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St. Martins to publish first adult 'Sweet Valley High' novel

Great news for grown-up fans of  Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield: Today, St. Martin’s Press officially confirmed that they will publish Sweet Valley Confidential, the first hardcover adult Sweet Valley High novel. The novel – which “follows the cast of characters into adulthood,” according to St. Martin’s press release – will be written by the writer who created the franchise in the early 1980s, Francine Pascal.

“I’ve had thousands of queries from fans over the years wondering what Jessica and Elizabeth would be like as adults,” Pascal says in the release. “Well, Sweet Valley Confidential should give them all the answers. And I can guarantee they will be very surprised. Actually, more like shocked.”

Let’s turn this over to you, Shelf Lifers: What do you expect to see in the novel? What would shock you?

Originally posted February 11 2010 — 11:22 AM EST

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