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The best way to experience all that the Read Queen Bookstore & Cafe offers is to come visit us in person.  Enjoy a walkthrough of our store to learn more of what we are all about.


The best way to experience all that the Read Queen Bookstore & Cafe offers is to come visit us in person.  Enjoy a walkthrough of our store to learn more of what we are all about.


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Our Cafe is Perfect Any Time of Day! Whether you have a favorite or are adventurous and want to try something new, our Cafe has the perfect beverage for you!

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Our Cafe is Perfect Any Time of Day! Whether you have a favorite or are adventurous and want to try something new, our Cafe has the perfect beverage for you!

SEE OUR MENU HERE

What’s in a name?

“So, how do you pronounce ‘Read Queen’ – is it ‘Red‘ Queen or ‘Reed‘ Queen?”

Well, just as the Queen herself says:

I love to read, the Queen she said, and in so doing I am well read.”

So the pronunciation is ‘red’ as a book must be ‘read’ in order to be a used book. It’s also an homage to The Red Queen of Lewis Carroll’s classic Through the Looking-Glass (the follow up to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), two of our favorite books.

In a quote all too fitting to our current times, Carroll’s Red Queen says “Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!

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R - Black Cake E - Steak and Artickokes P - Rustling Leaves board game O - Apples Never Fall R - School for Good Mothers…it’s such a good read T - Chai Tea Latte

We’ve been doing some remodeling! We’re making room for a bigger fridge for our cafe. Stop by for a latte and check out our new renovations❤️

#booksta #bookstagram #booktok #books #bookstore #indiebookstore #localbusiness #smallbusiness #oldtownlafayette #oldtownlafayettecolorado #lafayetteco #lafayettecolorado #colocal #coloradolocal #localbookstore #womenownedbusiness #coloradosmallbusiness #coloradolocalbusiness #reader #localcafe #bookstoresaredestinations #thefutureisindie #indiebooks #booksbooksbooks #booksandcoffee #renovation
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Stop in today and pick up a @splashngofarm heirloom tomato plant for $7 while supplies last! Perfect for the mom with a green thumb!

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