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.

Alone by Cyn Balog
When her mom inherits an old, crumbling mansion, Seda’s almost excited to spend the summer there. Except now her mom wants to renovate and stay rather than sell the estate. When winter hits they will be cut off from the outside world, and Seda’s not sure she can handle the solitude or the darkness it brings out in her. Then a group of teens get stranded in a blizzard and Seda has no choice but to offer them shelter, even though she knows danger lurks in the dilapidated mansion—and in herself.

The Day the Angels Fell by Shawn Smucker
After his mother dies, Samuel will do anything to turn back time. Prompted by three strange carnival fortune-tellers and the surfacing of his mysterious and reclusive neighbor, Samuel begins his search for the Tree of Life–the only thing that could possibly bring his mother back. His quest to defeat death entangles him and his best friend Abra in an ancient conflict and forces Samuel to grapple with an unwelcome question: could it be possible that death is a gift?

Now Is Everything by Amy Giles
Hadley will do anything to keep her sister safe from their father. But when Hadley’s forbidden relationship with Charlie deepens, the violence at home escalates, culminating in an explosive accident that will leave everyone changed. When Hadley attempts to take her own life at the hospital post-accident, everyone wants to know why. Only Hadley knows what really happened that day, and she’s not talking.

Like Water by Rebecca Podos
Vanni never planned to get stuck in her small hometown. Then her father was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease. Now her life consists of helping her mother care for her father, working as a performing mermaid at a second-rate water park, and distracting herself with one boy after another. When she meets Leigh, Vanni finds a friend like no other. But it also brings up questions she’s held under for so long.

Girl in a Bad Place by Kaitlin Ward
Cara has always been the organized one, taking care of her best friend Mailee. When the girls are invited to visit the Haven, a commune in the mountains near their Montana home, it seems like an adventure. Until Cara starts spending every waking minute there…and Mailee thinks it’s creepy, almost like a cult. When Cara decides she’s going to move to the Haven permanently, Mailee knows it’s a bad idea. But how far will she go to save her best friend … from herself?

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