CA – Dream Jumper Signing

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Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom sign Dream Jumper: Nightmare Escape at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 6:30 PM.

Some readers were lucky enough to get a taste of Dream Jumper: Nightmare Escape, the new kids’ graphic adventure written by actor Greg Grunberg (Heroes, Alias, Felicity, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek Beyond) and drawn by artist Lucas Turnbloom, during May’s Free Comic Book Day. The story follows Ben, a young boy who discovers that he has the power to jump in and out of his friends’ dreams and nightmares and help them battle their worst fears.  Join us to learn more about the inspiration for the series, why the creators chose to work in comics form, and what might lie in the Dreamworld.

This is a numbered event – numbers for the signing line are free with the purchase of Dream Jumper: Nightmare Escape from Mysterious Galaxy. Books and tickets will be available for pick-up on Tuesday, June 28, starting at 10 AM!

If you are purchasing your copy online and attending the signing, please be sure to note your intent in the comments section at check-out.

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Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Down the Darkest Street Signing

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Author Alex Segura appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:00 PM to sign his new novel Down the Darkest Street.

About the book:
Pete Fernandez should be dead. His life — professional and personal — is in ruins. His best friend is dead. His newspaper career is past tense. His ex is staying with him as her own marriage crumbles. On top of that, the former journalist finds himself in the eye of a dangerous storm; investigating a missing girl with an unexpected partner and inching closer and closer to a vicious, calculating killer cutting a swath of blood across Miami — while at the same time battling his own personal demons that refuse to be silenced.

Down the Darkest Street, the hard-boiled sequel to Alex Segura’s acclaimed debut, Silent City, tells a tale of redemption, survival and the sordid backstreets of Miami — while asking the question that many are too scared to answer: When faced with pure darkness, would you fold or fight?

About the Author:
Alex Segura is a novelist and comic book writer. He is the author of the Miami crime novel SILENT CITY, the first in a series featuring Pete Fernandez. SILENT CITY and its sequel, DOWN THE DARKEST STREET, out this year via Polis Books. He has also written a number of comic books, including the best-selling and critically acclaimed ARCHIE MEETS KISS storyline, the “Occupy Riverdale” story and the upcoming ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES. He lives in New York with his wife. He is a Miami native.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Gathering of Young Adult Authors 2016

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Press Release:

A magical evening is in store for attendees of Mysterious Galaxy Books’s Gathering of Young Adult Authors at with V. E. Schwab, Kiersten White, Cecil Castellucci and Caragh M. O’Brien on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM!

David’s review of A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab, a Fantastic Firsts Pick, noted, “Featuring appealing main characters, splendidly wicked villains, and a horrifying conception of magic, Schwab’s fantasy will shock you and thrill you. Highly recommended!“ In A Gathering of Shadows, as Red London prepares for a magical competition, pirates and the shadows of other Londons loom on the horizon. Cecil Castellucci’s original SF adventure, Stone in the Sky, is new in paperback – or explore the pre-Force Awakens Lucasverse with her Princess Leia novel, Moving Target. High school English teacher turned novelist Caragh O’Brien is the author of the dystopian science fantasy Birthmark series, and psychological SF thrillers The Vault of Dreamers and The Rule of Mirrors, which take reality television to a terrifying new level. And San Diego’s own Kiersten White will discuss Illusions of Fate, her standalone fantasy, and tease readers with news of this summer’s brutally romantic novel, And I Darken, and maybe even her upcoming middle grade work!

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Orphan X Signing

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Writer Gregg Hurwitz (The Dark Knight, Moon Knight) appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday January 30, 2016 at 5:00 PM to sign his new thriller Orphan X!

About this author:
GREGG HURWITZ is the author of a number of critically acclaimed thrillers, including Trust No One and The Crime Writer. International bestsellers, his novels have been finalists for several awards, including the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger and the ITW Best Novel of the Year awards. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit him on the web at www.gregghurwitz.net.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – The Last Dream Keeper Signing

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Writer and actress Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM to sign The Last Dream Keeper.

The multi-talented Amber Benson will be donning her prose author hat when she visits MG for her signing for The Last Dream Keeper, continuing the story of Lyse MacAllister, and her coven sisters, introduced in The Witches of Echo Park, as they face threats from external and internal sources. Amber will bring readers up to date on her various projects, including movies like “Shevenge,” short stories for a variety of anthologies, and whatever the next arrow in her Renaissance Woman quiver may be.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Get Jiro: Blood & Sushi Signing

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Artist Ale Garza appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Tuesday October 27th at 7:30 PM to sign GET JIRO: BLOOD AND SUSHI.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Star Wars Reads Day 2015

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Christopher Alexander appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday October 10th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM for Star Wars Reads Day!

Jedi might get their knowledge from the Force, but books are sure to be a close second! Whether you’re a Jedi, a Sith, or a scruffy-looking nerfherder, come and celebrate the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, an international event centered around books, reading, and education. Revel in the fun of reading about our favorite galactic heroes and villains with Star Wars Origami author Christopher Alexander, and prepare for “The Force Awakens!” With planned activities, fans, and fun, this is a Star Wars celebration not to be missed.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Archmage Signing

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R. A. Salvatore appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Friday, September 18th from 7:30 PM!

Press Release:

Join us for a night of magic, fantasy, and adventure as we welcome bestselling author R.A. Salvatore once again to Mysterious Galaxy! His latest novel Archmage centers on our favorite drow, Drizzt who must face the challenge of the dark elves of Menzoberranzan. The powerful Archmage Gromph plans to call on demonic forces from the deepest reaches of the Abyss, and unleash a disaster even the Underdark could never have prepared for.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – The Smartest Book in the World Signing

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Press Release:

Internationally renowned comedian Greg Proops appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Sunday May 31st at 2:00 PM to sign his cultural dictionary, subtitled A Lexicon of Literary, A Rancorus Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool. Best known for starring on the hit improv comedy show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Proops delivers a hilarious reference guide for everything from noteworthy names of the ancient world to baseball. In The Smartest Book in the World, Proops uses his signature wit to give you everything you need to know to always be the smartest person in the room. Join us in celebrating Proops’ bold comedic novel based on his sensational, iTunes Top 10 podcast that has been downloaded more than nine million times.

This is a numbered event – numbers for the signing line are free with the purchase of The Smartest Book in the World from Mysterious Galaxy, available May 5, starting at 10 AM!

If you are planning to attend the event, please do not place your order through the web site as all such orders are processed after the event. Instead, please come by or call the store and purchase the book on or after the on-sale date.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

CA – Speculative Fiction Writers Sign

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Cecil Castellucci and Rachel Searles appear at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Friday March 27th at 6:00 PM for a signing focused on SF for teens, and middle grade readers, but of interest to readers of all ages.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111

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