Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog to find the book or place a hold.
The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan
Mattie hides her obsession with Harry Houdini and Dorothy Dietrich from everyone. But when her anxieties become overwhelming, she distracts herself by seeking out Miyu, the reclusive daughter of a world-renowned escape artist. With Miyu’s help, Mattie secretly transforms herself into a burgeoning escapologist and performance artist. But when a classmate discovers her secret, they both learn that not all secrets can remain secret forever.
All That I Can Fix by Crystal Chan
Ronney is the kid with the dad who tried to kill himself and the pill-popping mom. When a local eccentric open up all the cages of his exotic zoo, Ronney is left tending to his sister’s mounting fears of roaming lions, stopping his best friend from going on a suburban safari, and shaking loose a lonely boy who follows Ronney wherever he goes. Can Ronney figure out a way to hold it together as all his worlds fall apart?
The Fall of Innocence by Jenny Torres Sanchez
For the past eight years, Emilia has done her best to move on from the traumatic attack she suffered in the woods behind her elementary school. Most of all, she’s tried to forget about Jeremy Lance, the boy responsible. But when a startling discovery about her attacker’s identity comes to light, and the memories of that day break through the mental box in which she’d shut them away, Emilia is forced to confront her new reality and make sense of shifting truths about her past, her family, and herself.
The 11th Hour by Kristine Scarrow
After weeks of planning, Annika leaves home at dawn to run away with her boyfriend, Dylan. She tried telling her friends and family how amazing Dylan is, but seeing as they all seem set against the relationship. But not everything goes according to plan, and soon Dylan’s behaviour becomes unsettling, and Annika realizes that her safety is at stake. She finally admits to herself that Dylan needs help she can’t provide.
Archival Quality by Ivy Noelle Weir (Graphic Novel)
After losing her job at the library, Cel starts working at the Logan Museum as an archivist. But the job may not be the second chance she was hoping for. As her mental health slips, she begins to dream of a young woman she’s never met, but feels strangely drawn to. As Cel attempts to learn more about the woman, she begins losing time, misplacing things, and passing out.