OFFSITE & TICKETED: Andy Weir, Artemis

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Online ordering has ended for this event. Please stop by Bookshop Santa Cruz or call 831-423-0900 to inquire about purchasing remaining tickets until 3:30 pm on Tuesday, December 5th. If any ticket packages are left after that, they will be sold at the door at Santa Cruz High starting at 6:30 pm.
 
If you cannot attend the event, but would like a copy of Artemis signed for you by Andy Weir at our event, you can stop by Bookshop Santa Cruz or call 831-423-0900 to purchase your copy to be signed before 3:30 pm on Tuesday, December 5th. 
 
Thank you!
 
Bookshop Santa Cruz is thrilled to welcome Andy Weir, bestselling author of The Martian, as he returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller––a heist story set on the moon, Artemis. Weir will be in conversation with Francis Nimmo, UCSC Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences. This OFFSITE AND TICKETED book talk and signing event will take place at Santa Cruz High School, 415 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz.
 
Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she's stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.
 
ANDY WEIR built a career as a software engineer until the runaway success of his debut novel, The Martian, allowed him to pursue writing full time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects such as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He lives in California.
 
TICKET PACKAGES: $29.43, includes TWO TICKETS to the event at Santa Cruz High School and one copy of Artemis.
 
“Weir has done the impossible—he’s topped The Martian with a sci-fi-noir-thriller set in a city on the moon. What more do you want from life? Go read it!”– Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter
 
Everything you could hope for in a follow-up to The Martian: another smart, fun, fast-paced adventure that you won’t be able to put down.” – Ernest Cline, New York Times bestselling author of Ready Player One

“A superior near-future thriller…with a healthy dose of humor.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“An exciting, whip-smart, funny thrill-ride…one of the best science fiction novels of the year.” Booklist (starred review)
 
“Narrated by a kick-ass leading lady, this thriller has it all – a smart plot, laugh-out-loud funny moments, and really cool science.” Library Journal (starred review)
 
 

 

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