Featured Series

Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the Unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.

1) The Forest of Hands and Teeth

2) The Dead-Tossed Waves

3) The Dark and Hollow Places

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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.

Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer
Echo’s safe world falls apart after her mysteriously disappears. She finds him half-frozen in the winter forest six months later, guarded by a strange talking wolf—the same creature who attacked her as a child. The wolf invites Echo to come live with him for a year. There, she discovers centuries-old secrets, a magical library full of books-turned-mirrors, and a young man named Hal who is trapped inside of them.

Unnatural Disasters by Jeff Hirsch
Lucy and her boyfriend have been planning an epic post-graduation trip for months, despite the unstable world they live in. But when everyone’s phones start to ring during prom, Lucy knows something terrible has happened—something new. Decades of climate change have taken their toll, religious extremism is spreading, refugees have nowhere left to turn, and terrorism is common. But this is worse. Far worse.

Deadfall by Stephen Wallenfels
Twins Ty and Cory are on the run, but when they find a dying deer next to tire tracks going off the road, they know they have to help. When they reach the wrecked car the driver has escaped. Then they hear a sound coming from the trunk. What they discover inside puts them in the crosshairs of something darker and more sinister than their wildest nightmares.

The Me I Meant to Be by Sophie Jordan
Willa has always secretly loved her next-door neighbor Zach. But as her best friend’s boyfriend, he was always off-limits and the girl code says it needs to stay that way, even though they just broke up. Flor has a lot on her plate: her breakup with Zach, her dad’s new dating life, and her struggling grades…and her crush on hot, know-it-all tutor. The girl code says she should tell Willa. Two friends. Two secrets. One code that might need to be broken.

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America
Black Enough is a star-studded anthology edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi that will delve into the closeted thoughts, hidden experiences, and daily struggles of black teens across the country. From a spectrum of backgrounds—urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more—Black Enough showcases diversity within diversity.

Witches!

Witches aren’t just for Halloween! Keep warm with these tales of witches and witchcraft. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (The Bone Witch, Book One)

Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf

A Fiery Friendship by Lisa Fiedler (Ages of Oz, Book One)

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull (The Hawkweed Prophecy, Book One)

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova (Brooklyn Brujas, Book One)

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Witchborn by Nicholas Bowling

Witchtown by Cory Putman Oakes

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.

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal (The Necromancer’s Song, Book One)
Naya is on a trading mission in Ceramor when she is murdered, and resurrected by a necromancer as one of the “undead,” bound to her former body by mysterious magic runes, an abomination in her homeland of Talmir–she has been effectively recruited as a spy for Talmir, and soon finds herself embroiled in politics, kidnapping, and murder, and facing the truth that she can never go home again.

Black Wings Beating by Alex London (Skybound, Book One)
In Uztar birds of prey are revered and their falconers honored above all others. Brysen strives to be a great falconer–while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts for the sport and wishes to be free of falconry. She’s nearly made it out, too, but a war is rolling toward their home in the Six Villages, and no bird or falconer will be safe.

Skating Over Thin Ice by Jean Mills
Imogen St. Pierre, a talented piano prodigy who is painfully awkward socially, meets Nathan McCormick, a hockey phenom who lets his anger get the best of him on the ice, and the two find a special, but dangerous, connection.

The Deepest Roots by Miranda Asebedo
All the girls in Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas have special talents. Rome, Lux, and Mercy all have similar talents, but to them, their abilities often feel like a curse, and certainly don’t make their lives any easier. But sometimes friendship is more powerful than curses, and sometimes what you’ve been looking for has been under your feet the whole time.

Words We Don’t Say by K.J. Reilly
High school junior Joel Higgins grapples with the aftermath of a tragic loss. He can’t talk to anyone, especially his crush, so he uses unsent text messages to express himself. But as Joel spends more time at the soup kitchen he forms bonds with the people he serves there-including a veteran they call Rooster-and begins to understand that the world is bigger than his own pain.

Featured Series

Riders of the Apocalypse by Jackie Kessler

Seventeen-year-old Lisabeth has anorexia, and even turning into Famine–one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse–cannot keep her from feeling fat and worthless.

1) Hunger

2) Rage

3) Loss

4) Breath

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.

Give the Dark My Love by Beth Revis (Give the Dark My Love, Book One)
Nedra left her home to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy with only one goal in mind: learn the trade of medicinal alchemy. A deadly plague has been sweeping through the North, and it’s making its way toward the cities. Nedra is determined to find a cure for the plague, and turns to the most forbidden practice of all–necromancy.

Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
The del Cisne girls are sisters and rivals. Blanca is obedient and graceful, Roja is vicious and manipulative. Because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a bevy of swans, and one day the swans will leave one of them a girl, and trap the other in the body of a swan. But when two local boys become drawn into the game, the swans’ spell intertwines with the strange and unpredictable magic lacing the woods, and all four of their fates depend on facing truths that could either save or destroy them.

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Upon their father’s return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother’s death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption.

Lost Soul, Be At Peace by Maggie Thrash (Graphic Novel)
Maggie is trapped in a dark depression and flunking the 11th grade. The only thing she really cares about is her cat, Tommi—who then disappears somewhere in the walls of her cavernous house. So her search begins … but Maggie’s not exactly sure what she’s lost, and she has no idea what she’ll find.

The Darkest Star by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Origin, Book One)
When Evie is caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she assumes is a Luxen. But he is in fact something much more powerful, and her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she’d only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head.

Featured Series

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

1) Ship Breaker

2) Drowned Cities

3) Tool of War