TX – Mary-Louise Parker Signs

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Actress and Author MARY-LOUISE PARKER appears in conversation with Austin writer VINCENT SCARPA about Parker’s new book, Dear Mr. You, at BookPeople on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM! Books and tickets for the signing now available!

We loved her as Nancy Botwin on Weeds, Amy Gardner on The West Wing, Ruth on Fried Green Tomatoes… we could go on and on. Now, we’re getting to know Mary Louise Parker as an author. Dear Mr. You is a collection of literary essays that take the form of letters Parker has penned to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today. We’re thrilled to see this Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe-winning actress make her literary debut. Join us tonight as Parker appears in conversation with Austin writer Vincent Scarpa. After their talk, she’ll sign books. Tickets for the signing are available with the purchase of a copy of Dear Mr. You from BookPeople.

EVENT & TICKET GUIDELINES

*The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
*Tickets are required to join the signing line.
*Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of Dear Mr. You from BookPeople.
*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.
*Tickets are lettered. The line for the signing will form according to ticket letter after the author speaks.

If you cannot make it to the event, we’re taking a limited number of orders for signed copies of Dear Mr. You. Simply add the book to your cart and indicate SIGNED COPY. We ship all over the world!

ABOUT MARY LOUISE PARKER

Mary-Louise Parker is a Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress. Her writing has appeared in Esquire, The Riveter, Bust, and The Bullet. This is her first book.

ABOUT DEAR MR. YOU

A wonderfully unconventional literary debut from the award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker.  An extraordinary literary work, Dear Mr. You renders the singular arc of a woman s life through letters Mary-Louise Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today. Beginning with the grandfather she never knew, the letters range from a missive to the beloved priest from her childhood to remembrances of former lovers to an homage to a firefighter she encountered to a heartfelt communication with the uncle of the infant daughter she adopted. Readers will be amazed by the depth and style of these letters, which reveal the complexity and power to be found in relationships both loving and fraught.

BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

MA – An Evening w/ Steve Martin & Martin Short

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Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short (Father of the Bride, Three Amigos!) appear at the Citi Wang Theatre for one night only for “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 8:00 PM!

Tickets are on-sale now at the link….

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Citi Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-9393

NYC – Mary-Louise Parker Signing

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Award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds, Red, Fried Green Tomatoes) presents her literary debut at the Symphony Space on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM in conversation with Leslie Jamison (The Empathy Exams). An unconventional memoir in letters, Dear Mr. You chronicles Parker’s life through correspondence with men from her past and imagined future, and reveals the complexity and power found in relationships both loving and fraught.

Tickets available at the link…

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990
(212) 864-5400

MA – Fairy Revel

HollyBlackLargeHolly Black appears at the fairy revel in the Teen Room at the Public Library of Brookline on Wednesday January 14th, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

The Children’s Book Shop will have The Darkest Part of the Forest and Holly Black’s many other deliciously magical books for sale. Attendees may also bring their own copies of older titles to be signed.

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. Her new books are The Darkest Part of the Forest, a return to faerie fiction, and The Iron Trial, the first book in a middle grade fantasy series, Magisterium, co-authored by Cassandra Clare. Holly currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her online at her website blackholly.com

Brookline Library
361 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 730-2370

MA – The Darkest Part of the Forest Signing

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Author Holly Black appears at the Odyssey Bookshop on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign her latest novel THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST!

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of both an Andre Norton Award and a Newbery Honor. Her new books are The Darkest Part of the Forest, a return to faerie fiction, and The Iron Trial, the first book in a middle grade fantasy series, Magisterium, co-authored by Cassandra Clare. Holly currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. Visit her online at her website blackholly.com

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Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

MA – The Battle for WondLa Signing

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Tony DiTerlizzi signs at Odyssey Bookshop on Wednesday, May 21th at 6:30 pm!

Press Release:

Come to the Odyssey Bookshop for an adventure in reading! Tony DiTerlizzi, bestselling author of the Spiderwick Chronicles, will be presenting the final book in the WondLa series. Dress up/costume booth, Battle Station, “Battle” tattoos and a book signing!

Battle For Wondla:
All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost in the third installment of the WondLa trilogy. Eva Nine 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.

Tony DiTerlizzi:
New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, has been creating books with Simon and Schuster for over a decade. From his fanciful picture books like, 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 over thirty countries.

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Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

WI – The Battle for WondLa Signing

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Tony DiTerlizzi, author of The Battle for WondLa, appears at Boswell Book Company on Tuesday May 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

The New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi presents the highly-anticipated conclusion to the WondLa Trilogy, The Battle for WondLa. “An irresistible adventure” according to Percy Jackson & The Olympians author Rick Riordan, this middle-grade fantasy is perfect for ages ten and up with “wonder aplenty” in what Publisher’s Weekly calls “…[a] tense, chase-filled journey to engage young readers, [with] twists for adult fans of Twilight Zone–styled stories.”

When a marauder destroys the underground sanctuary that Eva Nine was raised in by the robot Muthr, the twelve-year-old girl is forced to flee aboveground. Eva Nine is searching for anyone else like her, for she knows that other humans exist, because of an item she treasures—a scrap of cardboard on which is depicted a young girl, an adult, and a robot, with the strange word, “WondLa.” Tony DiTerlizzi honors traditional children’s literature in this totally original space age adventure: one that is as complex as an alien planet, but as simple as a child’s wish for a place to belong. Eva Nine is at her bravest in the final book in this New York Times bestselling trilogy.

About the Author: Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has created 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, 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.

Boswell Book Company
2559 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 332-1181

GA – The Battle for WondLa Signing

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Tony DiTerlizzi appears at Barnes & Noble to sign The Battle for WondLa on Saturday May 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM!

Author Event
Join us in welcoming Tony DiTerlizzi, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has created books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. Mr. DiTerlizzi will be here to sign his new book, sure to be a classic of the future.

Barnes & Noble
Edgewood Retail District, 1217 Caroline Street at Moreland Av, Atlanta, GA 30307
404-522-0212

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

UK – WondLaful Tour 2011

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Tony DiTerlizzi posts his UK tour schedule on his blog:

Thanks to all my awesome fans overseas, I will be traveling to the United Kingdom this September for another WondLAful tour!  This time I’ll be promoting The Search for WondLa and The Spiderwick Chronicles.  We have planned a couple of surprise guests at some of the venues (including Chris Riddell!), so tune in for more updates. In the meantime, here are the tour dates and locations we have booked so far:

 
Saturday, 17th September @ 3:30 PM
The Golden Treasury
29 Replingham Road, Southfields, London, UK SW18 5LT
0208 333 0167
 
Sunday,  18th September @ Noon
Waterstone’s
West Village, Greenhithe
GB – Bluewater UK, DA9 9SE
0843 290 8159 
 
Wednesday, 21st September @ 4:30PM
Scottish Book Trust
Sandeman House, Trunk’s Close
55 High Street, Edinburgh, UK EH1 1SR
0131 524 0169
  
Thursday, 22nd September @ 6:30 PM
*SURPRISE GUEST: Signing with Chris Riddell!
The Gallery at Foyles
113-119 Charing Cross Road, London, UK WC2H 0EB
020 7440 3222 
 
Saturday, 24th September @ 11:00 AM
The Book Nook
1 St Johns Place, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2FJ UK
01273 911988 
 
Saturday, 24th September @ 4:30 PM
Bags Of Books
1 South Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2BT UK
01273 479320 
 
Sunday, 25th September @ 4:00 PM
The Bath Festival of Children’s Lit
Guildhall
High Street, Bath, Avon, BA1 5AW UK
01225 477793  

If you are bringing books from home, make sure you check in with the store first (most stores allow this). If you are bringing Magic cards, please limit the amount to a handful of your favorite ones.

Bring your camera! I’d be happy to take a pic with you and your little readers!

Keep your eyes peeled for more dates…and another surprise guest!

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