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.
What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum
When an unlikely friendship is sparked between relatively popular Kit and socially isolated David, everyone is surprised, most of all Kit and David. When she asks for his help figuring out the how and why of her dad’s tragic car accident, David is all in. But neither of them can predict what they’ll find. Can their friendship survive the truth?
Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton
Adam, recently diagnosed with schizophrenia, struggles separate the real from the not real. As he starts fresh at a new school, he begins a drug trial that helps him ignore his visions. When he meets Maya, he desperately wants to be the great guy that she thinks he is. But then the miracle drug begins to fail, and Adam will do anything to keep Maya from discovering his secret.
Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (Song of the Current, Book One)
For generations, Caro’s family has guided their wherries on countless voyages throughout the Riverlands. She’s spent her life getting ready to take her place. But the river god hasn’t spoken her name. When her father is arrested for refusing to transport a mysterious crate, she finds herself caught in a web of politics and lies, with dangerous pirates after the cargo.
A Void the Size of the World by Rachele Alpine
Rhylee feels responsible for her sister Abby’s disappearance. And she might be. Abby ran into the woods after catching her boyfriend Tommy and Rhylee kissing. When she doesn’t return, people begin to suspect something terrible has happened—and point the finger at Tommy. As Rhylee starts to lose faith in everything, she must face the truth and begin healing.
Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski
Meg and Linus are best friends bound by a shared love of school, a coffee obsession, and being queer. But then Sophia, Meg’s longtime girlfriend, breaks up with Meg. Linus starts tutoring the totally dreamy new kid, Danny—and Meg thinks setting them up is the perfect project to distract herself from her own heartbreak.