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Consignment Fees

Thank you for your interest in the Bookshop Santa Cruz Consignment program! If you have successfully submitted your Registration form for our Consignment Program, or otherwise been in contact with our Consignment specialist about your book, please pay your registration fee for the Consignment Program below.

If you are interested in our Promotional Package, please note that the $75 fee is in ADDITION to the $25 registration fee - if you are signing up a new title for our Consignment Program and would like to register for the Promotional Package as well, please add both fees to your cart. The Promotional Package cannot be purchased for a title that unless that title had the registration fee paid for it. However, the promotional package can be purchased at a later date. 

PLEASE NOTE: Our Consignment Program is designed primarily for authors local to the Santa Cruz County area. If you are an author from outside the area who is interested in this program, please contact our Consignment specialist at with information about your book, and why you would like it on the shelves at Bookshop Santa Cruz, to discuss your options.


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  • There is a one time $25 handling fee for consignment books.
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz typically pays 60% for a consignment book.
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz will initially take 5 copies of the book.
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz agrees to display books left here on a consignment basis for 6 months.
  • During that period, Bookshop may contact the consignor to request
    additional quantities for sale. Bookshop will pay the consignor for
    items sold on a monthly basis.
  • At the end of the consignment period, Bookshop may send any unsold
    books and any remaining payment accrued from book sales to the address
    provided by the consignor (paid by initial handling fee).
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz will only pay for items that were sold. Damaged
    or stolen items are the sole financial responsibility of the consignor.

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Registration in the consignment program is also required, if you are just signing up and want the promotional package, your total will be $100.   

The additional promotional package for consignment titles offers:

  • Your book featured for at least two weeks in our New & Recommended section in the center aisle of the store.
  • Your book will be listed in our email newsletter, sent to 5,000+ customers.
  • Your book eill be listed on the Featured Local Authors page of our website for at least 60 days.
  • We will place a shelftalker with your book to high light it on the shelf.
  • Customers will be able to buy your book online for the entire time it is in stock at Bookshop.

We will contact you via email for the additional materials needed to complete this package.

This product is only to be purchased by customers who have already been in contact with our consignment specialist. If you have not yet discussed your book with us, please email