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.
Someone I Wanted to Be by Aurelia Wills
Leah dreams of becoming a doctor, but it’s hard to stay focused on getting good grades when your classmates, friends, and even your mother mock your weight and constantly let you down. When Leah calls an older man she and her friends met, she decides to pretend to be the skinny, popular friend instead. But as things get complicated, Leah will have to accept the truth.
Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig
Flynn’s girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking questions he can’t answer, and her friends are telling stories that don’t add up. But Flynn has a secret of his own. And as he struggles to uncover the truth about January’s disappearance, he must also face the truth about himself.
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Alex unleashed her dark side on the night her older sister was murdered. She tries to stick to the shadows, but that doesn’t stop Jack from taking an interest in her. And when she starts working with Peekay at the animal shelter, the two girls become friends. But when Alex resorts to her violent impulses at a party, all three of their lives are changed forever.
Lost Stars by Lisa Selin Davis
When her sister Ginny dies, Carrie turns her back on her science obsessions to hang out with Ginny’s older friends. When her father enrolls her in a summer work camp at a local state park, Carrie remembers how much she loves nature. And of course there’s Dean, who likes Carrie just the way she is.
Beast by Brie Spangler
Dylan is tall, meaty, muscle-bound, and hairier than most throw rugs. When he falls asleep on a roof and wakes up with a broken leg he is sent to group therapy for self-harmers. There he meets Jamie. She’s funny, smart, beautiful—and the first person to ever call Dylan out on his self-pitying and superficiality. She is also transgender, which Dylan would have known if he’d been paying attention in group.