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.

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
In Garner County, girls are banished for their sixteenth year, to release their magic into the wild so they can return purified and ready for marriage. But not all of them will make it home alive. As Tierney’s grace year draws near, she realizes that it’s not just the brutal elements the girls must fear. It’s not even men who wait for a chance to grab one of the girls in order to make a fortune on the black market. Their greatest threat may very well be each other.

Jackpot by Nic Stone
Meet Rico: high school senior and afternoon-shift cashier at the Gas ‘n’ Go, who after school and work races home to take care of her younger brother. When Rico sells a jackpot-winning lotto ticket, she thinks maybe her luck will finally change, but only if she–with some assistance from her popular and wildly rich classmate Zan–can find the ticket holder who hasn’t claimed the prize. But what happens when have and have-nots collide? Will this investigative duo unite…or divide?

Crier’s War by Nina Varela (Crier’s War, Book One)
Ayla, a human servant rising in the ranks at the House of the Sovereign, dreams of avenging her family’s death…by killing the sovereign’s daughter, Lady Crier. Crier was Made to be beautiful, flawless, and to carry on her father’s legacy. But that was before she discovered her father isn’t the benevolent king she once admired. Now, with growing human unrest across the land, pressures from a foreign queen, and an evil new leader on the rise, Crier and Ayla find there may be only one path to love: war.

Cursed by Thomas Wheeler
Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village. When her entire village is slaughtered by Red Paladins, she is charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer. She teams up with a charming mercenary named Arthur and refugee Fey Folk and wields a sword meant for the one true king.

Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart
Ava Lee has lost everything there is to lose. A year after the fire that destroyed her world, her aunt and uncle have decided she should go back to high school. Be “normal” again. Whatever that is. But when Ava meets a fellow survivor named Piper and Asad, a boy who loves theater just as much as she does, she begins to feel like maybe she doesn’t have to face the nightmare alone.

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