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Not So Pure and Simple

In Not So Pure and Simple, Lamar Giles successfully explores social justice themes while maintaining an engaging and often hilarious tone.

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Review of ‘Not So Pure and Simple’

Del has had a crush on Kiera for forever. So when Kiera joins a group at First Missionary Church and takes a purity pledge—promising to abstain from sex until marriage—Del stands up and joins, too. The pledge group will have classes and activities together, so it’ll be a great way for Del to spend time…

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