Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and to place a hold.
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin
Riley is many things: Punk rock. Snarky. Rebellious. And gender fluid. Some days Riley identifies as a boy, and others as a girl. Riley also has a congressman father and a therapist, on whose advice Riley starts a blog about being gender fluid. When the blog goes viral and someone discovers Riley’s true identity, things get even more complicated.
Peas & Carrots by Tanita S. Davis
Dess and Hope are both 15, but that’s about all they have in common. White Dess has just been placed in foster care with Hope’s black family while her mother is in jail. The girls take turns narrating their misunderstandings and conflicts as they begin, reluctantly, to understand each other.
Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward
All over the world, blood appeared out of the ground, even through concrete—and then the earth started growing hair and bones. Lea wants to ignore it all and spend time with her new girlfriend, Aracely, but the blood has made them a prisoner in their own homes. Lea must save herself and Aracely whatever way she can.
The Girl with the Wrong Name by Barnabas Miller
After Theo woke up with a scar and no memory of how she got it, she began spending all her time in a Manhattan café, secretly documenting random “subjects.” Her favorite is the Lost Boy, whom she discovers is has been coming to the café every day waiting for someone who never showed up. She agrees to help find his lost love, but is she really helping him, or herself?
The Radiant Road by Katherine Catmull
Clare grew up with an awareness of the Strange, tales of fairies and magic-making told to her by her mother who died years ago. Now she and her father are returning to Ireland, to the house Clare was born in. In this place, magic—both bright and dark—will not sit quietly in a corner.