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The Black Coats by Colleen Oakes
HarperTeen / HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 12, 2019
The Black Coats is a timely thriller about a secret society of vigilante teen girls with one important measure in common, they have lost someone close to them and will exact revenge through their participation in this elite group. They receive assignments, or “balancings” where they are directed to target men who have used their privilege to harm women and have gone unpunished by the law. Thea used to be a track star, but bereft by her cousin’s death and unable to think of anything else, she joins the secret society, the Black Coats.