One Day Only!!


Unfortunately, due to her degenerative health condition, McKenzie will sadly be unable to attend. If you pray, please keep her in your prayers and if you don’t, we welcome positive thoughts and healing vibes.

Even though McKenzie will be absent, my assistant Christina will be there with McKenzie’s signature to stamp into books, so you can still get a signed copy, just not hand-signed by McKenzie herself.

Hayley and Megan are eager to meet you all and are prepared to sign whatever you bring! There will also be books in the store for purchase if you don’t already have them.

Finally, keep your eyes peeled for Christina – she will have lots of fun things to give away! I wish I could be there to meet you all as well, but I’m unable to travel that far.

The signing will be at Barnes & Noble at the Plaza Venezia in Orlando, FL on September 23rd from 2-4 pm EDT! Add to your Google Calendar

Please also note that since Christina manages all inventory for the shop and ships all orders, anything purchased from now through Sunday September 24th will not ship until she returns home from the Orlando signing. But it’ll be worth it because she just might be coming back with some special hand-signed copies of We Could Be Villains and Into the Churn. Stay tuned for more info once she’s back!

I hope many of you will be able to take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet some of Whimsical’s beloved authors in person! As much as I wish I could be there with you, I hope you all know I’m giving you big Whimsie hugs from afar!

Micheline Ryckman

Sale + Giveaway!!

We’re having a Labor Day Sale!

Labor Day Weekend Sale!

Almost everything in the shop is 25% off! Use code LABOUR at checkout. Sale/Clearance & Preorder items are excluded from further discounts.

We are getting sooooo close to McKenzie’s goal!! We currently have less than 90 preorders left to go to reach her dream of 600 preorders, so PLEASE don’t stop sharing! You all are making this happen with each and every share! We’ve put together a landing page with all the info about McKenzie and AGOTG, including some new graphics to share! Check it all out HERE!

We’ve also partnered with the lovely Christina Doherty to bring you this collab giveaway seen above! Christina made a special, one-of-a-kind sparrow necklace and we want to give it to one of YOU! Click here for all the details and to enter!

Did you miss out on any of the 2023 Caraval bookmarks? This is the perfect opportunity to snag the full set of 6 at a discount but only while supplies last! Click here to add it to your cart!


Our free postcard for the month of September is the Mistress of Evil herself – Maleficent! Get this postcard for FREE when you place an order of at least $10 before shipping. Preorders excluded.




The ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION of We Could Be Villains is available for preorder right now! This edition releases on October 3rd and is loaded with exclusive extras, including:

  • Brand new interior illustrations
  • A bonus scene written exclusively for this edition
  • A new detailed dust jacket (wait until you see the back!)
  • An exclusive design on the hard case

PLUS, all preorders receive an exclusive bookmark of Sam – who gets quite the glow-up in book two! 😍 This bookmark is ONLY available for preordering. Once the book is released for general sale, the bookmark be discontinued! So hurry over to the shop and preorder now! Remember the shop is listed in Canadian dollars, so if you’re in the US or UK, you get a better deal after the exchange rate!

I know we’ve been coming at you relentlessly with AGOTG info and updates and I’m grateful to you all for sharing. It was McKenzie’s dream to reach 600 preorders and we are so close! With her illness, she will never get better – only worse. We will do everything we can to make that dream a reality. Thank you again my Whimsies!

Huge hugs,
Micheline Ryckman

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