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The Hand on the Wall

Maureen Johnson

Johnson pulls out all the stops in her pulse-pounding conclusion to the Truly Devious series. At the end of The Vanishing Stair (2019), Stevie Bell, always the detective, solved the impossible mystery of the Ellingham Academy disappearances. But after three people die in strange accidents and David vanishes, she wonders if there's more going on than meets the eye. As a massive storm barrels toward Vermont, the school is evacuated trapping Stevie and forcing her to confront the killer all by herself!

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Not So Pure and Simple

Lamar Giles

Acclaimed author Giles’ (Spin, 2019) latest is a thoughtful and hilarious read that spotlights social pressures that surround teen relationships and explores the often ignored aspects of male sexuality. Delbert Rainey Jr. has never been great at dating and he's been in love with Kiera Westing since kindergarten. She’s never been single but now, during their junior year, she’s finally available. Hoping to get closer to Kiera, Del unwittingly joins a Purity Pledge class at church. But with other boys circling his crush like sharks, Del will need to make his move or risk losing her forever!

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Tweet Cute

Emma Lord

A fresh rom-com from debut author Emma Lord follows the unlikely romance between all-around perfectionist Pepper, who secretly runs the massive Twitter account of her family’s restaurant Big League Burger, and class clown Jack, who’s a thorn in Pepper’s side and wants to do more on social media to promote his family’s deli. But when the two get locked into a Twitter war over their restaurants’ grilled-cheese recipes, things get complicated on and off line. Pepper and Jack are unaware that while they’re trading snarky memes, they’re also falling for each other on an anonymous chat app developed by Jack.

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