THE LIFE LUCY KNEW (On shelves: JUNE 12, 2018)


September 1, 2018 — AJC Decatur Book Festival, Decatur, GA: Guarding Secrets in a Tangled Web
  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.First Baptist Decatur Sanctuary presented by AJC, in discussion with Catherine McKenzie (THE GOOD LIAR)
September 12, 2018 — Niagara-on-the-lake, ON: Wine and Words 
September 17, 2018 — Toronto, ON: Killer Crime Club — moderating discussion with New York Times Bestselling authors A.J. Finn (THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW) & Mary Kubica (WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT)
October 29, 2018 — Whitby, ON: In conversation with NYT bestselling author Susanna Kearsley (BELLEWETHER)
  • 7:00 p.m. Whitby Public Library, Central Branch, 405 Dundas Street West. Books available thanks to Blue Heron Books. No charge to attend though space is limited. Call 905.668.6531 to reserve a spot!

JULY 2018:

July 16, 2018 — River Falls, WI: Event with Amy E. Reichert (The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go)
  • 7:00-8:00 p.m. River Falls Public Library (Lower Level Community Room), 140 Union Street, River Falls, WI
July 17, 2018 — Excelsior, MN: Literature Lovers’ Night Out™️ Hosted by Excelsior Bay Books  
  • Joint event with: Susan Meissner (As Bright As Heaven); Amber Brock (Lady Be Good); and Cherise Wolas (The Family Tabor) **Tickets: $11 at Excelsior Bay Books, or call 952-401-0932 (on sale in June)
  • 7:00 p.m., Excelsior Chamber of Commerce, 37 Water St, Excelsior, MN
July 18, 2018 — Stillwater, MN: Literature Lovers’ Night Out™️ Hosted by Valley Bookseller
  • Joint event with: Susan Meissner (As Bright As Heaven); Amber Brock (Lady Be Good); and Cherise Wolas (The Family Tabor) **Tickets: $11 at Valley Bookseller or call 651-430-3385 (on sale now)
  • 7:00 p.m., The Grand Banquet Hall, 301 2nd St S, Stillwater, MN

JUNE 2018:

June 13, 2018 — Milwaukee, WI: In Conversation with Amy E. Reichert (The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go)
June 14, 2018 — Naperville, IL: In conversation with Mary Kubica (Every Last Lie)
*June 19, 2018 — Toronto, CANADA: THE LIFE LUCY KNEW book launch 
  • 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Queen Books, 914 Queen St E, Toronto, ON
June 20, 2018 — Uxbridge, ONTARIO: Speed dating with Books! Group event with authors Tish Cohen (Little Green), Joanna Goodman (The Home for Unwanted Girls), Uzma Jalaluddin (Ayesha At Last), Heidi Sopinka (The Dictionary of Animal Languages), Amy Stuart (Still Water) *Ticketed event
  • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Blue Heron Books. Authors sit with audience members at tables for a ten minute chat before switching to the next table, for an up close and personal with each author. Following the speed dating rounds, there will be a group Q&A for any final questions missed in the dating period. One lucky book club will even win a set of 10 copies of the book of their choice from that evening. *The $25 admission fee to this exclusive event includes a copy of a book of your choice from one of our six authors, plus light snacks. CASH BAR.

MAY 2018:

May 23, 2018 — Oakville, CANADA: Support local authors AND libraries! An Evening with Hannah Mary McKinnon & Karma Brown Tickets: $15 

November 11, 2017 — Toronto, CANADA: National Women’s Show, speaking and book signing (Health & Wellness Stage: 12 pm-12:30pm // Harlequin Booth #915 — 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.)


Fall 2017 events:

  • September 6: Bask-It-Style, TIFF


May 23, 2017 — Toronto, CANADA: High Tea & Conversation with Lainey Gossip (Omni King Edward hotel)

Join Karma and Elaine Lui (Lainey Gossip) for a High Tea & book conversation event at the Omni King Edward hotel! Tickets are $20 (only 100 available) and include high tea, a tote swag bag and a signed, finished copy of Karma’s latest novel, IN THIS MOMENT.

  • Tuesday, May 23rd — 1:30-4:30 p.m. The Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto.

May 29, 2017 — Sudbury, CANADA

In conversation with Kate Hilton (JUST LIKE FAMILY) at the Sudbury Chapters bookstore. We’ll discuss our new novels and sign hot-off-the-presses copies of our books:

June 3-4, 2017 — Illinois & Wisconsin events

Multi-author bookstore visits, with Colleen Oakley (Close Enough to Touch) & Amy E. Reichert (The Simplicity of Cider), where we discuss books, the writing life, and sign our latest novels:

June 7, 2017 — Toronto, CANADA: Queen Books (Leslieville) 7 p.m.

Panel discussion with Kate Hilton (JUST LIKE FAMILY) and Jennifer Robson (GOODNIGHT FROM LONDON), and moderated by Marissa Stapley (MATING FOR LIFE).We’ll discuss our new novels as well as contemporary women’s fiction in Canada, and sign hot-off-the-presses copies of our books:

  • Wednesday, June 7th 7 p.m. (Queen Books, 914 Queen St. E.)

June 15, 2017 — Seattle: University Book Store 7 p.m.

June 16, 2017 — Salt Lake City: The King’s English Bookshop 7 p.m. In conversation with Ella Joy Olsen.

June 17, 2017 — San Francisco: Copperfield’s Books (Santa Rosa location) 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.





Saturday, April 29, 2017

AUTHORS FOR INDIES: A day of appreciation for our independent bookstores and booksellers! Come visit me:



Past events:

April 2016

May 2016

  • Chapters Burlington (May 7th): Mother’s Day event (1 pm – 4 pm) … please pop by to say “hello” and pick up a book for Mom!

June 2016

July 2016

October 2016


  • The Balance Project: Find out how I try to strike balance, and why I’m still a work in progress…
  • Bucket list, CHECKED: COME AWAY WITH ME listed as one of The Globe & Mail’s Top 100 books for 2015!
  • COME AWAY WITH ME is enjoying a fun run on the Globe & Mail Bestseller list14 weeks and counting …
  • COME AWAY WITH ME is a Globe & Mail bestseller! Canadian Fiction #5 for week of October 24th!
  • A FANTASTIC review in Globe & Mail for COME AWAY WITH ME!
  • Loved being on Global TV’s The Morning Show, with Liza Fromer, talking about COME AWAY WITH ME!
  • Thanks for the shout out Rent frock Repeat!
  • Bucket List Contest! My amazing publisher, Mira/HQN, is running a bucket list contest where simply posting your top 10 list items gives you a chance to win one of them! Up to a $5,000 value, how can you not enter this contest? Runs until August 27th.
  • Want to win an advanced copy of Come Away with Me? Enter this Goodreads giveaway!
  • Come Away with Me was chosen as a Publishers Lunch Buzz Books (Spring/Summer 2015)!

Watch my editor, Michelle Meade, talk about Come Away with Me!

Cover News: The Australian cover for Come Away with Me is here, and it’s beautiful!

0915 Come Away With Me

April 2015

  • I’ll be doing a reading at World Literacy Canada KAMA Reading Series ~ I’m both honoured to have been asked to contribute to such an amazing, worthwhile event, and terrified at the prospect of doing my first, official reading!

May 2015

  • BookExpo America (BEA) – I’ll be attending BEA in New York City this year, and will be signing copies of Come Away with Me!