Forty-Two Books would like to thank all those who came to the official book launch for Peaks of Madness: A Collection of Utah Horror on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Printed Garden of Sandy, UT, USA. From customers of The Printed Garden bookstore, to the authors' friends and families, we had 40 people attend. The readings went very well, with a great selection of works to tantalize and entice the customers to shop. Two-thirds of the stock sold out, with multiple copies going at a time to individuals. A round of signings were done to finish up. The leftovers went to the Print Garden to sell as signed copies, adding collector's value and distinction to our work!
If you're in Salt Lake City tomorrow, but sure to come by and pick up a copy of Peaks of Madness: A Collection of Utah Horror. The book launch, 7pm at The Printed Garden ( 9445 S Union Square a, Sandy, UT 84070), will include 4 author readings, signings, and a Q&A. Refreshments provided by the bookshop. RSVP on Facebook!
Thanks for all the submissions, authors around the world! We received about 200 entries, and we'll do our best to pump through these in a more quick fashion as we put together Strange Stories. Expect to hear back by Late August on the status.
Thank you to all the Satanists out there for submitting. We'll read through and let you know. We got a good group of about 30 entries, so we're excited!
Forty-Two Books attended the combined convention for Westercon72/NASFiC/1632 Minicon/Spikecon at the Davis Convention Center in Layton Utah July 4-7, 2019.
We had a table, selling copies of Peaks of Madness: A Collection of Utah Horror and Enheduanna: A Pagan Literary Journal from another press the editor owns. The $1 typewritten poetry was a big hit, selling like hotcakes! Editor Daniel composed them on the spot. Perhaps we should have charged $2.
Daniel met some new friends, author Joseph Kaukola of Threshold and The Sword, and artist Emmanuel Valtierra who recently published the alternate history Codex Valtierra about if the Maya People had won against the Spanish invasion.
Some of the attending authors were Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files, David Weber, author of the Honor Harrington Series, Star Trek prop master Dragon Dronet, and the Trimbles as Masters of Ceremony who are known to have saved Star Trek.