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Brandon Sanderson signs Skyward

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

The deadline for placing online orders has passed!

If you would still like to order a book for the signing, please call the store at 858-268-4747.

Brandon Sanderson

We are thrilled to welcome back Brandon Sanderson to Mysterious Galaxy. Sanderson is an award-winning epic fantasy author who has written many bestselling adult books such as the Mistborn series, Oathbringer, Elantris, and the last three books in Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series. He has written middle grade and young adult books as well, including The Rithmatist and The Reckoners series. Sanderson also teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University, where he focuses on science-fiction and fantasy writing and helps aspiring writers. He also is a host on the Hugo-nominated writing podcast, Writing Excuses. Skyward is the first in a new series about a young girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a war-ridden world. Faced with the pressures of her father’s legacy, she must prove herself and find a way to claim the stars.

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 SKYWARD 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 receive a ticket.

Online orders:

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 5:00pm on NOVEMBER 6TH for your book to be personalized. After that time, call or stop in the store to make your purchase and get your ticket!


You'll be able to pick up your book and ticket from Mysterious Galaxy the day the book is published, NOVEMBER 6TH, at 10:00 AM.

Readers attending and participating in the signing without a supporting Mysterious Galaxy Skyward purchase will be issued an end-of-the-line ticket only in-store beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 7th.  


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.


Skyward Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399555770
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Delacorte Press - November 6th, 2018

From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future.

Spensa's world has been under attack for hundreds of years. An alien race called the Krell leads onslaught after onslaught from the sky in a never-ending campaign to destroy humankind. Humanity's only defense is to take to their ships and combat the enemy. Pilots are the heroes of what's left of the human race.

Becoming a pilot has always been Spensa's dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring above Earth and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father's--a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving Spensa's chances of attending flight school at slim to none.

No one will let Spensa forget what her father did, but she is determined to fly. And the Krell just made that a possibility. They've doubled their fleet, which will make Spensa's world twice as deadly . . . but just might take her skyward.

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