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.
Breakfast with Neruda by Laura Moe
Michael found himself expelled, alone, and doing community service for trying to blow up his friend’s car with fireworks for stealing his girl. But he has even bigger problems. His mother’s hoarding problem has gotten so bad he lives in his car most of the time. Then he meets Shelly, a girl with her own past who’s also special enough to unmask Michael’s deepest secrets.
A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody
Ellison is having a terrible Monday. And to top it all off, her boyfriend dumps her. Ellie is positive that if she could just do it all over again, she would get it right. So when she wakes up the next morning to find she’s reliving the exact same day, she knows she has to stop Tristan from breaking up with her. But will one more chance be enough? Or will she be stuck in this nightmare of a Monday forever?
Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
Reshma is a perfect student, but it will take more than that to get into Stanford. Her solution is to write a book, thanks to the notice of an agent for an article she wrote. But would anyone want to read about a study machine like her? To make her character (aka herself) more relatable, Reshma decided to behave more like a “real” teenager. Which might be her biggest challenge yet.
When We Was Fierce by E.E. Charlton-Trujillo
Theo isn’t looking for trouble, but when he and his friends witness a brutal attack on Ricky-Ricky, an innocent boy who doesn’t know better than to walk right up to the most vicious gang leader around, he’s in trouble for real. And in this neighborhood, everything is at stake.
All We Have Left by Wendy Mills
Now: Jesse’s life has been falling apart since her brother died in the 9/11 attacks until a hate-fueled decision turns her life upside down. Then: Alia, angry at being grounded for a stupid mistake decides to confront her father at his office in downtown Manhattan. Each girl tells her own story, binding them together through the years.