NOTE: Tour dates updated below, May 13, 2013.
NOS4A2 is out, two weeks from today, and just caught a pair of great reviews, one from Pop Matters, the other from tor.com. Alex Brown at Tor says:
NOS4A2 is not only Hill’s best work thus far, but a serious contender for a slot in the top 5 books of the year.
While Popmatters thought it was a breakout like that big hit (I forget the title), by some other writer (I misremember who).
Over on Facehooked, we're running a contest to give away a signed piece of art from the book; all you gotta do to enter is preorder the novel. Info here.
On April 30th, I'm turning the keys in my Triumph and taking off for the book tour. Here are the dates and the places:
THE COMPLETE TOUR (UPDATED MAY 13th, 2013, with UK dates, and to cross off everything finished so far)
Tuesday, April 30th, 7 PM • Water Street Books, Exeter, NH. Thursday, May 2nd, 7PM • Barnes & Noble, 82nd & Broadway, NY, NY. Friday, May 3rd, 7PM • Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA. Saturday, May 4th, 7PM • Joseph Beth Booksellers, Lexington, KY. Note: ticketed event. Also note: day of the derby. Everyone who rides a horse to the event gets a free mint julep. Not really. Sunday, May 5th, 2PM • Books & Company, Dayton, OH (The Greene Shopping Center). Monday, May 6th, Timeless Time, Books are Fun!, Christmasland, CO. Special invitation only. See Charlie Manx for ride to event. Wednesday, May 8th, 7PM • Here Public Library, Here, Iowa Wednesday, May 8th, 7PM • Iowa Public Library, Iowa City, IA. Owing to flood damage at the Public Library in Here, event had to be moved to Iowa City. Hope everyone can still make it, and that the library in Here is back in business soon! Thursday, May 9th, 7:30 PM • Tattered Cover, Denver, CO. Friday, May 10th, 7 PM • Anderson's Bookshop Naperville, Naperville, IL. Saturday, May 11th, 2PM • Books-a-Million, Portland, ME.
Tuesday, May 14th, 7:00 PM • Mysterious Galaxy, San Diego, CA. Gorram, lookin' forward to seein' my IDW crew.
Wednesday, May 15th, 7:30 PM • Booksmith, San Francisco, CA.
Thursday, May 16th, 7:00 PM • Copperfield's Books, Petaluma, CA.
Friday, May 17th, 7:30 PM • Powell's Books, Portland, OR.
Saturday, May 18th, 4:00 PM • University Bookstore, Seattle, WA.
Tuesday, May 28th, 6:30 PM • The Gallery at Foyle's, London, UK.
Wednesday, May 29th, 12:30 PM • Waterstones, The Oracle, Reading, UK. NOTE: Signing only.
Wednesday, May 29th, 7:00 PM • Waterstones, The Galleries, Bristol.
Thursday, May 30th, 1:00 PM • Waterstones, Deans Gate, Manchester. NOTE: Signing only.
Thursday, May 30th, 6:00 PM • Waterstones, Liverpool.
Friday, May 31st, 6:30 PM • The Pleasance Theater in association with Blackwell's, Edinburgh.
Saturday, June 1st, 1:00 PM • Forbidden Planet, London. NOTE: Signing only.