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.
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts which try to possess her in the night. But one day a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard. And now there’s a spirit inside her. When Makepease is sent to live with her father’s rich and powerful ancestors, the wild, brutish spirit may be her only defense against a dark and terrible family secret.
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Will gets on an elevator on the seventh floor with every intention of using the gun in the back waistband of his jeans to get revenge for his brother’s murder. As the elevator descends, people from Will’s past get on, each one teaching him a little bit more about his brother’s story. When he gets to the bottom, will he go through with it? Will he make it to the bottom?
The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace
Sorrow spent the first eight years of her life in her mother’s family’s apple orchard. Then a tragic event sent her to live with her father in Miami. Now sixteen, she returns to the orchard for the summer, hoping to learn more about her childhood and her family. But something strange is going on. Is the orchard trying to tell her something, or is she just imagining things?
A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo
Jess has always known what was going on with her best friend Angie more than Angie herself. Like how Jess really feels about her. Then Angie begins to fall for Margot. Jess can see that her friend is also falling into a world of secrets and cruelty beneath the surface of Margot’s wealth and privilege. But will she be able to save Angie from herself?
The Authentics by Abdi Nazemian
Iranian-American Daria and her friends call themselves the Authentics, because they pride themselves on always keeping it real. But in the course of researching a school project, Daria learns something shocking about her past. But with her friends fighting, her mother planning an over-the-top sweet sixteen party, and an off-limits crush, Daria doesn’t have time for an identity crisis.