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Mysteries, Secrets, and Lies: Karen McManus Talks about Writing Thrillers

Sun March 10 @ 14 h 00 - 15 h 30

Meet Karen McManus, the author of bestselling young adult thrillers.

Join us as we explore social issues in fiction, the unreliable narrator, plotting mysteries, and more. For this event, novelist Karen McManus will be interviewed by a panel of teen Library members, who will address her writing process, the importance of young adult literature, and the complex characters found in McManus’s twisty young adult thrillers. Following the interview, there will be time for a Q&A.

Aspiring writers can find tips from Karen McManus on the craft here.

About Karen M. McManus: Karen McManus is a #1 New York Times and international bestselling author of young adult thrillers. Her work includes the One of Us Is Lying series, which was turned into a television show on Peacock and Netflix, as well as the standalone novels Two Can Keep a Secret, The Cousins, You’ll Be the Death of Me, and Nothing More to Tell. Karen’s critically acclaimed, award-winning books have been translated into forty-two languages and have sold more than seven million copies worldwide.

Important information:

This event is free for Library members, and 15€ per person for non-members. Advance registration is required. All visitors are expected to familiarize themselves with the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons.

Doors will open at 13h00 for this event. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Books will be available for purchase at the Library before the signing while supplies last.

Attendance at this event constitutes permission for your photograph or video to be taken at the event and used by the American Library in Paris for marketing, promotional, pedagogical, or other purposes.

Questions about collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.


Sun March 10
14 h 00 min - 15 h 30 min
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Mysteries, Secrets, and Lies: Karen McManus Talks about Writing Thrillers
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