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.
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
After graduating, Dimple is ready for a break from her family—especially their quest for her to find the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Rishi Patel is a hopeless romantic, who wants nothing to do with the future wife his parents have picked out for him. When they attend the same summer program, they discover that sometimes opposites clash, and love works hard to prove itself in the most unexpected ways.
Deacon Locke Went to Prom by Brian Katcher
Shy and unusually tall, Deacon doesn’t think he can get up the nerve to ask anyone to the prom. His answer is to ask his best friend Jean. Who happens to be his grandmother. Then Deacon meets Soraya—a girl unlike any other he’s ever met—he fears he has totally squandered his chances of having a prom he’ll never forget. Deacon couldn’t be more wrong.
Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden
When General Sherman’s march through Georgia passes the plantation where Mariah is enslaved, her life changes instantly. Joining the march for protection, she heads into the unknown and meets a young man named Caleb. For the first time she dares to hope for a future with a home and true love. But the harsh realities of her and her peoples’ lives will always haunt her.
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. And according to investigators, Simon’s death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?
In a Perfect World by Trish Doller
Caroline’s plans for the perfect summer are cut short when her mother is hired to open an eye clinic in Cairo, Egypt. Caroline is now expected to spend her summer and her senior year in a foreign country, away from her friends, her home, and everything she’s ever known. But as she begins to learn about the culture and people in Egypt, the more she starts to challenge her own assumptions about life and what is important.