What’s New?

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 Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Bérubé
Marianne is losing time and doing things she would never do. Objects around her seem to break whenever she comes close. Something is after her, but an attempt at an exorcism calls down the full force of the thing’s rage. It demands Marianne give back what she stole. And Marianne must uncover the truth that lies beneath it all before the nightmare can take what it think it’s owed, leaving Marianne trapped in the darkness of the other side.

Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson (Dance of Thieves, Book One)
With his father dead, Jase is the new leader of the Ballenger empire. Even nearby kingdoms bow to the strength of this outlaw family. But a young queen wants things to change. She sends Kazi, a legendary former street thief, to investigate. She soon learns there is more to Jase than she thought. As unexpected events spiral out of their control, bringing them intimately together, they continue to play a cat and mouse game of false moves and motives in order to fulfill their own secret missions.

Lovely, Dark, and Deep by Justina Chen
When Viola Li develops a sudden and extreme case of photosensitivity, her parents go overboard to protect her. She has to stay away from all hint of light, but is determined to maintain a normal life, particularly after she meets Josh. But the intensity of their romance makes her take more and more risks, and when a rebellion against her parents backfires dangerously, she must find her way to a life—and love—as deep and lovely as her dreams.

Someone I Used to Know by Patty Blount
Two years ago, Ashley was raped by her brother’s teammate. After the trial, he was only given a slap-on-the-wrist sentence. Since then, Ashley has had crippling panic attacks that make her feel like she’s living a half-life. Her brother Derek has been living in hell, too. He feels Ashley blames him for what happened, and knows she blames him for how he handled the aftermath. When tensions come to a head, they will both have to decide if their relationship is able to be saved. And if their family can ever be whole again.

Illegal by Eoin Colfer (Graphic Novel)
Ebo’s sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe. His own epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his sister.

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