Special Announcement: Mysterious Galaxy Affiliate
It is with great pride and much tail waving that we here at What the Cat Read announce our affiliation with Mysterious Galaxy! ~purrs~
For those of you not in the San Diego, CA area, allow us to give you a brief description about this wonderful store. Mysterious Galaxy is a local Independent Bookstore which specializes in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, and Paranormal books for YA and Adult readers. It opened it’s doors in 1993 and since then has developed a loyal following of local readers and writers. Recently they expanded their business by opening a store in Redondo Beach, CA during the Summer of 2011. Mysterious Galaxy also hosts such wonderful events as author signings, book groups, school and library events, and much, much more. For a full history about the store, as well as it’s owners Jeff Mariotte, Maryelizabeth Hart, & Terry Gilman, please visit Mysterious Galaxy’s Press Room!
So why have we decided to affiliate ourselves with this store? The answer is simple: WE LOVE IT!
Alright, we will admit that there is more to it than that though that is the primary reason. At this time it is one of only a small handful of bookstores left in our city. Since it is an independent bookstore, it relies heavily on its customers to keep it going. As such we feel it is our duty to help support the store we love by bringing business to them through our blog and by getting their name out to folks.
Mysterious Galaxy is the place where we go to not only to buy books, but also to meet authors, get book recommendations, and network with fellow book lovers. It is thanks to them that we’ve met authors Richelle Mead, Rachel Vincent, Nancy Holder, Gini Koch, Carrie Vaughn, and recently Ellen Schreiber, Veronica Rossi and Tahereh Mafi, just to name a few! Mysterious Galaxy also exhibits yearly at San Diego Comic Con, our favorite convention in town, where we’ve met many more authors over the years thanks to them. Murr!
Thank you Mysterious Galaxy for fostering our love of books. We couldn’t have come this far without you! 🐱
Are you curious to see what events are coming up at Mysterious Galaxy? Check out their Events Page for author signings, conferences, and more!