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:

If you're looking for smart new sci-fi, look no further! Ann Leckie's brilliant series, which began with Ancillary Justice and continues with Ancillary Sword, is available for preorder through WORD. 

Preorder Ancillary Sword and get a signed bookplate! Copies will be shipped to arrive on/near the release date, October 7. Personalizations are not currently available. ...

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 order a signed copy right here!

A limited number of signed copies are...

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...

WORD is proud to be the source for signed copies of Damien Echols and Lorri Davis's books.

Signed copies will be available upon request after July 4; personalizations will be available as the authors' schedules permit. Please note "Signed Copy Request" and any other details in the comments field during checkout! Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a...

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

A limited number of signed copies are available! Personalizations are available based on the author's schedule. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a certain date but tend to arrive 1-2 weeks...

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 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).

Signed copies of Vacationers will be available soon! Signed copies of Other...

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...


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!

A limited number of signed copies are available! Personalizations are available based on the author's schedule. Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping;...

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....

WORD is proud to offer signed copies of Brooklyn author Justin Taylor's books! 

His newest book, Flings, will be published on August 19. If you'd like a personalized copy, order before August 12! Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a certain date but tend to arrive 1-2...

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...

Friend-of-WORD Mira Jacob has written a novel -- and you can preorder it right here! 

Signed copies are available! With depth, heart, and agility, debut novelist Mira Jacob takes us on a deftly plotted journey that ranges from 1970s India to suburban 1980s New Mexico to Seattle during the dot.com boom. The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing is an epic, irreverent testimony to the bonds...

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...