Ashley Eckstein, widely recognized and honored as an actress, entrepreneur, fangirl trendsetter and leading voice for female fandom, has also recently added "author" to her list of accomplishments. Ashley Taylore, who illustrated It's Your Universe: You Have the Power to Make It Happen, will also sign copies for attendees.
Members of the 501st Legion - Imperial Sands Garrison and the Rebel Legion - Sunrider Base costuming and community service clubs in San Diego will be on-hand in full attire, to assist with the signing process, and take photos with fans. Ashley Eckstein will sign one piece of additional merchandise with book purchase only. Photos with Ashley are allowed.
Tickets available now!
How to order books & tickets:
This is a ticketed event. Priority tickets to the signing line are given only with the purchase of IT'S YOUR UNIVERSE from Mysterious Galaxy. Tickets are numbered, indicating your place in the signing line, and are sold on a first-come basis. You may purchase your book online, in-store, or over the phone, but all books must be paid in full in order to recieve a ticket.
1) You must enter payment method. Books ordered using the 'pay in store' option will not be issued a ticket or guaranteed a book until actual payment is made.
2) Note your intent to attend in the comments section at checkout.
3) All online orders must be submitted by 12:00pm on May 16th for your book to be personalized.
You'll be able to pick up your book and ticket from Mysterious Galaxy the day the book is published, May 8th at 10:00 AM.
Other limitations may apply. The event itself is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come first-served 30-40 minutes before the start of the event. Please read through our FAQ for arrival times, book limitations, and other details. Contact a Mysterious Galaxy bookseller at 858-268-4747 for any questions.
Ashley Eckstein grew up inspired by all things Disney. She launched Her Universe, an apparel company catering to fan girls, which has become a preferred partner for Disney and their girl power initiative.
In IT'S YOUR UNIVERSE, Ashley shares her own life lessons, as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a way to inspire girls to create big dreams and work to make them a reality.
Ashley tells her story of being a little girl dreaming of being on a Disney stage, voicing the first female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano, and starting Her Universe, a blockbuster clothing line and community for fangirls.
With prompts for journal entries and quotes from iconic Disney characters, Ashley shows how princesses, Jedi, and super heroes were great role models for choosing her own path.