Room 1086 (10th Floor)

Once again, Ad Astra will host several book launches! They are always a lot of fun! Often having readings by the author(s), Q&A, food, drink, door prizes … and more!
Be a part of the authors big day and join in the fun!

FRIDAY APRIL 10, 2015 – 8 PM

CoverSmallJackie, her life reeling after her father’s by-election win, is drawn to a strange man telling faerie tales in the park. But his telling of Snow White is unlike any she heard as a child.

A princess with fae appearance, shunned by her father. Seven dwarfs more dangerous to her even than a step-mother queen who wants her dead. A queen who must be fairest, for fear of her husband the king. A conflict that threatens to engulf the entire kingdom – and the realm of the Fae!

Join us for treats, contests and a chance to become a part of the story!


FRIDAY APRIL 10, 2015 – 8 PM

True Magics book launch party!  Dragon Moon Press invites you to the launch of True Magics, the final book in Erik Buchanan’s Magics trilogy: Thomas Flarety is caught in a fight between church and state for control of magic, and what he does may decide the fate of the kingdom! Join us on Friday night for refreshments, prizes, and of course, chocolate! Erik will be there to read from True Magics and to sign your books. The party begins 8 p.m. and goes until they kick us out! See you there!

SATURDAY APRIL 11, 2015 – 2 – 4 PM

Instead of taking that Saturday afternoon nap, why not get your sugar fix with Pop Seagull Publishing for the launch of Love, Time, Space, Magic? We’ll be celebrating this collection of offbeat Science Fiction and Fantasy love stories with a cover art cake, a collection of delicious sweets sent straight from Japan, and lots of giveaways! We’ll also have three authors attending the party, so have your Q’s ready for the Q&A and live author readings with Ira Nayman, Stephen B. Pearl and Victoria Feistner. We’ll fill you so full of treats, both literal and literary, that you’ll be ready to party all night long!

SATURDAY APRIL 11, 2015 6 – 8 PM

The official launch of two new Bundoran Press novels will take place at Ad Astra from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 11th. Short readings and light refreshments.

Children of Arkadia by Darusha Wehm is a story of utopia gone wrong. Arkadia, one of four space stations circling Jupiter, was to be a refuge from the corrupt systems of old Earth where both humans and Artificial Intelligences could be happy and free. But old prejudices are still at play. What sacrifices will AI Kaus, his human counterpart, Raj and the rest of Arkadia’s residents have to make to survive?

Contagion: Eyre by Alison Sinclair is the second volume of The Plague Confederacy series. When the medical re-contact ship, Waiora, arrives on the planet Eyre, with its dual mission of finding the plague and stabilizing surviving colonies, its crew is quickly immersed in a religious schism that endangers their mission and threatens their survival.

SATURDAY APRIL 11, 9:00 pm – Midnight.

Attend this year’s EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing Book Launch: Introducing two new EDGE authors, J. A. McLachlan with The Occasional Diamond Thief and Aviva Bel’Harold with Blood Matters. Party with the authors as they launch their books at Ad Astra on Saturday, April 11, starting at 9:00 pm. Enjoy readings from their books as well as free drinks, snacks, chocolate and lots of fun PRIZES!

SATURDAY APRIL 11, 10:00 am – Noon

Anne Bishop will be launching her latest book, VISION IN SILVER, book 3 of the Others series.