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.
Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall
Norah knows her fears are irrational, but that doesn’t make it possible for her to leave her house or have a normal life. And she’s mostly okay with that. Until Luke enters her life. He doesn’t see her illness, just a girl who is funny, smart, and brave. Norah knows he deserves better. Can she let him go for his own good, or learn to see herself through his eyes?
A List of Cages by Robin Roe
As part of his senior elective serving as an aide to the school psychologist, Adam thinks he’s got it easy. But when he helps the doctor track down an elusive freshman, he realizes its Julian—the foster brother he hasn’t seen in five years. As they reconnect, Adam discover Julian is hiding secrets. Adam is determined to help him, but his involvement could cost both boys their lives.
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
Mary killed a baby. Allegedly. She never admitted it, but a white baby died in the care of a black nine-year-old, and that was enough for the public to convict her. After six years in jail, Mary is dumped in a group home where she meets and falls in love with Ted. Mary was never willing to fight for herself, but when she becomes pregnant the state threatens to take away the baby, she finds the courage to tell the truth.
The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee
Mimosa and her mother are the only two aromateurs left on the planet. Her future holds a lifetime of weeding, mixing love elixirs, and matchmaking. But Mim longs for a normal life, with school and sports and a chance at love of her own. When she teams up with the local soccer star to correct a problem she made, Mim learns that falling in love isn’t always a a choice.
Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos
Jackie’s father is dying from a brain tumor, and her life has been turned into a reality TV show to pay for the bills. She’s lost her mom and sister to the cameras and new-found infamy. She’s lost her privacy and dignity. And pretty soon she’s going to lose her dad for good. Armed only with her ingenuity and the power of the internet, Jackie is determined to end the show and reclaim all of their lives, even in death.