Featured Series

Scarlett Wakefield by Lauren Henderson

Longing to be part of the in-crowd at her exclusive London school, orphaned, sixteen-year-old Scarlett, a trained gymnast, eagerly accepts an invitation to a party whose disastrous outcome changes her life forever.

1) Kiss Me, Kill Me

2) Kisses and Lies

3) Kiss in the Dark

4) Kiss of Death

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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.

The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins by Gail Shepherd
Lyndie knows lots about history. But when it comes to her Ma and Daddy, her knowledge is full of holes. Nobody talks about what happened to her veteran Daddy during the Vietnam war, why her Ma stays locked in her room for days, or how come they had to sell their house and move in with her strict grandparents. And Lyndie’s grandma, Lady, is determined to mold Lyndie into a “nice” southern girl who knows how to keep quiet about family secrets.

Last Things by Jacqueline West
Anders is unusually gifted, with guitar skills that would amaze even if he weren’t only eighteen. Thea, a newcomer to town, is one of the admirers of his band, Last Things. When strange things start happening to Anders—including the disappearance of his cat, then his girlfriend, and, somehow, his musical talent—blame immediately falls on Thea. But is she trying to hurt him? Or save him?

Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali
After Zyneb calls out her teacher for constantly calling Muslims bad, she gets suspended and he begins investigating her activist friends. Now she’s visiting her aunt’s house in Doha, Qatar for an early spring break. Then her path crosses with Adam’s. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he’s stopped going to classes, trying to keep his mom’s memory alive for his sister and hiding his diagnosis from his grieving father. Together they can open up about their lives.

The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Kira lived alone and wild in the woods until Cady Bennett and one of her search-and-rescue dogs found her. Adopted into the Bennett family, Kira still struggles with human interaction years later, but she excels at the family business: search-and-rescue. Then Cady’s estranged father shows up, looking for help finding a missing child. But there’s more to the case than meets the eye, and Cady’s missing memories may hold the key.

Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju
Nima is in love with her straight girlfriend and trying to move past her mother’s unexpected departure. Her life changes when she encounters the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies propel Nima closer to a self she never knew she could be.

Teens on Screen

Check out these books about teenagers on the big and small screen. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction by Amy Brashear

Love Scene, Take Two by Alex Evansley

Not in the Script by Amy Finnegan

Famous in Love by Rebecca Serle

This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss by Kasie West

Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner

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.

White Rose by Kip Wilson
Disillusioned by the propaganda of Nazi Germany, Sophie, her brother, and his fellow soldiers formed the White Rose, a group that wrote and distributed anonymous letters criticizing the Nazi regime and calling for action from their fellow German citizens. The following year, Sophie and her brother were arrested for treason and interrogated for information about their collaborators.

Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley
Before he met Cam, Nate was the perfect son. As Cam pushed him to break rules, dream, and accept himself, Cam pushed back. They became each other’s worlds and spiraled to a breaking point that left Nate with a stab wound and Cam in jail. As Nate gives his statement, he realizes the real story of what happened between them isn’t as simple as anyone thinks.

Spin by Lamar Giles
DJ ParSec’s career–and life–has come to an untimely end, and the local music scene is reeling. No one is feeling the pain more than her shunned pre-fame best friend, Kya, and Paris’s chief groupie, Fuse. But suspicion trumps grief, and since each suspects the other of Paris’s murder, they’re locked in a high-stakes game of public accusations and sabotage.

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki (Graphic Novel)
Laura Dean was Frederica’s dream girl. There’s just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend. A mysterious medium advises Freddy to break up with her. . But Laura Dean keeps coming back, and as their relationship spirals further out of her control, Freddy has to wonder if it’s really Laura Dean that’s the problem.

Hope and Other Punch Lines by Julie Buxbaum
On Abbi’s first birthday, someone snapped a photo of her in a birthday crown, holding a red balloon, while the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapses in the background. Since then she’s been known as Baby Hope, and she’s desperate for anonymity. While working at a summer camp she meets Noah, whose own life was shattered by 9/11. Can they help each other find what the need?

Teen Filmmakers

Check out these books about teenage filmmakers, screenwriters, and other aspiring movie lovers. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

Scream Site by Justina Ireland

Now a Major Motion Picture by Cori Mccarthy

The Girl With the Wrong Name by Barnabas Miller

Scream All Night by Derek Milman

Monster by Walter Dean Myers

A Midsummer Night’s Scream by R.L. Stine

The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand

The Movie Version by Emma Wunsch

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.

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner
Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on, but the people of Locksley need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne wishes to step into Robin’s shoes as Lord of Locksley and Marian’s fiancé. Marian never meant to tread in Robin’s footsteps—to stand as a beacon of hope to those awaiting his triumphant return. But with a sweep of his green cloak and the flash of her sword, Marian makes the choice to become her own hero: Robin Hood.

How Not to Ask a Boy to Prom by S.J. Goslee
Nolan is sixteen, gay, and (definitely) still a virgin. He’s never had a boyfriend, or even been kissed. His big sister stages an elaborate “prom-posal” so Nolan can ask out his crush, but he freezes. So bad boy Bern offers to fake-date Nolan, which seems like a perfect solution. What he doesn’t think about is Bern’s ex-girlfriend, who seriously wants to kill him.

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett
Mystery-book aficionado Birdie Lindberg has an overactive imagination in which she plays the heroic detective and every stranger is a suspect. Then she takes a job the summer before college, working the graveyard shift at a historic Seattle hotel. There she meets Daniel, who shares her appetite for intrigue, and he’s stumbled upon a real-life mystery: a famous reclusive writer—never before seen in public—might be secretly meeting someone at the hotel.

The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters
Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family—the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia. He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster. But all his plans go awry when a macabre Muse named Lenore appears to him. Lenore steps out of the shadows with one request: “Let them see me!”

The Quiet You Carry by Nikki Barthelmess
Victoria knew her dad’s behavior toward her was a little unusual, but she convinced herself everything was fine—until she found herself locked out of the house at 3:00 a.m., surrounded by flashing police lights. Now, dumped into a crowded, chaotic foster home, Victoria is trying to forge a future while keeping her past hidden. But some secrets won’t stay buried.

Featured Series

Michael Vey by Richard Paul Evans

Michael Vey, a fourteen-year-old who has Tourette’s syndrome and special electric powers, finds there are others like him, and must rely on his powers to save himself and the others from a diabolical group seeking to control them.

1) The Prisoner of Cell 25

2) Rise of the Elgen

3) Battle of the Ampere

4) Hunt for Jade Dragon

5) Storm of Lightning

6) Fall of Hades

7) The Final Spark