MAKING A SCENE: A Conversation with Constance Wu & Gen Padalecki

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with fellow Texan Gen Padalecki and her Now & Gen book club for a conversation with Golden Globe Award-nominated actor Constance Wu about her new memoir Making a Scene. Pre-order your copy today! Join the conversation on Monday, October 17 at 12 p.m. CT on Crowdcast. Mark your calendars and register here! The session is free and open to the public.

When you purchase your copy of Making a Scene using this BookPeople link, you will receive both a bookplate signed by Constance Wu and an autographed note from Gen Padalecki. Available while supplies last.

Register for A Conversation with Constance Wu & Gen Padalecki

Constance Wu is the Golden Globe Award–nominated star of Crazy Rich Asians and Hustlers. Her breakthrough role was starring as Jessica Huang in the television comedy Fresh Off the Boat (2015–2020). She has been nominated for the Screen Actors Guild award, two Television Critics Association awards, and four Critics Choice awards. Time has honored her as one of the 100 Most Influential People of the Year. She lives on the east side of Los Angeles with her partner, Ryan Kattner, their daughter, and their pet bunny rabbit, Lida-Rose.

Genevieve Padalecki (you can call her Gen) is a daughter, sister, mother, and wife. She’s also a traveler, book nerd, activist, actress, adventure seeker, and aspiring urban homesteader. A California girl from birth and a mountain girl at heart, she now calls Austin, Texas, home and lives with her husband Jared—yes, that guy from Supernatural and Walker—three kids (Tom, Shep, and Odette), 14 chickens, two dogs, and a hive of honeybees.

She blogs about her life, books, parenting, fashion, and more at and is the co-founder of @towwn – Take Only What We Need, a community that focuses on measurable steps we can take to live a more just and sustainable life for people + planet.


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