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Hybrid In-store and Virtual Event - Mia Tsai discussing BITTER MEDICINE with Brent Lambert

Event date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 7:00pm

Mia Tsai discussing BITTER MEDICINE
with Brent Lambert

A Hybrid In-Store and Virtual Book Signing! 

This is an IN-STORE EVENT that will also be broadcasted live through Crowdcast for those unable to attend in person. This event will consist of a 30 minute discussion with author Mia Tsai and conversation partner Brent Lambert, followed by an audience Q&A and then lastly a book signing. 

If you're joining us virtually, Mysterious Galaxy's virtual events are hosted on Crowdcast. Click here to register for the event and here to view our virtual code of conduct. AccessibilityReal-time captioning for all Crowdcast events is available via Google Chrome. For enabling captions, please follow this guideMore info here.

Purchasing a copy of BITTER MEDICINE through Mysterious Galaxy allows us to continue to host author events, so we thank you in advance for your support!

How to Order Signed/Personalized Books from Mia Tsai if you're not attending the event

1. Add BITTER MEDICINE to your cart.
2. At checkout in the "order comments" box write "signed only" or to whom your book(s) should be personalized (i.e. "To: Ms. Galaxy"). Requests for anything beyond a name, like a note or quote, are up to the author's discretion and are not guaranteed. Orders must be placed by 12pm pt on the day of the event (March 30th). Please call the store if you wish to purchase a book, or add/alter personalization to an existing order, after this time.


About the Authors
MIA TSAI is a Taiwanese American author of speculative fiction. She lives in Atlanta with her family and, when not writing, is a hype woman for her orchids and a devoted cat gopher. Her favorite things include music of all kinds (really, truly) and taking long trips with nothing but the open road and a saucy rhythm section. She has been quoted in GLAMOUR once. In her other lives, she is a professional editor, photographer, and musician. Mia is on Twitter at @itsamia and on Instagram at @mia.tsai.books.

BRENT LAMBERT is a Black, queer man who heavily believes in the transformative power of speculative fiction across media formats. As a founding member of FIYAH LITERARY MAGAZINE, he turned that belief into action and became part of a Hugo Award winning team. He resides in San Diego but spent a lot of time moving around as a military brat. His family roots are in the Cajun country of Louisiana. Currently, he has a novella A NECESSARY CHAOS upcoming from Neon Hemlock and is part of the upcoming Black horror anthology ALL THESE SUNKEN SOULS. Ask him his favorite members of the X-Men and you’ll get different answers every time.


As a descendant of the Chinese god of medicine, ignored middle child Elle was destined to be a doctor. Instead, she is underemployed as a mediocre magical calligrapher at the fairy temp agency. Nevertheless, she challenges herself by covertly outfitting Luc, her client and crush, with high-powered glyphs.

Half-elf Luc, the agency's top security expert, has his own secret: he's responsible for a curse laid from an old assignment. To heal them, he'll need to perform his job duties with unrelenting excellence and earn time off from his tyrannical boss.

When Elle saves Luc's life, they begin a dangerous collaboration, but their chemistry blooms. Happiness, for once, is an option for them both. But Elle is loyal to her family, and Luc is bound by his true name. To win freedom from duty, they must make unexpected sacrifices.


About Brent Lambert's upcoming A NECESSARY CHAOS
In a world of magical empires and the anarchists that would tear them down, A Necessary Chaos follows two mages, Althus and Vade, each assigned to spy on the other by opposing sides. But when they both catch feelings, what happens when they’re commanded to kill their target? They must each decide if they'll follow orders or find a way to make their romance thrive beyond the lies.


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Bitter Medicine By Mia Tsai Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616963842
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tachyon Publications - March 14th, 2023

In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Writers By Anne Shade (Selected by), Victoria Villaseñor (Editor) Cover Image
By Anne Shade (Selected by), Victoria Villaseñor (Editor)
ISBN: 9781635559361
Availability: Not in Stock, Available for Special Order
Published: Bold Strokes Books - June 15th, 2021

All These Sunken Souls: A Black Horror Anthology By Circe Moskowitz (Editor), Kalynn Bayron, Ashia Monet, Liselle Sambury, Sami Ellis, Joel Rochester, Joelle Wellington, Brent C. Lambert, Donyae Coles, Ryan Douglass Cover Image
ISBN: 9781641608374
Availability: Backordered
Published: Amberjack Publishing - October 17th, 2023