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Good Girls Don't Lie
Shannon Delany at Leap Books has bought world rights to Alexandra Diaz for her YA novel Good Girls Don't Lie, pitched as a Mexican-American Juno, a realistic coming-of-age story starring good girl Josie Figueroa. Publication is set for spring 2016; the author was unagented.
Published November 7th 2016 by Leap Books
(first published 2016)
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This book is a great page turner. You're there with Josie the whole time, cheering her on when she stands up to her brothers, and warning her when you know she's getting in too deep. Her Latina attitude is sassy and completely relatable; it's very easy to see yourself in her, even when her choices are different than what you would do. Even then, once finishing this book, I was felt feeling pleased with Josie and all around content. Definitely would recommend this book to all young women, especia ...more