Eliza Knight

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 1:30pm


Join us for a special event with bestselling author Eliza Knight, as she talks about her recent collaboration Can't We Be Friends. The historical novel uncovers the boundary-breaking, genuine friendship between Ella Fitzgerald, the Queen of Jazz, and iconic movie star Marilyn Monroe. Eliza Knight is a USA Today and international bestselling author of historical women’s fiction. Her love of history began as a young girl when she traipsed the halls of Versailles. As an avid history buff, she’s written dozens of novels including The Mayfair Bookshop, Starring Adele Astaire, Ribbons of Scarlet, A Day of Fire, and Can’t We Be Friends, which have been translated into multiple languages. She is the creator of the popular historical blog, History Undressed, and host of the History, Books and Wine podcast. Knight lives in Maryland and Florida with her husband, three daughters, two dogs, and a turtle.

Eliza will be conversation with author Madeline Martin. Madeline Martin is a New York Times, USA TODAY, and international bestselling author of historical fiction and historical romance with books that have been translated into over twenty different languages.

An author talk will be followed by book sales and signing.


Registration is suggested but not required for this Human Library companion program. Come early to participate in the Human Library and then stay for our author event!


Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library

This is a free community event, however, please consider supporting the author and hosts by purchasing a book.


Unable to make the event?
Preorder a signed copy of CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS.
Event address: 
Exploration Commons - CCPL
50 E. Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
Can't We Be Friends: A Novel of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe By Eliza Knight, Denny S. Bryce Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063282902
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 5th, 2024