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.

Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles
Dancing used to be the most important thing in Beatriz’s life. But after the latest battle in a constant turf war of 1984 New Jersy leaves her gang leader brother, Junito, dead and her mother grieving, Beatriz has a new set of priorities. When the class brainiac reminds Beatriz of her love of the dance floor, her banished dreams sneak back in. Now the only question is: will the gang let her go?

How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters
Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron. He’s the out-and-gay, super-likable guy that people admire for his confidence. The only person who may not know Remy that well is Remy himself. So when he is assigned to write an essay describing himself, he goes on a journey to reconcile the labels that people have attached to him, and get to know the real Remy Cameron.

Verify by Joelle Charbonneau (Verify, Book One)
Meri lives in a world without lies. When she looks at the peaceful Chicago streets, she feels the pride everyone in the country feels about the era of unprecedented hope and prosperity over which the government presides. But when her mother is killed, Meri suddenly has questions that no one else seems to be asking. Suddenly, Meri is faced with a choice between accepting the “truth” she has been taught or embracing a world the government doesn’t want anyone to see.

Remember Me by Chelsea Bobulski
Nell is moving to the Winslow Grand Hotel, built in 1878. As she settles in, strange things begin to happen. Doors lock of their own accord, writing appears on bathroom walls—and visions of a dead boy permeate her waking life. She soon finds the past and the present colliding as she learns horrific details of a murder that happened at the hotel in 1905 involving a girl named Lea. Nell and a mysterious bellboy must relive that day in hopes of finally breaking a curse that imprisons them both.

The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones
Ryn only cares about two things: her family, and her family’s graveyard. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have worked as gravediggers in the village of Colbren. In Colbren, though, is the dead don’t always stay dead. The risen corpses are known as “bone houses,” and legend says that they’re the result of a decades-old curse. When Ellis, an apprentice mapmaker with a mysterious past, arrives in town, the bone houses attack with new ferocity.

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