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.
The Dead Enders by Erin Saldin
Ana, Erik, Davis, and Georgie, their friendship forged years ago in a youth group led by Davis’s pastor mother, are bound together by a horrible accident from their pasts. They’re very different from each other, but are all dead enders—fated to stay trapped in a tourist town for the rest of their life. Each of them has a plan to get out, but with an arsonist working his way through the town and setting it ablaze, moving ahead with their lives will be even harder.
Mayfly by Jeff Sweat
Jemma has spent her life scavenging tools and supplies for her tribe in their small enclave outside what used to be a big city. Now she’s old enough to become a Mama. Survival has eclipsed love ever since the Parents died of a mysterious plague, and everyone else dies at age seventeen. But Jemma’s connection to a boy named Apple is stronger than her duty as a Mama.
Royals by Rachel Hawkins (Royals, Book One)
Daisy is a Floridian with mermaid-red hair, a part time job at a bootleg Walmart, and a perfect older sister who’s nearly engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. She would just as soon avoid the spotlight, but is forced to help her sister with the wedding. Miles is trying to teach Daisy the ropes of being regal, while the prince’s brother tries to include her in his many scandals.
Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson (Graphic Novel)
From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda is friendless–an outcast–because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. Through her work on an art project, she is finally able to face what really happened that night: She was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her.
The Accidental Bad Girl by Maxine Kaplan
After getting caught hooking up with her best friend’s ex on the last day of junior year, Kendall starts senior year friendless and ostracized. She plans to keep her head down until she graduates. But after discovering her online identity has been hacked and she’s being framed for stealing from a dealer, Kendall is drawn into a tenuous partnership with the mastermind of a drug ring lurking in the shadows of her Brooklyn private school. If she wants to repair her tattered reputation and save her neck, she’ll have to decide who she really is—and own it.