I know, it’s not out yet. It won’t be published until January in the US.
However, if I waited until then to pass this on, it might be too late. So, for those of you who collect signed first editions, here is the information.
My friend, Shawn Speakman, runs a site called the Signed Page. http://www.signedpage.com/authors/hobb-keeper.html
For the price of the book, you can get a signed, or even a personalized and signed book. (It’s not just Robin Hobb books, by the way. Shawn has a lot of authors who do this with him. Terry Brooks. Brandon Sanderson. Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson. Go take a look.
Here’s how it works. You order a book from Shawn, pay for it and let him know what you want written in it. A simple signature? Signature and date? To Josephine, best wishes, signature? It’s up to you. Shawn orders the books, I go to his apartment, sign the books, and he ships them, carefully packaged, on to you.
So there it is. Just a reminder!