#SignedBookSundays Presents Buying Signed Books in Quarantine Times: Support Indie Bookstores & Authors

Crushed on by kelly, on April 26, 2020, in Feature, Future releases / 4 Comments

#SignedBookSundays Presents Buying Signed Books in Quarantine Times: Support Indie Bookstores & Authors

You may know that both Christy and I have always been on the hunt for buying signed books, we even run a bookstagram challenge called #SignedBookSundays to share our appreciation for signed books!

Lately we have been shouting about buying books in these times and supporting indie bookstores and especially supporting these new releases…so I decided I should merge powers of my obsession with signed books and put all this information in one place. For the good of bookstores!

If the book also has a pre-order incentive we will also link out to that as well. We are including pre-order incentives that come with bookplates, because those are signed books!

Remember not all stores can handle personalizations due to limited staff and social distancing, so if I stated add personalization in the notes it is just in case you do want it personalized and the store can meet that requirement.

In these times please be patient and remember you are supporting local businesses, authors – and you may just get a SIGNED book, and no harm in that! Some also do not allow personalization and that is also cool and I won’t add that language if I know in advance.

What I do when I am ordering I put in the notes/comments section something like this if I would love my copy personalized and their instructions do not let me know if they are accepting that extra level of signing:
“I would please like a signed copy & if you are taking personalizations please sign to Kelly. Thank you!”

ALSO of note: Most of these signed books are happening as preorders only – the authors usually planing ahead to be the safest and prepared and only signing the orders they have received in time for their release. Some may sign some extra stock so if you are ordering on release day be sure to check with the store first — or don’t be sad when it comes unsigned — remember you are supporting a small indie business & the author!

We will update this post as often as we can, but if we are missing a signed book leave us a comment!


Signed Editions

*Already Released*

Want to look at all the books previously released that I highlighted in case you can still order from those stores? Please contact each store, as their stock may be different, but most authors flat sign a few extra copies for the store to sell after the release day pre-orders. Expand the hidden already released books here (includes mostly May/June).

See already released titles here

We are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian

You can buy a signed & personalized copy at White Whale Bookstore with FREE SHIPPING! While supplies last.


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We Are the Wildcats

by Siobhan Vivian
on March 31, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 368
IndieBound
Goodreads

This YA novel is told from seven perspectives and spans 24 hours, following the ultra-competitive Archibald High School's girls' field hockey team. The story begins when the newest varsity roster is announced, and follows an all-night annual tradition of hazing and team bonding, concluding as the girls take the field for their first scrimmage against a rival team.




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May 5th


Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky

You can pre-order signed & possibly personalized copies from Mysterious Galaxy – Please indicate in the ORDER COMMENTS field you want a signed & personalized copy of Last Girls. Be sure to include the name you would like the author to inscribe. All signed/personalized orders are due May 16th. OR/and you will get a signed bookplates and many other incentives & prizes no matter where you pre-order! See all details here!


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Last Girls

by Demetra Brodsky
Published by: Tor Teen
on May 5, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 368
IndieBound
Goodreads

Demetra Brodsky's Last Girls is a twisting, suspenseful YA thriller about sisterhood, survival, and family secrets set in the world of doomsday prepping.

No one knows how the world will end.

On a secret compound in the Washington wilderness, Honey Juniper and her sisters are training to hunt, homestead, and protect their own.

Prepare for every situation.

But when danger strikes from within, putting her sisters at risk, training becomes real life, and only one thing is certain:

Nowhere is safe.




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The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

You can pre-order a signed & personalized copy from Brazos and A Room of One’s Own! OR you can pre-order from anywhere and still get these awesome pre-order incentive (see below) enter enter the grand prize so submit receipts here!


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The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly

by Jamie Pacton
Published by: Page Street Kids
on May 5, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 385
IndieBound
Goodreads

Moxie meets A Knight’s Tale as Kit Sweetly slays sexism, bad bosses, and bad luck to become a knight at a medieval-themed restaurant.

Working as a wench―i.e. waitress―at a cheesy medieval-themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly dreams of being a knight like her brother. She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and desperately needs the raise that comes with knighthood, so she can help her mom pay the mortgage and hold a spot at her dream college.

Company policy allows only guys to be knights. So when Kit takes her brother’s place and reveals her identity at the end of the show, she rockets into internet fame and a whole lot of trouble with the management. But the Girl Knight won’t go down without a fight. As other wenches join her quest, a protest forms. In a joust before Castle executives, they’ll prove that gender restrictions should stay medieval―if they don’t get fired first.




Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Signed copies can be purchased from the international bookstores Forbidden Planet and Illumicrate – these two stores have their own edition as well.
AND Amie & Jay have also sent bookplates to the following stores which also are hosting their virtual tour:
Politics & Prose
Brookline Booksmith
RJ Julia Independent Bookstore (limit 100 copies)


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Aurora Burning (The Aurora Cycle #2)

by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
Published by: Knopf Books for Young Readers
on May 5, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Sci-Fi
Pages: 512
IndieBound
Goodreads

Our heroes are back… kind of. From the bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files comes the second book in the epic series about a squad of misfits, losers, and discipline cases who just might be the galaxy’s best hope for survival.
First, the bad news: an ancient evil—you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal—is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They’ve just got to take care of a few small distractions first.
Like the clan of gremps who’d like to rearrange their favorite faces.
And the cadre of illegit GIA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be, who’ll stop at nothing to get their hands on Auri.
Then there’s Kal’s long-lost sister, who’s not exactly happy to see her baby brother, and has a Syldrathi army at her back. With half the known galaxy on their tails, Squad 312 has never felt so wanted.
When they learn the Hadfield has been found, it’s time to come out of hiding. Two centuries ago, the colony ship vanished, leaving Auri as its sole survivor. Now, its black box might be what saves them. But time is short, and if Auri can’t learn to master her powers as a Trigger, the squad and all their admirers are going to be deader than the Great Ultrasaur of Abraaxis IV.
Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts, inappropriately tight bodysuits, and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion’s most unforgettable heroes—and maybe the rest of the galaxy as well.




The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Updated to signed bookplate. Buy a signed & personalized copy from Books Inc! Be sure to put signed copy & personalization requests in the comments section!


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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea

by Maggie Tokuda-Hall
Published by: Candlewick Press
on May 5, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 368
IndieBound
Goodreads

A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic.
Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew. For Flora, former starving urchin, the brutal life of a pirate is about survival: don’t trust, don’t stick out, and don’t feel. But on this voyage, as the pirates prepare to sell their unsuspecting passengers into slavery, Flora is drawn to the Lady Evelyn Hasegawa, who is en route to a dreaded arranged marriage with her own casket in tow. Flora doesn’t expect to be taken under Evelyn’s wing, and Evelyn doesn’t expect to find such a deep bond with the pirate Florian.
Soon the unlikely pair set in motion a wild escape that will free a captured mermaid (coveted for her blood, which causes men to have visions and lose memories) and involve the mysterious Pirate Supreme, an opportunistic witch, and the all-encompassing Sea itself.




Keep It Together Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence 

Pre-Order a signed copy from Bank Square Books – “If you would like Debbi Michiko Florence to personalize the book, please make a note in the Comments field during checkout.” AND if you do order from here you will get swag and are entered to win a grand prize! See all the details at Bank Square Books!


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Keep It Together, Keiko Carter

by Debbi Michiko Florence
Published by: Scholastic Press
on May 5, 2020
Genres: Middle Grade, Contemporary
Pages: 304
IndieBound
Goodreads

Fans of Lauren Myracle and Wendy Mass are sure to fall head-over-heels for this sweet story about first crushes, friendship drama, and finding the courage to stand up for yourself.

Seventh grade is supposed to be a game changer. And Keiko thinks she's got it covered, especially with Audrey and Jenna by her side to shop for a new look, pick out a prime lunch spot, and even hit up that cute new bubble tea place after school. Her trio is ready to tackle life as they always have...together.

But when Audrey decides they need boyfriends before Fall Ball, it looks like things may be changing in all the wrong ways. Jenna is sick of caving in to Audrey's demands, and soon Keiko's besties are barely talking, leaving her caught in the middle. While she's been dreaming about triple-dates, first kisses, and a boy she really shouldn't have a crush on, the friendship she's always thought was rock-solid is beginning to crumble.

Keiko feels pulled in two directions. Should she try to help her friends-even if it means losing one of them-or follow her heart? When it comes to flirting, friendships, and fallouts, how is Keiko supposed to keep it all together?




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May 12th


By the Book by Amanda Sellet

Pre-order By the Book from The Raven Book Store and get a SIGNED copy and get a bookmark & sticket too! Plus one lucky winner will win a grand prize!


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By the Book

by Amanda Sellet
Published by: HMH Books for Young Readers
on May 12, 2020
Pages: 384
Goodreads

As a devotee of classic novels, Mary Porter-Malcolm knows all about Mistakes That Have Been Made, especially by impressionable young women. So when a girl at her new high school nearly succumbs to the wiles of a notorious cad, Mary starts compiling the Scoundrel Survival Guide, a rundown of literary types to be avoided at all costs.
Unfortunately, Mary is better at dishing out advice than taking it—and the number one bad boy on her list is terribly debonair. As her best intentions go up in flames, Mary discovers life doesn’t follow the same rules as fiction. If she wants a happy ending IRL, she’ll have to write it herself.






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May 15th


This Coven Won’t Break by Isabel Sterling

Pre-order by 5PM EST May 15th by calling local B&N Dewit, NY, at 315-449-2948; Tell the bookseller you want a signed (& personalized) pre-order of TCWB, pay over the phone, provide shipping address, and confirm.


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This Coven Won't Break (These Witches Don't Burn, #2)

by Isabel Sterling
Published by: Razorbill
on June 2, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Paranormal, GLBTQIA+
Pages: 304
IndieBound
Goodreads

In this gripping, romantic sequel to These Witches Don't Burn, Hannah must work alongside her new girlfriend to take down the Hunters desperate to steal her magic.
Hannah Walsh just wants a normal life. It's her senior year, so she should be focusing on classes, hanging out with her best friend, and flirting with her new girlfriend, Morgan. But it turns out surviving a murderous Witch Hunter doesn't exactly qualify as a summer vacation, and now the rest of the Hunters seem more intent on destroying her magic than ever.

When Hannah learns the Hunters have gone nationwide, armed with a serum capable of taking out entire covens at once, she's desperate to help. Now, with witches across the country losing the most important thing they have—their power—Hannah could be their best shot at finally defeating the Hunters. After all, she's one of the only witches to escape a Hunter with her magic intact.

Or so everyone believes. Because as good as she is at faking it, doing even the smallest bit of magic leaves her in agony. The only person who can bring her comfort, who can make her power flourish, is Morgan. But Morgan's magic is on the line, too, and if Hannah can't figure out how to save her—and the rest of the Witches—she'll lose everything she's ever known. And as the Hunters get dangerously close to their final target, will all the Witches in Salem be enough to stop an enemy determined to destroy magic for good?



May 19th


Talk Nerdy to Me (Bookish Boyfriends #3) by Tiffany Schmidt

Pre-order signed (and personalized) copy from Doylestown Bookshop AND you get a free copy of either of the first 2 books in paperback!!


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Talk Nerdy to Me

by Tiffany Schmidt
Published by: Amulet Books
on May 19, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Retellings
Pages: 336
IndieBound
Goodreads

Eliza takes center stage in this swoon-worthy third installment of the Bookish Boyfriends series

Eliza Gordon-Fergus is an expert rule-follower. She has to be; her scientist parents dictate her day-to-day decisions, and forbid her from dating. Which is why she finds Curtis Cavendish maddening. He’s never punished for his class clown antics―and worse, his mischief actually masks brilliance. Like, give-Eliza-a-run-for-valedictorian brilliance.

When Eliza reads Frankenstein for English class, she’s left feeling more like an experiment than a daughter. Curtis agrees to trade her Anne of Green Gables under one condition: She has to beat him at the science fair. Eliza knows they’re supposed to be competing, but the more time they spend together, the more she realizes she’s in over her head. Because one thing’s certain about Curtis: He makes Eliza want to break all the rules.



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May 26th

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner

Pre-order from Schuler Books and in the comment section put you want a personalized copy and whom to inscribe it to!

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Something to Talk about

by Meryl Wilsner
Published by: Berkley
on May 26, 2020
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance, GLBTQIA+
Pages: 336
IndieBound
Goodreads

A showrunner and her assistant give the world something to talk about when they accidentally fuel a ridiculous rumor in this debut romance.

Hollywood powerhouse Jo is photographed making her assistant Emma laugh on the red carpet, and just like that, the tabloids declare them a couple. The so-called scandal couldn't come at a worse time--threatening Emma's promotion and Jo's new movie.

As the gossip spreads, it starts to affect all areas of their lives. Paparazzi are following them outside the office, coworkers are treating them differently, and a "source" is feeding information to the media. But their only comment is "no comment".

With the launch of Jo's film project fast approaching, the two women begin to spend even more time together, getting along famously. Emma seems to have a sixth sense for knowing what Jo needs. And Jo, known for being aloof and outwardly cold, opens up to Emma in a way neither of them expects. They begin to realize the rumor might not be so off base after all...but is acting on the spark between them worth fanning the gossip flames?




June 2nd


Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert

You can pre-order a signed & personalized copy from River Dog Book Co & be sure to submit your receipt for cool pre-order incentives!


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Conventionally Yours (True Colors, #1)

by Annabeth Albert
on June 2, 2020
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, GLBTQIA+
Pages: 320
IndieBound
Goodreads

When two "big name fans" go head-to-head at a convention, love isn't the only thing at stake.
Charming, charismatic, and effortlessly popular, Conrad Stewart seems to have it all...but in reality, he's scrambling to keep his life from tumbling out of control.
Brilliant, guarded, and endlessly driven, Alden Roth may as well be the poster boy for perfection...but even he can't help but feel a little broken inside.
When these mortal enemies are stuck together on a cross-country road trip to the biggest fan convention of their lives, their infamous rivalry takes a backseat as an unexpected connection is forged. Yet each has a reason why they have to win the upcoming Odyssey gaming tournament and neither is willing to let emotion get in the way―even if it means giving up their one chance at something truly magical.



June 9th

Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams

If you pre-order Agnes from any indie bookstore and submit your receipt you will receive and exclusive enamel pin! AND a signed bookplate and other swag which is available to pre-orders from anywhere. See all the details here!


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Agnes at the End of the World

by Kelly McWilliams
on June 9, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopian
Pages: 432
IndieBound
Goodreads

The Village meets Octavia Butler's After the Fire in this unique, voice-driven novel from Kelly McWilliams.
Agnes knows she loves her home of Red Creek—its quiet, sunny mornings, its dusty roads, and its God. There, she cares tirelessly for her younger siblings and follows the town's strict laws. What she doesn't know is that Red Creek is a cult, controlled by a madman who calls himself a prophet.
Then Agnes meets Danny, an Outsider boy, and begins to question what is and isn't a sin. Her younger brother, Ezekiel, will die without the insulin she barters for once a month, even though medicine is considered outlawed. Is she a sinner for saving him? Is her sister, Beth, a sinner for dreaming of the world beyond Red Creek?
As the Prophet grows more dangerous, Agnes realizes she must escape with Ezekiel and leave everyone else, including Beth, behind. But it isn't safe Outside, either: A viral pandemic is burning through the population at a terrifying rate. As Agnes ventures forth, a mysterious connection grows between her and the Virus. But in a world where faith, miracles, and cruelty have long been indistinguishable, will Agnes be able to choose between saving her family and saving the world?



June 16th

The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae

You can buy a signed & personalized copy from Tattered Cover! Be sure to put info in the Order Comments Section!!


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The Kinder Poison (The Kinder Poison, #1)

by Natalie Mae
Published by: Razorbill
on June 16, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 416
IndieBound
Goodreads

Perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Holly Black, this enthralling fantasy adventure follows a teenage girl chosen to be the human sacrifice in a deadly game between three heirs who will do anything for the crown.
Zahru has long dreamed of leaving the kingdom of Orkena and having the kinds of adventures she’s only ever heard about in stories. But as a lowly Whisperer, her power to commune with animals means that her place is serving in the royal stables until the day her magic runs dry.
All that changes when the ailing ruler invokes the Crossing: a death-defying race across the desert, in which the first of his heirs to finish—and take the life of a human sacrifice at the journey’s end—will ascend to the throne and be granted unparalleled abilities.
With all of the kingdom abuzz, Zahru leaps at the chance to change her fate if just for a night by sneaking into the palace for a taste of the revelry. But the minor indiscretion turns into a deadly mistake when she gets caught up in a feud between the heirs and is forced to become the Crossing’s human sacrifice. Zahru is left with only one hope for survival: somehow figuring out how to overcome the most dangerous people in the world.



June 23rd

Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee

Pre-order from any retailer and get a signed bookplate, bookmark & character cards submit here! Support your local indie or add it onto an order from another one of these shops! That’s what I did!


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Forest of Souls (Shamanborn, #1)

by Lori M. Lee
Published by: Page Street Kids
on June 23, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 400
IndieBound
Goodreads

Danger lurks within the roots of Forest of Souls, an epic, unrelenting tale of destiny and sisterhood, perfect for fans of Naomi Novik and Susan Dennard.

Sirscha Ashwyn comes from nothing, but she’s intent on becoming something. After years of training to become the queen’s next royal spy, her plans are derailed when shamans attack and kill her best friend Saengo.

And then Sirscha, somehow, restores Saengo to life.

Unveiled as the first soulguide in living memory, Sirscha is summoned to the domain of the Spider King. For centuries, he has used his influence over the Dead Wood—an ancient forest possessed by souls—to enforce peace between the kingdoms. Now, with the trees growing wild and untamed, only a soulguide can restrain them. As war looms, Sirscha must master her newly awakened abilities before the trees shatter the brittle peace, or worse, claim Saengo, the friend she would die for.



Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi

Order signed & personalized copies from Rakestraw books! See more details here.


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Rebel Spy

by Veronica Rossi
Published by: Delacorte Press
on June 23, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Historical Fiction
Pages: 368
IndieBound
Goodreads

A reimagining of the story behind Agent 355--a New York society girl and spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War--perfect for fans of Tatiana de Rosnay's Sarah's Key and the novels of Julie Berry.
Rebellious Frannie Tasker knows little about the war between England and its thirteen colonies in 1776, until a shipwreck off her home in Grand Bahama Island presents an unthinkable opportunity. The body of a young woman floating in the sea gives Frannie the chance to escape her brutal stepfather--and she takes it.
Assuming the identity of the drowned Emmeline Coates, Frannie is rescued by a British merchant ship and sails with the crew to New York. For the next three years, Frannie lives a lie as Miss Coates, swept up in a courtship by a dashing British lieutenant. But after witnessing the darker side of the war, she realizes that her position gives her power. Soon she finds herself eavesdropping on British officers, risking everything to pass information on to George Washington's Culper spy ring as agent 355. Frannie believes in the fight for American liberty--but what will it cost her? Inspired by the true "355" and rich in historical detail and intrigue, this is the story of an unlikely New York society girl turned an even unlikelier spy.



June 30th

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

You can buy a signed copy from Riverstone Bookstore! And be sure to turn in your receipt to the pre-order incentive that includes a donation to find missing kids.


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I Killed Zoe Spanos

by Kit Frick
Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books
on June 30, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller
Pages: 384
IndieBound
Goodreads

For fans of Sadie and Serial, this gripping thriller follows two teens whose lives become inextricably linked when one confesses to murder and the other becomes determined to uncover the real truth no matter the cost.
What happened to Zoe won’t stay buried…
When Anna Cicconi arrives to the small Hamptons village of Herron Mills for a summer nanny gig, she has high hopes for a fresh start. What she finds instead is a community on edge after the disappearance of Zoe Spanos, a local girl who has been missing since New Year’s Eve. Anna bears an eerie resemblance to Zoe, and her mere presence in town stirs up still-raw feelings about the unsolved case. As Anna delves deeper into the mystery, stepping further and further into Zoe’s life, she becomes increasingly convinced that she and Zoe are connected—and that she knows what happened to her.
Two months later, Zoe’s body is found in a nearby lake, and Anna is charged with manslaughter. But Anna’s confession is riddled with holes, and Martina Green, teen host of the Missing Zoe podcast, isn’t satisfied. Did Anna really kill Zoe? And if not, can Martina’s podcast uncover the truth?
Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, Kit Frick weaves a thrilling story of psychological suspense that twists and turns until the final page.



July 7th


The Crow Rider (The Storm Crow #2) by Kalyn Josephson

Pre-order a signed copy from Kepler’s! You can also submit for the pre-order incentive no matter where you pre-order from – submit details here!

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The ​Crow Rider (The Storm Crow, #2)

by Kalyn Josephson
Published by: Sourcebooks Fire
on July 7, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 352
IndieBound
Goodreads

Princess Thia, her allies, and her crow, Res, are planning a rebellion to defeat Queen Razel and Illucia once and for all. Thia must convince the neighboring kingdoms to come to her aid, and Res’s show of strength is the only thing that can help her.
But so many obstacles stand in her way. Res excels at his training, until he loses control of his magic, harming Thia in the process. She is also pursued by Prince Ericen, heir to the Illucian throne and the one person she can’t trust but can’t seem to stay away from.
As the rebel group prepares for war, Res’s magic grows more unstable. Thia has to decide if she can rely on herself and their bond enough to lead the rebellion and become the crow rider she was meant to be.



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July 14th


The Fell of Dark by Caleb Roehrig

Pre-order a signed copy from The Book Cellar!! Caleb is still working out the details but put the note in your order comments that you want a signed copy!


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The Fell of Dark

by Caleb Roehrig
on July 14, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Pages: 336
IndieBound
Goodreads

The only thing August Pfeiffer hates more than algebra is living in a vampire town. Located at a nexus of mystical energy fields, Fulton Heights is practically an electromagnet for supernatural drama. And when a mysterious (and annoyingly hot) vampire boy arrives with a cryptic warning, Auggie suddenly finds himself at the center of it. An ancient and terrible power is returning to the earthly realm, and somehow Auggie seems to be the only one who can stop it.





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July 21st


Jennifer Strange by Cat Scully

You can pre-order a signed copy from Copper Dog Books! *As of this time there are going to be signed bookplates – hopes are to be physically signed.


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Jennifer Strange

by Cat Scully, Scully
on July 21, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Graphic Novel, Horror
Pages: 288
IndieBound
Goodreads

When her father disappears, Jennifer Strange moves in with her estranged sister Liz in Savannah, Georgia, one of the most haunted places in the United States. When the ghosts begin to tear Jennifer and Liz's lives apart, the sisters must learn to trust each other again if they hope to uncover the truth about their family history. If they can’t sort out their differences, they’ll not only destroy the veil between the living and the dead, but fall into the hands of a rival family that wants them dead.

Cat Scully's illustrations bring the ghosts and demons of her fictional world to eerie and beautiful life, harkening back to the style of SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK and Ransom Riggs' MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN.




Splinters of Scarlet by Emily Bain Murphy

You can pre-order a signed copy from Main Street Books! Be sure to add you want a signed/peronalized copy in the order notes!


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Splinters of Scarlet

by Emily Bain Murphy
Published by: HMH Books for Young Readers
on July 21, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fantasy
Pages: 400
IndieBound
Goodreads

Enchantée meets Downton Abbey in this atmospheric YA historical fantasy set in nineteenth-century Denmark, where secrets can kill and magic is a deadly gift.

For Marit Olsen, magic is all about strategy: it flows freely through her blood, but every use leaves behind a deadly, ice-like build-up within her veins called the Firn. Marit knows how dangerous it is to let too much Firn build up—after all, it killed her sister—and she has vowed never to use her thread magic. But when Eve, a fellow orphan whom Marit views like a little sister, is adopted by the wealthy Helene Vestergaard, Marit will do anything to stay by Eve’s side. She decides to risk the Firn and uses magic to secure a job as a seamstress in the Vestergaard household.

But Marit has a second, hidden agenda: her father died while working in the Vestergaards’ jewel mines—and it might not have been an accident. The closer Marit gets to the truth about the Vestergaard family, the more she realizes she and everyone she’s come to love are in danger. When she finds herself in the middle of a treacherous deception that goes all the way up to the king of Denmark, magic may be the only thing that can save her—if it doesn’t kill her first.



August 18th

The Faithless Hawk by Margaret Owens

Order a signed copy from Third Place Books – please note in the comments you are ordering a signed copy and this is only available for PREORDERS. You can also submit for the pre-order offer which includes character cards as an added gift for purchasing from Third Place Books!



The Stitchers by Lorien Lawrence

You can buy signed stock of this new middle grade horror/mystery that is perfect for your fall spooky reads lists at RJJulia.



Vicious Spirits (Wicked Fox 2) by Kat Cho

You can preorder signed copies from Books of Wonder! They have their own listing for signed copy, so please use the link and check carefully. Kat’s website says personalization available, but just from my experience with BoW sometimes this doesn’t happen so if that is a deal breaker for you – please keep in mind. Plus cute preorder incentive!


August 25th

Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram

You can preorder a signed copy from The Raven Bookstore! As always, put in the comments section you want a signed copy. There is also a preorder incentive you can submit here!


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Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest

Pre-order from Books Are Magic will be signed!




Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Order a signed and personalized copy from Brookline Brooksmith! Be sure to add a name for personalization in the order comments! Then don’t forget to enter the pre-order incentive!



Traitor by Amanda McCrina

You can order signed copies of Traitor from Bound Books TN! You must call the bookstore to purchase as of now — (615) 656-5345. Also, sign up for the launch event!



The Nemesis (The Diabolic 3) by SJ Kincaid

You can preorder a signed & personalized copy from Keplers books! Be sure to leave an order note or comment for your personalization.





September 1st

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

If you preorder Cemetery Boys from your choice retailer, may I recommend Bookshop if you don’t have a favorite indie, and submit your proof of purchase you will get a signed bookplate and more!

Cemetery Boys PreOrder Campaign



Gold Wings Rising by Alex London

You can preorder a signed copy from Children’s Book World and join the virtual launch event with Marie Lu!





The Bridge by Bill Konigsberg

You can preorder a signed copy of The Bridge from Changing Hands Bookstore and register for the online event & receive a sticker!





The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

You can preorder a signed and/or personalized copy of The Inheritance Games from Best of Books *or* order from Blue Willow Bookshop and receive a signed bookplate.



Majesty: American Royals 2 by Katherine McGee

Preorder a signed and/or personalized copy from Blue Willow Bookshop as well! Please be sure to leave instructions in the comments section of your order. Submit here for the preorder incentive information.



As the Shadow Rises Katy Rose Pool

You can preorder a signed copy and join the virtual event from Kepler’s Books! Also there is an enamel pin preorder incentive!



Fable by Adrienne Young

Preorder a signed and or personalized copy of Fable from Malaprop’s Bookstore! For personalization use the order comments field to provide the name to which the book should be autographed.

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Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin

You can order signed and or personlized copies from Wild Geese Bookshop!



We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

You can order from any retailer and get a signed bookplate, poster, and bookmark – but if you order from Books Inc you’ll get 6 special character bookmarks!



Queen of Volts by Amanda Foody

Preorder signed copies through Porter Square Books!

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September 8th

The Summer of Everything by Julian Winters

Pre-order direct from Interlude Press and receive a bookplate and a free digital copy before release day!



The Other Side of the Sky by Amie Kauffman & Meagan Spooner

You can preorder from 3 different bookstores to get a signed bookplate and be sure to submit for the character art incentive! Here is the link to the book from Books of Wonder.


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More Happy Than Not Deluxe Edition by Adam Silvera

You can preorder signed and or personalized copies from BookSoup!


Iron Heart by Nina Verla

You can order signed & or personalized copy from The Ripped Bodice (if you order after 9/1/2020 you order will ship after 9/16/20, a week after release day – so please be aware but buy your signed copies!)


September 15th

Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

You can preorder a signed copy from Main Street Books! And submit your receipt for the preorder incentive here!

#SignedBookSundays Presents Buying Signed Books in Quarantine Times: Support Indie Bookstores & Authors

Surrender Your Sons

by Adam Sass
Published by: Flux
on September 15, 2020
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 392
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Connor Major’s summer break is turning into a nightmare.

His SAT scores bombed, the old man he delivers meals to died, and when he came out to his religious zealot mother, she had him kidnapped and shipped off to a secluded island. His final destination: Nightlight Ministries, a conversion therapy camp that will be his new home until he “changes.”

But Connor’s troubles are only beginning. At Nightlight, everyone has something to hide from the campers to the “converted” staff and cagey camp director, and it quickly becomes clear that no one is safe. Connor plans to escape and bring the other kidnapped teens with him. But first, he’s exposing the camp’s horrible truths for what they are— and taking this place down.




Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Preorder a signed copy of Legendborn from Quail Ridge Books! While supplies last you will get a complimentary preorder poster with your order!


Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro

Order a signed and/or personalized copy from Books Are Magic by September 8th!!! There is also an incentive to enter!



K-Pop Confidential by Stephan Lee

Preorder a signed and or personalized copy by September 8th from Books Are Magic!



Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp

All preorders of Even If We Break are eligible for a signed bookplate & more! You just must submit your receipt here!



Who I Was With Her by Nita Tyndall

Preorder a signed copy from Flyleaf Books!

https://twitter.com/NitaTyndall/status/1299492207032893441?s=20


September 22nd

Far From Normal by Becky Wallace

Preorder from any store, may we recommend Becky’s favorite indie Blue Willow Books, or our BookShop, and submit your receipt and get a signed & personalized bookplate as well as more goodies!



A Curse of Gold by Annie Sullivan

Preorder from any retailer, our Bookshop link if you need it, and then submit for preorder incentives which includes a signed bookplate!



The Silvered Serpents by Roshani Chokshi

You can buy a signed copy from Square Books!


September 29th

Crownchasers by Rebecca Coffindaffer

You can preorder a signed copy of Crownchasers from the Raven Bookstore and you get all these preorder goodies too! Open until 10/5!


Skyhunter by Marie Lu

Preoder signed and/or personalized copies from Once Upon a Time Bookstore! And if you live nearby you can do a drive thru signing!

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEkCDHIDYbk/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link



Crush (Crave #2) by Tracy Wolff

Pre-order a signed copy from Book People! Be sure to put in your order comments you want a signed (or personalized copy)!


October 6th


Girl on the Run by Abigail Johnson

Preorder Girl on the Run by Abigail Johnson from Changing Hands bookstore for a signed & personalized copy as well as special preorder gifts read more here!!




One Way or Another by Kara McDowell

Order a signed and/or personalized copy of One Way or Another from Changing Hands bookstore!




Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

You can preorder a signed and or personalized copy from The BookMark! And there is a preorder incentive here for any purchase that includes a signed bookplate!


Broken Wish by Julie C. Dao

Check out the events page to see which stores have signed copies available!


October 13th

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater & Morgan Beem

You can preoder copies of Swamp Thing with special signed and or personalized bookplates from One More Page books.


Storm the Earth by Rebecca Kim Wells

Preorder a signed copy of this anticipated sequel from Porter Square Books!


Everything I Thought I Knew by Shannon Takaoka

Preorder a signed copy from Book Passage and get all the preorder incentives (including bookplate when bought elsewhere!).



Beyond the Ruby Veil by Mara Fitzgerald

Preorder a signed copy from Square Books!


A Golden Fury by Samantha Cohoe

You can preorder a signed & personalized copy from Mysterious Galaxy! Deadline is October 22nd & shipping is going to be further delayed as well due to the author not being local -so be advised.

There may be signed copies from Book Bar as well (still unsure how at this time as there is no book buying option I can find.)


October 20th

Among the Beasts & Briars by Ashley Poston


October 27th

10th Anniversary Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

The only signed/personalized copies will be available from Malaprops bookstore!

November 3rd

Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Signed bookplates are available from virtual tour stops which require the purchase of the book. There is also a cute enamel pin preorder incentive too!

The Camelot Betrayal by Kiersten White

You can preorder a signed & personalized copy from Mysterious Galaxy and receive some preorder goodies too! Other orders can submit for a bookplate! DEADLINE 11/5 (release date 11/10)!



November 10th

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow will be available to preorder a signed copy on October 5th from Run For Cover bookstore!


Love & Olives (Love & Gelato 3) by Jenna Evans Welch

Preorder a signed/personalized copy from The King’s English & while you are there be sure to sign up for the virtual launch party!

Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett

Preorder a signed copy of Chasing Lucky from Little Shop of Stories!


Rent a Boyfriend by Gloria Chao

Get a bookmark and bookplate from select indie bookstores which you can find by expanding this tweet!


November 17th

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

You can preorder from any retailer, may we recommend our Bookshop, and then while supplies last you can get all this!


November 24th

Ruinsong by Julia Ember

Preorder a signed/personalized copy from Third Place Books!



November 30th

Those Who Prey by Jennifer Moffett

You can preorder a signed/personalized copy of Those Who Prey from Pass Books!


December 1st

The Ballad of Ami Miles by Kristy D. Alley

Preoders for signed copies can be purchased through Burkes Books!


A Sky Beyond the Storm by Sabaa Tahir

Looks like almost each virtual event will have signed copies of the newest book, and there are different levels of purchasing. I recommend going through each event to see which store you prefer to attend virtually and get a signed book from!



Day One by Kelly deVos

Preorder a signed/personalized copy from Changing Hands! Be sure to put in the order comments you want a signed copy and to whom.



Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy by Melissa de la Cruz

Preorder Never After by Melissa de la Cruz from any retailer and get a signed bookplate & sticker by submitting proof here.



December 15th

Warmaidens by Kelly Coon

Preorder a signed/personalized copy from The Oxford Exchange and use shipping code “COON” to get it shipped free anywhere in the US.  Also, submit for the preorder incentive as well!



This is How We Fly by Anna Meriano

You can preorder a signed copy from Brazo’s Bookstore!


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January 12th 2021

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Pre-order a signed first edition of Concrete Rose from Lemuria Books! No word on personalization, but this is the her local indie, so it doesn’t hurt to put it in the comments section JIC!


January 19th 2021

We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal

You can preorder a signed/personalized copy from Interabang Books! You can also order Book 1 We Hunt the Flame but they will be signed & shipped together after release day!

Cast in Firelight by Dana Swift

You can order a signed/personalized copy from Books & Books!

February 9th 2021

As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper

Preoder from any retailer, As Far As You’ll Take Me by Phil Stamper by Feb 9th and you will receive a designed signed bookplate, two stickers, and a bonus chapter – submit proof here!

March 2nd 2021

The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Preorder a signed copy from Birchbark Books!


March 9th 2021

It’s Kind of a Cheesy Love Story by Lauren Morrill

Preorder a signed copy from The Bookshelf!


June 22nd 2021

Witchshadow by Susan Dennard

You can preorder a signed copy of this beauty from Schuler Books! Be sure to save those receipts for the preorder campaign.



August 3rd 2021

Dangerous Play by Emma Kress

You can preorder a signed copy from Northshire Bookstore (with free shipping!) and save those receipts for a campaign coming in the spring of 2021.







We will try and keep updating this page with more offers! Feel free to leave a comment if you know of more signed books! I tried to do the leg work for y’all but that doesn’t mean we are responsible for these books, signed copies, or any liability. Please contact the shops if you have more questions.



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