Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday May 21st.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
Chaperoned by Danny Harris.
What’s a Book Blind Date you ask? It’s a chance to
meet new people and win fantastic prizes! Danny will be chaperoning this fun
Here’s how it works: We have a selection of books in
four of the major genres we carry: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery and
Horror. When you sign up, you select a book from your favorite genre. We take
all the names of our participants and randomly match you up by book/genre in
teams for game night. Hilarity ensues. The winning team takes home the Grand
Prize. And registered contestants get 10% off of your purchases during the
This event is for all ages, and...
Starship Century contains both fiction and non-fiction writings and essays on ideas from beam driven sails to weird physics to nuclear fission as we reach for the stars. Co-editors Gregory Benford and James Benford, and contributors Robert Zubrin, Peter Schwartz, Allen Steele, Neal Stephenson, Geoff Landis, Freeman Dyson, John Cramer, Joe Haldeman, David Brin, Vernor Vinge, and Ian Crawford will discuss plans to launch a ship to the stars. Participants may change subject to availability. Contact staff for updates.
Starship Century Anthology
Mysterious Galaxy looks forward to seeing readers and authors Kelley Armstrong and Melissa Marr, Terry Brooks,Peter David, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Leanna Renee Hieber, C.J. Hill, Gini Koch, Tom Leveen, Jeffrey J. Mariotte, Shannon Messenger, Mike Mignola,Alexandra Monir, Joseph Nassise, Kris Neri, James A. Owens, Aprilynne Pike, Cherie Priest, Melanie Rawn, Adam Rex, Marsheila Rockwell, Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, Janni Lee Simner, Shawn Speakman, Michael Stackpole, David Lee Summers, Sam Sykes, Greg van Eekhout, Suzanne Young, Timothy Zahn and more. Mysterious Galaxy will be in booth #2411.
The San Diego Book Discussion Group is led by Fearless Leader Christine. The May 23rd discussion focuses on Lauren Beukes' Zoo City. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity for readers to branch out and find new favorites!
Don't forget, attendees receive 20% off the current group selection!