Category: Events

Announcing the Inheritance Book Club Podcast: A Fan-Driven Read-Through of the Entire Inheritance Cycle!

Over a decade ago, Christopher Paolini wrote the first book which exploded into a best-selling fantasy phenomenon. Time has flown by — it’s been nearly three years since the release of Brisingr and the launch of Inheritance – the final novel in the series – is closing in. Fans are clamoring for a refresher and revisited journey …

Announcing “The Big Twenty” – Inheritance Theory and Question Articles with Hidden Info, Interview Questions, and More!

We are incredibly excited to announce the first of our two major Inheritance promotions which will take place on Shur’tugal over the next twenty weeks: “The Big Twenty” — the ultimate series of in-depth theory and information articles for Book 4. Inheritance (Book 4) represents the culmination nearly a decade of theorizing and discussing for fans …

Christopher Paolini Awarded Guinness World Record: Our Coverage of the Event

Book Expo America went out with a bang: Christopher Paolini was honored with a Guinness World Record during the final day of BEA 2011! Shur’tugal and Lytherus staffers were on hand to cover the event, which included brief speeches from both the Guinness World Records’ presenter. We also returned with pictures from the presentation and Christopher …

Paolini’s BEA Event: Lots of New Book 4 Information, Facts, and Answers!

Inheritance has had quite the presence at this year’s Book Expo America! Christopher was featured in the Random House fall catalogue, offered signed posters to BEA attendees, and most importantly, held a public event at Apple SoHo where he conducted a moderated Q&A, read an exclusive excerpt from Book 4, and autographed books for fans. We …

Live Coverage: Christopher’s Q&A, New Excerpt from Book 4, and Signing Covered Live!

Christopher Paolini’s public question and answer session, revealing of a new and exclusive excerpt from Book 4, and public book signing all happen today starting at 5pm EST. We’ll be covering the entire event live, blogging the exclusives about his Q&A, reading, and signing! Continue reading for our live updates!

Book Expo America: Behind the Scenes at Random House’s After-Party, Christopher’s Signing

Book Expo America is known for its free books, cluster of publishers and authors galore. But one of the most exciting elements of the convention is largely unknown: publishers can throw some truly unique after-parties for their authors, accounts, and media. It’s a great time to mingle with colleagues, authors, and the people responsible for getting …

Book Expo America Begins! Shur’tugal and Lytherus Have You Covered

Today is the official start of Book Expo America, the leading industry convention for authors, publishers, and book sellers in North America. The Shur’tugal staff have attended and covered BEA twice in years past, both prior to the releases of Eldest and Brisingr. This year is no different – Christopher will be at the event to …

Henry Neff Blog Tour: “The Joy of Illustrating your Own Novels”

Henry Neff, acclaimed author of the epic fantasy series “The Tapestry”, is traveling the blogosphere to discuss his books and his writing. Today Neff joins us on his stop at Shur’tugal to share an incredibly interesting and insightful editorial regarding his efforts to illustrate his own novels. The post is incredibly informative and a fun read, …

Christopher Visits South Carolina

As Christopher mentioned in last week’s newsletter, he recently attended an Inheritance cycle event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on October 25th and 26th. During his visit, Christopher met with many students interested in reading and writing, offered two Writers Workshops for students, and gave four school presentations. In addition to the school events, Christopher visited …