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Preorder Promotion

Order some of the most highly anticipated releases of the season from Bookshop Santa Cruz, and you could win them all! For each book below that you preorder, you will be entered into a raffle to win the whole set. Preorders must be prepaid. Winner will be announced November 15th, just in time for the holidays! See our preorders for kids books here.

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death Cover Image
By Caitlin Doughty, Dianne Ruz (Illustrator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393652703
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 10th, 2019

Preorder your copy of Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs by Caitlin Doughty from Bookshop Santa Cruz, and receive a signed first edition copy of the book, and an exclusive enamel "Caitlin" pin. Preorders must be prepaid. Books and pins can be picked up starting September 10th.


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The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385543781
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nan A. Talese - September 10th, 2019

Preorder your copy of The Testaments: A Novel, Margaret Atwood's brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale from Bookshop Santa Cruz, and receive a Bookshop exclusive button (while supplies last). "Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in." —Margaret Atwood Preorders must be prepaid. Books and buttons (while supplies last) can be picked up starting Tuesday, September 10th.


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On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982129910
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 17th, 2019

#1 international and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, makes the case for a Green New Deal—explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.


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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

Preorder your copy of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett from Bookshop Santa Cruz to secure your signed first edition. Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go. Preorders must be prepaid. Signed first edition books can be picked up starting August 27th.


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Year of the Monkey Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780525657682
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

From Patti Smith, the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.


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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


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Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive  Industry on Earth Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525575474
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Crown - October 2019

With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe, revealing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas along the way, and drawing a surprising conclusion about how and why the Russian government hacked the 2016 U.S. election.


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Ninth House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250313072
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

Preorder your copy of Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo from Bookshop Santa Cruz to secure your signed first edition.  Ninth House is the long-awaited adult debut by the beloved author of Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows. Leigh Bardugo will take her place alongside Lev Grossman and Deborah Harkness as one of the finest practitioners of literary fantasy writing today.  Preorders must be prepaid. Signed first edition books can be picked up starting October 8th.


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The Beautiful Ones Cover Image
By Prince
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399589652
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 29th, 2019

The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of Prince, one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death


A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9781250066213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Minotaur Books - August 27th, 2019

On our shelves now! Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec in the latest novel by #1 New York Timesbestselling author Louise Penny.