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.
Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal (The Necromancer’s Song, Book One)
Naya is on a trading mission in Ceramor when she is murdered, and resurrected by a necromancer as one of the “undead,” bound to her former body by mysterious magic runes, an abomination in her homeland of Talmir–she has been effectively recruited as a spy for Talmir, and soon finds herself embroiled in politics, kidnapping, and murder, and facing the truth that she can never go home again.
Black Wings Beating by Alex London (Skybound, Book One)
In Uztar birds of prey are revered and their falconers honored above all others. Brysen strives to be a great falconer–while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts for the sport and wishes to be free of falconry. She’s nearly made it out, too, but a war is rolling toward their home in the Six Villages, and no bird or falconer will be safe.
Skating Over Thin Ice by Jean Mills
Imogen St. Pierre, a talented piano prodigy who is painfully awkward socially, meets Nathan McCormick, a hockey phenom who lets his anger get the best of him on the ice, and the two find a special, but dangerous, connection.
The Deepest Roots by Miranda Asebedo
All the girls in Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas have special talents. Rome, Lux, and Mercy all have similar talents, but to them, their abilities often feel like a curse, and certainly don’t make their lives any easier. But sometimes friendship is more powerful than curses, and sometimes what you’ve been looking for has been under your feet the whole time.
Words We Don’t Say by K.J. Reilly
High school junior Joel Higgins grapples with the aftermath of a tragic loss. He can’t talk to anyone, especially his crush, so he uses unsent text messages to express himself. But as Joel spends more time at the soup kitchen he forms bonds with the people he serves there-including a veteran they call Rooster-and begins to understand that the world is bigger than his own pain.