Meet Author Jay Kristoff on Tour For Aurora Rising

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of the Illuminae Files comes Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, the start of a new YA science fiction epic arriving on May 7th from Knopf Books for Young Readers.

And starting in May, readers can meet co-author Jay Kristoff on a book tour featuring some very special guests.

Note: For those who won’t be able to see Jay on the road, signed copies are also available via a virtual signing organized by Good Choice Reading.

But wait, there’s more! Underlined is also offering an exciting giveaway for those who preorder the book—an exclusive printed novella by Amie and Jay set in the world of their Illuminae Files series! Click here for more details and instructions on how to enter.


About Aurora Rising:

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the academy would touch . . .

  • A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
  • A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates
  • A smart-ass tech whiz with the galaxy’s biggest chip on his shoulder
  • An alien warrior with anger-management issues
  • A tomboy pilot who’s totally not into him, in case you were wondering

And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem–that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler’s squad of losers, discipline cases, and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.



On Tour

Friday & Saturday, May 3 – 4
Panels and Signings at Yallwest
Santa Monica, CA

Tuesday, May 7th, 7 PM
Launch Event with Susan Dennard (Author of Bloodwitch)
Schuler Books
Grand Rapids, MI

Wednesday, May 8th, 7 PM
In-Conversation with Veronica Roth
Anderson’s Bookshop
Naperville, IL

Thursday, May 9th, 7 PM
In-Conversation with Laure Eve (Author of The Curses)
South Irving Library
Irving, TX

Friday, May 10th, 7 PM
In-Conversation with Laure Eve and Len Vlahos (Author of Life in a Fishbowl)
Tattered Cover at Aspen Grove
Littleton, CO

Saturday, May 11th, 2 PM
In-Conversation with Sara Larson (Author of Dark Breaks the Dawn)
The King’s English Bookshop
Salt Lake City, UT

Saturday, May 11th, 5:30 PM
2019 Storymakers Conference
Provo, UT

Sunday, May 12th, 6 PM
In-Conversation with Kendare Blake (Author of the Three Dark Crowns series)
Third Place Books
Lake Forest Park, WA

Monday, May 13th, 7 PM
In-Conversation with Rachel Hartman (Author of Tess of the Road)
Burnaby, BC

Aurora Rising Amie Kaufman Jay Kristoff
Photo credit: Christopher Tovo. Provided by Penguin Random House.


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