Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I get my book(s)?
As much as we can, we try to source our books directly from the publisher instead of a distributor; therefore, fulfillment time varies per publisher. We usually place general orders with our vendors on Sunday evenings. Our quickest vendors typically fulfill orders the same week, while others can take up to a week and a half for us to receive the order. In other cases–titles to be reprinted, changing distribution rights, etc.--the order may take longer to arrive.

Do you have a book club? How do I sign up?
Learn about Ampersand Book Club here. No formal sign up is necessary–just show up on the second Saturday of the month ready to discuss.

I’m interested in buying books for my organization. What’s the best way to place this order with 27th Letter Books?
Thank you for ordering with us! Give us a call at 313-652-1552 or email Drew at

Please make sure you have the following information ready:
1) Tax Exempt ID if applicable
2) Book title, author, and ISBN
3) Order Quantity
4) Need By Date

We are open to bulk discounts depending on the book’s cost and availability. If you are ordering on behalf of a Tax Exempt organization, please place your order by emailing Drew so that you are not charged tax through our website.

I want to organize an event and I’m looking for a place to host it. Is 27th Letter Books open to hosting my event?
Contact Drew at 313-652-1552 or by email at to discuss logistics. We appreciate a lead-time of at least a month in advance to ensure time and availability! Generally speaking, we do not charge a venue fee if it is during regular business hours. In this case, we appreciate your understanding that customers may come in to browse, sometimes in groups, and that we cannot guarantee noise levels. If your event is outside of business hours, we can discuss a space usage fee (e.g. private events).

I wrote a book. Will you carry it?
We currently do not accept any self-published authors.

Are you hiring?
We do not have any open positions at the moment.