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.
Because I Was A Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages by Melissa de la Cruz (Editor)
Because I Was a Girl is a collection of anecdotes from girls and women, ages 10 to 80, about the barriers they’ve faced—and the dreams they’ve made come true. Featuring a who’s who of successful women in the arts, finance, politics, and more.
The Innocence Treatment by Ari B. Goelman
Lauren has a disorder that makes her believe everything her friends tell her—and she believes everyone is her friend. Her innocence puts her at constant risk, so when she gets the opportunity to have an operation to correct her condition, she seizes it. But after the surgery, Lauren is changed. Is she a paranoid lunatic with violent tendencies? Or a clear-eyed observer of the world who does what needs to be done?
The Wicker King by K. Ancrum (The Wicker King, Book One)
When August learns that his best friend, Jack, shows signs of degenerative hallucinatory disorder, he is determined to help Jack cope. Jack’s vivid and long-term visions take the form of an elaborate fantasy world layered over our own—a world ruled by the Wicker King. As Jack leads them on a quest to fulfill a dark prophecy in this alternate world, even August begins to question what is real or not.
The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano (The Glass Spare, Book One)
Wil, only daughter of the king, has grown up in the shadows in order to serve as a spy for her father—whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war. One night she is attacked and discovers her touch turns people into gemstone. Horrified but curious, Wil tests the limits of this ability, but when it leads to tragedy she knows she must leave her home to seek the truth and a cure.
All About Mia by Lisa Williamson
Grace is the oldest sister, the straight-A student. Audrey is the youngest and a future Olympic swimming champion. Mia has always been the mess in the middle. When Grace makes a shock announcement, Mia hopes that her now-not-so-perfect sister will get into the trouble she deserves. But instead, it is Mia whose life spirals out of control and she starts to realize that her attempts to make it All About Mia might put at risk the very things she loves the most.