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.
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially can’t stand the judgmental and arrogant Darius. Yet as Zuri and Darius are forced to find common ground, their initial dislike shifts into an unexpected understanding.
Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll
Doris—a lone liberal in a conservative small town—has mostly kept to herself since the terrible waterslide incident a few years ago. Nell had to leave behind her best friends, perfect life, and boyfriend in Chicago to move to Alabama. Grant was the star quarterback and epitome of “Mr. Popular” whose drinking problem has all but destroyed his life. A summer job working in a store called Unclaimed Baggage brings them together, and they find that through friendship, they can unpack some of their own emotional baggage and move on into the future.
My Life Uploaded by Rae Earl
Millie Porter moved in with her dad, granddad, and aunty to escape her mum’s neat freak boyfriend. She’s finding this reality thing is hard, so she starts a blog with her BFF Lauren. Yeah, it’s usually only über-geeks like Bradley Sanderson who do vlogs. But soon Millie is juggling real life, online life, and a cat intent on her destruction as it happens. This is her life, uploaded.
The Good Demon by Jimmy Cajoleas
Clare has been miserable since her exorcism. Her demon—simply known as Her—was like a sister to Clare. Now, she’ll do almost anything to get Her back. After a chance encounter with the son of the preacher who exorcised her, Clare goes on an adventure through the dark underbelly of her small Southern town, discovering its deep-seated occult roots.
The Second Life of Ava Rivers by Faith Gardner
When her twin sister, Ava, disappeared one Halloween night, Vera’s childhood became a blur of theories, tips, and leads, but never any answers. The case turned her family into tragic celebrities. Now she’s ready to start her new life at college in Portland, Oregon. Then a girl shows up at the local hospital. Her name is Ava Rivers and she wants to go home. Where was Ava all these years? And who is she now?