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Janelle Brown

On Sunday, May 1st, 2022,
author Janelle Brown will join San Mateo County Libraries to discuss her new book, I’ll Be You. 

Get your copy of the signed book now. 

The event will in-person at Woodside Library and livestreamed. Click on the registration link for the in person event and/or to get livestream information.  

Register here

Praise for I’ll Be You

Bestseller Brown (Pretty Things) infuses this twist-packed mystery with an intense story of creating one’s identity, rife with deep family trauma and a low-key, creepy depiction of the dark side of twin intimacy…The perfectly paced emotional reveals of the twins’ shared history pull the reader toward fierce investment in Elli’s safety and the sisters’ reconnection. Brown has upped her game with this one.Publishers Weekly (starred review) 

Janelle Brown is a terrific storyteller and stylist, and I’ll Be You is one of those books you’ll devour. It has a hot mess of a narrator—actually two hot messes, twins—both of whom you will root for, even as you are screaming at them to get a grip. Also? The novel has more twists and turns than the canyon roads that snake up and around Los Angeles. —Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant and Hour of the Witch 
Janelle Brown has done it again, creating a deliciously twisty page-turner you won’t be able to put down. But I’ll Be You is much more than a riveting thriller; it’s a powerful and moving portrait of the fiercely tenacious bonds of familial love. With her trademark beautiful writing, depth of emotion, and sharp insights, Brown explores the dangers that lurk behind the seductive worlds of Hollywood child stardom and self-help culture. I loved this novel. —Angie Kim, Edgar Award–winning author of Miracle Creek 
Absolutely delicious…Janelle Brown is a surgeon of the complex relationships between women. I gobbled this up. —Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of All Adults Here 

 About the Author: 

Janelle Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Things, Watch Me Disappear, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, and This Is Where We Live. An essayist and journalist, she has written for Vogue, The New York Times, Elle, Wired, Self, Los Angeles Times, Salon, and more. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two children. 

Shipping Information

Proceeds of all book sales will benefit both Florey’s Books in Pacifica and the Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries.

  • Signed copies will be delivered after May 1st. Please provide your name if you would like it personalized.
  • If you want to send to someone, please add their name and address in “additional information” while ordering below.
  • If you would like to pick up your book at the event, please write “pick up” in the comments. 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

If you have any questions, please contact

Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries