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.
The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
When Aladdin releases Zahra from her jinni lamp, she finds herself in a world she hasn’t seen in hundreds of years — a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra’s very existence is illegal. The King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, but to do so she must betray Aladdin. Is winning her freedom worth losing her heart?
Front Lines by Michael Grant (Soldier Girl, Book One)
It is 1942. World War II. But in this version, females subject to the draft and three girls sign up to fight. Each has her own reasons for volunteering. Not one expects to see actual combat. Not one expects to be on the front lines. Rio, Frangie, and Rainy will play their parts in the war to defeat evil and save the human race.
The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters
Hanalee is the daughter of a white woman and an African-American man. In 1920s Oregon she has almost no rights, and the Ku Klux Klan breeds fear and hatred. Now the young man who killed her father in a drunk-driving accident is getting out of jail. But he claims her father didn’t die from the accident—he was poisoned by the doctor. That doctor is now Hanalee’s new step-father.
The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller
When Elodie’s father reneges on a contract to collect a rare and valuable orchid, he risks debtor’s prison and Elodie and her sisters are threatened with to the orphanage and workhouse. Desperate to save her family, she convinces her father to complete his mission—with her by his side.
Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor (Into The Dim, Book One)
When Hope’s mother dies in an earthquake overseas, she is sent to Scotland for the summer. There she discovers her mother was not only a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of time travelers. On a mission to save her mother from the twelfth century where she is trapped, Hope meets a mysterious boy who could help her succeed, or be her undoing.