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.
Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki
Montgomery Sole and her best friends, Thomas and Naoki make up Jefferson High’s Mystery Club, dedicated to exploring the weird and unexplained. Monty’s gotten her hands on the Eye of Know, a possibly powerful crystal amulet. Hopefully it will help her predict the future or protect against the newest resident of their small town is scarier than mothmen, poltergeists, or, you know, gym.
Ascending the Boneyard by C.G. Watson
Tosh has had a little too much reality, so he escaped from pain, grief, and loss in this favorite game, The Boneyard. But as the darkness of the game bleeds into his life, reality and surreality mix until it’s impossible to separate one from the other. Tosh is desperate to Ascend, to reach the next level, to become Worthy.
Hurricane Kiss by Deborah Blumenthal
For Jillian, the threat of Hurricane Danielle means another boring evacuation. This time she’ll be stuck with River, who went from football star to a juvenile detention center and is recently back. But when they get stuck on the island real danger takes over, and survival becomes about more than just staying alive–it’s about fighting for yourself.
Railhead by Philip Reeve
Zen Starling is a petty thief, a street urchin from Thunder City. When mysterious stranger Raven sends Zen and his new friend Nova on a mission to infiltrate the Emperor’s train, he jumps at the chance to traverse the Great Network, to cross the galaxy in a heartbeat, to meet interesting people – and to steal their stuff.
Defender by Graham McNamee
Six foot six Tyne Greer, called Tiny, lives in the building where her dad is the super and focuses on basketball as a way out of their slum. When she finds a girl’s body in an abandoned basement room in her building, her dad tells her she must have been seeing things. Is he hiding something? As she searches for answers, the closer she gets to the truth, the more dangerous it becomes for her.