TX – The Battle for WondLa Signing

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TONY DITERLIZZI, bestselling author & illustrator of The Spiderwick Chronicles, speaks and signs at BookPeople on Thursday, May 8 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of The Battle for WondLa: Search for WondLa #3

Press Release:

Eva Nine is at her bravest in the final book in the bestselling trilogy from the fantastical mind of Tony DiTerlizzi. All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost. Eva has gone into hiding for fear of luring the wicked Loroc to her companions. However, news of the city Solas being captured by the human leader, Cadmus Pryde, forces Eva into action once again. With help from an unlikely ally, Eva tries to thwart Loroc’s ultimate plan for both mankind and the alien life on Orbona. Complete with lavish two-color illustrations and spot art throughout, and starring a host of unforgettable characters that reinforce the importance of friendship, The Battle for WondLa has all the hallmarks of a classic book–of the future.

TONY DITERLIZZI is a bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa.” Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

Thank you for supporting Tony DiTerlizzi & your local independent bookstore!

Book People
603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

TX – The Reluctant Assassin Signing

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Bestselling Author of the Artemis Fowl series EOIN COLFER appears at BookPeople to speak and sign his new novel WARP: The Reluctant Assassin on Friday, April 11 at 6:00 PM!

Artemis Fowl fans, today is a big day! Eoin Colfer is returning to BookPeople to present the first book in his brand new series, Warp: The Reluctant Assassin. Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, an illusionist who uses his conjuring skills to gain access to victims’ dwellings. When an intended victim turns out to be a scientist from the future, Riley is unwittingly transported via wormhole to modern day London, followed closely by Garrick. He must return to Victorian London to save the world!
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The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are only required for the signing portion of the event.

Books & tickets are now available. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate “ticket” item to add to your cart.

We are also taking orders for signed copies of Artemis Fowl The Last Guardian for those who cannot make it to the event. We ship all over the world.

Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, an illusionist who has fallen on difficult times and now uses his unique conjuring skills to gain access to victims’ dwellings. On one such escapade, Garrick brings his reluctant apprentice along and urges him to commit his first killing. Riley is saved from having to commit the grisly act when the intended victim turns out to be a scientist from the future, part of the FBI’s Witness Anonymous Relocation Program (WARP) Riley is unwittingly transported via wormhole to modern day London, followed closely by Garrick.

In modern London, Riley is helped by Chevron Savano, a nineteen-year-old FBI agent sent to London as punishment after a disastrous undercover, anti-terrorist operation in Los Angeles. Together Riley and Chevie must evade Garrick, who has been fundamentally altered by his trip through the wormhole. Garrick is now not only evil, but he also possesses all of the scientist’s knowledge. He is determined to track Riley down and use the timekey in Chevie’s possession to make his way back to Victorian London where he can literally change the world.

EOIN COLFER is a former elementary school teacher and the author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series. He is also the author of Airman; Half Moon Investigations; The Supernaturalist; Eoin Colfer’s Legend of Spud Murphy and Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth; and The Wish List. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

Thank you for supporting Eoin Colfer & your local independent bookstore!

Book People
603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

TX – The Harlem Hellfighters Signing

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Bestselling Author MAX BROOKS appears at BookPeople to speak and sign The Harlem Hellfighters on Wednesday, April 9th at 7:00 PM!

We are beyond excited to welcome Max Brooks, bestselling author of World War Z and Zombie Survival Guide, to the store tonight. The Harlem Hellfighters is a fictionalized account of the 369th Infantry Regiment–the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. Featuring artwork from acclaimed illustrator CAANAN WHITE, these pages deliver an action-packed and powerful story of courage, honor, and heart. The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing portion of this event and only available with the purchase of a copy of Harlem Hellfighters from BookPeople.
PLEASE READ:

The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are only required for the signing portion of the event.

Books & tickets are now available. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate “ticket” item to add to your cart.

We are also taking orders for signed copies of The Harlem Hellfighters for those who cannot make it to the event. We ship all over the world.

From Bestselling Author Max Brooks, The Harlem Hellfighters is a fictionalized account of the 369th Infantry Regiment–the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. From the enlistment lines in Harlem to the training camp at Spartanburg, South Carolina, to the trenches in France, Brooks tells the thrilling story of the heroic journey that these soldiers undertook for a chance to fight for America. Despite extraordinary struggles and discrimination, the 369th became one of the most successful–and least celebrated–regiments of the war. The Harlem Hellfighters, as their enemies named them, spent longer than any other American unit in combat and displayed extraordinary valor on the battlefield. Based on true events and featuring artwork from acclaimed illustrator CAANAN WHITE, these pages deliver an action-packed and powerful story of courage, honor, and heart.

MAX BROOKS’ previous book, The Zombie Survival Guide, formed the core of the world’s civilian survival manuals during the Zombie War. Mr. Brooks subsequently spent years traveling to every part of the globe in order to conduct the face-to-face interviews that have been incorporated into this present publication.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

Thank you for supporting Max Brooks & your local independent bookstore!

Book People
603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

TX – Pearls Falls Fast Signing

pffCartoonist Stephan Pastis appears at BookPeople on Thursday, April 3 at 7:00 PM!

Press Release:

BookPeople Presents Bestselling Cartoonist of Pearls Before Swine STEPHAN PASTIS speaking & signing Pearls Falls Fast: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury

We’re thrilled to welcome back Stephan Pastis, creator and cartoonist of Pearls Before Swine. He’s here tonight with a brand new treasury collection of “Unsportsmanlike Conduct” which features the entire Pearls cast. The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available with the purchase of a copy of Pearls Falls Fast from BookPeople.

PLEASE READ:

The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are only required for the signing portion of the event.

Books & tickets are now available. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate “ticket” item to add to your cart.

We are also taking orders for signed copies of Pearls Fall Fast for those who cannot make it to the event. We ship all over the world.

Enjoy a new treasury of New York Times Bestselling Pearls Before Swine. In this treasury collection of “Unsportsmanlike Conduct,” and “Rat’s Wars,” the eclectic Pearls Before Swine cast play out their their respective roles. Rat is the arrogant know-it-all, taking constant advantage of the naive and simple Pig, with wise and pedantic Goat looking on in detached disapproval. The incredibly inept Crocs still hold hopes of eating their Zeeba neighbors. Throw in cameo appearances by Guard Duck and Snuffles the Cat and you get the full tableau of Pearls comedy. Stephan’s personal annotations lend insight and more humor to this Pearls Before Swine rendtion.

STEPHAN PASTIS is an attorney turned cartoonist. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the UCLA School of Law, he worked as a lawyer before trying his hand at cartooning. Pastis lives in the Bay Area, with his wife and two children.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

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Book People
603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703

TX – Charon’s Claw Signing

Author R.A. Salvatore signs at BookPeople on August 10, 2012 at 7:00pm!

In the conclusion to the #4 New York Times best-selling Neverwinter Saga, Drizzt draws his swords once more to aid his friends—assisting the beautiful elf Dahlia as she enacts revenge and helping an old foe break the bonds that have held him hostage for more than a hundred years.

As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to have anything signed at this event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

BookPeople
604 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703

TX – Alpha Signing

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Author Greg Rucka signs at BookPeople on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 from 7:30PM – 9:30PM.

About ALPHA:
For the visitors to Wilsonville, the largest theme park in the world, the day began with a smile. By the end, they wonder-will they be able to escape with their lives?

Retired Delta Force operator, Master Sergeant Jonathan “Jad” Bell, is Wilsonville’s lead undercover security officer. The threat begins with the announcement of a hidden dirty bomb, but quickly becomes something far, far worse.

Trained since the age of seventeen to save innocent victims from impossible hostage situations, Jad scrambles to assess the threat and protect the visitors. He will come face to face with a villain whose training matches his in every way-and presents a threat Jad may not be able to stop.

GREG RUCKA is the author of nearly a dozen novels, six featuring bodyguard Atticus Kodiak, and two featuring Tara Chace, the protagonist of his Queen & Country series. Additionally, he has penned several short-stories, countless comics, and the occasional non-fiction essay. In comics, he has had the opportunity to write stories featuring some of the world’s best-known characters—Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman—as well as penning several creator-owned properties himself, such as Whiteout and Queen & Country, both published by Oni Press. His work has been optioned several times over, and his services are in high-demand in a variety of creative fields as a story-doctor and creative consultant.

In order to have anything signed at a BookPeople event, a copy of the event book must be purchased from BookPeople. If you purchase your book from BookPeople in advance of the event, please save your receipt and present it at the event.

BookPeople
604 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703

Nerd Do Well Signing Tour

Simon Pegg goes on a signing tour for his new memoir, Nerd Do Well.

Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. Best known for his roles in Shaun of the Dead, Paul, and Hot Fuzz, he also plays Scotty in the Star Trek franchise. Simon lives in London with his wife and daughter. This is his first book.

NEW YORK, NY
STRAND BOOKSTORE, 828 Broadway, Fl 3, New York, NY 10003
Monday, June 13 – 7:00 PM – author event. Talk/Signing

AUSTIN, TX
BOOKPEOPLE, 603 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703
Wednesday, June 15 – 7:00 PM – bookstore.

LOS ANGELES, CA
BARNES & NOBLE #2089, The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Friday, June 17 – 7:00 PM – bookstore. Talk/Signing

TX – Zombie Spaceship Wasteland Signing

Patton Oswalt signs on January 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm.
 
Widely known for his roles in the films Big Fan and Ratatouille, as well as the television hit The King of Queens, Patton Oswalt has been amusing audiences for decades. Now, with Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, he offers a fascinating look into his most unusual, and lovable, mindscape. Oswalt combines memoir with uproarious humor, from snow forts to Dungeons & Dragons to gifts from Grandma that had to be explained.

He remembers his teen summers spent working in a movie Cineplex and his early years doing stand-up. Then there’s the book’s centerpiece, which posits that before all young creative minds have anything to write about, they will home in on one of three story lines: zom­bies, spaceships, or wastelands. BookPeople is thrilled to host Patton Oswalt. While the talk is free to attend, if you would like a book signed it must be purchased from BookPeople. Free wristbands for the signing line will go out at 9AM the morning of the event.

BookPeople
603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Gauntlgrym Book Tour

R.A. Salvatore goes on a signing tour for the latest Drizzt Do’Urden novel:

Philadelphia, PA: 10/05/10
Free Library of Philadelphia, 7:30 pm
Author Lecture Series
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Chicago, IL: 10/06/10
Barnes & Noble DePaul Center, 12 pm
1 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago Comics, 7 pm
3244 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657

Toronto, ON: 10/07/10
World’s Biggest Bookstore, 7 pm
20 Edward Street,Toronto, ON M5G 1C9

Boston, MA: 10/08/10
Northeastern University—Snell Library, 12 pm
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Falmouth, MA: 10/09/10
Falmouth Public Library, 12 pm
300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540

Austin, TX: 10/11/10
BookPeople, 7 pm
603 N. Lamar, Austin TX 78703

San Diego, CA: 10/12/10
Mysterious Galaxy Books, 7 pm
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111

San Francisco, CA: 10/13
Borders Stonestown Galleria, 7 pm
233 Winston Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132

Seattle, WA: 10/14/10
Fort Lewis Army Base, 4 pm
Tacoma, WA

Borders Tacoma, 7:30 pm
2508 S 38th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409

Seattle, WA: 10/15/10
Borders Lynnwood, 7 pm
3000 184th Street SW, Suite 910, Lynnwood, WA 98037

Vancouver, BC: 10/16/10
Chapters, 12 pm
788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1A1

After the Deluge Tour

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Josh Neufeld has announced an extensive book tour for his graphic novel A.D.: After the Deluge.

  • Wednesday, August 19: I commemorate A.D.’s hardcover release with a presentation and signing in Austin, Texas, @ BookPeople. 603 N. Lamar, Austin, 7pm.
  • Thursday, August 20: A.D. presentation & signing @ Domy Books in Houston, Texas. 1709 Westheimer, Houston, 7:00 pm. This event will be taped by Book TV!
  • Friday, August 21: A.D. hits New Orleans. Release party with me and some of the book’s subjects, live and in person! Plus an art show, music, and refreshments. The Canary Collective, 329 Julia Street, New Orleans, 6pm.
  • Saturday, August 22: Signing @ Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple Street, New Orleans. 1pm.
  • Saturday, August 22: Signing @ Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street, New Orleans. 3:30 pm.
  • Sunday, August 23: Signing @ Beth’s Books, 2700 Chartres Street, New Orleans, 1pm.
  • Tuesday, August 25: A.D.’s New York release party @ Idlewild Books, co-sponsored by SMITH magazine and Teachers & Writers Collaborative. Live music by Mary McBride, refreshments, and an art auction to benefit New Orleans relief organizations. 12 West 19th St., New York City, 7pm.
  • Friday, August 28: A.D. presentation and signing @ The Book Cellar, in Chicago. 4736-38 North Lincoln Ave., Chicago, 7pm.
  • Saturday, August 29: Katrina’s fourth anniversary. I will be doing an author coffee @ Writers Workspace Chicago. 5443 N. Broadway St., Chicago, 11am.
  • Saturday, August 29: Signing @ Chicago Comics, 3244 N Clark Street, Chicago, 3 pm.
  • Tuesday, September 8: Presentation & signing @ Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts, 7pm.
  • Wednesday, September 9: Signing @ Million Year Picnic, 99 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, Mass., 1 pm.
  • Wednesday, September 16: Pantheon editor Lisa Weinert, SMITH comics editor Jeff Newelt, and I discuss the evolution of A.D. from web to print. McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York City, 7pm.
  • September 24: Presentation & signing @ Bergen Street Comics, 470 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, 7pm. 
  • September 26–27: A.D. hits D.C. for the annual Small Press Expo (SPX). Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, Maryland.
  • October 8–11: I will be a guest of Portland’s Wordstock Literary Festival, “the largest celebration of literature and literacy in the Pacific Northwest.” Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon.
  • November 14–15: A.D. heads south again for The Miami Book Fair International.