Bookends is a legendary New Jersey Landmark!   We are known for our incredible author events and have hosted well over 
1,000 authors in the past 15 years!

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Can't make a signing?
 We take phone orders for signed copies.  
Call now at 201-445-0726!

Appearing authors will only autograph books purchased at Bookends and must have valid Bookends Receipt.

Availability & pricing for all autographed books subject to change.
First In Line Certificate use is the the discretion of Bookends. Blackout dates may apply. 
Bookends cannot guarantee that the books that are Autographed will always be First Printings.
Autographed books purchased at Bookends are non-returnable.

While we try to ensure that all customers coming to Bookends' signings will meet authors and get their books signed, we cannot guarantee that all attendees will meet the author or that all books will be signed.  We cannot control inclement weather, author travel schedules or authors who leave prematurely.

Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ   07450   201-445-0726

Missed one of our events?  We have Signed Books from some of our recent signings. Call the store to order 201-445-0726.
For our entire listing of signed books, at the top of the page click the signed books tab.

211 East Ridgewood Ave.  Ridgewood, NJ  07450  Thank You for 32 Years!
     Tel: (201)445-0726

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More Upcoming Events

Chris Jericho
6 time WWE Heavyweight Champion
Wed., August 30th @ 6:00pm

Jonathan & Drew Scott
HGTV's Property Brothers
Tues., Sept. 5th @ 7:30pm
Event at BergenPAC

James & Sue Patterson
New York Times Bestselling Author
Thursday, September 7th @ 6:00pm

Lisa Lillien
Hungry Girl
Thurs., Sept. 7th @ 7:00pm
Event at the Women's Club of Ridgewood

Anthony Sullivan
Pitch Man for OxiClean Brand
Thursday, Sept. 14th @ 6:00pm

Brad Meltzer
NYT Bestselling Author
Tues., October 3rd @ 7:00pm

Terry Virts
Astronaut and Commander of Int'l Space Station for over 200 days there!
Thursday,October 5th @ 6:00pm

Melissa Ben-Ishay
Founder of Baked by Melissa
Sunday, October 8th @ 2:00pm

Valerie Bertinelli
TV Actress 7 Food Newtork Star
Tues, October 10th @ 6:00pm

Ed Asner 
Television Legend & Emmy Award Winner
Tues., October 10 @ 7:30pm 

Ron Chernow
Biographer of HAMILTON,
Keynote Speaker for Morristown Festival of Books
Friday, October 13th @ 7:30pm

And more to come...stay tuned!

James & Sue Patterson
Thursday, September 7th @ 6:00pm
New York Times Bestselling Author, James Patterson, and Co-author, Sue Patterson
will sign their new books:
Each person attending must purchase one or more books
ADVANCE book purchase from BOOKENDS required for each person attending events, prior to event date. Order online at or call
Events Sell out! Please Order now!

The Scott Brothers House Party with 
Jonathan & Drew Scott
Tuesday, Sept. 5th @ 7:30 pm
An interactive "Anything Goes"evening 
Event location: BergenPAC, 
30 North Van Brunt Street, 
Englewood,NJ   07631


All tickets include a copy of Jonathan and Drew’s new memoir, It Takes Two: Our Story.

Chris Jericho
Wednesday, August 30th @ 6:00pm
Six time WWE World Heavyweight Champion and New York Times Bestselling Author, will sign his new book:  No Is A Four Letter Word
With book purchase will sign 1 piece of memorabilia per person.
Each person attending must purchase one or more books
Come Meet
Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien!

Thursday, September 7th@ 7:00pm (Doors Open at 6:00pm)
$30.00 Per person Includes New Book,
Talk/Q & A/Book Signing/Photo
Food Samples of Lisa's New Recipes
1 Signature Cocktail & Vendor Give Aways and more!

Reservations Required
Register Here

Held at and Co-hosted by: Women's Club of Ridgewood
215 West Ridgewood Avenue,
 Ridgewwood, NJ 07450

No refunds
Terry Virts
Thursday, October 5th@ 6:00pm
Astronaut Pilot on Space Shuttle :Endeavour and Commander of Int'l Space Station and spent over 200 days there!
 Terry Virtswill sign his new book:
View From Above

HGTV, BergenPAC & BOOKENDS present:
Anthony Sullivan 
Thursday, September 14th @ 6:000pm
Leading Pitchman for OxiClean brand, Anthony Sullivan, will sign his new book:
Brad Meltzer & Christopher Eliopoulos
Tuesday, October 3rd @ 7:00pm
New York Times Bestselling Author & Illustrator, Brad Meltzer & Christophier Eliopoulos, will sign their new books:

Melissa Ben-Ishay
Sunday, October 3rd @ 2:00pm
Founder of Baked by Melissa, Melissa Ben-Ishay will sign her new book, Cakes by Melissa

Valerie Bertinelli
Tuesday, October 10th @ 6:00pm
TV Actress and Food Network Star on Valerie's Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship, Valerie Bertinelli, will sign her new book:
Valerie's Home Cooking

Ed Asner
Tuesday, October 10th @ 7:30pm 
Television Legend, Emmy Award Winner, known for his role as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show & Spinoff Lou Grant,  Ed Anser, will sign his new book:
The Grouchy Historian

Mick Foley
Tuesday, October 17th @ 6:00pm
#1 Bestselling Author and a member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Mick Foley, will sign his new book:
Saint Mick

Ron Chernow, Keynote Speaker
Friday, October 13th @ 7:30pm 
​Join “America’s best biographer” and Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, whose book inspired the musical hit Hamilton, as he discusses his newest biography, Grant. Hailed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as “one of the pre-eminent biographers of his generation,” Chernow dazzles with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.

Tickets Include A Signed Copy of GRANT
Tickets & Information (Click Here)

Morristown Performing Arts Center

Bookends is the official bookseller for the Morristown Festival of Books