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 Afterward by E.K. Johnston
It has been a year since two heroes found the mysterious godsgem that cured Cadrium’s king and ushered in what promised to be a new golden age. Now Kalanthe is finding her hero’s reputation doesn’t pay the bills, and she may have to settle into a more stable future. Olsa finds herself too famous to go back to her old pickpocket ways. Both girls think their paths are laid out, but the godsgem isn’t quite done with them and that new golden age isn’t a sure thing yet.
Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner
Every Friday night, best friends Delia and Josie become Rayne Ravenscroft and Delilah Darkwood, hosts of the campy creature feature show Midnite Matinee on the local cable station. As the end of senior year quickly approaching, the girls face tough decisions. Josie has to decide whether to leave for a big university and chase her dream career in mainstream TV. Delia wants to keep working on Midnite Matinee in the hopes her father might see it and want to reconnect with her.
The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena
Susan is the new girl—striving to meet her parents’ expectations of excellence. Malcolm is the bad boy—he started raising hell at age fifteen, after his mom died of cancer. Susan’s parents are on the verge of divorce. Malcolm’s dad is a known adulterer. Susan hasn’t told anyone, but she wants to be an artist. Malcolm doesn’t know what he wants—until he meets her.
The Dysasters by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (The Dysasters, Book One)
Foster has always known her abilities to talk to plants and control cloud formations made her different. Star quarterback Tate never questioned his night vision. The night the two first meet a deadly tornado brings them together and awakens their true abilities—the power to control the element air. They learn they are part of a genetic experiment, and Foster’s father is responsible for it. Now they must stop him his minions before he destroys their lives and the world.
Immoral Code by Lillian Clark
Nari is a hacker. Her boyfriend Keagan is happy to follow her wherever she may lead. Reese is an ace/aro visual artist with plans to travel the world. Santiago is off to Stanford on a diving scholarship, with very real Olympic hopes. And Bellamy is a physics genius bound for MIT—until she discovers she can’t get a loan because her estranged father is filthy rich. Nari isn’t about to let her friend’s dreams be squashed by a deadbeat billionaire, so she hatches a plan to steal just enough from Foster to allow Bellamy to achieve her goals.