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.
Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown
Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions, but there is magic everywhere. New portals begin to open when Echo transfers to the rich school on the West Side. Each day, Echo travels between two worlds, leaving her brothers, her friends, and a piece of herself behind on the East Side. She soon realizes there is pain flowing through everyone around her, and a black veil of depression threatens to undo everything she’s worked for.
Reverie by Ryan La Sala
All Kane knows is that the police found him half-dead in the river. As he pieces together clues, three almost-strangers claim to be his friends and the only people who can truly tell him what’s going on. But as he and the others are dragged into unimaginable worlds that materialize out of nowhere, Kane realizes that nothing in his life is an accident. And when a sinister force threatens to alter reality for good, they will have to do everything they can to stop it before it unravels everything they know.
Three Things I Know Are True by Betty Culley
Life changes forever for Liv when her older brother, Jonah, accidentally shoots himself with his best friend Clay’s father’s gun. Now Jonah needs round-the-clock care just to stay alive, and Liv seems to be the only person who can see that her brother is still there inside his broken body. With Liv’s mom suing Clay’s family, there are divisions in the community that Liv knows she’s not supposed to cross. But Clay is her friend, too, and she refuses to turn away from him—just like she refuses to give up on Jonah.
Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning
After one ill-advised punch, Liv has lost her private school scholarship, her boyfriend, and her teammates. At the nearest public school, she tries to convince the softball coach she deserves a spot. Then Grey, injured star quarterback, comes up with a plan: if Liv joins the football team as his temporary replacement, he’ll make sure she gets a spot on the softball team in the spring.
Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim (Scavenge the Stars, Book One)
When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she’s been held captive for years. Instead, the man offers her riches and a new identity, setting her on a perilous course through the coastal city-state of Moray, where old-world opulence and desperate gamblers collide. Amaya wants one thing: revenge against the man who ruined her family and stole the life she once had. But as she becomes entangled in this game of deception she uncovers about the truth of her past.