About The Crowded Bookshelf

The Crowded Bookshelf is an independent online and pop-up bookstore based in Fort Collins, CO that provides books for readers of all ages. We sell new, used, audio, and e-books, bookmarks, buttons, and other bookish items. Genres we specialize in include scifi/fantasy (adult and YA), romance (adult and YA), death & dying, popular science, human sexuality, and nature writing. 

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We host in-person and virtual events for both local, national, and international (thanks to our virtual platform!) authors. Our store values partnering with and supporting local businesses and non-profit organizations with our events whenever possible.

The store is founded, owned, and operated by Renee Becher. Renee has seven years of bookselling experience, four of which she spent managing events. She received her BA in Creative Writing from Colorado State University and is a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute. 

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All inquiries can be sent to thecrowdedbookshelffc@gmail.com.

Happy Reading!