Get ready for the first author talk of the fall season! Join me and frequent blog contributor, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes will be in conversation with NYT bestselling authors Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal about their award-winning YA novels, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight and Why We Fly!
Join Pelham Parkway-Van Nest and Wakefield Libraries on Friday, September 16 at 3:30 PM in a discussion with award winning and bestselling author, Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal, NYT bestselling authors of “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight” and “Why We Fly“.
With a rocky start to senior year, cheerleaders and lifelong best friends Eleanor and Chanel have a lot on their minds. Eleanor is still in physical therapy months after a serious concussion from a failed cheer stunt. Chanel starts making questionable decisions to deal with the mounting pressure of college applications. But they have each other’s backs–just as always, until Eleanor’s new relationship with star quarterback Three starts a rift between them.
Then, the cheer squad decides to take a knee at the season’s first football game, and what seemed like a positive show of solidarity suddenly shines a national spotlight on the team–and becomes the reason for a larger fallout between the girls. As Eleanor and Chanel grapple with the weight of the consequences as well as their own problems, can the girls rely on the friendship they’ve always shared?
KIMBERLY JONES is the New York Times bestselling author of the NAACP Image Award nominated novel I’m Not Dying with You Tonight. She is the former manager of the bookstore Little Shop of Stories and currently works in the entertainment industry. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
GILLY SEGAL is the New York Times bestselling author of the NAACP Image Award nominated novel I’m Not Dying with You Tonight. She grew up in Florida, attended Hebrew University and Emory School of Law. She is currently the chief legal officer of an advertising agency. Visit gillysegal.com.
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