IN PERSON: Neal Shusterman | Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe


Neal Shusterman will appear in person to discuss his new novel Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe. Due to the size of the shop, we cannot effectively socially distance, so all event attendees will be required to mask. We have surgical masks on hand if you find yourself without one. 


The Outreach Center of West Houston, 725 Bateswood, Houston, TX 77079


Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7:00 PM Central Time

In order to go through the signing line and meet Neal Shusterman for book personalization, please purchase Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the Creators:

Neal Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty award-winning books for children, teens, and adults, including the Unwind dystology, the Skinjacker trilogy, Downsiders, and Challenger Deep, which won the National Book Award. Scythe, the first book in his latest series, Arc of a Scythe, is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows. Neal is the father of four, all of whom are talented writers and artists themselves. Visit Neal at and


Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping can run from $25-50US in addition to the cost of the book and can take up to 3 months to reach its destination. Additionally, we can only ship to certain regions and countries. If you'd like to pursue international shipping, please email

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Outreach Center of West Houston
725 Bateswood
Houston, TX 77079
Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534499973
Availability: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

The New York Times bestselling Arc of the Scythe series continues with “captivating…thrilling” (School Library Journal) stories that span the timeline. Storylines continue. Origin stories are revealed. And new Scythes emerge!

There are still countless tales of the Scythedom to tell.