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Independent Bookstore Day 2019 Exclusive Items

These are the exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on Independent Bookstore Day, 2019. Not before. Not after. Not online. These items have been made in collaboration between authors, artisans, publishers, and booksellers, to celebrate independent bookstores. 

Adichie Canvas Pouch

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$14. A handy canvas pouch featuring a quote from Chimamanda Ngozo Adichie’s “We Should All be Feminists”.

Charles Bukowski Record

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$24.99. Features exclusive selections and additional material from the Run with the Hunted recording session.

Signed edition of Women Talking

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$24. Fans of Toews’ darkly funny fiction have been waiting for this one. And we have an exclusive signed edition with a redesigned, IBD-only cover.

Signed edition of Adjustment Day


$15.95. Adjustment Day, the author’s fi rst novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society.

Fight Evil, Read Books Pin

$12. The message for our era, brought to you by a special partnership between Pantheon and Out of Print. Show your reader pride and fight evil with this IBD-exclusive!

2019 Bad Citizen Graffiti Stencil


$35. This year’s stencil features a timely quote from Susan Sontag: Courage is as contagious as fear. We certainly hope so.

Signed Ed of Roz Chast & Patricia Marx

$20. This hilarious collaboration between Roz Chast and Patricia Marx is a collection of witty (and real!) pieces of advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx got from her mother. 

What to Eat with What You Read


$16.99. A funny, helpful guide with reading lists, recipes, and menu suggestions from 25 of our favorite authors.

Literary Luminary Pins

$5 each. Show off your favorite authors with these laser-cut wooden pins. An IBD-exclusive from Letter Craft.

Literary Tea Towels

$22. This year’s tea towels feature coffee-centric quotes from Gertrude Stein and Louisa May Alcott

Signed Edition of Man-Eaters

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$12.99. A groundbreaking feminist graphic novel from Chelsea Cain, Lia Miternique & Kate Niemczyk.

Signed Ada Twist w/ patch!

$12.99. A special Independent Bookstore Day exclusive autographed copy of ADA TWIST AND THE PERILOUS PANTS signed by bestselling author Andrea Beaty and a collectible embroidered iron-on patch of stellar scientist Ada Twist!

Signed Maggie Stiefvater Print!


$5.99. An exclusive new print from the Raven Boys universe from bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.

On the Come Up Journal

$9.95. In this full-color illustrated journal, start getting your OWN ideas down and find inspiration!

Signed The Girl Who Drank the Moon

$9.95. An exclusive signed edition of the 2017 Newberry Award winning middle grade novel The Girl Who Drank the
Moon
 (a huge indie favorite)with a set of high- quality vinyl stickers.

Wings of Fire stories

$7.99. This exclusive mini-book contains 2 short stories never before in print, and a letter from Tui Sutherland.

Elmo's New Puppy 

$4.99. This Bookstore Day exclusive is in partnership with Sesame Street Workshop’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.

"Overheard on the Titanic" Print

FREE while supplies last. This clever blackout poem comes from Austin Kleon’s newest book Keep Going.

Atlas Obscura's Literary Wonders

Free while supplies last. A booklover’s mini-guide from the creators of the bestselling Atlas Obscura. A must-have for all readers who wander.

Poems to Keep in Your Pocket

Free while supplies last. A hardcover mini-book of classic poems by Kipling, Wordsworth, Pope, Shakespeare, Dickinson and more.

Flora of Middle Earth Postcard

Free while supplies last. A frame-worthy large postcard from The Flora of Middle Earth.

Grandpa's Ghost Stories Sticker Sheet

Free while supplies last. Each package contains two sheets of stickers from James Flora’s beloved children’s classic Grandpa’s Ghost Stories.