Wednesday, December 1

Virtual event with Tiffany D. Jackson

Hosted by Best of Books

8:00pm ET

Sunday, December 5

Virtual event with Ruth Ware and Holly Jackson

Hosted by Third Place Books

11:00am ET

Wednesday, December 8

Barnes & Noble Midday Mystery Event

4:00pm ET




I talked with The Boston Globe about You'll Be the Death of Me, November 30, 2021


Entertainment Weekly: "Karen M. McManus reveals how she puts thrilling tales together," November 23, 2021


My 6th book, a standalone YA mystery called Nothing More to Tell, is coming August 30, 2022

E! Online, "15 Books to Cozy Up With This November," November 1, 2021


Publishers Weekly, "TV Alert: One of Us Is Lying," September 30, 2021

Bustle, "15 Books Worth Cancelling Plans for This Autumn," September 25, 2021

The One of Us Is Lying TV series will premiere October 7, 2021 on Peacock


I'm writing a third One of Us book! See my Instagram post for more details, or add it on Goodreads.

Entertainment Weekly reveals the cover for You'll Be the Death of Me, March 10, 2021

Entertainment Weekly, "Winter Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down," January 5, 2021

The Cousins debuts at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list, December 13, 2020

The Guardian, "The Best Books of 2020 for All Ages," December 13, 2020

Shondaland, "Karen M. McManus Talks ‘The Cousins,’" December 8, 2020

Bitch Media, "7 YA Books Feminists Should Read in December," December 3, 2020

I talk about The Cousins with Goodreads, November 24, 2020

WBUR, "Nine Books for Fall That'll Get You Through a Year Like No Other," September 25, 2020

Goodreads, The Big Books of Fall, August 17, 2020

I surprised two of my readers as part of the #LettersTo Facebook TV series, August 5, 2020

One of Us Is Lying was on Jeopardy! April 16, 2020

One of Us Is Lying hits #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, April 15, 2020

Oprah Magazine, "The Best YA Books That Adults Will Enjoy, Too," March 31, 2020

Cosmopolitan, "The 20 YA Books Every Adult Should Read," March 13, 2020

Paste Magazine reveals the cover for The Cousins, March 4, 2020

Cosmopolitan, The 10 Best Young Adult Books of 2020, March 4, 2020

I talked with Public Libraries Online about One of Us Is Next, January 30, 2020

One of Us Is Next debuts at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, January 26, 2020

I talked with Her Magazine about One of Us Is Next, January 24, 2020

The Guardian, "Young Adult Round-Up," January 14, 2020