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.
The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins (Transference, Book One)
In order to protect her kingdom, Sorrow must either marry the barbarian prince Golmarr or sacrifice herself to the dragon. She chooses the dragon, but Golmarr follows her, hoping to win her heart. When they finally meet the dragon they are offered a chance to win its treasures. But if they lose the dragon will be freed.
Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
Aki already knows she’s bisexual—even though she’s only dated only guys so far, and her best friend, Lori, is the only person who knows she likes girls, too. When the two girls go on a church youth-group trip to a small Mexican town for the summer Aki meets Christa—slightly older and far more experienced. And that’s when things get really confusing.
Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin
Ronit, an Israeli girl, lives on one side of the fence. Jamil, a Palestinian boy, lives on the other side. Only miles apart but separated by generations of conflict. Their fathers work in a distrusting but mutually beneficial business arrangement that brings Ronit and Jamil together. And lightning strikes. The kind of lightning that transcends barrier fences, war, and hatred.
Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine
After Iris sets one too many fires, her mother decides to move them from LA to England to avoid trouble. But really, their mounting debt and her mother’s greed are what brings them to Iris’s father—a dying millionaire. Though her mother is determined to claim his life’s fortune, Iris finds a much more valuable treasure.
A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho
Even though Fin moved away in ninth grade, she and Betty have remained best friends, and plan to go to NYU in the fall. Then Betty disappears. Her ex-boyfriend Calder admits to drowning her, but the town believes Betty ran away and his confession is thrown out. Now Fin is back in her hometown, determined to discover the truth. Even if it means digging up secrets the whole town would rather keep hidden.