Delve Into Malibu Rising With New York Times Bestselling Author Taylor Jenkins Reid

We’re excited to welcome New York Times bestselling novelist and screenwriter Taylor Jenkins Reid! Jarrett Jessup, President of the Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries, opens a new window will join Reid to discuss her latest page-turner Malibu Rising, a story of summer and celebrity in 1980’s Malibu, which will be followed by an audience Q&A on Wednesday, July 14 at 6:00 PM .

Everyone wants to be around the famous and talented Rivas kids. The siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world over--especially as the offspring of the legendary rockstar and absentee father, Mick Riva. Nina, the talented surfer-supermodel, along with Jay, Hud, and their adored baby sister, Kit, are about to throw the party of a lifetime to celebrate the end of summer when they learn secrets that will change their lives forever. 

Browse our catalog to place a hold on Malibu Rising and check out Reid’s previous novels, including Daisy Jones & the Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. Malibu Rising is also available as an eBook and eAudiobook via Overdrive.  

Register in advance for this live virtual event and hear Reid as she discusses her portrayals of the darker sides of celebrity and her talent for pulling us into the lives behind the limelight. Don’t forget to pick up a free copy of Malibu Rising available at all our locations, while supplies last during library service hours starting June 28. 

Praise for Malibu Rising and Taylor Jenkins Reid

Reid writes and speaks passionately of relationships, love, and the writing process. Malibu Rising is the Read With Jenna, opens a new window book club pick for June and is in development by Hulu as a television series, with executive producers Liz Tigelaar (Little Fires Everywhere), Brad Mendelsohn, Stacey Silverman, Jennifer Gwartz, Amy Talkington, and Taylor Jenkins Reid. 

“Reid has once again crafted a fast-paced, engaging novel that smoothly transports readers between decades and story lines.” — The Washington Post  

“Reid is a stunning writer whose characters are unforgettable and whose stories are deeply emotional.” — Emily Giffin (All We Ever Wanted)