How to Order

You can download our current catalog in PDF format by clicking the link below:

Download Catalog
Requires Adobe Reader

Ordering Online

To  books through our secure online server, just follow these simple steps:

  1. To add a product to your order, click the Add to Cart button on the item’s product page.
  2. This takes you to the shopping cart, where you can then continue shopping or complete your order.
  3. If you continue shopping, when you’re finished shopping, click the VIEW CART or CHECKOUT button.
  4. If you chose View Cart, review your purchases, choose a shipping method if there are options, and when you’re satisfied, click the Proceed to Checkout button.
  5. Enter your billing address and choose a payment method.
  6. Click the Place order button to complete the order.

Order information submitted through this site will be securely transmitted to Sentient Publications for processing.

Ordering Via Phone, Fax or Mail

BY PHONE: Call our order department toll-free at 1-866-588-9846 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., MST to talk to a person).
BY FAX: Simply print out an order form, fill in your purchases, and fax it, along with your credit card information, to 303-381-2538.
BY MAIL: Print out an order form, fill in your purchases, and send it, along with your check, money order, or credit card information to:

Order Department
Sentient Publications
P.O. Box 7204
Boulder, CO 80306


On orders from within the U.S., shipping is free via USPS Media Mail. You can expect to receive your order within about a week. However, Media Mail shipping to Hawaii is not advised as it takes an exceptionally long time (generally much more than a week). Expedited shipping (Priority Mail) is also available at the rate of $4.00 for the first item and $1.00 for each additional item. Items shipping via expedited shipping usually arrive within 2 to 3 business days.

On orders from Canada, shipping is $8.00 for the first item and $2.00 for each additional item. Priority Mail shipping is $17.00 for the first item and $3.00 for each additional item. Priority Mail shipping usually takes 4 to 6 business days.

On orders from Europe, shipping is $14.00 for the first item and each additional item is $4.00. Priority Mail shipping is $20.00 for the first item and $5.00 for each additional item. Priority Mail shipping usually takes 4 to 6 business days.

On orders from anywhere else, shipping is $15.00 for the first item and $5.00 for each additional item.

See the product page for details on shipping costs for our discounted collections.


All orders must be accompanied by payment. Colorado residents will be charged sales tax. We accept checks, money orders, Paypal, and the following credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Online orders may only be completed by credit card or Paypal. When using a credit card you must provide your name as it appears on the card, the card number, expiration date, CVC code, and a telephone number. If you are ordering via mail, checks and money orders are accepted, and should be made out to Sentient Publications. For orders placed through the mail, we do not accept cash. Please remember to include your order form with payment.


Customer Service, Returns and Refunds

Within 30 days of your order shipping date (on packing slip), you may return any of the following items you purchased from Sentient Publications, for any reason, for a full refund (we’ll also refund the shipping cost if the return is a result of our error): any book in its original condition; any unopened (still in its plastic wrap) CD, DVD, cassette tape, or VHS tape. We cannot accept returns of opened items or items returned more than 30 days after the ship date.

For all questions, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-866-588-9846 or fill out our email form.

If You Are a Bookstore

Our books are distributed to the book trade by:



15200 NBN Way
Blue Ridge
Summit, PA 17214

PHONE: 717.794.3800
FAX: 717.794.3828

They are also available through Ingram, Baker & Taylor, New Leaf, Blackwell’s, Follet, Brodart, Quality Books, Unique Books and other book wholesalers.

If You Are a Bookstore in Europe

Our books are distributed in Europe by:

Gazelle Book Services Limited

White Cross Mills

PHONE: +44 (0) 1524 68765
FAX: +44 (0) 1524 63232

If You Are a Non-Bookstore Retail Outlet

Please contact us to discuss terms.

Phone: 303-443-2188 • Fax: 303-381-2538
Contact us by email