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Coming-of-age problems that can actually be solved.
Owen Matthews’ The Fixes. The Fixes follows good kid Eric as he devolves into a life of crime spurred on by his new pal, Jordan. Matthews is a Vancouver author who writes adult crime thrillers as Owen Laukkanen, but Costello admired the way he blends his mystery experience with the YA trope of self-discovery to compliment a “suspenseful” plot.