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VIDEO: Jersey Shore's JWoww Wows Ridgewood, Sells Out First-Ever Book Signing

Star of raunchy reality show Jersey Shore, JWoww was at Bookends to sign her new book "The World According to JWoww" and 800 fans braved the extreme cold to join her.

Approximately 800 fans packed the crowded store and snaked down East Ridgewood Avenue in the bitter cold to grab an autographed copy of Jersey Shore cast member Jenni “JWoww” Farley’s new book The Rules According to JWoww, which debuted on Tuesday.

“We’re having a very good turnout, the show is very popular,” said Bookends owner Walter Boyer as hundreds of adolescent girls waited their turn to catch the star of the controversial show, pose for a picture and exchange a few words. “It’s a younger demographic [today], mostly girls. Normally you’d think there’d be more guys here but it’s about three quarters girls,” he added.

One of those star-struck fans who attended is 17-year-old Dakota Fego, who traveled nearly an hour from the Sussex County area just to see her favorite Jersey Shore cast member and get her book signed. “Since the first episode [I’ve been watching], I’ve been crazy [about the show]; I love it,” she said.

JWoww’s book is a published creation of her own rules to dating and provides tips to her readers how to land “a mint guy”. “I think she’s really upfront about things, she seems personable and realistic about things,” added Fego.

As the store began to get more and more crowded with the anticipation of JWoww’s arrival, Boyer remained calm and collected. With some of the lit-world's biggest names having walked up and down those staircases, he's used to having his store mobbed with crowds of avid fans. “We’ve owned the store since 2002, we do about 80-100 signings a year,” said Boyer.

Boyer noted that the author signings for Bookends are so successful due to the various methods of promotion which the store takes part in. “My wife is tweeting, and we’re sending out email blasts,” said Boyer.

The work by Boyer and his staff has shown, as they are attracting readers from around the region. “There are some people here from the Poconos, all over New Jersey, and New York State, we get people to drive here from out of state and that’s a real credit to the program,” he added.

The bronze Long Island girl announced on her Twitter page shortly after the show that she sold out her first book signing and thanked the fans who came out to see her. "Sold out my 1st signing! Unreal! Over 800 people showed up! Thank u to all my fans!!! Love u all!" she wrote while individually thanking fans on their own Twitter pages.

Farley isn't the only cast member of the infamous cast to appear in the village– promoting his new book, which details how to get the "gym, tan, laundry" work done while avoiding "grenades" (unsavory ladies in his view).

The ab-magnate also had a sizable crowd on a less-than-ideal day of weather (the December Sunday featured torrential downpours) and the two Italian stars have been among the more popular featured authors at Bookends.

Both JWoww and The Situation will be stationed overseas in Italy, the ancestral home of the cast, for the fourth season of the insanely popular show.

Bookends will continue to have a star-packed month of February signings including WWE’s Chris Jericho on Feb. 15, and Dancing with the Stars Champion Cheryl Burke on Feb. 16.

John Hahn February 09, 2011 at 09:45 PM
It is interesting to be reminded that you can fool some of the people most of the time. Don't watch JS. But someone must be and liking it. I am happy for the local book store. I wonder how many of the books bought will be read. Any guesses?
Jake Davis February 09, 2011 at 11:17 PM
Probably be one of the few times that reading a book will lower your IQ - along with watching that asinine show. I wonder how many teenagers would stand in bitter cold if someone who actually accomplished something?? My guess is none. I weep for the future.
ryder February 10, 2011 at 05:57 AM
OK so for those of you leaving comments about JWOWW. If you think the show is "Assanine" and absolutely "DO NOT" watch the show.... WHY THE F*** are you commenting on this?? JUST SAYIN'!!!!!! How 'bout those NFL fans standing outside the stadium in the freakin cold who didn't get a seat? They paid $4000 for that chair. But to catch a glimpse of JWOWW... PRICELESS!!!!!
Jake Davis February 10, 2011 at 01:37 PM
As a parent that has young teenage children, I have watched the show in order to know what kind of trash I need to filter out of my home. One episode was enough to make a decision. I am judging by your spelling of "asinine" and your slang-laced sentences that you must be an avid fan - JUST SAYIN' YO!
John Hahn February 10, 2011 at 01:54 PM
Jake, you crack me up. BTW when is cold freakin' It can bitter. It can be very. It can be ice. It can be icy. It can be sort of. It can be not that. I commented on it because it is amusing to me what people are willing to buy. I agree. Paying big bucks for a seat at a football stadium is not my cup of tea. But I watched as thousands of GB fans filled their snow filled stadium to cheer on the Superbowl champs. Ryder, both Jake & I made comments without resorting crude language. I suggest you try it next time. Good writing takes thought & effort. You can do it too.
Bita February 10, 2011 at 02:42 PM
when u where letting the fans talk in the microphone you took a video of me in ridgewood but you didn't put me in the fan video! i would like you to change it , i'm very mad and upset. you should have not even taken a video of me if you wouldn't use it.
gary February 10, 2011 at 02:57 PM
"omg and like and like omg shes so gorgeous.. and like... and like omg... and like and like." This may be the first book some of these girls have ever read, outside of school assigments... thats not a bad thing..... lets not hope theyre not at this same intellectual level in 10 yrs!
James Kleimann February 10, 2011 at 03:09 PM
Wait, so you're mad we spoke to you but you didn't make the final video cut? I don't know what to tell you – sorry. If Snooki, Sammi, Paulie D, Ronnie, Deena or Vinny stops by for a book signing, you can call my personal cell phone from Bookends and we'll get a spot up on video for you. Promise.
ryder February 10, 2011 at 06:16 PM
@ J and J LMFAO guess you must not GTL or be in the IFF or dodge some grenades now and then. If you got yourself in a "Situation" you might not know what to do. I am Italian-American, your typical juice head and it is very entertaining to me. It takes Pauly 20 mins to do his hair, takes me longer. Dunno about you but I'm tryin to stay fresh to death!
Bita February 11, 2011 at 05:49 PM
it's whatever, but if you took a video from me i WOULD expect u to put me in.. just sayin.

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