Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog to find the book or place a hold.
Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel
Rani Patel lives two lives. In one she’s a kick-ass Indian girl breaking cultural norms as a hip-hop performer in full effect. In the other, she’s constrained by her family’s strict adherence to culture. When she catches the eye of a hot older guy, she makes some naïve and bad choices. Can she find the strength to find herself?
Everyone We’ve Been by Sarah Everett
Addison has memory lapses and starts talking to a boy that no one else can see after a terrible accident. She visits a shadowy medical facility that promises to “help with your memory.” But at the clinic, Addie unwittingly discovers it is not her first visit. She’s had memories, all about a certain boy, erased. Who was that boy? And why was she so desperate to forget him?
The Movie Version by Emma Wunsch
In the movie version of Amelia’s life, the roles have always been clear. Her older brother, Toby is the star and she is his sidekick. But when he starts acting in a very non-movie-version way, Amelia is no longer who she is supposed to be. With a cute new boyfriend putting her center stage, Amelia thinks she might cast herself in new role—leading lady.
The Possibility of Somewhere by Julia Day
Ash is on track to make valedictorian and fulfill his immigrant parents’ dreams for him. Eden hopes her perfect grades will be her way out of poverty. The two are bitter rivals for a scholarship, but when they are paired up on a class project they discover they have more in common than just good grades.
Girls Like Me by Lola St.Vil
Shay is trying to cope with the death of her father, being overweight, and threats from a girl bully in school. When she falls in love with Blake, a mysterious boy online, insecure Shay doesn’t want to tell him who she is. But with the help of her two best friends, as well as an assist by Kermit and Miss Piggy, ultimately Shay and Blake’s love prevails.