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Would you like to order a signed book? We are happy to help you with that!

We have the great good fortune of having many published writers in the Upper Valley region who are willing to stop by and sign books, and we can always arrange to have a visiting author personalize a book even if you are not able to attend the reading.

Ordering signed copies is easy. You may either call us at (802) 649-1114, email us at or order the book online here. If you decide to order on this website, please be sure specify that you would like the book to be signed in the 'Comments' field when you are checking out your Shopping Cart.

If you would like a special message to be included with the signature, please let us know what you would like it to be. We do not need specific wording, just the name and a general idea of what you are looking for. (Eg. "for Joe for his 40th Birthday" or "just a signature, no inscription")

Thank you!

(Please note: The list is organized by date of publication with the most recent books at the top.)


The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair Cover Image
By S. S. Taylor, Katherine Roy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781940450209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: McSweeney's - September 23rd, 2014

Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous and presumed dead explorer Alexander West. Why did Alexander leave the maps behind, and why are government agents so determined to seize them?

The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon Cover Image
By S. S. Taylor, Katherine Roy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781938073717
Availability: Backordered
Published: McSweeney's - December 3rd, 2013

The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon is an exciting new adventure novel for middle grade readers!

Make way for the Wests -- Zander, Kit and MK -- three orphans living in the near future when computers and electricity have failed. Determined to find out what happened to their father on his last expedition, they have to lay low so evil government officials won’t discover that they no longer have adult supervision. Then a mysterious stranger hands Kit half a map -- one of their father’s -- and the West’s set off to discover where the map leads.
We are happy to arrange to have Sarah sign a book for you.

Little Island Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425266359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley Publishing Group - September 3rd, 2013

By the water
Have fun "
These are Joy's grandmother's last words left behind on a note. A note that Joy's mother, Grace, has interpreted as instructions for her memorial service. And so, the far-flung clan will gather at their inn on Little Island, Maine, to honor her.

The River of No Return Cover Image
ISBN: 9781606844564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Egmontusa - September 24th, 2013

In the jungles of the Maya, the Death Lords are on the warpath. Can video-gaming, pizza-loving Max Murphy and Lola, his modern Maya sidekick, save the world one more time? Not if they can't get past the zombie army, the mutant cave spiders, and some very dark family secrets.

Also available in electronic book format (ISBN 978-1-60684-270-6)

The End of the World Club Cover Image
ISBN: 9781606843079
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Egmontusa - February 28th, 2012

As the end of the Mayan calendar approaches, fourteen-year-old Max Murphy and his friend Lola, the modern Maya girl who saved his life in the perilous jungle, are racing to outwit the twelve Lords of Death.

Her Sister's Shadow Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425241745
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley Publishing Group - June 7th, 2011

An emotionally powerful debut about two sisters who reconnect after nearly forty years of estrangement.

Middleworld Cover Image
ISBN: 9781606840719
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Egmont USA - April 27th, 2010

Fourteen-year-old Max Murphy is looking forward to a family vacation. But his parents, both archaeologists and Maya experts, announce a change in plan. They must leave immediately for a dig in the tiny Central American country of San Xavier. Max will go to summer camp. Max is furious. When he's mysteriously summoned to San Xavier, he thinks they've had a change of heart.