19mar7:00 pm8:30 pmWORD PRESENTS TALIA TUCKERRules for Rule Breaking Book Launch Event

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Rules for Rule Breaking Launch Event at WORD Jersey City!

RSVP at https://shop.wordbookstores.com/event/word-presents-talia-tucker for Talia Tucker, March 19th 2024 at 7:00PM at WORD Jersey City (29 McWilliams Pl. Jersey City, NJ 07302).

About the Book

Booksmart meets Never Have I Ever in this debut YA rom-com about two Korean American teens forced into a shared college visit road trip where they discover that the reasons they’ve been rivals their entire lives might actually be signs they’re a perfect pair. Winter Park and Bobby Bae are NOT friends, despite their families being inseparable. Winter is MIT-bound, loves her rebel grandmother, and misses her best friend who is moving abroad. Bobby is as Type-A, anxious, and risk-averse as you can get. Oh, and he was recently dumped. That’s why, when Winter’s and Bobby’s parents insist that they go on a northeast college campus tour together, both teens find reasons to accept even though the idea of being stuck in a car together for 700 miles sounds unbearable. What awaits them is a journey of self-discovery, and the only rule on their road trip is to break all the rules.

About the author

Talia Tucker lives and writes in New Jersey. She has a BA in Communication from Rutgers University and an MA in Liberal Studies from Loyola University Maryland. She loves mindless comedies and twisty slow-burn dramas, both of which inspire her writing, as does her connection to her Korean and Jamaican communities. Rules for Rule Breaking is her YA debut.

In conversation with

Kosoko Jackson is a digital media specialist, focusing on digital storytelling, email, social and SMS marketing, and a freelance political journalist. Occasionally, his personal essays and short stories have been featured on Medium, Thought Catalog, The Advocate, and some literary magazines. When not writing YA novels that champion holistic representation of black queer youth across genres, he can be found obsessing over movies, drinking his (umpteenth) London Fog, or spending far too much time on Twitter. His YA debut, YESTERDAY IS HISTORY, will come out in 2021, published by SourceBooks Fire and his adult #OwnVoices queer Romcom, I’M SO (NOT) OVER YOU will come out in 2022, by Berkley Romance.



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