A Memory of Light, the final book in The Wheel of Time series, is just days away! Almost exactly 23 years have passed since the original publication of The Eye of the World. On January 8th, the grandest saga of modern literature will be complete.
Are you ready? We are!
Here's a complete breakdown of everything you need to know about the AMOL release.
Where to get it
AMOL will be released in hardcover and audiobook on January 8th. (The ebook will be available on April 9th)
First and foremost, please support your local bookseller. As a community of readers and book lovers, we encourage you to support the fundamental ideas of having brick-and-mortar booksellers in your community.
If you prefer to order online, please consider ordering through these Amazon.com links, as a small portion of the sale will go to support our website.
The Book Tour
Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal will be going on Book Tour. You can attend the events below and meet them in person. Harriet will sign any book written by Robert Jordan, and Brandon will sign his books, including the 3 WoT books he wrote. Some of the events will also have other guests such as Alan and Maria from Team Jordan, myself, Jennifer Liang, Matt Hatch (from Theoryland.com), and others.
Each event will also have a team of "Memory Keepers"--volunteer fans who help organize the event and will be conducting games and handing out promotional materials.
Tour dates and locations:
1/7/13: Provo, UT (pre-release Q&A) - Provo High School auditorium @ 8:00 p.m. / w Harriet
1/8/13: Provo, UT (midnight signing) – BYU Bookstore / w Jason Denzel (For" rel="external nofollow">http://brandonsanderson.com/book/A-Memory-of-Light/page/68/">For information about signed books at this event, be sure to read Brandon's blog post)
1/8/13: Minneapolis (Roseville), MN -- B&N @ 7pm / w Harriet
1/9/13: Chicago (Skokie), IL -- B&N @ 7pm / w Harriet
1/10/13: Dayton, OH -- Books & Co @ 7pm / w Harriet
1/11/13: Lexington, KY -- Joseph-Beth Booksellers @ 7pm / w Harriet
1/12/13: Charleston, SC -- B&N @ 2pm (off-site @ Addlestone Library/ College of Charleston) / w Harriet and Jennifer Liang
2/1/13: Salt Lake City, UT -- Weller Book Works
2/6/13: San Diego, CA -- Mysterious Galaxy @ 7pm
2/7/13: Los Angeles (Huntington Beach), CA – B&N @7pm
2/8/13: Sacramento (Citrus Heights), CA -- B&N @ 7pm / w Jason Denzel
2/9/13: San Francisco, CA – Borderlands @ 3pm
2/11/13: Portland, OR -- Powell's (Beaverton store) @ 7pm
2/12/13: Seattle, WA -- University Books @ 7pm (off-site; University Temple United Methodist Church)
2/13/13: Vancouver, Canada –*To be confirmed
2/14/13: Calgary, Canada –*To be confirmed
2/15/13: Toronto, Canada— *To be confirmed
2/16/13: Milford, NH The Toadstool Bookshop @ 2pm (off-site; The Amato Center for the Performing Arts)
2/18/13: Baltimore (Hanover), MD -- Books-A-Million @ 7pm / w Harriet
2/19/13: Philadelphia, PA -- Free Library @ 7:30pm / w Harriet
2/20/13: Raleigh, NC – Quail Ridge Books @ 7:30pm / w Harriet
2/21/13: Atlanta, (Norcross), GA -- Eagle Eye Books @ 7:15pm (off-site; Norcross Cultural Arts Center in conjunction with the Gwinnett County Library system) / w Harriet and Jennifer Liang
2/22/13: Birmingham, AL -- Books-A-Million @ 7pm / w Harriet and Jennifer Liang
At this point, the entire prologue, and parts of chapters 1, 2, 3, and 11 have been released:
Purchase the prologue and support our website
Read the opening portion of the AMOL prologue for free.
Read the opening portion of Chapter 1 for free.
Listen" rel="external nofollow">http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/10/audioslice-a-memory-of-light-chapter-2-qthe-choice-of-an-ajahq">Listen to Chapter 2 for free. (Tor.com)
Read" rel="external nofollow">http://www.npr.org/2012/12/29/168075551/exclusive-first-read-a-memory-of-light-by-robert-jordan-and-brandon-sanderson">Read the opening portion of Chapter 3 for free. (NPR.org)
Read the opening portion of Chapter 11 for free.
Jason Denzel's spoiler-free response of the book
Leigh" rel="external nofollow">http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/12/the-wheel-of-time-a-memory-of-light-spoiler-free-review">Leigh Butler's spoiler-free response (Tor.com)
Tor Books released several promotional videos for A Memory of Light. Please share them around!
Discuss the Book
Dragonmount features a wide variety of ways to discuss AMOL.
Visit our complete AMOL info page.
Discuss A Memory of Light on our forums. (No spoilers)
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