Signed Editions

Bookshop Santa Cruz offers autographed copies of many of your favorite books. Please see the listing below for the signed editions we are offering online. Contact our orders department if you have any questions.

Discounts and coupons are not applicable to the signed editions.

You can also browse our list of books you can get signed at upcoming author events.

by Sebastian Abbot
First Edition, First Printing, Signed in Person

We now have signed copies available of The Away Game: The Epic Search for Soccer's Next Superstars, signed in-person by Sebastian Abbot at our in-store event on March 21st, 2018.

Richly reported and deeply moving, The Away Game is set against the geopolitical backdrop of Qatar's rise from an impoverished patch of desert to an immensely rich nation determined to buy a place on the international stage. It is an unforgettable story of the joy and pain these talented African boys experience as they chase their dreams in a dizzying world of rich Arab sheikhs, money-hungry agents, and soccer-mad European fans.


by Michael Zadoorian
First Edition, First Printing, Signed Title Page

We now have signed copies of Beautiful Music available, signed by Michael Zadoorian on the title page.

" A] raucous bildungsroman...Zadoorian touches on white flight, iconic radio stations, and the racial history of Detroit, but remains rooted in protagonist] Danny's transition out of his shell. With its echoes of works by Nick Hornby and Stephen Chbosky, Zadoorian's ebullient novel is full of energy, pain, growth, and great music." --Publishers Weekly


by Jonathan Miles
First Edition, First Printing, Tip-In

We now have signed copies available of Anatomy of a Miracle, signed on a tip-in page by Jonathan Miles.

Brilliantly written as closely observed journalistic reportage and filtered through a wide lens that encompasses the vibrant characters affected by Cameron's story, Anatomy of a Miracle will be read, championed, and celebrated as a powerful story of our time, and the work of a true literary master.


by Laura Lippman
First Edition, Tip-In, Specially Bound

We have signed copies available of Sunburn, signed by Laura Lippman on a specially-bound tip-in page.

"Every time Laura Lippman comes out with a new book, I get chills because I know I am back in the hands of the master. She is simply a brilliant novelist, an unflinching chronicler of life in America right now, and Sunburn is her dark, gleaming noir gem. Read it." -Gillian Flynn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl


by Willy Vlautin
First Edition, First Printing, Specially Bound Title Page

We have signed copies available of Don't Skip Out on Me, signed on a specially-bound title page by Willy Vlautin.

A beautiful, wrenching portrait of a downtrodden man, Don't Skip Out on Me narrates the struggle to find one's place in a vast and lonely world with profound tenderness, and will make you consider those around you--and yourself--differently.


by Seanan McGuire
First Edition, First Printing, Tip-In

We have signed copies available of Beneath the Sugar Sky, signed on a tip-in page by Seanan McGuire.

Beneath the Sugar Sky, the third book in McGuire's Wayward Children series, returns to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children in a standalone contemporary fantasy for fans of all ages. At this magical boarding school, children who have experienced fantasy adventures are reintroduced to the "real" world.


by Justin Spring
First Edition, First Printing, Signed Title Page

We now have signed copies available of The Gourmand's Way, signed by Justin Spring on the title page.

During the thirty-year boom in France following World War II--les Trente Glorieuses--Paris was not only the world's most stylish tourist destination, it was also the world capital of gastronomic genius. In The Gourmands' Way, Justin Spring tells the story of six American writer-adventurers having the time of their lives in the City of Light during this period and, in doing so, transforming the way Americans talk and think about food--and the way they eat.

The six are A. J. Liebling, Alice B. Toklas, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Alexis Lichine, and Richard Olney. The Gourmands' Way is the first book ever to look at these unforgettable figures as a group.


by Melanie Benjamin
First Edition, First Printing, Tip-In

We now have signed copies available of The Girls in the Picture, signed on a tip-in page by Melanie Benjamin.

"One of the pleasures of The Girls in the Picture is its no-males-necessary alliance of two determined females--#TimesUp before its time."--NPR

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford


by Grant Faulkner
First Edition, First Printing, Signed in Person

We now have signed copies of Pep Talks for Writers available, signed by Grant Faulkner at our event at Bookshop Santa Cruz March 8th, 2018. 

Every writer knows that as rewarding as the creative process is, it can often be a bumpy road. Have hope and keep at it Designed to kick-start creativity, this handsome handbook from the executive director of National Novel Writing Month gathers a wide range of insights and advice for writers at any stage of their career. From tips about how to finally start that story to helpful ideas about what to do when the words just aren't quite coming out right, Pep Talks for Writers provides motivation, encouragement, and helpful exercises for writers of all stripes.


by Morgan Jerkins
First Edition, First Printing, Signed in Person

We now have signed copies available of This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America, signed in-person by Morgan Jerkins at our event with her on February 23rd at Bookshop Santa Cruz.

From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins' highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black woman today--perfect for fans of Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me, and Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie's We Should All Be Feminists.




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