Presenting: Writers LIVE! 2024

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Presents:

“Connecting readers and authors throughout Palm Beach County”

Writers LIVE!, the Library’s flagship author event series, returns for its 16th year of bringing the community together with authors and their books. The 2024 line-up of bestselling, critically acclaimed and award-winning authors will be discussing their work between January and April across branch locations. Local, independent booksellers will have featured titles available for purchase. A percentage of each sale will be donated to the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library, directly benefiting library services and activities and encouraging the love of reading. Register online at pbclibrary.org to attend these events!


Jonathan Santlofer

The Lost Van Gogh

Wed, Jan 10, 6:00 PM

Glades Road Branch 

International bestselling author and artist, Jonathan Santlofer, discusses his latest thrilling story of masterpieces, masterminds and mystery, "The Lost Van Gogh". Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Wed, Dec 27.

Check out more books by Jonathan Santlofer.

More information on Jonathan Santlofer can be found at: Jonathansantlofer.com


James Grippando

Goodbye Girl

Wed, Jan 17, 1:30 PM

West Boynton Branch

New York Times bestselling author, James Grippando, discusses his latest legal thriller, "Goodbye Girl", a contentious intellectual piracy case that leads to an unsolved murder. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Wed, Jan 3

Check out more books by James Grippando

More information on James Grippando can be found at:

www.jamesgrippando.com

Facebook: @jgrippando

Instagram: @jamesgrippando


Kate Alice Marshall

No One Can Know

Tue, Jan 30, 6:00 PM

Wellington Branch

An in-conversation event with Kate Alice Marshall, as she discusses her latest novel, "No One Can Know", a thrilling tale of three sisters, two murders and too many secrets to count. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Tue, Jan 16.

Check out more books by Kate Alice Marshall

More information on Kate Alice Marshall can be found at:

katemarshallbooks.com

Instagram: @kmarshallarts


Jeffrey Blount

Thu, Feb 08, 11:00 AM

Greenacres Branch

Award-winning author and Emmy award-winning television director, Jeffrey Blount, discusses his groundbreaking novel, "Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way", a story of failure, self-discovery, empowerment and the possibility of redemption. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Thu, Jan 25.

More information on Jeffrey Blount can be found at:

jeffreyblount.com

Facebook: @jblountauthor

Instagram: @jeffreyeblount

Twitter: @JEBlount


Hank Phillippi Ryan

One Wrong Word

Sat, Feb 10, 11:00 AM

Lantana Road Branch

USA Today bestselling author and award-winning investigative reporter at Boston's WHDH-TV, Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses her recent suspenseful mystery novel, "One Wrong Word". Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Sat, Jan 27.

Check out more books by Hank Phillippi Ryan

More information on Hank Phillippi Ryan can be found at:

HankPhillippiRyan.com

Facebook: @HankPhillippiRyanAuthor

Instagram: @hankpryan

Twitter: @HankPRyan


Susannah Marren

Maribelle's Shadow

Tue, Feb 13, 2:00 PM

West Boynton Branch

Susannah Marren discusses her novel, "Maribelle's Shadow", a story of secrets, deception, and family loyalty set in Palm Beach. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Tue, Jan 30.

Check out more books by Susannah Marren

More information on Susannah Marren can be found at:

Facebook: @SusanShapiroBarash

Instagram: susanshapirobarash


Allison Pataki

The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post

Wed, Feb 21, 2:00 PM

Gardens Branch

New York Times bestselling author, Allison Pataki, discusses her latest novel, "The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post", and will give a sneak peek of her upcoming novel, "Finding Margaret Fuller". Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Wed, Feb 7.

Check out more books by Allison Pataki

More information on Allison Pataki can be found here:

allisonpataki.com

Facebook: @AllisonPatakiPage

Instagram: @allisonpataki

Twitter: @AllisonPataki


Lisa Black

Deepest Kill

Fri, Feb 23, 2:00 PM

Main Library

Lisa Black is a forensic scientist, crime scene investigator and New York Times bestselling author. Her latest novel, "The Deepest Kill", is a riveting thriller of conspiracy, deception and murder. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Fri, Feb 9.

Check out more books by Lisa Black

More information on Lisa Black can be found at:

lisa-black.com

Facebook: @LisaBlackBooks


Katherine Reay

The Berlin Letters

Tue, Mar 12, 2:00 PM

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

Known for her masterful storylines and expert characterization, national bestselling author Katherine Reay discusses her latest novel, "The Berlin Letters", about a CIA code breaker's journey during the Cold War. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Tue, Feb 27.

Check out more books by Katherine Reay

More information on Katherine Reay can be found here:

https://katherinereay.com

Facebook: KatherineReayBooks

Instagram: @katherinereay


Chris Pavone

Two Nights in Lisbon

Wed, Mar 27, 6:00 PM

West Boca Branch

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Chris Pavone, discusses "Two Nights in Lisbon", an international thriller about a woman under pressure, how she acts, who believes her and what she will resort to when everything is on the line. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens TWed, Mar 13.

Check out more books by Chris Pavone

More information on Chris Pavone can be found here:

chrispavone.com

Instagram: @chris.pavone

Facebook: @AuthorChrisPavone


Mary Kubica

She's Not Sorry

Sat, Apr 06, 3:30 PM

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

New York Times bestselling author, Mary Kubica, discusses her latest thriller about an ICU nurse uncovering a patient's frightening past, "She's Not Sorry". Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Sat, Mar 23.

Check out more books by Mary Kubica

More information on Mary Kubica can be found here:

marykubica.com

Facebook: @MaryKubicaAuthor

Instagram: @marykubica

Twitter: @MaryKubica


Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

So Fetch

Tue, Apr 16, 6:00 pm

Gardens Branch

From the New York Times bestselling author of "Seinfeldia", Jennifer Keishin Armstrong discusses her newest book, "So Fetch", the story of one of the most iconic teen comedies of all time, "Mean Girls", and how it defined a generation. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Tue, Apr 2.  

Check out more books by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

More information on Jennifer Keishin Armstrong can be found here:

jenniferkarmstrong.com

Instagram: @jmkarmstrong

Twitter: @jmkarmstrong


James Barry

Warriors

Sat, Apr 20, 11:00 am

Lantana Road Branch

James Barry, the long-running illustrator for the best-selling Warriors graphic novel series, discusses his work as an illustrator, comic book and storyboard artist. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Sat, Apr 6.

Check out more books illustrated by James Barry

More information on James Barry can be found here:

jlbarry.com

Instagram: @JamesLBarry


Abbi Waxman

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00 pm

Wellington Branch

USA Today bestselling author, Abbi Waxman, discusses her hilarious and insightful new novel, "Christa Comes Out of Her Shell". Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Registration opens Sat, Apr 13.

Check out more books by Abbi Waxman

More information on Abbi Waxman can be found here:

Abbiwaxman.com

Instagram: @abbiwaxman

Twitter: @amplecat


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