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At the Edge of Your Seat: Megan Miranda in Conversation with Karen McManus

On Tuesday, January 29th, 45 people will walk into Main Street Books, but only one will walk out…Whether or not you, reader, make it out, you will have an opportunity to meet bestselling young adult authors Megan Miranda and Karen McManus. Worth it? Definitely.

Join your neighbors at the bookstore for a game of Assassin, snacks, and a thrilling night of bookish revelry with bestselling young adult authors Megan Miranda and Karen McManus.

Purchase your event tickets online for $10 (half the ticket price can be applied toward purchase of one of our featured authors’ books).


Megan Miranda is the acclaimed author of Fragments of the LostThe Safest LiesFracture, and several other novels for young adults. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls and The Perfect Stranger for adults.

During this special Main Street Books event, Megan Miranda will launch her newest book, Come Find Me:

After surviving an infamous family tragedy, sixteen-year-old Kennedy Jones has made it her mission to keep her brother's search through the cosmos alive. But then something disturbs the frequency on his radio telescope--a pattern registering where no signal should transmit. In a neighboring county, seventeen-year-old Nolan Chandler is determined to find out what really happened to his brother who disappeared. There hasn't been a single lead for two years, until Nolan picks up an odd signal coming from his brother's bedroom.

Drawn together by these odd signals--and their family tragedies--Kennedy and Nolan search for the origin of the mysterious frequency. But the more they uncover, the more they believe that everything's connected--even their pasts. Is something coming for them? Or is the frequency warning them about something that's already here? 

Karen M. McManus is the author of the young adult thriller One of Us Is Lying, which spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into 38 languages worldwide.


Her second book, Two Can Keep a Secret, will be released in January 2019:

On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention:

  • Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule

  • Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess

  • Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing

  • Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher

  • And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s
    notorious gossip app

Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom alive. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. He died on a Monday. But that Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates. Now, all four of them are suspects in his murder. Are they guilty? Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?
They all have a motive. They all have something to hide. They all have a history with Simon. And one of them is definitely lying.

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Later Event: January 30
Tunes & Tales with Jamie