What’s New?

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.

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
One-by-one, the students of Osborne High are dying in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and the hunt intensifies for the killer, the dark secrets among them must finally be confronted.

A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck
Matt can’t tell his lifelong best friend, Tabby, how he really feels about her; his promising basketball skills are being overshadowed by his attitude on the court, and the only place he feels normal is in English class. Matt is desperately hoping that Tabby will reciprocate his feelings; but then Tabby starts dating Liam Branson, senior basketball star and all-around great guy. Losing Tabby to Branson is bad enough; but, as Matt soon discovers, he’s close to losing everything that matters most to him.

Boy Seeking Band by Steve Brezenoff
Terence Kato is a prodigy bass player, but he’s determined to finish middle school on a high note. Life has other plans. In eighth grade, he’s forced to transfer from a private arts school to a public school, where the kids seemingly speak a different language. Luckily, Terence knows a universal one: music. He sets out to build a rock band and, in the process, make a few friends. However, great music and great friendships aren’t always in harmony.

Release by Patrick Ness
Adam Thorn is having the most unsettling, difficult day of his life. It’s a day of confrontation, running, sex, love, heartbreak, and maybe, just maybe, hope. He won’t come out of it unchanged. And all the while, lurking at the edges of the story, something extraordinary and unsettling is on a collision course.

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
Half-Japanese Kiko has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. She’s sure once she makes it into her dream art school, Prism, things will be better. Then she doesn’t get into Prism at the same time her abusive uncle moves back in with her family. So she sets out with a childhood friend to tour art schools on the west coast, and learns life-changing truths about herself, her past, and how to be brave along the way.

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