Exclusive Sale Items for Independent Bookstore Day 2017
The folks behind Independent Bookstore Day have curated an awesome list of exclusive custom merchandise that will ONLY be available on Independent Bookstore Day, May 13, 2017 and only at indie bookstores (like us!). We are not allowed to take pre-orders and quantities are extremely limited, so if you’re interested in an item, you’ll just have to do like you do for new Apple products and camp out in front of the shop the night before. Keep in mind that you may be able to find different exclusive items at different local indies, so be sure to visit Garden District Book Shop, Maple Street Book Shop, and Octavia Books as well! If you spend at least $25 on Independent Bookstore Day at any participating book shop, you’ll score a Blackbird Letterpress New Orleans Journal (pictured below). The complete catalog of exclusive custom merchandise available at Tubby & Coo’s on May 13 only is listed below. Happy shopping!
Click here ON MAY 13TH ONLY to get your free audiobook from Libro.fm, our audiobooks partner. The audiobook is The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shatuck, provided by HarperCollins. The audiobook is regularly $27.99, but on May 13th, you can get it for FREE!
On May 13th ONLY, click here and enter the promo code IBD13 (all uppercase) when checking out.
BLACKBIRD LETTERPRESS NEW ORLEANS JOURNAL
EXCLUSIVE INDIE BOOKSTORE DAY CUSTOM MERCHANDISE
A vinyl edition of the bestselling Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, based on the tremendously popular podcast of the same name. This edition features highlights from the audiobook and exclusive commentary from Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor, and Cecil Baldwin. Beautifully packaged with “flypaper” sleeve, the purple vinyl also includes a full-length digital download of the Welcome to Night Vale audiobook performed by Cecil Baldwin, Dylan Marron, Retta, Thérèse Plummer, and Dan Bittner.
Publisher: Harper Collins ISBN: 9780062681485 Retail Price: $24.95 Authors: Joseph Frink & Jeffrey Cranor Specs: 12” x 12” purple vinyl record in sleeve, with free MP3 download
ONLY FIVE (5) AVAILABLE. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
Welcome to the country’s best literary cocktail party. This fun and useful book contains funny anecdotes and witty stories along with cocktail recipes from some of our favorite writers. Learn to make an Old Fashioned with Daniel Handler; discover Julia Glass’s namesake cocktail, the Julia’s Glass; or just sit back and enjoy the simple pleasure of champagne bubbles with Emma Straub.
Publisher: CBD Publishing ISBN: 9780998449913 Retail Price: $16.99 Specs: Paper over board, 5.5” x 8.5”
ONLY THREE (3) AVAILABLE.
This original, black and white drawing by Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess, is inspired by her new activity book You Are Here. The pro-books, pro-reading design is printed on archival, gallery quality paper and can be framed and hung as is or used as a large-format coloring poster. It is not included in You Are Here. Lawson’s two memoirs, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy, were #1 New York Times bestsellers. Her newest book, You Are Here, is part therapy, part humor, part coloring book.
Publisher: Flatiron Books ISBN: 9781250155047 Retail Price: $17.99 Author: Jenny Lawson Specs: 16” x 20”
THESE POSTERS ARE SIGNED BY JENNY LAWSON. ONLY TWO (2) AVAILABLE. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
This handy 100% cotton canvas zippered pouch (perfect for pencils, make up, cash, and other sundries) features portraits of real author dogs like Sparky Patchett and Jennie Sendak. All hand drawn especially for IBD.
Publisher: Out of Print Clothing UPC: 008523509512 Retail Price: $14.00 Illustrator: Caryn Cast Specs: 100% cotton canvas, zipper enclosure, 9” x 6”, Made in the USA
ONLY THREE (3) AVAILABLE.
These cleverly beautiful literary condoms are perfect impulse buys. “Give Me That Darcy” Jane Austen and “Great Expectations” designs available.
Publisher: Booksmith Retail Price: $3.99 Illustrator: Madeline Gobbo ISBN: 9780986396953 Specs: Condoms are lubricated, FDA-certified latex.
ONLY 24 AVAILABLE.
This soft cotton onesie featuring Mo Willems’ wonderful Elephant and Piggie and an encouragement to READ makes the perfect baby gift for bibliophiles. Mo Willems is a three-time Caldecott Honor winner (for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny, and Knuffle Bunny Too), he also won two Geisel Medals and two Geisel Honors for his “Elephant and Piggie” books.
Publisher: Out of Print Clothing UPC: 008523509505 Retail Price: $22 Author: Mo Willems Specs: 100% cotton, size 12 months
ONLY THREE (3) AVAILABLE.
A short story about a girl camping out to see the new Star Wars movie who unexpectedly meets an unlikely someone who might truly understand the way she feels. Charming and romantic. Rainbow Rowell is the award-winning author of the adult novels Attachments and Landline and the YA novels Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Carry On.
Publisher: St. Martin’s ISBN: 9781250147264 Author: Rainbow Rowell Specs: 4.75” x 6.875”, HC Retail Price: FREE
WILL BE GIVEN AWAY AS A FREE PROMO WITH ANY PURCHASE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.