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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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

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

Charlotte Flair
WWE NXT Womens's Champion
Thurs. Sept.21st

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

JoJo Siwa
YouTube Sensation
Wed., October 4th @ 4:30pm

Terry Virts
Astronaut and Commander of Int'l Space Station 
Thurs.,October 5th @ 6:00pm

Teresa Giudice
Star on The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Thurs., October 5th @ 7:30pm

Chrissie Wellington
World's #1 Female IronmanAthlete
Friday, October 6th @ 7:00pm

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

Mick Foley
WWE Hall of Famer
Tues., Oct. 17th @ 6:00pm

Jackie "The Joke Man"
Head Writer of The Howard Stern Show
Monday, October 23rd @ 6:00pm

And more to come...stay tuned!

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!
Teresa Giudice
Thursday, October 5th @ 7:30pm
Star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice, will sign her new book:

Each person attending must have a book
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

Chrissie Wellington
Friday, October 6th @ 7:00pm
World's #1 Female Ironman Athlete & 4 Time Ironman Champion,  Chrissie Wellington,  will sign her 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 8 th @ 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
Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling 
Monday, October 23rd @ 6:00pm
Former cast member, head writer for the comedy powerhouse, The Howard Stern Show, Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, will sign his new book:
The Joke Man
Sean Avery
Tuesday, October 24th @ 6:00pm
Hockey great, and former player for Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings & New York Rangers, Sean Avery, will sign his new book: 
Ice Capades
JoJo Siwa
Wednesday, October 4th @ 4:30pm
with Pre-Signed Book
YouTube sensation and star on Dance Mom's, Jo Jo Siwa, will sign her new book:
JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life

Each person attending must have a book
Denis Leary
Thursday, October 26th @ 7:30

WHY WE DON'T SUCK - In conversation with Denis Leary @ BergenPAC

Tickets only at: BergenPAC

Includes one copy of  Why We Don't Suck
SPECIAL EVENT - Bookends & BergenPAC present:
​Charlotte Flair
Thursday, Sept 21st @ 7:00pm
The first WWE NXT Women's Champion and multiple WWE Women's Champion, Charlotte Flair, will sign her new book:  SECOND NATURE

NOTE:  The WWE has limited the Booksigning on Sept. 21st at 7pm to 300 Fans
Please pre-order your Books on or call 201-445-0726 to reserve your Books. This Event will SELL OUT prior to Sept. 21st so act NOW!