Jael Richardson's book pick: The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson.
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried is a young adult novel by Shaun David Hutchinson. (Chris Piedra, Simon and Schuster)
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Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by every other week to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she talks about The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson. It's a young adult book about a 17-year-old girl named July who dies suddenly from an aneurysm. Her body starts to decompose, but she's not actually dead. Richardson explains why you should read this book, even if it doesn't immediately sound like your kind of thing. 

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