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.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Starr moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. Then Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. As protests erupt, everyone takes a side. Everyone wants answers. What Starr does—or does not—say could destroy her community. It could also endanger her life.
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (Carve the Mark, Book One)
Cyra, sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people, has a currentgift—something her brother exploits to torture his enemies. Akos, son of a farmer and an oracle from Thuvhe, also has a currentgift. When Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. Will they help each other to survive, or will they destroy one another?
The Boomerang Effect by Gordon Jack
Lawrence is one step away from reform school unless he participates in a mentorship program. Norwegian exchange student Spencer Knudsen has Spock-like intelligence but the social skills of the periodic table. When someone dressed as the school Viking mascot starts destroying Homecoming floats, all suspicion falls on Lawrence. But Spencer seems to have some answers.
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family’s property, she has no idea that investigating the century-old murder will lead to painful discoveries. One hundred years earlier, a violent encounter propels Will into a racial firestorm. In a country rife with violence against blacks, Will must make hard choices on a painful journey toward self-discovery.
At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson
Tommy and Ozzie have been best friends since second grade, and boyfriends since eighth. Then Tommy vanished—erased from the minds and memories of everyone who knew him. Except Ozzie, who soon suspects that the universe is shrinking. Ozzie knows there isn’t much time left to find Tommy. And he’s determined to keep it open as long as possible.