Join Barnes & Noble for the first of many NYCC Super Week events with Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, and Emily Andras of the hit SyFy series Wynonna Earp plus Beau Smith, creator/writer of the comics, on Saturday October 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM. This will be a panel discussion with a signing of the first volume to follow. You must purchase the book at Barnes & Noble Tribeca to the attend the event. A wristband will given to you upon receipt.
Barnes & Noble – Tribeca
97 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
Books Inc. in Mountain View proudly presents author and illustrator Jake Parker on September 28, 2016 at 10:00am for a Wednesday Storytime reading of his critically-acclaimed picture book, Little Bot and Sparrow. When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what it means to be forever friends. This sweet and lasting tale by Jake Parker beautifully captures the happiness and love that can come from making your first true friend and the courage it takes when it’s time to say goodbye. (Ages 3+) RSVP on Facebook!
301 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041
Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn and More, appears at Kepler’s Books on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM to present his new novel SUMMERLONG! Tickets at the link…
One of science fiction and fantasy’s most celebrated creators returns when Peter S. Beagle comes to Kepler’s with his thrilling new fantasy novel, Summerlong. The award-winning, bestselling author of The Last Unicorn has written dozens of books as well as nonfiction, short stories, poetry and screenplays, including produced screenplays for Ralph Bakshi’s animated 1978 adaptation of The Lord of the Rings and the Sarek episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Beagle’s most well-known novel, The Last Unicorn, has sold more than five million copies worldwide and been adapted as a full-length audiobook, a stage production, an animated film and a graphic novel. The author’s first novel in more than a decade is Summerlong, a fascinating story about encroaching magic on Puget Sound that Kirkus Reviews calls, A beautifully detailed fantasy about love, magic, and age.
We hope you’ll join us for this marvelous celebration of one of Americas most gifted fantasy writers.
Tad Williams is a California-based fantasy superstar. He is the author of a considerable number of epic fantasy and science-fiction series, fantastical stories of all kinds, urban fantasy novels, comics, scripts, etc., which have strongly influenced a generation of writers.
Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Actor Rebecca Hall appears at the 92nd Street Y, moderated by Annette Insdorf, for a Preview Screening of “Christine” on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:15 PM.
Reel Pieces guest Rebecca Hall, is bound to receive Best Actress nominations for her performance in Christine.
After playing Vicky in Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona and David Frost’s partner Caroline in Frost/Nixon, she was the heart of the ensemble casts of Ben Affleck’s The Town and Nicole Holofcener’s Please Give. She co-starred with Johnny Depp in Transcendence as well as Robert Downey, Jr. in Iron Man 3 and played Jason Bateman’s wife in Joel Edgerton’s suspenseful directorial debut The Gift.
Hall starred in the miniseries Parade’s End on HBO, earning a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Leading Actress, and a Critics’ Choice nomination for Best Actress. She has received multiple awards for her theatre work.
Christine, directed by Antonio Campos from a script by Craig Shilowich, is a tense drama based on the true story of Christine Chubbuck. Rebecca Hall is superb as the tightly wound TV reporter yearning to do meaningful news n 1974 Florida. The supporting cast includes Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under), Tracy Letts (Homeland, playwright of August: Osage County), Maria Dizzia (Orange is the New Black) and Timothy Simons (Veep). The review in Variety noted, “her performance bears improbable comparison with Natalie Portman’s Oscar-winning Black Swan turn as a study of self-disarrangement from the inside out, similarly motivated by myopic professional pressure.”
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
Michael Dante DiMartino, the co-creator of the hit animated shows Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, sign his new fantasy novel at the Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM! Rebel Genius is a natural extension of Michael Dante DiMartino with charming young heroes, magical creatures, an innovative magic system, and mysteries galore. Join Michael Dante DiMartino for this fascinating discussion and a behind the scenes peek into the world of “Rebel Genius”
This is a wristbanded event.
A wristband will be issued to customers who purchase Rebel Genius from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning October 7th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• No memorabilia please
• Check back for more details as they become available
Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
Jamie Lee Curtis signs This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Parkway Central Library.
One of film’s most compelling presences since her screen debut almost 40 years ago, Jamie Lee Curtis’ diverse résumé includes roles in Halloween, Trading Places, A Fish Called Wanda, Freaky Friday, and True Lies, for which she won a best actress Golden Globe. A staunch advocate for children’s hospitals, human rights campaigns, and marriage equality, among other causes, Curtis is also the author of a bunch of bestselling children’s books, including It’s Hard to Be Five, I’m Gonna Like Me, and Today I Feel Silly. Her latest offering for kids is a picture book that raises more-important-than-ever issues of identity, immigration, and inclusive culture.
No posed photos. No memorabilia, DVDs, photos, etc. will be signed.
Free Library of Philadelphia – Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Star Wars Reads Day in Augusta, Georgia will take place at the downtown Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Saturday, October 8th and our guest of honor will be the official voice actress of Princess Leia, Julie Dolan!
This is a free, family-friendly event! Free books for students and door prizes. There will be an artist alley and silent auction with one-of-a-kind Star Wars artwork. Screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
823 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Join Green Bean Books for a special Robot themed storytime with author/illustrator Jake Parker to celebrate the release of his new book, Little Bot and Sparrow on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM. A robot craft will follow the story time. This event is free and signed copies of Jake’s books will be available for purchase after the reading.
Green Bean Books
1600 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211
Author and cartoonist extraordinaire Kate Beaton is coming to Hooray for Books on Monday, September 26th at 6:00 PM!
If you are a fan of webcomics, then you might already love Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant series. If you frequent our Wednesday Story Times, then you definitely know how much we love her first picture book, The Princess and the Pony. Now, come out to Hooray for Books! as Beaton presents her second and newest picture book, King Baby, available on September 13th. Just as hilarious as all of Beaton’s work, King Baby is sure to be a story time favorite that will resonate with everyone who has ever been a parent, aunt or uncle, sibling, or even just seen a baby in action.
Pre-order your copy at Hooray for Books! by dropping by or calling 703-548-4092 during regular business hours. You must purchase at least one Scholastic title from Hooray for Books! in order to join the signing line.
Hooray for Books!
1555 King Street, Ste. 101, Alexandria, VA 22314
Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy, appears at Tr!ckster on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM to celebrate their fourth anniversary!
2631 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705