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Celebrate the rom-com renaissance with two of the leading authors keeping love alive in the twenty-first century.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey (It Happened One Summer, Hook Line and Sinker) has been dubbed the “Michelangelo of dirty talk” by Entertainment Weekly and her hotly anticipated new release, Fangirl Down, is a delectable grumpy/sunshine romance between a pro-golfer and his biggest fan.

Yulin Kuang is the next big thing in romance: the talented screenwriter bringing Emily Henry’s bestselling People We Meet on Vacation and Beach Read to the big screen, and the author of an irresistible new novel, How to End a Love Story, a second-chance romance where sparks fly between two screenwriters.

In this Canadian exclusive, Tessa and Yulin take the Hot Docs stage for a delicious night of conversation, pulling back the velvet curtain on these delightful and thrilling new novels.

Bring your besties, lovers and beating hearts to the romance event of the season—an unmissable evening for book lovers and romantics.


In conversation with Ameema Saeed, the Books Editor for She Does the City.

Presented in partnership with HarperCollins.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10) | Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

*Please note: ground floor is stage view, balconies are screen view.

Limited quantities of the books will also be available for purchase at the event via Indigo.

The authors will sign three copies with no posed photos (candids are ok), personalization but no message and if people have more than three, they can go to the back of the line to wait.

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