Malaprop's often hosts the launch event for authors and their books. We sometimes have special autograph arrangements with authors. We do not charge extra for autographed books. Click on the titles below for details on special offers.
Captain America: The Ghost Army by Alan Gratz; illustrated by Brent Schoonover: Book available 1/3/23 (new date). This is an original graphic novel, appropriate for ages 8+. Preorder with us to receive a signed or personalized copy (signed by Alan)! A hardcover edition will also be available.
Bushwhacking by Jennifer McGaha: Book available 2/7/23. From the author of Flat Broke with Two Goats comes a writing memoir to help you find your way. Preorder with us to receive a signed or personalized copy. Malaprop's will also donate 15% of the pre-tax purchase price to Conserving Carolina, for all copies purchased between 11/18 and 2/15!
Enly and the Buskin' Blues by Jenny Liu: Book available 2/7/23. The YA author of Girls on the Line and Like Spilled Water turns to a younger audience. Enly wants to go to band camp to take after his late musician father. But there are obstacles along the way for him to reach his goal. For ages 8+. Preorder with us to receive a signed or personalized copy. For personalization requests, please use the order comments field to specify to whom the book should be signed (ex. "To Kendra").
The Strange by Nathan Ballingrud: Book available 3/21/23. Preorder with us to receive a signed or personalized copy!
Love Your Mother by Mallory McDuff: Book available 4/11/23. Preorder with Malaprop's to receive a signed or personalized copy!
Ab(solutely) Normal: Short Stories That Smash Mental Health Stereotypes, edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Rocky Callen: Book available 4/11/23. This collection of 16 short stories includes new author voices; for ages 12+. Preorder with us to receive a signed or personalized copy (by Nora Carpenter).
Cursed by Marissa Meyer: Book available 11/8/22. The YA queen of reimagined fairy tales concludes her Gilded duology. Order with us to receive a signed copy and an art print (while supplies of both last). Because of the art print, Cursed must be mailed Priority, not Media Mail. For ages 12 +.
The Runestone Saga: Children of Ragnarok by Cinda Williams Chima: Book available 11/8/22. Signed copies available now. If you missed the hybrid launch event, you can view the recording on YouTube here.