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 True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins by Gail Shepherd
Lyndie knows lots about history. But when it comes to her Ma and Daddy, her knowledge is full of holes. Nobody talks about what happened to her veteran Daddy during the Vietnam war, why her Ma stays locked in her room for days, or how come they had to sell their house and move in with her strict grandparents. And Lyndie’s grandma, Lady, is determined to mold Lyndie into a “nice” southern girl who knows how to keep quiet about family secrets.
Last Things by Jacqueline West
Anders is unusually gifted, with guitar skills that would amaze even if he weren’t only eighteen. Thea, a newcomer to town, is one of the admirers of his band, Last Things. When strange things start happening to Anders—including the disappearance of his cat, then his girlfriend, and, somehow, his musical talent—blame immediately falls on Thea. But is she trying to hurt him? Or save him?
Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali
After Zyneb calls out her teacher for constantly calling Muslims bad, she gets suspended and he begins investigating her activist friends. Now she’s visiting her aunt’s house in Doha, Qatar for an early spring break. Then her path crosses with Adam’s. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he’s stopped going to classes, trying to keep his mom’s memory alive for his sister and hiding his diagnosis from his grieving father. Together they can open up about their lives.
The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Kira lived alone and wild in the woods until Cady Bennett and one of her search-and-rescue dogs found her. Adopted into the Bennett family, Kira still struggles with human interaction years later, but she excels at the family business: search-and-rescue. Then Cady’s estranged father shows up, looking for help finding a missing child. But there’s more to the case than meets the eye, and Cady’s missing memories may hold the key.
Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju
Nima is in love with her straight girlfriend and trying to move past her mother’s unexpected departure. Her life changes when she encounters the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies propel Nima closer to a self she never knew she could be.