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.
Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry
Winona’s father locks the pantry to control her eating and leaves bruises where no one can see them. Lucille’s mother and her drug-dealing brother demand all her time and energy. Finally they realize they can’t wait until graduation to start their new lives. All they need is three grand, fast. And really, a stolen convertible to take them from Michigan to Las Vegas can’t hurt.
Gut Check by Eric Kester
Wyatt has wanted nothing more than to play football. It’s his last chance to build a relationship with his older brother Brett, the star quarterback, before he leaves for college. A big win could be just what their town needs to rebound from a fishing season devastated by Red Tide. But when Brett suffers a terrible concussion, Wyatt must decide if keeping his brother’s secret is worth risking his scholarship future.
Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry
Ellis worries that the world is about to end. When she meets Hannah in her therapist’s waiting room, Hannah calls it fate. Ellis is scared of the end of the world; Hannah knows when it’s going to happen. As Ellis tries to help Hannah decipher the details of her doomsday premonition, she learns there are secrets Hannah isn’t telling her.
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
By day, Jo Kuan works as a lady’s maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, “Dear Miss Sweetie.” When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society’s ills, but she’s not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender.
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell (Graphic Novel)
Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. They’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world every Autumn. They say good-bye every Halloween, and they’re reunited every September 1. Now Josiah and Deja are seniors, and this is their last season at the pumpkin patch. Their last shift together. Their last good-bye. What if their last shift was an adventure?