Fri, Feb 11|
HOMICIDE AND HALO-HALO Virtual Launch Party with Kellye Garrett & Sarah Kuhn
Time & Location
Feb 11, 7:00 PM CST
About the event
Preorder a copy of Homicide and Halo-Halo from MBTB and get a signed bookplate and sticker!
Mia P. Manansala is a writer from Chicago who loves books, baking, and badass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness, and her millennial love for pop culture. She is the winner of the 2018 Hugh Holton Award, the 2018 Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, the 2017 William F. Deeck-Malice Domestic Grant for Unpublished Writers, and the 2016 Mystery Writers of America/Helen McCloy scholarship. She's also a 2017 Pitch Wars alum and 2018-2020 mentor.
Kellye Garrett is the acclaimed author of Hollywood Homicide, which won the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty and Independent Publisher "IPPY" awards for best first novel and was named one of BookBub's Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time, as well as Hollywood Ending, which was featured on the TODAY show's Best Summer Reads of 2019 and was nominated for both Anthony and Lefty awards. Prior to writing novels, Kellye spent eight years working in Hollywood, including a stint writing for Cold Case. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Sisters in Crime and is a co-founder of Crime Writers of Color.
Sarah Kuhn was a 2018 finalist for the Astounding Award, formerly the John W. Campbell Award. The first two books in her Heroine Complex series were 2016 and 2017 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominees for Best Urban Fantasy. The first book was also a Locus bestseller and one of the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog's Best Books of 2016. Kuhn's YA debut, the Japan-set romantic comedy I Love You So Mochi, launched in summer 2019.