by Kate McLaughlin
Publisher: St. Martin’s Publishing Group
Imprint: Wednesday Books
Release date: March 8, 2022
Scarlet has no idea why her professional single mother is so strict and paranoid. Nothing ever happens in their small town. All that changes with the arrival of an odd SUV that seems to be following and watching her. Her life is irrevocably changed when she discovers she is Baby Brittany–daughter of the infamous serial killer, Jeff Lake–and he is willing to reveal where the undiscovered bodies are hidden, but only to her.
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Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
Brazer + Bray / Harper Collins
Publication Date: September 1, 2020
Amal Shahid was in the wrong place, at the wrong time. Now he is incarcerated for a crime he did not commit. Amal is a victim of the justice system with only his mother for support and his art to give him hope. While the truth is currently in a coma, will Amal receive justice before it is too late?
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Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli
Razorbill / Penguin Random House
Publication Date: February 18, 2020
Break the Fall follows the Olympic aspirations of Audrey Lee, a gymnast who has worked hard to get back to elite status after injuring her back. A scandal erupts and the team must cope with a cascade of change mere weeks before the Games. Can Audrey keep her eyes on Olympic gold without allowing scandals, team conflicts–and a romance with the coach’s son–to derail her dreams?
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