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.
One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards
Sera and her friends are expecting a relaxing camping trip. But then they wake up one morning groggy, confused, and with words scrawled on their wrists: Damaged. Deceptive. Dangerous. Darling. And four dolls dressed like them are acting out a murder. Suddenly it’s clear; they’re being hunted. And with the only positive word on her wrist, Sera falls under suspicion.
A Taste for Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby
Disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory, the only work Evelyn can get in 1888 London is as maid to the Elephant Man in the London Hospital. Joseph is strangely gentle, and the two form a bond. But when the murders begin, they are haunted nightly by the ghosts of the Ripper’s dead, setting Evelyn on a path to facing her fears and uncovering humanity’s worst nightmares.
Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet
Noah Keller has a pretty normal life, until his parents pick him up from school and head straight for the airport. He learns his whole life has been a lie and his family is now on the run. As Noah—now Jonah—and his parents head behind the Iron Curtain into East Berlin, the rules and secrets begin to pile up so quickly that he can hardly keep track of the questions bubbling up inside him.
Stealing Indians by John E. Smelcer
Four Indian teenagers are kidnapped from different regions, their lives immutably changed by an institution designed to eradicate their identity. And no matter what their home, their stories are representative of every story, every stolen life. So far from home, without family to protect them, only their friendship helps them endure. This is a work of fiction. Every word is true.
The Boy Who Killed Grant Parker by Kat Spears
Luke feels his life is over when he goes to live with his Baptist pastor father in rural Tennessee. Golden boy Grant Parker does his best to make that true when he targets Luke for bullying. But when an accident leaves Grant at the bottom of the social pyramid, Luke is there to take his place at the top.