Thursday, March 12, 2015

Summer book tour posted...

'The Book of Life' paperback summer promotional tour has been posted, and here are the dates so far:

May 26, 2015: New Orleans, LA
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
BARNES & NOBLE, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002

May 27, 2015: Asheville, NC
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
Asheville, NC 28801

May 28, 2015: Nashville, TN
6:15 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
SALON @ 615 sponsored by the Nashville Public Library and Parnassus Books
615 Church St
Nashville, TN 37219
Parnassus Books will sell books.
This is a free, ticketed event, though there is a $2.50 processing fee for ordering a ticket online. Advance auditorium tickets are limited and guarantee a seat in the auditorium. A limited number of auditorium tickets will be available on-site 30 minutes before show time on the event date. Arrive early for the on-site ticket line. Once auditorium seats have been filled, guests will be accommodated in alternative viewing locations.

The signing line will be prioritized for those who pre-order the book. For a priority spot in the signing line at this event, you must purchase a copy of the author’s latest book from Parnassus Books. As a Salon patron, you will receive a 10% discount! Visit for more information.

Friday, May 29, 2015: Washington, DC
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Event will be free to the public and seating is first come, first served. To enter the signing line customers will need a ticket. Tickets will be available to all. Everyone who purchases a copy of THE BOOK OF LIFE will receive a prioritized signing line ticket--pre-order your copy through our website now, note in the comments field that you will attend the event, and head to the front of the line! (Both the book and ticket will waiting for you the day of the event.) Tickets will also be available the day of the event whether or not you purchase a copy of the book.

Sunday, May 31, 2015: Pittsburgh, PA
TIME TBA: Talk/Q&A/Signing sponsored by PENGUIN BOOKSHOP
Hillman Center for the Performing Arts @ Shadyside Academy
423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
It will be a ticketed event with assigned seating. Books will be for sale outside of the auditorium before the event. All proceeds will benefit Penguin Bookshop, one of the last remaining independent bookstores in the region. Tickets are $20 (including the just-released paperback copy of The Book of Life and orchestra seating) or $10 for balcony seating. Balcony tickets for students and seniors are available for $5.

Monday, June 1, 2015: Dallas, TX
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
Stonebriar Centre
2601 Preston Road
Frisco, TX 75034

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: Wichita, KS
Note: this event may be held off site, check back soon for details
This will be a ticketed event, ticket will include one book (exact price TBA). There will also be an option to buy “add-on” tickets for $5 each (2 max).

Wednesday, June 3, 2015: Boulder, CO
Talk/ Q&A/Signing
1107 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302

Thursday, June 4, 2015: Ann Arbor, MI
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
2513 Jackson Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
This event will be free, but the store will give out “line tickets.” Customers who pre-order or buy a book will get a line ticket, which will determine where they are in the signing line. Those who don’t buy a book can still get books signed, but they will be given a line ticket the day of and go after the people who bought from the store. Seating is not assigned and is first come first serve.

Friday, June 5, 2015: Petoskey, MI
6:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing sponsored by MCLEAN & EAKIN BOOKSELLERS
Crooked Tree Arts Center
461 E. Mitchell St.
Petoskey, MI 49770
This will be a ticketed event. Reserve Seating tickets (given with the purchase of a book) will be available shortly at and free General Admission tickets are available now by calling the store at 231.347.1180.

Sunday, June 7, 2015: Chicago, IL
TIME TBA Talk/Q&A/Signing sponsored by ANDERSON’S BOOKSHOP
Off-site venue TBA
Naperville, IL

Monday, June 8, 2015: Santa Fe, NM
TIME TBA On-Stage Q&A and signing
418 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
It is a ticketed event ($20), but customers get discounts on tickets with a book purchase ($10 ticket with paperback purchase, $5 with hardcover purchase).

Tuesday, June 9, 2015: Albuquerque, NM
TIME TBA Talk/Q&A/Signing sponsored by BOOKWORKS
Off-site venue TBA

Thursday, June 11, 2015: Manhattan Beach/Los Angeles Area CA
7:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing

Sunday, June 14, 2015: Seattle, WA
3:00 PM Talk/Q&A/Signing
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155.
The event is free to the public, first come first served seating, but the signing line will be prioritized for those who pre-order the book.
Books & Priority Signing Line tickets on-sale : 5/26/15.
Purchase online at or by phone 206.366.3333.
Attendees without priority signing line tickets will be placed in-line after ticket holders.

Please keep in mind that she may be adding dates, so follow Deborah Harkness on Facebook and Twitter for updates (our 'Links' page has her URL's, for future reference.)

Here is her Facebook post: SAVE THE DATE--THE BOOK OF LIFE US Tour Information.