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The Lie Tree

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Hardinge
Author's First Name: 
Frances
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Month: 
April
Publication Date: 
2016
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Fourteen year old Faith has an insatiable desire to learn about the natural world but is stifled under the expectations and mores of Victorian England. When her scientist father dies, Faith suspects he has been murdered because of secret knowledge of a tree that flourishes on lies and she determines to find her father's killer and the tree. Told in vivid historical detail and heart stopping prose.

THERE WILL BE LIES

There Will Be Lies
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lake
Author's First Name: 
Nick
Publisher: 
Bloomsbury
Publication Month: 
January
Publication Date: 
2015

 Just before Shelby is hit by a car a coyote tells her that there will be two lies, followed by the truth, which will be the hardest of all. A riveting combination of suspense and folklore.

LOVE IS THE DRUG

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Johnson
Author's First Name: 
Alaya Dawn
Publisher: 
Arthur A. Levine
Publication Date: 
2014

Emily Bird, a senior at an elite D.C. prep school, believes that she has uncovered shocking secrets about her government scientist parents’ work with a nation-wide flu epidemic—if only she could remember them. Sophisticated and suspensful.

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