IL – Lunch with Alan Cumming

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Actor Alan Cumming (The Good Wife, X-Men 2) appears at The Standard Club on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM!

A magical concoction of the mischievous, tender, whimsical, and debauched real-life adventures of Alan Cumming, told in his own words and pictures. Described by the New York Times as a bawdy countercultural sprite and named one of the most fun people in show business by Time magazine, Alan Cumming is a genuine quadruple threat an internationally acclaimed, award-winning star of stage, television, and film, as well as a New York Times best-selling author whose real-life vivacity, wit, and charm shine through every page of his third book, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams.

EVENT DETAILS
Doors will open at 11:00 AM.
Tickets are $40 and are required for the event. This ticket DOES NOT INCLUDE a copy of the featured book. Copies of You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures will be available for purchase at the event and the author will be available for signing.

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The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 427-9100

IL – Voracious: Feeding Time #1 Signing

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Creators Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr appear at Challengers Comics on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 5:00 till 7:00 PM to sign the first issue of VORACIOUS: FEEDING TIME!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – The Adventures of Fat Rice Signing

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Chefs/authors Abraham Conlon and Adrienne Lo and illustrator Sarah Becan appear at Challengers Comics on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of The Adventures of Fat Rice, a one-of-a-kind illustrated cookbook. 

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – Ice Zombies Signing

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Creator Timothy Compton on Wednesday November 30th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Graham Crackers Comics!

Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Voracious: Feeding Time #1 Signing

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Creators Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr appear at Graham Crackers Comics on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign the first issue of VORACIOUS: FEEDING TIME!

Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Super Powers #1 Signing

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Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Aw Yeah Comics) appears at Challengers Comics on Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM to sign Super Powers #1 from DC Comics!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – Iron Man/Lockwood & Co. Signing

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Authors Eoin Colfer and Jonathan Stroud appear at Anderson’s Bookshop on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM!

Two amazing middle grade authors for the price of one! The Irish Laureate of Children’s Books, Eoin Colfer, creates a brand new Iron Man story for the Marvel universe, and Jonathan Stroud brings the latest in his ghost-hunting series Lockwood & Co.!

EVENT DETAILS
This in-store event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author’s latest book, Iron Man: The Gauntlet, or Lockwood & Co.: The Creeping Shadow from Anderson’s. To purchase your book, please stop into or call the Anderson’s Naperville location at (630) 355-2665, or click on the links below.

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Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665

IL – Moonshine #1 Signing

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Writer Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets, Dark Knight III) appears at Challengers Comics on Saturday November 19th (Time TBA) to celebrate Local Comic Shop Day and sign the first issue of his new Image series MOONSHINE, for which Challengers has an exclusive Frank Miller B&W variant cover!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – Thanks for the Money Signing

000_il-joelmchale_0Joel McHale presents his new book on Sunday, November 13th at 2:00 PM. Tickets available here…

In this unrestrained aspirational memoir, Joel McHale (Community; The Soup) reveals heretofore private tales of his youth: his many, hilarious boyhood head injuries, his early love for performing, whether or not those two things are related, and much more. In addition to giving his readers a completely honest glimpse at the delightful trappings of wealth and fame, McHale imparts the wisdom of his experiences so that YOU, the reader, can ALSO become a real celebrity

Join us for a conversation and book signing to celebrate “Thanks For the Money!

EVENT DETAILS
Conversation and Q&A will precede a book signing. All tickets must be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets using the link above, not through our Naperville location. You will need to bring a printed copy of the ticket to the event.

Your ticket number/seat number is your reserved place in the signing line. You will line up in order of that number and then get to meet Joel and have your book signed.

Here’s what you get with each ticket:
*Admittance for one person
*A copy of the new book, “Thanks For the Money” handed to you when you arrive
*A presentation
*A reserved place in the signing line to get your book autographed
*The opportunity to meet Joel
*A photo of you and Joel

Here’s what you shouldn’t expect:
*A personalization (your name in the book)
*An autograph in the book that you bought elsewhere
*An autograph on ANY piece of memorabilia

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Chicago Marriott
1801 N Naper Blvd, Naperville, Illinois 60563
(630) 505-4900

IL – An Evening with Anna Kendrick

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Actress ANNA KENDRICK (Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air) appears on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM to present her new book: Scrappy Little Nobody! Tickets available at the link from Anderson’s Books!

In “Scrappy Little Nobody,” Academy and Tony Award-nominated actress Anna Kendrick brings her sharp wit and winningly wry observations to the page, recounting the many extraordinary and the charmingly ordinary moments along her road to success.

Join us for a night full of laughter with Anna to celebrate “Scrappy Little Nobody!”  This is a presentation and Q&A event only; there will be no signing or photo line.  Your book will be pre-signed.

Please note the location is actually at Community Christian Church in Naperville and not at Pfeiffer Hall in Naperville!

Details:
Here’s what you get with each ticket:
*Admittance for one person (two if you purchase that package)
*A pre-signed copy of the new book, “Scrappy Little Nobody” handed to you when you arrive
*A presentation
*Audience Q&A

Here’s what you shouldn’t expect:
*A personalization (your name in the book)
*An autograph in the book that you bought elsewhere
*The opportunity to meet Anna
*A photo of you and Anna

See you there!

PLEASE NOTE that this event follows the author’s and publisher’s wishes and may mean limits on photos and the number of signed or personalized books.  Anderson’s Bookshop is not responsible for changes made by the author to the guidelines prior to or during the event.  Your understanding is appreciated.

Tickets are non-refundable. If you miss the event, in order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.

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Community Christian Church
1635 Emerson Lane, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 388-5000

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