CA – Scoundrels Signing

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Author Timothy Zahn signs at Mysterious Galaxy Books Saturday January 12, 2013 at 2:00pm!

About the Book
The Death Star has been destroyed. The Rebellion has had its first big victory. And Han Solo, newly conscripted to the Rebel cause, is on the run from the Empire and the bounty hunters eager to turn him in for the huge reward being offered by Jabba the Hutt. Now a mysterious stranger offers Han the resources to execute a daring robbery from a major crime lord. The mission is impossible, but the prize will make Han a free man. With no choice but to accept, Han Solo and his Wookiee partner, Chewbacca, set out to assemble a cast of rogues, knaves, and cons with the right combination of wits, skills, and derring-do to pull off an operation of this complexity and scale — the best scoundrels the galaxy has to offer. And then the game is on: a rip-roaring, intergalactic, Ocean’s Eleven-style heist adventure starring Han Solo, Chewie, and Lando Calrissian!

About the Author
Timothy Zahn is the author of more than forty science fiction novels. He has also written many short stories, as well as Cascade Point, which won the Hugo Award for best novella. His other works include the Dragonback series, of which Dragon and Thief was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the bestselling Star Wars™ novel, Heir to the Empire. Zahn lives in Oregon.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111

AZ – Scoundrels Signing

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Hugo-award winner Timothy Zahn, best known for his New York Times bestselling Star Wars novels, visits Changing Hands Bookstore on Sunday January 13th from noon till 2:00 pm with Scoundrels, his new novel set in the Star Wars universe. Members of the 501st Legion: Dune Sea Garrison also attend in full Stormtrooper uniform!

Han Solo should be basking in his moment of glory after having just played a key role in the daring raid that destroyed the Death Star and landed the first serious blow to the Empire in its war against the Rebel Alliance. But there’s a bounty on his head—and if he can’t cough up the credits, he’ll surely pay with his hide. The only thing that can save him is a king’s ransom. Or maybe a gangster’s fortune? That’s what a mysterious stranger is offering in exchange for Han’s less-than-legal help with a riskier-than-usual caper. So Han assembles a gallery of rouges—including his indispensable sidekick Chewbacca and the cunning Lando Calrissian. But will their crime really pay, or will it cost them the ultimate price?

EVENT DETAILS

Event ticket (admits two) is free when you purchase Scoundrels from Changing Hands Bookstore.

Letter groups (printed on top of ticket) will be called at 11am to fill seats and designated standing room.

If available, seating and standing room opens to those without tickets at 11:45am.

Space cannot be guaranteed for late arrivals.

Booksigning line forms by assigned letter group after the presentation. Those without tickets may get their books signed after ticket-holders, if time allows.

Event details may be subject to unannounced changes.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
TIMOTHY ZAHN is the author of more than forty science fiction novels. He has also written many short stories, as well as Cascade Point, which won the Hugo Award for best novella. His other works include the Dragonback series, of which Dragon and Thief was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the New York Times bestselling Star Wars novel, Heir to the Empire. Zahn lives in Oregon.

THE DUNE SEA GARRISON is the Arizona chapter of the international Star Wars costuming club known as the 501st Legion. With over 3,000 members worldwide, the 501st, while not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., is Lucasfilm’s preferred Imperial costuming group. Members of the Dune Sea Garrison strive to create movie quality, screen accurate costumes of the “bad guys” from the Star Wars Universe. From Stormtroopers to Boba Fett, from Jawas to Darth Vader they strive for quality and accuracy in every costume they create.

Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 S McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283

OR – Scoundrels Signing

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Author Timothy Zahn signs at Powell’s Books on Wednesday, January 9th at 7:00 pm.

About the Book:

Ocean’s Eleven meets Star Wars in Timothy Zahn’s Scoundrels, a classic adventure set just after Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Death Star has just been destroyed and Han Solo still needs the money to pay off the bounty on his head. Now the opportunity to make that money and then some has walked into his life in the form of the perfect heist. With nine like-minded scoundrels, he and Chewbacca just might be able to pull it off and live to tell the tale.

Powell’s Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005

OR – Hereville Signing

Barry Deutsch signs at Powell’s Books on Thursday, November 15th at 7:30PM.

Powell’s Books
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd,  Portland, OR
(800) 878-7323

OR – Krampus the Yule Lord Signing

Brom signs at Powell’s on Friday, November 16th at 7:00 pm.

Powell’s Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton OR 97005

OR – The Voyeurs Signing

  

Gabrielle Bell and Tom Kaczynski appear at Powell’s Books on Friday, October 19th at 7:30PM.

Press Release:

This evening, Gabrielle Bell presents The Voyeurs (Uncivilized Books), a memoir of five years in the life of cartoonist, diarist, and filmmaker Gabrielle Bell. It collects episodes from her award-winning series Lucky, in which she travels to Tokyo, Paris, the South of France, and all over the United States, but remains anchored by her beloved Brooklyn, where sidekick Tony provides ongoing insight, offbeat humor, and enduring friendship. Gabrielle will be joined this evening by fellow graphic novelist Tom Kaczynski, who will be talking about his forthcoming book, Beta Testing the Apocalypse (Fantagraphics).

Powell’s Books
1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR

OR – Marvel Comics: The Untold Story Signing

Sean Howe and Matt Fraction sign at Powell’s on Monday October 15th at 7:30 pm.

Press Release:

Over the course of a half century, Marvel Comics’ epic universe has become the most elaborate fictional narrative in history and serves as a modern American mythology for millions of readers. Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (Harper) reveals the outsized personalities behind the scenes of this multibillion-dollar enterprise, including Martin Goodman, Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby. Note: Sean Howe will be joined at this event by Marvel writer Matt Fraction, who has written for Uncanny X-Men, Invincible Iron Man, Mighty Thor, Avengers, Spider-Man, and soon, Fantastic Four.

Powell’s Books
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
(800) 878-7323

OR – Bucko Signing

Jeff Parker and Erika Moen sign at Powell’s Books on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:30pm.

Powell’s Books
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
(800) 878-7323

 

 

OR – Judgment at Proteus Signing

Author Timothy Zahn signs at Powell’s Books on Thursday, August 2nd at 7:00PM.

In Timothy Zahn‘s Judgment at Proteus (Tor), the Quadrail that connects the 12 civilizations of our galaxy has been the locus of a battle for dominance fought mostly unnoticed by humankind. But Frank Compton of Earth, who has fought on the front lines, discovers that the Shonkla’raa, an ancient enemy thought to be long dead, is rising again. If Compton can’t stop them, the Shonkla’raa will decimate all who oppose them, destroying the Quadrail and billions of lives.

Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Portland, OR
(800) 878-7323

OR – Alif the Unseen Signing

Author G. Willow Wilson signs at Powell’s Books on Monday, July 9th at 7:30PM.

In an unnamed Middle Eastern security state, Alif, a young Arab-Indian hacker, protects watched groups from surveillance and tries to stay out of trouble. As the book opens, Alif’s computer has been breached by the Hand, the state’s electronic security force, and the woman Alif loves has jilted him for a prince. When it turns out that the prince is the Hand, and the state security forces come after Alif, he must go underground, all while trying to fight back against a piece of code the Hand is using to create the most sophisticated state surveillance ever developed. Reminiscent of the novels of Neal Stephenson, Philip Pullman, and Neil Gaiman, Alif the Unseen (Grove) is a sophisticated blend of philosophy, technology, and spirituality disguised as an irresistible page-turner.

Powell’s Books
1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR

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