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It's Pub Day for THE BIRDS, THE BEES, AND YOU AND ME and ALL IS FAIR!

The big day is finally here!!! The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me by Olivia Hinebaugh and All Is Fair by Dee Garretson are finally hitting shelves today, and we are so ecstatic to see these wonderful books out in the world at last!

The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me

Experience isn't everything.

Seventeen-year-old Lacey Burke is the last person on the planet who should be doling out sex advice. For starters, she’s never even kissed anyone, and she hates breaking the rules. Up until now, she's been a straight-A music geek that no one even notices. All she cares about is jamming out with her best friends, Theo and Evita.

But then everything changes.

When Lacey sees first-hand how much damage the abstinence-only sex-ed curriculum of her school can do, she decides to take a stand and starts doling out wisdom and contraception to anyone who seeks her out in the girls' restroom. But things with Theo become complicated quickly, and Lacey is soon not just keeping everyone else’s secrets, but hers as well.

What people are saying about The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me:

"I've been waiting for a long time for a YA like this! Olivia Hinebaugh's debut is bold, bright, and refreshingly sex positive, with an authentic voice that wouldn't let me go. This is the book I needed at sixteen." —Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of Our Year Of Maybe and You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone

"An inclusive, sex-positive romance with plenty of moxie." —Booklist

"I love love love this feminist, sex-positive, consent heavy, condoms-for-everyone, knowledge-is-power book. ... I wish we could make this book required reading for every high school and college student." —Pages and Pugs

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All Is Fair

A young lady is pulled out of school and into a secret wartime mission with a dashing American spy.

When Lady Mina Tretheway receives a telegram at boarding school, she doesn’t want to read it. In 1918, with war raging, she dreads telegrams, knowing they never bring good news.

At first she doesn’t understand the cryptic message. Then she realizes it’s written in code, and the message leads her home to Hallington Manor. When Lord Andrew Graham appears with a dashing young American, Lucas Mueller, Mina learns that the two of them must work together on dangerous project for the war effort.

Thinking Mina is just a spoiled aristocrat, Lucas tries to complete the project alone, fearing her inexperience will give them away. But when the project goes very wrong, Mina and Lucas are thrown together to complete the mission before more soldiers disappear into the darkness of war.

What people are saying about All Is Fair:

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"Amid spy intrigue, coded messages, fairly improbable escapes, a budding romance, and bold derring-do, our quick-thinking, thoroughly engaging protagonist triumphs and the plot never slows. Garretson reaches beyond adventure, too, providing a haunting nuance to the horrors of war through her heroine’s eyes. ... An action-packed, yet sobering journey into the war to end all wars." —Booklist

"This is the sort of book you want to hide in your closet and read so that no one disturbs you until you're completely finished." —Samantha Hastings, author of The Last Word

"I love a good female empowerment book and our heroine in this novel has moxie, brains, and a good sense of humor. ... If you have someone new to [historical fiction] and/or a reader who adores the genre, All Is Fair would be an excellent book to put into their hands." —ExpatLibrary, Goodreads reviewer

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