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.
Contagion by Erin Bowman (Contagion, Book One)
After receiving an urgent SOS from a work detail on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is dispatched to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. But when the crew arrives, they find an abandoned site, littered with rotten food, discarded weapons…and dead bodies. As they try to piece together who—or what—could have decimated an entire operation, they discover that some things are best left buried—and some monsters are only too ready to awaken.
The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips
Everyone believes Morgan is sweet, pretty, and put together. But Morgan has a secret. For over a year she’s shoplifted countless pieces of clothing and makeup. When she’s caught her world starts to crumble. Now she’s desperate to keep her friends from finding out, while at the same time developing feelings for Eli, the nephew of the owner of the charity shop where she’s doing community service. Now she must choose between her perfect image and the boy she loves.
Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge (Graphic Novel)
Edmund and the Childe were swapped at birth. Now Edmund lives in secret as a changeling in the World Above, with fae powers that make him different from everyone else. Childe lives among the fae in the World Below, where being human makes him an oddity at the royal palace. But when the cruel sorceress Hawthorne takes the throne, the Childe and Edmund realize that the fate of both worlds may be in their hands—even if they’re not sure which world they belong to.
Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips
Nate and Cameron meet in a dingy Los Angeles club and discover they have much more in common than their love of an obscure indie band. Then Nate learns that Cameron is the heir to a soul-sucking record label—the very one that destroyed his father’s life—the only evidence of their connection is the blurry photo Cameron snaps of Nate’s Sharpied Chuck Taylors. When Cameron’s sister Tess posts the photo on Instagram, the internet just about breaks with the news of this modern fairy tale.
Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Mirage, Book One)
In a world dominated by the brutal Vathek Empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond her isolated home.