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.
Warcross by Marie Lu (Warcross, Book One)
Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. Emika is a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. When she accidentally glitches herself into the action and becomes an overnight sensation, the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, offers her a position as spy in the yearly tournament. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.
Blood & Ink by Stephen Davies
Kadija is the daughter of a guardian of the sacred manuscripts of Timbuktu. Ali is a former shepherd boy, trained as a warrior for Allah. Tonight, the Islamist rebels are coming for Timbuktu. They will install a harsh regime of law and tear apart the peaceful world within the mud walls of the city. Kadija refuses to let go of her former life. And something in her defiance draws Ali to her. Which path will he choose?
Neighborhood Girls by Jessie Ann Foley
When Wendy’s father, a Chicago cop, is arrested for his shady criminal practices, his bad reputation rubs off on her. Then she meets Kenzie—a cigarette-smoking, Catholic-school-uniform-skirt-hiking alpha—and she knows that she’s met her savior. Now she’s a member of the most feared and revered clique in school. But on the inside, Wendy still feels lost.
Game Change by Joseph Monninger
Zeb is content to be the backup quarterback on his high school’s undefeated football team. Then T.T. is injured a week before the state championship game. Now Zeb’s tapped to start. As he assumes the role of QB and team leader, it feels like the entire town is watching.
A Dangerous Magic by Donald Hounam (Gifted, Book One)
A bishop is beheaded, and Frank, a rule-breaking forensic sorcerer, is requested to help solve the case. Frank’s extraordinary gifts lead him to perform dangerous magic like summoning demons to untangle the mystery.