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When Good Girls Go Bad

Amanda K. Morgan takes readers on a wild ride in her latest young adult novel

Amanda K. Morgan’s second young-adult release, Such a Good Girl, is a suspense-filled story with a surprise ending that will have readers going back to the novel for days afterward. Morgan will be at Parnassus Books in Nashville on June 24 at 2 p.m.

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Cheering for the Underdog

Kristin O’Donnell Tubb’s new middle-grade novel asks whether a pit bull with a past can become an American hero

Kristin O’Donnell Tubb’s A Dog Like Daisy follows one dog’s struggle to overcome her own unhappy past and ease the pain of a veteran with PTSD. The launch party for A Dog Like Daisy will be held June 22 at 4 p.m. at the Kings’ Chapel Clubhouse in Arrington.

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And All the Devils Are Here

Victoria Schwab concludes her exploration of dark and light in Our Dark Duet

In Our Dark Duet Victoria Schwab brings her YA dystopian fantasy to a riveting conclusion as her characters struggle to conquer their demons and retain their humanity in a collapsing world. Schwab will appear at Parnassus Books in Nashville on June 17 at 4:30 p.m. Joining her will be YA novelists Madeleine Roux and Joelle Charbonneau.

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A Pox on Both Their Houses

Emily Henry’s A Million Junes is a not-quite familiar tale of lovers from feuding families

Emily Henry’s second novel, A Million Junes, gives a new twist to the Romeo and Juliet story. Henry will appear at Parnassus Books in Nashville on May 19, in conversation with Nashville YA authors David Arnold and Jeff Zentner, at 6:30 p.m.

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Who Runs the World?

Debbie Dadey, Stephanie Faris, and Gail Nall hit the road for their Girls Read tour

Debbie Dadey, author of Mermaid Tales: Flower Girl Dreams, Stephanie Faris, author of Piper Morgan Makes a Splash, and Gail Nall, author of Out of Tune, will read from their middle-grade novels at Books-a-Million in Knoxville on May 19, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Brentwood on May 20, at Parnassus Books in Nashville on May 20, and at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Chattanooga on May 21.

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A Werewolf Wearing What? Where?

Jessica Young takes another punny romp with two doggie best friends

Jessica Young’s latest early-reader graphic novel, Haggis and Tank Unleashed: Howl at the Moon, is a clever exploration of language and a celebration of imagination. Young will appear at Parnassus Books in Nashville on May 13 at 2 p.m.

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