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.
A Dress for the Wicked by Autumn Krause
Nothing much happens in the sleepy town of Shy. And Emmy fears her future holds just that: nothing. When the head of the most admired fashion house in the country opens her prestigious design competition to girls from outside the stylish capital city, Emmy’s dreams seem closer than they ever have before. But as she navigates the twisted world of high fashion she starts to wonder: will she be able to tailor herself to fit into this dark, corrupted race? And at what cost?
Bloody Seoul by Sonia Patel
Rocky is loyal to the Three Star Pa gang, which his father runs in Seoul, Korea; loyal to his best friends, who accompany him everywhere he goes; loyal to his ever-escalating public bullying of Ha-na, a girl at school. But when he catches his father in a lie, the truth is exposed, and his life begins to unravel―and Rocky has no idea where it’s going to lead.
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
First the teachers at the Raxter School for Girls died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don’t dare wander outside the school’s fence. But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her, even breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence. There learns that there’s more to their story, to their life at Raxter, than she could have ever thought true.
All the Bad Apples by Moïra Fowley-Doyle
When Deena’s wild and mysterious sister Mandy disappears—presumed dead—her family are heartbroken. Only Deena refuses to believe it’s true. And then the letters start arriving. Letters from Mandy, claiming that their family’s history is not just bad luck but a curse. Mandy has gone in search of the curse’s roots, and now Deena must find her. What they find will heal their family’s rotten past – or rip it apart forever.
Ghady & Rawan by Fatima Sharafeddine and Samar Mahfouz Barraj
Ghady lives with his family in Belgium. Rawan lives in Lebanon. Ghady’s family travels every summer to Beirut, where he gets to spend all his time with Rawan and their other friends, enjoying freedom from school. During the rest of the year, he and Rawan keep in touch by email. Ghady struggles with homesickness and racism at school, while Rawan faces a changing relationship with her family.