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.
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Aza never intended to pursue the hundred-thousand-dollar reward for solving fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett’s mystery. But her friend Daisy is eager to investigate, so they start Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell
Neo loves music. A life in radio is all she’s ever wanted. So when Umzi Radio broadcasts live in a nearby bar Neo can’t resist. She sneaks out to see them, and she falls in love, with music, and the night, but also with a girl. South African girls are supposed to go to school and get a real job and find a nice young boy to settle down with. But can she ignore her heart?
The Closest I’ve Come by Fred Aceves
Marcos yearns for love, a working cell phone, and maybe a pair of sneakers that aren’t falling apart. But more than anything, he wants to get out of Maesta, his hood. When Marcos is placed in an after-school program for troubled teens with potential, he meets Zach and Amy. These new friendships inspire Marcos to open up and think about his future and what he has to fight for.
All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry
Sarah Jac and James work in the vast maguey fields of the bone-dry Southwest. It is a rough life, but their secret love is enough to keep them going until they save up enough money to go east. Then a horrible accident forces Sarah Jac and James to start over on a new, possibly cursed ranch called the Real Marvelous.
Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival, yet she stands apart as the only illusion-worker in hundreds of years. No matter how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are not truly real. Or so she always believed…until one of them is murdered. As she hunts for the person killing her illusions one by one, Sorina learns more about the Festival than she could have imagined.