PHOENIX (3TV) -- Book clubs bring people together, giving previous strangers a foundation for friendship.

Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal met through  the "Not So YA Book Club" for adult fans of young adult fiction. Years later, the two would team up to co-author a novel, I'm Not Dying With You Tonight.

The story is set against the background of the 2015 Baltimore riots. The fictional characters of Lena and Campbell are thrust together in a time of tension that teaches them about their differences in perspective.

Jones and Segal stopped by "Good Morning Arizona" before a book signing event at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe.

[WATCH: The interview]

Olivia Fierro anchors 3TV's Good Morning Arizona weekdays alongside  Scott Pasmore. 

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