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.
Speak of Me as I Am by Sonia Belasco
Melanie has lost her mother to cancer. Damon has lost his best friend to suicide. They each seek to find peace and answers through art. When they meet during their school’s production of Othello, they begin to discover who they truly are, both together and on their own. And maybe, how to to live their lives without completely letting go of their sadness.
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer, Book One)
The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around. Lazlo, who’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep since he was five years old, fears his dream chose poorly. When he’s presented with an opportunity to accompany a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, Lazlo can’t turn it down. What happened in Weep? Who is this Godslayer? The answers lie in Lazlo’s dreams.
Overturned by Lamar Giles
For five years, Nikki’s father has maintained his innocence despite being on death row. All Nikki cares about is getting out of Las Vegas and away from her past. To do so, she plays in illegal card games. When her dad is released without warning, he’s a changed man, intent on finding out who framed him—and why. Suddenly Nikki finds herself caught up in his deadly hunt for the truth, playing for the biggest gamble ever—her life.
Dead Little Mean Girl by Eva Darrows
Quinn was a mean girl, a queen bee with a nasty streak who destroys anyone who gets in her way, including new stepsister Emma. Emma, a quiet geek girl, only wants to stay off the radar and get this girl out of her life. But when Quinn dies suddenly, Emma realizes there was more to her stepsister than anyone ever realized.
Pretty Fierce by Kieran Scott
As the daughter of professional assassins, Kaia knows true danger—and she’ll do anything to survive. When her parents vanish during a job, surviving means trying to blend in as an ordinary teenager. When she’s jumped by a hit man in front of her boyfriend Oliver, she flees their small town, taking Oliver with her. Can she protect him and uncover the mysteries of her past?