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Ask the Author: Emily Carpenter

Ask the Author: Emily Carpenter
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“… a dual narrative about a woman whose grandmother was part of a tent evangelist/faith healing duo back in the Great Depression. The woman finds out her grandmother may have been a con as well as a murderer and has to unravel the mystery before she loses everything.”
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Ask the Author: Olivia Hinebaugh

Ask the Author: Olivia Hinebaugh
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“Lacey, a straight-A music geek who has never been kissed, becomes her school’s unofficial sex expert. She sees how detrimental the abstinence-only heteronormative sex ed can be. Her own mother was a single teen mom and as a nurse has taught her all about sexual health and consent. It’s also about her best friends and music and awkward but sweet first love (and sexual experiences).”
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Ask the Author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson

Ask the Author: Jennifer Richard Jacobson
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“..five families purchase homes in a former mill town for the price of one dollar. Unfortunately, twelve-year-old Lowen discovers that beginning in a new (and not always welcoming place) while processing his grief over the death of his buddy (something he was determined to escape) is not as simple as it appears.”
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Ask the Author: Elizabeth Eulberg

Ask the Author: Elizabeth Eulberg
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“Past Perfect Life is about a girl named Ally. She’s a senior living with her widowed father in a very small town. She loves her life: her friends, a boy that could be more than a friend, and getting ready to go to college. Then she discovers her entire life has been a lie.”
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Ask the Author: Sara Bennett-Wealer

Ask the Author: Sara Bennett-Wealer
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“a YA rom-com with a time-travel twist. When Skyler gets a glimpse of her future and sees a romance with her arch-enemy Truman, she embarks on a quest to create a new future without Truman in it. But changing the future means messing up the present. And Skyler might just need Truman as an ally as she works to figure everything out.”
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Ask the Author: Kimberly Belle

Ask the Author: Kimberly Belle
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“… a story about Charlotte, a woman who’s left her trailer-park past behind to marry Paul, an older, wealthier man with a gorgeous house on an Appalachian lake in North Carolina. Their relationship is the focus of much small-town gossip, but Charlotte is able to ignore it until a woman’s body washes up under their dock—in the exact same spot where Paul’s first wife drowned.”
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Ask the Author: Ann Marie Stephens

Ask the Author: Ann Marie Stephens
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“… fuzzy, little chicks solving subtraction problems, blended with bedtime mischief and a mouse. It’s a story that makes it acceptable to mix play and creativity with something that can be difficult for kids.”
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Ask the Author: Anna Crowley Redding

Ask the Author: Anna Crowley Redding
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“He saved the words that built America! Emmy Award–winning journalist Anna Crowley Redding and Sibert Honor illustrator Edwin Fotheringham bring to life the riveting true story about the lowly clerk who saved the Declaration of Independence from being destroyed by the British army in the War of 1812.”
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