Signed by a famous person! Craig Thompson's Space Dumplins


We have signed copies of Craig Thompson's Space Dumplins! Craig is well-known for his adult graphic novels, Habibi and Blankets—Space Dumplins is his first book for all ages. He recently spoke at a local school and the 4th and 5th graders asked the best questions about life in space, how he hand-drew each page, and of course if he has famous author friends (he does). It's a great story about friendship, family, environmental challenges, and taking care of our complex planet. Perfect for the graphic novel reader on your holiday list! The jokes and wordplay are entertaining for adult readers too. Check out all of his books here.



Know Any Harry Potter Fans?

The new, illustrated Harry Potter is stunning. Come hold and leaf through this gasp-worthy gem. Magic is the new normal!

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