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Alcatraz 5: The Dark Talent is out now!

Hey Hushlanders, Alcatraz Smedry here. The fifth and final volume of my autobiography is now available in print, ebook, and audio form! The Librarians will try to stop this information getting out if they can, so as in the past we’ve made this book look like a boring fantasy novel. You can find it at retailers everywhere as Alcatraz vs. The Evil Librarians, Book Five: The Dark Talent. (Except in the UK, Australia, and countries like that. The Librarians have so far stymied plans for its release there, but we will sneak it through eventually!)

In an effort to further confuse the Librarians, I’ve arranged for Brandon Sanderson, or at least someone who looks like him, to appear at two locations during release week to sign and number the books. “Brandon” will have two others with him: Hayley Lazo, my illustrator, and Isaac Stewart, my mapmaker. Don’t be alarmed. No matter how it may seem, these two are allies of the Free Kingdoms, and not Librarian agents. You can find their appearances listed here or below.

For an introduction to my autobiography series, see this post.

The Dark Talent Release and Signings

Tuesday, September 6th

Time: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Address: The King’s English Bookshop
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-484-9100

The King's English says:

Join New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson for a reading and signing of his new book, The Dark Talent.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of The Dark Talent from The King’s English.

Hayley Lazo, Alcatraz’s illustrator, will also be happy to sign all of your books!

Saturday, September 10th

Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Address: Spingville Library
45 South Main
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-489-2720

The Springville Library has a flyer about the event here.

Hayley Lazo, Alcatraz’s illustrator, will also be happy to sign all of your books!

And here is some more information from the library:

  • The tickets for the Q&A portion of this event are all reserved.
  • Please add your name to our wait list at so we can fill any possible cancellations.
  • Ticket and wait list lines begin at 1:30pm. Book signing only line begins at 4pm.
  • If you have a ticket for this event, you must be in your seat by 2:45pm. At 2:50, any unoccupied seats will be released to the wait list.
  • You do not have to attend the Q&A to have a book signed.

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