Signed & Personalized Books

We work with many of our NYC author friends to provide fans with signed copies of their favorite books! Currently, we are taking pre-orders for signed and personalized copies of the following books:

Want a signed copy of the new short story collection from your favorite writer/director/actor/comedian? We can help with that!

Signed copies are available immediately! Make sure to put "Signed Copy Request" in the comments of your order! Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail...

Got a hankering for a bona fide, rags-to-riches New York story? Brendan Jay Sullivan has the book for you! Also known as DJ VH1, he is a writer, producer, and DJ best known for his work with Lady Gaga. His work appears in Esquire, Vice, and Interview in the States and L'Optimum and L'Officiel Hommes in France, and WORD is delighted to be the...

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack follows up her trio of hits (Losing It, Faking It, and Finding It) with All Lined Up, a thrilling first novel in an explosive series bursting with the Texas flavor, edge, and steamy romance of Friday Night Lights -- and you can preorder a signed, personalized copy right here!

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The rumors are true! Cory Doctorow has written a graphic novel with illustrator Jen Wang, and you can preorder a copy signed by Doctorow right here.

Preorder your signed copy of In Real Life and get it on/near the release date, October 14! If you'd like it personalized, please let us know to whom you'd like it signed in the comments field. Books shipped via...

Dagmara Dominczyk

Actress and newly-minted author Dagmara Dominczyk has been a supporter of WORD for many years, and we're thrilled to finally be able to return the favor and be the source for signed copies her debut novel, The Lullaby of Polish Girls!

“The Lullaby of Polish Girls is a striking and vivid debut novel, absolutely buzzing with energy. Dagmara Dominczyk’s freshly observed story...

Local author and WORD friend Dave Roman has a new book coming out! We've been happily following the adventures of the Astronaut Academy since Zero Gravity, and can't wait for the new adventures. Since we know you feel the same, we're happy to be able to offer you a chance to order signed copies!

Preorders are now closed,  but...

Where to get signed copies of the wonderful E. Lockhart's books? Why, right here! 

Preorder your signed copy of We Were Liars and get it on/near the release date, May 13! If you'd like it personalized, please let us know to whom you'd like it signed in the comments field. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped...

Eloisa James is the New York Times best-selling author of Regency romance novels, as well as a beautiful new memoir. She's a staff favorite here at WORD (her fairy-tale rewrites are one of the main reasons that Jenn reads romance novels) and we're delighted to be the source for signed copies of her books!

You can order any of the books listed as On Our Shelves below and we will ship you a signed copy!

For personalizations: Please specify the name of the person to whom the...

WORD is happy to provide signed copies of local Jersey City author Emily Croy Barker's debut novel, The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic!

"A marvelous plot, clever dialogue, and complex characters distinguish The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic. . . . Fun, seductive, and utterly engrossing." —Deborah Harkness, author of the All Souls Trilogy

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We've been fans of Emily St. John Mandel's work since her debut novel, and can't wait for her newest!

Preorder your signed copy of Station Eleven and get it on/near the release date, September 9! If you'd like it personalized, please let us know to whom you'd like it signed in the comments. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books...

Author Emma Straub, Brooklyn local and WORD friend, would absolutely love to sign books for you. You can choose from the fabulous short story collection Other People We Married, her novel Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, or her forthcoming novel The Vacationers (coming May 2014).

Preorder your copy of The Vacationers now, and it will be shipped out to you on/near the release date...

NAIBA Book of the Year Award and Indie Choice Honor award winner Gayle Forman wants YOU ... to have signed copies of her new book! (And some fun goodies.)

After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, Just One Year is Willem's story, picking up where Just One Day ended. His story of their year of quiet longing and near misses is a perfect counterpoint to Allyson's own as Willem undergoes a transformative journey, questioning his path, finding love, and...

Jami Attenberg

Author Jami Attenberg is not only local and a staff favorite, but an occasional bookseller for us as well, and we're delighted to be the source for signed copies of her books!

Her newest novel, The Middlesteins, has garnered rave reviews from everyone who has read it, including Jonathan Franzen: "The Middlesteins had me from its very...

WORD is proud to announce that you can pre-order signed copies of Jennifer Gilmore's new novel, The Mothers! A moving novel about a couple’s journey trying to adopt, it follows Jesse and Ramon, a loving couple who, after years trying to get pregnant, turn to adoption only to discover that the process far more labyrinthine than they ever could have imagined.

A.M. Homes calls The Mothers...


Calling all crafty types! Get your signed copy of WORD favorite and local author Jessica Pigza's new book, BiblioCraft.

There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, Jessica Pigza loves to share. In BiblioCraft, Pigza hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop projects based...

There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting a debut novel out there, and we're proud to be the source of signed preorders for Julia Fierro's Cutting Teeth!

Preorder your copy now and receive it on/near the release date, May 13 2014! If you'd like your book personalized, let us know to whom in the comments. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be...

Julie Klam

Need signed copies from NYC's own Julie Klam, rescuer of dogs and writer of hilarious and bestselling memoirs? Of course you do! And WORD is delighted to help you out with that.

In her new memoir, Friendkeeping, Klam shares with us her experiences with, advice on, and insight into some of the most meaningful and enjoyable relationships in our lives: our friendships....

While she now lives in the wilds of Maine, we still consider Kate Christensen a local author. (As is only proper for the author of a novel set at the Astral!) We're proud to carry copies of her book, and can't wait for her newest. 

Signed copies are available. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via...

Brooklyn's own Marie-Helene Bertino, author of the staff favorite Safe as Houses, has a new book coming out! Preorder her novel 2 a.m. at the Cat's Pajamas, and we'll get it signed and personalized for you! 

2 a.m. at the Cat's Pajamas will be shipped out to you on/near the release date, August 5, 2014! Signed copies of Safe as...

WORD is proud to be able to offer signed copies of Maya Rodale's books! Maya has written numerous historical romance novels (our favorites are the Writing Girls books -- historical ladies with jobs!) as well as Dangerous Books for Girls. 

We have signed copies of Seducing Mr. Knightly. For ages it seems advice columnist Annabelle Swift has loved Derek Knightly,...

Michelle KnudsenGreenpoint is home to many children's authors, and we are delighted to announce that we can hook you up with signed and personalized copies from one of our favorites, award-winner Michelle Knudsen.

We almost always have signed copies on hand, and Michelle would be happy to personalize for you! Please let us know if you would like it inscribed to someone in particular in the...

Paul PopeNYC is chockful of artistic talent, including internationally acclaimed designer/author and multiple Eisner winner Paul Pope. His newest series, Battling Boy, follows a young demigod in his quest to save the children of Acropolis from a shadowy underworld -- and you can get signed copies from WORD!

Preorder your copy of The Rise of Aurora West now and get it on or near the...

Peter BrownWe will read anything and everything that local author/artist Peter Brown puts his name on. His books are staff favorites here at the store, and we're delighted to announce that we're now the source for signed and personalized copies! If you haven't already met Lucy the Bear (of Children Make Terrible Pets) or thrilled to the amazing illustrations in Creepy Carrots, there's no...


We couldn't be prouder to be the exclusive purveyor of signed and personalized copies of Sarah MacLean's fantastic novels! Several of our staff are obsessed with her books, so we're glad to do our part to spread the obsession ever further.

Signed copies are available! Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped...

Sarah McCarry (whom you may know from her blog the rejectionist and through her work on Guillotine, a chapbook series dedicated to revolutionary nonfiction) is a long-time supporter of WORD, and we are delighted to be the home of signed copies of her novels All Our Pretty Songs and Dirty Wings (coming out July 15, 2014). Jenn and Molly both are big fans of...