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.
Don’t Cosplay with My Heart by Cecil Castellucci
When Edan dresses up like her favorite character, Gargantua, she feels tall and powerful. When she’s cosplaying she can be angry, loud, and not the good girl everyone thinks she is. And when she’s at conventions, she feels like she’s found her own Team Tomorrow. But when her personal life starts to spiral out of control, Edan has to figure out whether she needs a sidekick, or if she has the strength to be the hero of her own story.
A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi
In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family…until the bombs strike. His city is in ruins. His life is destroyed. Tareq’s family knows that to continue to stay alive, they must leave. As they travel as refugees from Syria to Turkey to Greece, facing danger at every turn, Tareq must find the resilience and courage to complete his harrowing journey.
Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm
Dylan has always lived in the shadow of her older sister Dusty. Then when Dusty wins the hand of the handsome Scottish laird-to-be Ronan on the reality TV show Prince in Disguise. As their family prepares for the wedding in front of cameras and production crews, Dylan only wants to hide. At least there’s Jamie, an adorably bookish groomsman who might just be the perfect antidote to all Dylan’s stress…if she can keep their romance from turning into the next big story.
Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann
Alice had her whole summer planned. The only thing missing from her perfect plan? Her girlfriend (who ended things when Alice confessed she’s asexual). Alice is done with dating. But then she meets Takumi and she can’t stop thinking about him or the rom com-grade romance feels she did not ask for. Now Alice has to decide if she’s willing to risk their friendship for a love that might not be reciprocated—or understood.
The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew
Jessika Keller has learned to be a good girl in a modern Nazi England. Her neighbour Clementine is not so submissive. Outspoken and radical, Clem is delectably dangerous and rebellious. And the regime has noticed. Jess cannot keep both her perfect life and her dearest friend. But which can she live without?