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.
City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother start a new life in Kenya working in the house of Roland Greyhill. But Tina soon learns Greyhill is corrupt, and when her mother is shot and killed, she swears revenge. Four years later, as a member of a local gang of thieves, she gets her chance. But memories and past friendships make the job harder than she could have imagined.
Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie
With a moderately dysfunctional family, a genuine interest in Nature Club and a major crush on the local hot girl, Clancy has earned the label of freak in her small town. When her dad is involved in a crash that kills two teenagers, the town turns even more hostile. But Clancy finally meets someone who might be a real friend.
A Toaster on Mars by Darrell Pitt
Blake Carter, star agent with the Planetary Bureau of Investigation, isn’t having a good day. First he’s beaten up by a bunch of religious zealots, and he’s assigned a robot—sorry, cyborg—as his new partner, and his daughter is missing. To top things off, the world is held to ransom by his nemesis, evil genius Bartholomew Badde. Can things get any worse? Yes!
This Is Our Story by Ashley Elston
Kat’s senior year internship at the district attorney’s office is far from glamorous. But when her boss gets assigned the River Boys case, where five boys went hunting and only four came back, Kate has a chance to investigate something important. Why is the incident being swept under the rug? The truth may cost her more than her job.
Factory Girl by Josanne La Valley
In order to save her family’s farm, Roshen, must leave her rural home to work in a factory in the south of China in arduous and degrading conditions. With her Uyghur background she also faces contempt. Sustained by her bond with other Uyghur girls, Roshen is resolved to endure all to help her family and ultimately her people.