Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Bookstores across the nation will be participating in Independent Bookstore Day, a country-wide celebration of books and independent bookstores on April 27.

Join Tattered Cover as we celebrate the 5th Annual Independent Bookstore Day! Shop the Independent Bookstore Day exclusives while enjoying cake and punch, participate in one of our themed workshops, including a Sesame Street themed activity for the little ones, and test your literary knowledge with Book Battles Trivia. As if that wasn’t enough, customers may pick up an Independent Bookstore Day Passport, from Metro Area Tattered Cover location, beginning at noon on Friday, April 26, 2019. On Saturday, April 27, 2019, customers may bring passports to any Metro Area Tattered Cover location for a stamp. Customers with stamps from all four Tattered Cover locations; Aspen Grove, Colfax Avenue, Historic Lodo, and Union Station, will receive a surprise gift from Tattered Cover and be entered to win a $250 Tattered Cover gift card. No purchase necessary to win, not valid at DIA locations. Surprise gift will be distributed at the main cash register of each Tattered Cover location. Gift card drawing will take place the week of May 6, 2019. Gift card winner will be notified by email.

 

Colfax Avenue Event Schedule

● 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Make and take book binding workshop, hosted by Vera Benschop Studio
● 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Sesame Street Make Your Own Little Golden Book activity
● 11:00 am - 11:45 am - Book Battles Trivia, hosted by Kales of Kales Korner
● 10:00 am - 12:00 Noon - Cake and punch

 

Historic LoDo Event Schedule

● 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm - Make and take graphic novel workshop, hosted by Pop Culture Classroom
● 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm - Sesame Street Make Your Own Little Golden Book activity
● 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm - Book Battles Trivia, hosted by Kales of Kales Korner
● 12:00 Noon - 2:00 pm - Cake and punch

 

Aspen Grove Event Schedule

● 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - All ages writing workshop, hosted by Lighthouse Writers and Tiffany Quay Tyson
● 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Sesame Street Make Your Own Little Golden Book activity
● 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm - Book Battles Trivia, hosted by Kales of Kales Korner
● 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Cake and punch

 

 Exclusive, limited edition products (quantities are limited):

 

EXCLUSIVE SIGNED EDITION
MAN-EATERS VOL. 1
CHELSEA CAIN, LIA MITERNIQUE & KATE NIEMCZYK

A groundbreaking feminist graphic novel from Chelsea Cain, Lia Miternique & Kate Niemczyk. From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the first story arc (#s 1-4) of the unconventional coming-of-age tale--including the informative survival handbook, “CAT FIGHT! A BOYS’ GUIDE TO DANGEROUS CATS” and all-new never-beforepublished extras!
About the author: Chelsea Cain is the author of 12 books, including six NYT bestselling Gretchen Lowell thrillers. Cain’s novel, One Kick, was turned into the 12-episode television series, Gone, starring Chris Noth and Leven Rambin, debuting in the US this fall. Chelsea’s first comic book series, Mockingbird, was nominated for an Eisner for Best Writing and Best New Series.
About the illustrators: Kate Niemczyk is a Polish comic book artist and illustrator with experience in the video game and advertisement industries. Her first comic publication was Marvel’s Mockingbird, which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Writing (Chelsea Cain) and Best New Series.
Lia Miternique is an illustrator and graphic designer. She has illustrated books and designed book jackets for Chronicle and Bloomsbury. She owns Avive Design in Portland, Oregon and her clients include a wide variety from arts organizations to health care to Nike. This is her first comic series.

$12.99

WHAT TO EAT WITH WHAT YOU READ
A GUIDE FOR BOOK CLUBS AND
OTHER LITERARY GATHERINGS

A companion to last year’s IBD bestseller The Book Club Journal, comes this funny, helpful guide with reading lists, recipes, and menu suggestions from 25 of our favorite authors.
Authors include: R.O. Kwon, Amy Stewart, Jess Walter, Leni Zumas, Vanessa Hua, Carmen Maria Machado, Christopher Moore, Amy Bloom, Min Jin Lee, Catherine Lacey, Georgia Clark, Joshilyn Jackson, Roxane Gay, Sofija Stefanovic, Lisa Halliday, Meg Mitchell Moore, Robin Sloan, Susan Wiggs, Ottessa Moshfegh, Katherine Quinn, Mary Roach, Jennifer Chiaverini, Christine Baker Kline, Jennifer Egan.

$16.99

EXCLUSIVE SIGNED EDITION OF
ADJUSTMENT DAY

CHUCK PALAHNIUK

This IBD-only special edition will be published on Independent Bookstore Day, 3 days before the official paperback release. Adjustment Day, the author’s first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society.
About the author: Chuck Palahniuk is the best-selling author of eighteen fi ctional works, including Fight Club, Invisible MonstersSurvivorChoke, Lullaby, Diary, Haunted, RantPygmy, TellAllDamned, Doomed, Beautiful You and, most recently, Make Something Up.  

$15.95

EXCLUSIVE, SIGNED EDITION
WHY DON’T YOU WRITE MY EULOGY NOW SO I CAN CORRECT IT?
PATRICIA MARX & ROZ CHAST

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. Our exclusive edition is signed with a special IBD-only jacket.
About the author: Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and is the author of several books. Marx was the fi rst woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.
About the illustrator: Roz Chast has loved to draw cartoons since she was a child growing up in Brooklyn. She attended Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Painting because it seemed more artistic. However, soon after graduating, she reverted to type and began drawing cartoons once again.

$20.00

EXCLUSIVE ON THE COME UP JOURNAL WITH BOUND-IN AUTHOR LETTER
ANGIE THOMAS

In this full-color illustrated journal, start getting your OWN ideas down and find inspiration in a letter from Thomas and quotes from On the Come Up! Author Angie Thomas is known for characters who learn the power of their own voices and, in speaking out, change the community and world around them. But whether it’s Starr from The Hate U Give, Bri from On the Come Up, or Angie herself—it all starts with the ideas.

 

“Write for yourself and nobody else.”
—ANGIE THOMAS

 

About the author: Angie Thomas made her debut with the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning novel The Hate U Give. A former teen rapper who holds a BFA in creative writing, Angie was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi. 

$9.95

EXCLUSIVE SIGNED EDITION
THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON
WITH FREE VINYL STICKERS

KELLY BARNHILL

We have an exclusive signed edition of the 2017 Newberry Award winning middle grade novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon (a huge indie favorite). The regular paperback releases at the same time. The IBD edition also includes a set of highquality  vinyl stickers.
About the author: Kelly Barnhill lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. She is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the 2017 John Newbery Medal for the year’s most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, and the Texas Library Association Bluebonnet Award, and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award, the SFWA Andre Norton Award, and the PEN/USA literary prize. 

$9.95

EXCLUSIVE, SIGNED EDITION
ADA TWIST AND THE PERILOUS PANTS
WITH FREE IRON-ON ADA PATCH

ANDREA BEATY

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 are the perfect gifts for curious readers everywhere and fans of The Questioneers!
About the author: Andrea Beaty is the bestselling author of The Questioneers, including picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer; Ada Twist, Scientist; and Iggy Peck, Architect and chapter books Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters and Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (April 2019); as well as the novels Dorko the Magnificent and Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies. She writes children’s books in her home outside Chicago.
About the illustrator: David Roberts has illustrated many books including The Questioneers: Rosie Revere, Engineer; Ada Twist, Scientist; Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters and Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants. He lives in London. 

$12.99

EXCLUSIVE
ELMO’S NEW PUPPY

LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK

 

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

$4.99

WINGS OF FIRE STORIES
TUI T. SUTHERLAND

This exclusive mini-book contains 2 short stories never before in print, and a letter from Tui.
About the author: In addition to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Wings of Fire series, Tui T. Sutherland is the author of several books for young readers, including Spirit Animals: Against the Tide, the Menagerie trilogy, the Pet Trouble series, and three books in the bestselling Seekers series (as part of the Erin Hunter team). In 2009, she was a two-day champion on JEOPARDY! She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two adorable sons, and one very patient dog.

$7.99

ADICHIE CANVAS POUCH
CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

A handy canvas pouch featuring a quote from Chimamanda Ngozo Adichie’s “We Should All be Feminists”.
About the author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Americanah, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of The New York Times Top Ten Best Books of 2013. Her 2012 talk We Should All Be Feminists started a worldwide conversation about feminism and was published as a book in 2014.

$14.00

THE 2019 BAD CITIZEN GRAFFITI STENCIL:
COURAGE IS AS CONTAGIOUS AS FEAR
FROM SUSAN SONTAG

Every year we create our signature “Bad Citizen” Graffiti Stencil to highlight the authors and the words that push us to think, read, and be disruptive when necessary. This year’s stencil features a timely quote from Susan Sontag: Courage is as contagious as fear. We certainly hope so.
About the author: Susan Sontag was the author of four novels, including In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for Fiction; a collection of stories; several plays; and seven works of nonfi ction. She died in New York City on December 28, 2004.

$35.00

EXCLUSIVE
CHARLES BUKOWSKI VINYL RECORD
CHARLES BUKOWSKI

Features exclusive selections and additional material from the Run with the Hunted recording session. This is real Bukowski in his real
voice, sandpaper and all. In 1993, the year before he died, Bukowski recorded and published selections from his classic Run with the Hunted. This exclusive vinyl edition features these selections along with additional material from that recording session including candid conversations between Bukowski, his wife Linda Lee Bukowski, and his producer. This is a true must-have for the Bukowski fan.
About the author: Charles Bukowski is one of America’s best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. This album is a companion to the forthcoming On Drinking, the newest book in the Bukowski series that includes On Writing, On Cats, and On Love.

$24.99

LITERARY TEA TOWELS
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT & GERTRUDE STEIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

$22.00

LITERARY LUMINARY PINS

Show off your favorite authors with these laser-cut wooden pins. An IBD-exclusive from Letter Craft.
The authors:
Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays including The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; and The Robber Bride, Cat’s Eye, and the seminal The Handmaid’s Tale – now an acclaimed TV series.

Born in 1924 in New York City, James Baldwin published the 1953 novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, going on to garner acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity. Other novels included Giovanni’s Room, Another Country and Just Above My Head as well as essay works like Notes of a Native Son and The Fire Next Time.
 

Neil Gaiman is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics, as well as an author whose work crosses genres and reaches audiences of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama for kids, teens and adults. His books include Norse Mythology, American Gods, Fortunately, TheMilk; and Anansi Boys.
 

Toni Morrison is a Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, editor and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, exquisite language and richly detailed African American
characters who are central to their narratives. Among her best-known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, Beloved, Jazz, Love and A Mercy. Morrison has earned a plethora of book-world accolades and honorary degrees, also receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

$5.00

SIGNED PRINT
FROM MAGGIE STIEFVATER

About the author: Maggie Stiefvater is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. The first book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven Boys, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and the second book, The Dream Thieves, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. The third book, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, received five starred reviews. The final book, The Raven King, received four. She is also the author of the bestselling books Shiver, Linger, Forever, and Sinner. Her novel The Scorpio Races was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. Her latest book was All the Crooked Saints. She is also an artist and musician. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. 

$5.99

ATLAS OBSCURA’S LITERARY WONDERS
JOSHUA FOER, DYLAN THURAS, ELLA MORTON

 

A booklover’s mini-guide from the creators of the bestselling Atlas Obscura. Discover secret libraries, esoteric books, and sites famous literary works and happenings. A must-have for all readers who wander.
About the authors: Joshua Foer is the cofounder and chairman of Atlas Obscura. He is also the author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, a bestseller published in 33 languages, and a forthcoming book about the world’s last huntergatherers.
Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura. Ella Morton is a New Zealand-born, Australian-raised, Brooklynbased writer, focusing on overlooked aspects of history and culture. 

FREE

“OVERHEARD ON THE TITANIC” PRINT
AUSTIN KLEON

This clever blackout poem comes from Austin Kleon’s newest book Keep Going. About the author: Austin Kleon is the New York Times bestselling author of three illustrated books: Steal Like An Artist, Newspaper Blackout, and Show Your Work! His work has been translated into over twenty languages. The New York Magazine called his work “brilliant,” The Atlantic called him “positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet,” and The New Yorker said his poems “resurrect the newspaper when everybody else is declaring it dead.” 

FREE

POEMS TO KEEP IN YOUR POCKET

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

FREE

 

GRANDPA’S GHOST STORIES STICKER SHEETS
JAMES FLORA

Each package contains two sheets of stickers from James Flora’s beloved
children’s classic Grandpa’s Ghost Stories.
About the author: James Flora, best known for his distinctive and idiosyncratic album cover art for RCA Victor and Columbia Records during the 1940s and 1950s, was also a prolific commercial illustrator from the 1940s to the 1970s and the author/ illustrator of 17 popular children’s books.

FREE

FLORA OF MIDDLE EARTH POSTCARD
GRAHAM JUDD

A frame-worthy large postcard from The Flora of Middle Earth. The natural landscape plays a major role in nearly all of Tolkien’s major works, and readers have come to view the geography of this fictional universe as integral to understanding and enjoying Tolkien’s works. Nearly all of the plants are real species, and many of the fictional plants are based on scientifically grounded botanic principles.
About the illustrator: Graham Judd holds an MFA in printmaking and received a Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Printmakers at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. He currently teaches at Augsburg College and Minneapolis College of Art and Design. 

FREE