Taj McCoy — The Good Ones Are Taken — at Union Market

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 7:00pm

This event is in partnership with the Washington Literacy Center.

After a bad breakup, Maggie wants to find her Prince Charming, but all she's finding are frogs. When her best friends, Savvy and Joan, apply pressure and demand she find a date worthy of attending their respective weddings, she agrees to take her own advice and try online dating. Since she's the maid of honor for both weddings, her bridal party duties are massive, but both brides insist that Maggie prioritize finding a date. After an onslaught of maybes, noes and hell noes, she's close to giving up, when she meets a handsome doctor at the gym who just might be the one.

Meanwhile, her college bestie, Garrett, throws salt in everyone's game. At every turn, he points out the red flags and tells Maggie to keep looking. Things come to a head when Maggie demands that Garrett be happy for her, and he finally admits that he can't. Not when he's not with her. When he blurts out his feelings, Maggie's world is turned upside down. Now she must choose between the perfect guy and a friendship that is the foundation for everything she's ever wanted.

Oakland-born law grad Taj McCoy is committed to championing stories that include Black and multiracial women of color, plus-size protagonists, Black love, Black joy, and strong senses of sisterhood and familial bonds. Taj started writing as a small child, enjoying her first publications in elementary school. When she's not writing, Taj may be on Twitter boosting other marginalized writers, practicing yoga, sharing recipes, or cooking private supper club meals for close friends.

This event is free with first come, first serve seating.

1324 4th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Union Market
Fiction & Poetry
The Good Ones Are Taken: A Romance Novel By Taj McCoy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780778305422
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Mira Books - April 23rd, 2024