For ages 14 – Adult. R. Eric Thomas is the bestselling author of Here for It, or How to Save Your Soul in America, a Read with Jenna book club pick featured on Today, and a Lambda Literary Award finalist. He is the co-author of Reclaiming Her Time, a biography of Rep. Maxine Waters. He is also a television writer (AppleTV+s Dickinson, FX’s Better Things), a playwright, and the long-running host of The Moth in Philadelphia and D.C.. For four years, he was a senior staff writer at Elle.com where he wrote “Eric Reads the News.” Kings of B’more is his YA debut. Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library in partnership with Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality and PFLAG Westminster, Carroll County. The first 20 attendees who register and attend the event will receive a mug. Limit 1 mug per family registered. Visit site for details.