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.

You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook
Kim meets Nicki, a stranger on her flight to London who’s more than willing to listen to Kim’s woes. Nicki’s got a great sense of humor, and when she jokes about swapping murders, Kim plays along—that is, until Kim’s ex-boyfriend mysteriously dies. Blackmailed by Nicki to fulfill her end of the deal, Kim will have to commit a murder or take the fall for one.

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
Jack is the King of Almost. But when he meets Kate at a party and they bond, he can’t help falling for her. He thinks his curse might finally be broken. But then Kate dies. And their story should end there. Yet Kate’s death sends Jack back to the beginning, the moment they first meet, and Kate’s there again. Can he save her? And if so, at what cost?

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia (We Set the Dark on Fire, Book One)
At the Medio School for Girls, young women are trained for one of two roles—run a husband’s household or raise his children. Both are promised a life of comfort and luxury, far from the frequent political uprisings of the lower class. Daniela is the school’s top student, but her pedigree is a lie, forged by her parents with the hope of a better life. But when she’s asked to spy for a resistance group desperately fighting to bring equality to Medio, she will have to decide where her loyalties lie.

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig
By day, Margo is a socialite, dodging paparazzi while soaking up California sunshine. By night, however, she pulls off high-stakes cat burglaries with a team of flamboyant young men. But then Margo’s personal life takes a sudden, dark turn, and a job to end all jobs lands her crew in deadly peril. Can one rebel heiress and four kickboxing drag queens withstand the slings and arrows of truly outrageous fortune?

The Year I Didn’t Eat by Samuel Pollen
Max is 14, and anorexic. His brother, Robin, gives him a geocache for Christmas. Max hides it in the forest near his house. Before long, he gets a note from ‘E’. Is it Evie, the new girl at school, playing a trick on him? In the midst of a family crisis, Max’s eating disorder quickly deteriorates. Anorexia pulls him further and further away from his family and friends, until he feels totally alone. Can anyone help him find a way out?


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