What is Juniper Books?
Juniper Books is a specialty bookseller with a focus on building custom libraries and creating unique book sets. We offer over 400 book sets from kids books to cookbooks. All our books are great for gifts and interior design.
What is your international shipping policy?
We ship all around the world! Please add the books to your shopping cart, then press Calculate Shipping to see the shipping options for your location before you checkout.
What will the cost be and can I prepay VAT charges?
Our customers are responsible for all custom and duties charges. If you would like to pre-pay those fees, please email customer service at email@example.com right after placing your order and we can help get that paid prior to shipping.
What currency are your prices listed in?
All of our prices are in USD.
Do you ship to Alaska, Hawaii, Military Bases, and US Territories?
We do offer shipping services to Alaska, Hawaii, Military Bases, and US Territories via the United States Postal Service and Fedex.
Do you offer custom book jackets?
Yes, Thatcher Wine, our founder, invented custom book jackets between 2008 and 2010. Our custom covers can change the look and color of any book, turn bookshelves into art installations, unify a home design, show off a corporate brand, and much more. United States Patent No. 9,349,308 was granted to Thatcher and Juniper Books in 2016. If you are interested in a custom project, please contact customer service for more information.
Do you have a showroom or a place I can see your books?
If you are in Boulder, Colorado you are welcome to visit our showroom and studio. The showroom is open Monday - Thursday, 10 - 4 local time.
Do you have an old fashioned brick-and-mortar bookstore?
No, we do not, however, there is a bookstore called Juniper Used and Rare Books in Canada that we have heard is a wonderful place to visit. We are not affiliated with them.
Do you sell fake books?
All of our books are real printed books. For certain projects that call for fake books, we do have the ability to make them. Please contact us for more details.
Can I place a custom order?
We work on custom orders all the time, from a book set with a handful of titles to custom libraries with thousands of books. We encourage clients to contact us as early as possible, especially around the holidays in order to ensure that we can provide the books and the design you are interested in by your deadline. The custom order minimum is $350.
What makes you different from other booksellers that sell books-by-the foot and other decorative books?
We are a small, privately owned company, so we work with clients to get them exactly the books they want and need for their project. Our specialty is books that are great to read and look great on the shelf. Our customer service team will work with each client individually and tailor our abilities to meet your needs.
Are your books in English?
All of our Off-the-Shelf books are in English. We are happy to build collections in other languages upon request. We have built collections for clients in Arabic, Persian, Russian, Spanish, French, German, Italian and other languages.
Do you sell International editions of HP?
We sell Harry Potter in the US edition as well as the original UK editions. We do not sell any others as they are very hard to acquire. We do offer Jackets Only for the Spanish, German, and Italian editions.
What is the difference between the UK and US Harry Potter editions?
The difference between the US and UK editions include a few colloquial changes to the voice of the writing. Their size is a little different too, the US version, each book is 9.25" tall and the UK Version is 8" tall.
Can I just buy the jackets without the books?
We do offer some jackets independently for customers who already own the books – explore our Jackets Only Collection to see all of our Jackets Only offerings. You will want to make sure your ISBNs match exactly to what we have listed on the product page, as we do not allow returns of Jackets Only products.
Why do my ISBNs need to match those listed on the website for Jackets Only options?
If the ISBNs do not match, you run the risk of our jackets not quite fitting your books as they should. We list the ISBNs of the exact book we have sized the corresponding jacket to, so verifying them will ensure our jackets will fit your books.
A set on your website is listed as Out of Stock, when will it be available again?
Feel free to email customer service and ask about availability, or to be placed on our notification list. Due to the nature of the publishing industry, many books go in and out of stock frequently.
Do you have any coupons for me to use?
If you haven’t signed up for our newsletter yet, we suggest doing so and you will save 10% on your first order on juniperbooks.com
Can you design jackets for a collection of books I already own?
Yes! If they are books we currently offer, we will need to match ISBNs so we are sure your new jackets will fit your books precisely. If they are books we do not carry, we will need you to ship them to us. We have clients ship us their most cherished collections frequently from all over the world.
Do you buy books?
We are occasionally interested in buying books. Please send images and descriptions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
I have an idea for a book set - do you ever take suggestions?
We love suggestions! Email email@example.com. We can always create a custom set for you too!
Your Narnia book set is not in chronological order, can you switch the order for me?
The order we have our book set is the order the publisher issued them. We can make a custom set and reorganize the books under the same design but the underlying books will still have the published order on the inside pages. If you are still interested, please email customer service for the price to reprint the jackets in the order you want them.
Can I pick my Harry Potter Mashup ratio?
We can create your own Harry Potter Mashup for a custom fee. Please contact customer service if you are interested in creating a custom mashup set.
Will I get tracking information when my order leaves your studios?
Yes, the evening your order leaves our studios, you will receive an email with tracking information. If you do not get it, it sometimes goes into your spam folder. If you still do not see it, please email customer service and they will help you out.
I have a donation request, who can I contact?
We receive a lot of donation requests and we wish we could contribute to them all. Please email customer service to tell us about your unique request.
As future books come out in a series will you add to the current sets and sell the new book and jacket alone?
Yes, we have designed a few of our sets knowing more books will be released. We plan to sell these as stand-alones as well, once they are released.
Do you have a retail/wholesale program?
We have a few wholesale partners however we are not accepting new partners at the present time. You are welcome to email firstname.lastname@example.org with information about your company and we will get back to you.
Do you have a trade program for designers and others in the industry?
Yes, we offer a trade discount to design industry professionals on orders placed in our online store as well as on custom orders. Please request an account on our trade page or to email us email@example.com to request a catalog or ask questions.
Do you sell books for commercial projects?
Yes, we have worked with restaurants, hotels, luxury residential buildings, retail stores, spas, offices, and other spaces. Please visit our trade page or portfolio for more information.
I don’t see what I want on your website, can you help?
Please email customer service, we can create a custom set for any hardcover books! Learn more about Custom with Juniper Books here.
Custom Book Sets - FAQs
How much does a custom set cost?
Our minimum cost for all custom work is $350. Each of our custom sets takes a considerable amount of time to curate, design, and produce - after all, every custom project from Juniper Books is uniquely one-of-a-kind.
I only want one book in my custom set, is it still $350?
Yes. We have found the same design time, thought and care goes into a single book custom project as it does for a larger set.
Can I use the newsletter discount on my custom set?
Our newsletter discount is only applicable to our readymade collections.
What goes into a Juniper Books creation?
There is an entire team of talented people behind every book and every shipment making sure we do things perfectly for every client. We are a niche business, we are not trying to be a retail giant. We buy books from publishers we love and respect, that way we make sure authors and estates are compensated for their hard work and creativity. We make and sell products one at a time and take care of clients one at a time. There is a cost to all of this, but we think it’s worth it.
What do you need to get started on a custom project?
When we start a custom project, the first steps are to figure out how much space you have for the books, what subject matter you want to be included, and what style you want your books to be!
Can you design jackets for a collection of books I already own?
Yes! If they are books we currently offer, we will need to match ISBNs so we are sure your new jackets will fit your books precisely. If they are books we do not carry, we will need you to ship them to us. We have clients ship us their most cherished collections frequently.
Can I just send you measurements of the books I already own?
We need your books sent to us in order to customize jackets, it ensures our precise fit. We have clients ship us their most cherished collections frequently, and we are always sure to treat your collections with great care.
Can you create custom jackets for paperback books or comic books?
Our jackets will only fit hardcover (aka, clothbound) editions. If you have a very special book that is not available in a hardcover edition, we have a partner we can send it to and have it bound. After they do that, we will design and print your custom jackets for you.
Can I use my own art/photos for a custom set?
Yes! We have done this before for many prior clients. We do need to be sure the art or photo we are using is not protected under any copyright laws. We can help check on that for you.
What is the lead time for a custom project?
Lead times can range from days to months for more complex assignments. Our lead times vary based on size, design, and curation. Most projects start at 2 weeks and can go up to many months.