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 Last Thing You Said by Sara Biren
Last summer, Lucy and Ben were shyly flirting, finally acting on years of feelings for each other. Then Trixie, Lucy’s best friend and Ben’s sister, died suddenly. And just like that, their idyllic world turned upside down and they drifted apart, swallowed up by their grief. Now they’re drawn back together by the anniversary of Trixie’s death and their need to heal, and maybe to find the love they thought they’d lost.
Shadow Run by AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller (Kaitan Chronicles, Book One)
Qole is the youngest-ever person to command her own starship, and she is loved and respected by her crew of orphans, fugitives, and con men. Nev has just joined the crew as a cargo loader, but he’s actually a prince who believes Qole holds the key to changing galactic civilization. When a rival family comes for Qole too, Nev’s mission to manipulate Qole becomes one to save her.
Pointe, Claw by Amber J. Keyser
Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program that requires perfection to land a spot with the professional company. When she is cast in an animalistic avant garde production, her careful composure cracks wide open. Nothing has felt more dangerous.
Stranger Things Have Happened by Jeff Strand
Marcus, great-grandson of the famous Zachary the Stupendous, is already a talented illusionist at 15. When he chokes during a card trick and leaves the audience unimpressed, prideful Zachary promises that he and Marcus are working on an illusion that will shock, stun, and astonish. That night, Zachary dies in his sleep. The show must go on. It would take a sorcerer to pull this off, but, hey, Marcus is the next best thing…right?
Hellworld by Tom Leveen
Five years ago, Abby’s mom disappeared while filming a haunted cave for her ghost hunting reality show. Now seventeen, with her life still in pieces, she decides that things will change. With the help of the co-host’s son Charlie and two of his friends, Abby sets out to find the secrets of the cave. She’s expecting a haunting, but what she finds is even worse.