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.
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu (DC Icons, Book Two)
One by one, the city’s elites are being executed as their mansions’ security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is turning eighteen and about to inherit his family’s fortune. But after a run-in with the police, he’s forced to do community service at Arkham Asylum. There he meets Madeleine, a brilliant girl with ties to the Nightwalkers. What is she hiding? And why will she speak only to Bruce? Madeleine is the mystery Bruce must unravel.
Rules of Rain by Leah Scheier
Rain has taken care of her twin brother Ethan long before she even knew what autism meant. She’s always prepared—when her father abandons them, when her mother gets sick, when Ethan is tortured by bullies from school—Rain is the reliable, stable one holding them all together.Then one night her world is turned upside down by a mistake she can’t take back. As her new romance and carefully constructed life begins to unravel, she discovers that the fragile brother whom she’s always protected has grown into a young man who no longer needs her. And now, for the first time, she finds that she needs him.
Being Fishkill by Ruth Lehrer
Carmel Fishkill lives in a world that refuses to offer her security, stability, or love. So she decides to fight back. She becomes Fishkill Carmel, deflects her tormenters with a strong left hook, and conceals her secrets from teachers and social workers. Then she meets Duck-Duck and his mother Molly, and soon they form a tentative family. But this fragile new beginning is threatened by the reappearance of Fishkill’s unstable mother — and by unfathomable tragedy.
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
Maya is torn between her parents’ dream for her to live a proper Indian Muslim life and her own dream of going to film school and living in New York City. Then, in the aftermath of a horrific crime perpetrated hundreds of miles away, her life is turned upside down. The community she’s known since birth becomes unrecognizable; neighbors and classmates alike are consumed with fear, bigotry, and hatred. Ultimately, Maya must find the strength within to determine where she truly belongs.
Devil in Ohio by Daria Polatin
When Jules comes home from school to find a strange girl, her mother explains that Mae is one of her patients at the hospital and will be staying with their family for a few days. But shortly after, Mae is wearing Jules’ clothes, sleeping in her bedroom, edging her out of her position on the school paper, and kissing Jules’s crush. Then things get weird.