What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

The Revelation of Louisa May by Michaela MacColl
Louisa May Alcott finds herself juggling her temperamental father, a mysterious murder, a fugitive seeking refuge along the Underground Railroad, and blossoming love.

Invincible by Amy Reed (Invincible, Book One)
The Fault in Our Stars meets Go Ask Alice in this dramatic romance about a teenage girl who survives a terminal cancer diagnosis, only to get trapped in the deadly spiral of addiction.

Halfway Perfect by Julie Cross
Eve used to be a fashion model. Now her photography internship brings her face to face with her dark past as she tries to help another young model escape from her evil ex-manager.

Gabe Johnson Takes Over by Geoff Herbach
Gabe is on edge from trying to kick his soda addiction, so he doesn’t take the news that marching band camp has been cancelled due to lack of funding, which is now going to the new cheer squad. The war is ON. And Gabe is leading the charge.

Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me by Meredith Zeitlin
Zona Lowell loves living in New York City. When her journalist father announces they’re moving to Athens for six months so he can work on an important new story, she suspects he has ulterior motive of reconnecting her with her mother’s relatives. Thanks… but no thanks.

Next Week

Tuesday, May 19 @ 3:30-5:30
Anime Club
 is open to teens and tweens ages 12 to 21 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Saturday, May 23 @ 2:30-4:00
This is the third session of the “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver” Video Game Design Workshop for Teens and Tweens in grades 5-12. For more information, or to see if space is still available, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.

Featured Series

Torn by Erica O’Rourke

When Mo Fitzgerald witnesses her best friend’s murder, she must enter a world of raw magic and shifting alliances in order to find the murderer, and she becomes entangled with two different and equally dangerous boys between whom she must choose.

1) Torn

2) Tangled

3) Bound

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

May 13 – Gaming for Teens  @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)
May 16 – Role Playing Group @ Bettendorf Public Library
May 18 – After School Otaku Monday @ Bettendorf Public Library
May 19 – Teen Game Night @ River Valley District Library


What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Be Not Afraid by Cecilia Galante
Since Marin’s mother committed suicide, she can see people’s pain as bright colorful shapes. When schoolmate Cassie stands up at school, screaming, raking her nails down her cheeks, Marin teams up with Cassie’s brother to try to figure out what darkness she has unleashed.

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Laia is a slave, spying on the Empire for the rebels. Elias is a soldier, the finest in the Empire but secretly its most unwilling. Neither is free. Will they be able to save each other?

Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond (Lois Lane, Book One)
Lois Lane tries to live a quiet, simple life in Metropolis. But when a high school classmate becomes the victim of a group of a group who is messing with her mind through a video game, she can’t seem to resist the mystery.

Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
Quinn reaches out to the recipients of her boyfriend’s donated organs, but when she meets Colton, who received Trent’s heart, she finds herself at risk of losing her own.

Still Waters by Ash Parsons
When tough but poor Jason agrees to hang out with wealthy Michael, for a price, all he wants is to earn enough money to take his sister away from their abusive father. But before long his fists and fast wit don’t seem enough to keep anyone safe.

Next Week

Saturday, May 16 @ 2:30-4:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a video game workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will teach students how to design their own video games. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. starting May 9 and concluding June 13. Attendance at all sessions is recommended but not required. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.

Foster Care

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Dead Girl Moon by Charlie Price

Find Me by Romily Bernard

Hot Girl by Dream Jordan

My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak

Oblivion by Sasha Dawn

One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Raven’s Gate by Anthony Horowitz

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski

Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd