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.
How We Roll by Natasha Friend
Quinn loves her family, skateboarding, basketball, and her friends, but after she’s diagnosed with a condition called alopecia which causes her to lose all of her hair, her friends abandon her. Jake was once a star football player, but a freak accident—caused by his brother—cost him the use of both of his legs. Quinn and Jake meet and find the confidence to believe in themselves again, and maybe even love.
Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson
When quiet, shy Elyse is cast as the lead in her school’s production of Romeo and Juliet, she isn’t sure she’s up to the task. But when someone at rehearsals starts to catch her eye can’t help but be pulled into the spotlight. Gabe wants to break up with his girlfriend, but she’s not going to let him go easily. Gabe and Elyse both make the mistake of falling for the wrong person, and falling hard.
Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton
Cliff is a huge loser. Literally. 6’6″ and 250 pounds, he’s dubbed Neanderthal. He has no friends at school, and his home life has gone from bad to worse since his older brother’s suicide. Aaron is a popular, cool quarterback. But during a near-death experience God tells him he and Neanderthal need to work together to complete a list to make the world a better place.
Holly Jolly Summer by Tiffany Stewart
Christmas, Kentucky, is a summer holiday-themed tourist destination known for its cheerful residents—including the mayor’s daughter, Darby. But when Darby lands a job at Holly Jolly Land, her summer quickly goes from merry to miserable. As she tries to sort out her love life, Darby grows positively Scroogey until she gets wrapped up in reinventing Holly Jolly Land—and the town—as the wonderlands they once were.
My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma
Winnie is shocked to find that her boyfriend, Raj, has not only cheated on her, but also been crowned chair of the student film festival, a spot Winnie was counting on for her film school applications. He was supposed to be her soulmate. Then there’s Dev, a fellow film geek, and one of the few people Winnie can count on to help her reclaim control of her story. Does falling for Dev mean giving up on her prophecy, and her chance to live happily ever after?