What we’re reading in February

The latest tomes from local authors.

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Half of What You Hear
By Kristyn Kusek Lewis
After a public and embarrassing firing from her job at the White House, Bess Warner moves with her family to her husband’s small hometown of Greyhill, Virginia. She lands the opportunity to write a Washington Post profile of one of the town’s most notorious residents, Susannah Lane, but begins to unravel a dark history that could rock the community. She soon learns that like DC, Greyhill has an underbelly of its own.

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The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me
By Olivia Hinebaugh
Sex wasn’t too much of a worry for 17-year-old Lacey Burke, she’d much rather spend her time jamming out with her best friends, Theo and Evita. Heck, she’s never even kissed anyone. But when seeing what can happen from her school’s abstinence-only sex-ed curriculum, she takes it upon herself to serve as a confidant and advisor to other girls. Things start to become complicated though when her own secrets are threatened to be revealed.

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