Kirsten Akens knows this city. She’s been a part of this community for 25 years, embedding herself in the culture of Colorado Springs and all it has to offer, from its food to its museums to its gorgeous great outdoors. Now, she’s collected all that knowledge for the rest of us, and put it out in a book.
— Colorado Springs Independent
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100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs before you die


Available now, in local stores and online,
from
Reedy Press

The breathtaking views of Colorado Springs
from the summit of Pikes Peak inspired Katharine
Lee Bates’ unforgettable anthem, “America the
Beautiful.” The city embodies some of the best that
the West has to offer, and any visit to the region will
be full of such inspiring vistas. To maximize your
visit, 100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You
Die
offers insider tips and itineraries for enjoying
the outdoor adventures, restaurants, shopping,
and entertainment in this stunning gem of a city.


Local and looking for my book? Currently available at these locations:

Barnes & Noble: Citadel Mall, 795 Citadel Drive East; Briargate, 1565 Briargate Pkwy. • Poor Richard’s Book Store, 320-324 1/2 N. Tejon StreetRoot Center for Yoga & Sacred Studies, 617 N. 17th St., #200Story Coffee Company, 120 E. Bijou St.Terra Verde, 208 N. Tejon St.

Coming Soon:

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College • Colorado College Bookstore • ProRodeo Hall of Fame

If you’re a local vendor currently stocking my book and you’re not listed here, pop me a note. I’d love to add you!


Autographed copies will be available for purchase at the events listed below,
and through this website beginning mid-May. Thank you for your interest.

Upcoming Author Appearances

Shop With an Author (and Booksigning)
Saturday, May 18, 2-4 p.m.
The Leechpit*, 3020 W. Colorado Ave., Suite A

Booksigning
Sunday, May 19, 1-3 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers — Citadel, 795 Citadel Drive East
Details here.

Booksigning, as a part of the Art on the Streets* 2019 Kick-Off Festivities
Friday, June 7, 5 p.m.
Downtown Colorado Springs
Details to come.

*Featured in book.

ISBN: 9781681061962 • Publisher: Reedy Press, LLC • Publication Date: 5/1/2019
Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 5.5” (w) x 8.5” (h) • $16.00
For wholesale ordering, contact Mischelle Leahy at 314-677-8473 or mleahy@reedypress.com.

Fun. That’s the adjective I would use to describe the book “100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You Die.
— The Mountain Mail