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BookMania! 2024: Love, Friendship, and Ever After’s

March 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

BookMania! 2024 hosts authors Kristy Woodson Harvey, Melissa Rivero, and Annabel Monaghan for a panel about love in many forms in novels . Moderated by Linda Weiksnar, the authors discuss themes of friendship, family, and true love. Signing to follow the panel discussion. Kristy Woodson Harvey is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including The Wedding Veil, Under the Southern Sky , and The Peachtree Bluff series, which is in development for television with NBC. Kristy is the cocreator and cohost of the weekly web show and podcast Friends and Fiction . Melissa Rivero is the author of The Affairs of the Falcons , which won the 2019 New American Voices Award and a 2020 International Latino Book Award. Born in Lima, Peru, and raised in Brooklyn, she is a graduate of NYU and Brooklyn Law School. Annabel Monaghan is the author of two national bestsellers Same Time Next Summer and Nora Goes Off Script . She graduated from Duke University and holds an MBA from The Wharton School.

Since its inception in 1995, BookMania! has hosted over 450 emerging and best-selling authors, attracting participants from all over the United States. All panels will be recorded and shared on Martin County Library System’s YouTube page after the festival.

Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Library Foundation of Martin County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 2 @ 12:45 pm -
March 2 @ 1:45 pm


Presenter Information:
Linda Weiksnar, Moderator Kristy Woodson Harvey, Author, The Summer of Songbirds Melissa Rivero, Author, Flores and Miss Paula Annabel Monaghan, Author, Same Time Next Summer
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Event Venue:

Jensen Beach High School
2875 NW Goldenrod Rd.
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
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Venue Phone:
(772) 219-4968

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