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Vroman's Live - Margaret Stohl & Melissa de La Cruz, in conversation with Tahereh Mafi, discussing Jo & Laurie

Vroman's Live presents Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz in conversation with Tahereh Mafi on Tuesday June 9th at 6pm

This is a virtual event and will take place on Crowdcast. Register ahead of time to save your spot and get an email reminder.

EVENT LINK: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/jo-and-laurie

1869, Concord, Massachusetts: After the publication of her first novel, Jo March is shocked to discover her book of scribbles has become a bestseller, and her publisher and fans demand a sequel. While pressured into coming up with a story, she goes to New York with her dear friend Laurie for a week of inspiration--museums, operas, and even a once-in-a-lifetime reading by Charles Dickens himself!

But Laurie has romance on his mind, and despite her growing feelings, Jo's desire to remain independent leads her to turn down his heartfelt marriage proposal and sends the poor boy off to college heartbroken. When Laurie returns to Concord with a sophisticated new girlfriend, will Jo finally communicate her true heart's desire or lose the love of her life forever?

Margaret Stohl is a #1 New York Times bestselling nerd, world-builder, video game creator, comic book writer and festival founder. As an award-winning young adult author, she has been published in fifty countries and thirty-two languages and has sold more than ten million books worldwide. Her novel Beautiful Creatures was released as a feature film from Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment. When not roaming the halls of Seattle game developer Bungie - where she oversees the creation of new global IPs - Margaret can often be seen at a Comicon or at one of the teen and youth book festivals she co-founded, YALLFEST (Charleston, SC) and YALLWEST (Santa Monica, CA), the largest in the country.

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher’s Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages, including the Blue Bloods series, The Isle of the Lost and Something in Between. Her more than thirty books have also topped the USA TodayWall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in over twenty countries.A former fashion and beauty editor, Melissa has also written for The New York Times, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Allure, The San Francisco Chronicle, McSweeney’s, Teen Vogue, CosmoGirl! and Seventeen. Melissa lives in West Hollywood, California with her husband and daughter.

Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award nominated author of books for children and young adults. She currently resides in Southern California with her husband, fellow author Ransom Riggs, and their daughter. The final book in the Shatter Me series, IMAGINE ME, will hit shelves on March 31, 2020.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Jo & Laurie Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812018
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

Imagine Me (Shatter Me #6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062676429
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Published: HarperCollins - March 31st, 2020