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.
I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall
Jess hadn’t seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade before her mother died and she moved in with him. Just as they started to reconnect, a secret from his past paid them a visit, leaving her father dead and Jess stranded. Now she’s alone in the wilderness. With only her father’s dog for company, Jess must forage and hunt for food, build shelter, and keep herself warm. Some days it feels like the wild is out to destroy her, but she’s stronger than she ever imagined.
Questions I Want to Ask You by Michelle Falkoff
Pack is quite happy with his life. He’s got a great girlfriend, his single dad is his best friend, and he’s got a job lined up for after graduation. Then he gets a letter from his mother that turns his whole life upside down. Pack hits the road, searching for a mother he’s never known and a family he had no idea existed until now. And by the end of the summer, Pack has a whole different understanding of his past—and most importantly, where he wants his future to lead.
Dating Disasters of Emma Nash by Chloe Seager (Emma Nash, Book One)
After months of wallowing, stalking her ex online and avoiding showering, Emma’s ready to own her newly single status, get out with her friends and chronicle her dating adventures on her private blog. But life online doesn’t always run smoothly. Stumbling upon her mother’s Tinder dating profile, getting catfished and accidentally telling the entire world why her ex-boyfriend Leon’s not worth any girl’s time were disasters. But surely nothing else can go wrong?
The Impossibility of Us by Katy Upperman
Elise and her mother move from San Francisco to a sleepy coastal village after her brother’s death in Afghanistan. When Elise meets Mati, they quickly discover how much they have in common. Mati is visiting the U.S. with his family, and what starts out as a friendship becomes so much more. But as Elise and Mati grow closer, her family becomes more and more uncomfortable with their relationship, and their concerns all center on one fact—Mati is Afghan.
Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks
Adrienne is thrilled at the chance to write an article that will get her into her dream school. Debunking her stepfather’s belief that a legendary family of hermits is living in the Siberian wilderness is just a bonus. Then disaster strikes, and Adrienne finds herself held captive by the family she was convinced didn’t exist. Her best hope for escape is to act like she cares about them, even if it means wooing the youngest son.