Tucson Festival of Books

Small-Town Romance


There's something about small-town romance, isn't there? These three authors will discuss the best parts of writing about people living in small towns, and how it makes life and love different than any other places.


Panelists
Helena Greer

Helena Greer was born and raised in Tucson, and her heart still lives there although she no longer does. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in writing and mythology and a master's degree in library science, she spent several years blogging about librarianship before returning to writing creatively....

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Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is the award-winning author of several historical romances and works of contemporary fiction centering around Black characters. Her first romance, “Night Song,” was published in 1994....

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Dominic Lim

Dominic Lim’s debut novel, "All the Right Notes," has received starred reviews from Booklist and Library Journal and has been named a best new book or most anticipated novel by USA Today, the SF Chronicle, Goodreads, BookRiot, Buzzfeed and Entertainment Weekly, who called it “a swoony, joyful rom-com to take readers into a love story worthy of a Broadway stage....

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Books:
For Never and Always
Helena Greer
Romance
Grand Central Publishing
January 2023
ISBN 9781538706558
368 pages
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A Christmas to Remember
Beverly Jenkins
Romance
HarperCollins Publishers
October 2023
ISBN 9780063018211
304 pages
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All the Right Notes
Dominic Lim
Romance
Grand Central Publishing
January 2023
ISBN 9781538725382
384 pages
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