5 Reasons To Take Paperbacks To A Book Signing

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5 Reasons To Take Paperbacks To A Book Signing

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Just because we’re book lovers doesn’t necessarily mean we have a library full of books. I, for example, have only a handful of paperbacks on my shelves. Out of every 100 books I read, 99 of them will be on my Kindle.

For that reason, I don’t have loads of paperbacks at the ready to be signed by my favorite authors when I meet them. But there’s something about having my FAVORITE books signed by their authors. It’s a way to mark a book I enjoyed something so much, I went out of my way to show my love for all of eternity.

5 Reasons to Take Paperbacks to a Book Signing

If you’re like me and don’t have a lot of paperbacks, you’ll want to start stocking up on your favorite books now to have them signed at Shameless Book Con 2016 in October!

Need a reference to know which authors are signing? Check out the updated list on the Authors Signing page.

5 Reasons To Take Paperbacks To A Book Signing

  1. Get Them Signed!
  2. The main reason for taking paperbacks to a book signing: you want the author to sign the books! Spending a few pennies on a souvenir that the author wrote, touched, signed to you, and – if you ask nicely – kissed, is a lovely reminder of something that made you happy.

  3. Connecting with the Author

    It might only be a minute or so that you spend with the author when having her sign your favorite book, but I can promise you, that minute means the world to that author. Not to mention, you will remember meeting her and telling her just how much you loved her book.

  4. Supporting the Author

    By purchasing a book you’ve already read – either because you borrowed it from someone or you read it on your Kindle – you’re giving extra love to an author for writing so prophetic, it will stay with you for-ev-er!

  5. We’re Visual People

    We like looking at things we love, right? It’s why we plaster our walls with pictures of Balthazar Getty and Leo DiCaprio when we’re tweenagers. The same goes for our favorite books; we want to have visual reminders of books we love.

  6. We Like to Hug Things

    Think ahead to when you’ll be standing in line with 1000 other book-obsessed fans, hugging your favorite books like they’re long lost loves. You’re welcome!

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Hi. My name is Angie, and I’m a social-media-and-smut-book-reading addict. Hi…Angie… I’ve been working hard on the magical internet since 2006 when I retired from teaching elementary school to stay at home with my two baby girls. Now, I am a smut peddler. You can follow my nonsense on Twitter and Facebook. Simply, I’m just a girl, looking at the book world, asking it to love her.
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  • March 23, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    I have copies of The Girl in 6E, Blindfolded Innocence and the Bend Anthology I need Alessandra Torre to sign. NEED. And I ordered a signed book from Tiffany Resiz – she did the inscription but didn’t sign her name. I would like to meet her to get it signed. :)

  • Val Payne
    March 23, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    I would absolutely get The Original Sinners series signed!

  • Stephanie W
    March 23, 2016 at 7:33 pm

    I would absolutely get Some Sort of Crazy and Some Sort of Love signed by Melanie Harlow! This series just grabbed me and hasn’t let go! I am the lucky and “Happy” recipient of a signed copy of Some Sort of Happy. ;-) To have the entire series signed and to get to meet the author in person would be a dream! ♡

  • Marcy Meyer
    March 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    I would definitely take the Pucked series to have Helena Hunting sign, as well as Big Rock by Lauren Blakely. I would also get anything signed by Tessa Bailey, another Hard Ink book by Laura Kaye and something from Laurelin Paige.

  • heather
    March 24, 2016 at 1:47 am

    I’m hoping to get anything bought and signed by Tiffany at Unholy Days on Sunday. If not her, Christopher Rice. That was my major fan girl announcement

  • EM Barton
    March 24, 2016 at 8:04 am

    I actually only colect classics in paper -or hardback. It would be kinda scary to get John Steinbeck’s autograph!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Brenda Thompson
    March 24, 2016 at 11:04 am

    I would have Big Rock signed by Lauren Blakely.

  • Victoria
    March 24, 2016 at 11:41 am

    Really great giveaway!! I’d love to own more paperbacks but I simply don’t have the room :(… when I get my bigger house with a library I’m going paperback crazy LOL

  • Katey
    March 24, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Alessandra Torre is amazing! I would love to have her sign any of her books.

  • Amy M
    March 24, 2016 at 11:46 am

    I have never been to a signing, so I would get as many as I possibly could!!

  • Sue LeBlanc
    March 24, 2016 at 11:47 am

    I would have The Girl in 6 E signed!! ?

  • Adria B.
    March 24, 2016 at 11:47 am

    I would get Tiffany Reisz to sign the Original Sinners series!

  • Jennifer D
    March 24, 2016 at 11:49 am

    If I had to pick a book to get signed at #sbc16 it would probably be First Touch by Laurelin Paige. That book just blew me away! I read in January and I still can’t get it out of my head!!!

  • betty hooper
    March 24, 2016 at 11:53 am

    I’m dreaming of having Comfort Object signed by Annabel Joseph!

  • Shelby Forbes
    March 24, 2016 at 11:56 am

    I’d have to buy a book there and ship it back. Carrying a book to and fro and risking crinkled pages… ugh… makes my skin crawl just thinking about it. :)

  • Bre D
    March 24, 2016 at 11:57 am

    I would love to have my Fixed series signed by Laurelin Paige!

  • March 24, 2016 at 11:58 am

    I have ALL of Meredith Wild’s books and need to get them signed <3 and there are so many more authors I would love to pick up a book from and talk to for even a moment!!

  • Heather Kallam
    March 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    I would have all my Melanie Harlow and Jennifer Armentrout books signed!

  • Amy R
    March 24, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    Defiently all of Tessa Bailey’s and as many more as I could afford. I love signed books, they are my precious.

  • Sandy S
    March 24, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    I have too many books to keep track..I would need a U-Haul for all of my books that I want signed.

    Thanks for the giveaway

  • Leya
    March 24, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    I would love to have my Katy Evans “Real” Series signed.

  • Kristian Erdmann
    March 24, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    I would defiantly the Pucked Series I love Helena Hunting. Probably many more as well. There are so many great authors going to be there!!!

  • Kristian Erdmann
    March 24, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    I would defiantly take the Pucked Series I love Helena Hunting. Probably many more as well. There are so many great authors going to be there!!!

  • Ruth S.
    March 24, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Jewel E. Ann, Cara Bristol and Skye Warren

  • Debbie Rice
    March 24, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Thank you so much for the chance to win I follow on everything except Instagram but thank you

  • Leslie Serrano
    March 24, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    I would love to have Tiffany Reisz sign any of the book of The Original Sinner series, probably The Prince since it’s my favorite of the series but I ain’t picky. Lol

  • Cassie
    March 24, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    I already have a few signed from some to the Authors attending. I would say Pretty Pink Ribbons by KL Grayson

  • Juli Hall
    March 24, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    There are so many authors attending that I want signed books from, Melanie Harlow, Aleatha Romig, and so many more

  • LisaVH
    March 24, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    I am absolutely getting my series of Original Sinners signed, but for the rest I want to do a poster or other graphic for display.

  • Shelene Cooley
    March 24, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Hopefully I will have my Tiffany Reisz The Bourbon Thief by then and I would love to get that signed, but lets be honest that are to many authors to count that would be a wonderful chance to get a singed book from.

    So excited
    and
    Thank you guys for all you do, love the newsletter daily

  • Cynthia
    March 24, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    Infinity + One by Amy Harmon

  • Megan B
    March 24, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    I’d love to have Off Base signed by Tessa Bailey!!

  • Barbara Stoker
    March 24, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    Anything by Alexandra Ivy, Carrie Ann Ryan, Susan Stoker Rebecca Zanetti. And holy cow so many more. I wish I could go. So many amazing authors. Sounds and looks like it’s going to be epic

  • Lu Bielefeld
    March 24, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    I live in Brazil and unfortunately I can not attend the Convention.
    But I would love to have some autographed copies.

  • Charlene
    March 24, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    I would have all my JA Huss books and E.k Blair books signed.

    • Charlene
      March 24, 2016 at 1:58 pm

      But I didnt see them on the list so I would bring all my meredith wild books to be signed. Unfortunately it’s to far a distance for me to travel. Hope to see a signing event close to my town one day

  • Janice Richard
    March 24, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Love all of your suggestions – I look forward to all emails/notifications, very helpful, Thank you!

  • Kay Hennesy
    March 24, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    If I were lucky enough to go, I’d purchase paperbacks from each author to have them signed. :D

  • June
    March 24, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    I would have to get my Larissa Ione books signed!

  • Stephanie
    March 24, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    I would have my Fixed Trilogy by Laurelin Paige signed.

  • Debbie Jensen
    March 24, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    I would get the whole Consequences Series signed by Aleatha Romig.

  • March 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    Anything not already signed by Jennifer Armentrout! Like upcoming release The Problem with Forever.

  • Nihcki
    March 24, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    I would haul all of my Demonica / Lords of Deliverance paperbacks for Larissa Ione to sign. My all-time favorite series!

  • March 24, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    Although I own all but one Tessa Bailey book in eBook format, I would go out and buy all the paperback copies of her book to have her sign them. I love her books, and it was because of the Tessa Bailey FB group that I found the SBC.

  • Jennifer O'Connell
    March 24, 2016 at 8:07 pm

    The Consequences Series by Aleatha Romig!

  • Kim P
    March 24, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    The Original Sinners series by Tiffany Reisz!!

  • Max G.
    March 24, 2016 at 8:56 pm

    I would love to get my Tarryn Fisher-Love with lies series signed, or Dirty by Megan Hart, or the Original Sinners series by Tiffany Reisz, just to mention three of my faves authors….thanks for the chance!

  • Heather Scully
    March 24, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    OMG. There are sooo many authors I would die to meet and get some books signed. Lol Too many, actually that I doubt I’d get around to all. But the main authors I’d def NEED to see are Laura Kaye, Lauren Blakely, Alessandra Torre, Tiffany Reisz, and Aleatha Romig. But man…I’d try to get to more, if I could this is an amazing collection of authors in one place! ?❤?

  • angelina
    March 24, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Alessandra Torre’s books The Girl in 6E series :)

  • Ann Waters
    March 24, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    I can’t think of just one book. Love so many!

  • Jansen
    March 24, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    Anything by Tessa Bailey and Alessandra Torre!

  • Lisa Carta-Gates
    March 24, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

  • Jennifer Lessard
    March 25, 2016 at 12:33 am

    I would take Big Rock to get signed, and The Pucked Series, Hollywood Dirt and The Girl in 6E for sure! Oh yea, and my Fixed Trilogy and Hudson!

  • Deb James
    March 25, 2016 at 12:52 am

    I would take my Julie Garwood and Kristen Ashley books .

  • March 25, 2016 at 12:58 am

    I’d have Tiffany Reisz sign my copy of Best Women’s Erotica, Volume 1. ;)

  • Jennifer Taylor
    March 25, 2016 at 4:49 am

    Lux Series By: Jennifer L. Armentrout or Hardpressed By: Meredith Wild. Thank you for this giveaway.

  • Anne
    March 25, 2016 at 8:12 am

    All my Shayla Black books.

  • Molly Sturgeon Lyon
    March 25, 2016 at 8:43 am

    First Touch by Laurelin Paige! Love that book so hard – what a way to start off my reading year!

  • Elle
    March 25, 2016 at 11:11 am

    Unfortunately none, as I’m living in Europe and won’t be able to attend… But as I already own the 4 The Original Sinners: The Red Years books dedicated by the wonderfully talented Tiffany Reisz, I’d love to add the 4 books of The White Years to my colection ;-)

  • Christina Moore
    March 25, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    I love all of them, but I would get The Original Sinners signed

  • sheila shepherd
    March 25, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    I’d get all of Tessa’s books signed since I have them ALL!

  • Kumiko Shin
    March 25, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    I haven’t had a paperback for a long time, so…no book, I guess.

  • Edmond
    March 26, 2016 at 4:15 am

    Great Scout , Marty . I have none; can’t afford anything. Wow, prize kindle is fab. & splendid. 2 fingers snap. It is tight, fly & off the chain. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generosity. :) Pick me, pick me! Dear Santa: I’ve been nice. My X-Mas wish this year is to win this contest. Starving artist here desperately needs the kindle to work and eat. A life changing exp.

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