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Gallagher Girls by Ally Carter

As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from “normal teenage life” until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.

1) I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You

2) Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy

3) Don’t Judge A Girl by Her Cover

4) Only the Good Spy Young

5) Out Of Sight, Out Of Time

6) United We Spy

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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.

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
Monday and Claudia have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, or the second day, or second week, Claudia’s worried. Monday wouldn’t just leave her to endure tests and bullies alone. Monday’s mother refuses to give Claudia a straight answer, and Monday’s sister April is even less help. As Claudia digs deeper into her friend’s disappearance, she discovers that no one seems to remember the last time they saw Monday. How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she’s gone?

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon
Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for the upcoming Summer Festival, Twinkle is all over it. When mystery man “N” begins emailing her, Twinkle is sure it’s Neil, finally ready to begin their happily-ever-after. The only slightly inconvenient problem is that, in the course of movie-making, she’s fallen madly in love with the irresistibly adorkable Sahil.

Love Songs & Other Lies by Jessica Pennington
Two years after rock-song-worthy heartbreak, Vee is joining her friends who have landed a spot on a battling bands reality show. Then she learns she’ll also be sharing the bus with Cam. Her first love, and her first heartbreak. Now Vee has more than just cameras to dodge, and Cam’s determination to win her forgiveness is causing TMZ-worthy problems for both of them.

Flight by Jae Waller (The Call of the Rift, Book One)
Kateiko doesn’t want to be Rin anymore—not if it means sacrificing lives to protect the dead. Her only way out is to join another tribe, a one-way trek through the coastal rainforest. Killing a colonial soldier in the woods isn’t part of the plan. Neither is spending the winter with Tiernan, an immigrant who keeps a sword with his carpentry tools. His log cabin leaks and his stories about other worlds raise more questions than they answer.

I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman
Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their own loss might just lie in help­ing the others out of theirs.

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.

Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch
Addie has been miserable about the one horrible thing she did. It doesn’t help that her brother keeps bringing it up, creating a gulf between them. Then, in Ireland for her aunt’s wedding, Addie discovers Ireland for the Heartbroken hidden in the dusty shelves of the hotel library. Suddenly she finds herself on a whirlwind tour of the Emerald Isle with Ian and his cute, Irish-accented friend Rowan.

ANIMUS by Antoine Revoy (Graphic Novel)
The residents of a quiet Kyoto neighborhood have slowly come to realize that inauspicious, paranormal forces are at play in the most unlikely of places: the local playground. Two friends, a young girl and boy, resolve to exorcise the evils that inhabit it, including a snaggle-toothed monster.

The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy by B.T. Gottfred
Everyone assumes that Zee is a lesbian. Everyone assumes that Art is gay. When Art first meets Zee, he knows he’s found someone special–someone magical. Zee may not be able to see that magic in herself, but Art is bound and determined to show it to her. As they explore their own complexities in gender, sexuality, and identity, they fall for the complexities they find in each other.

Driving by Starlight by Anat Deracine
Leena and Mishie are best friends. They delight in small rebellions against the Saudi cultural police—secret Western clothing, forbidden music, flirtations. But Leena wants college, independence—she wants a different life. Though her story is specific to her world, ultimately it’s a story about friendship, family, and freedom that transcends cultural differences.

Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne
Stella has waited her whole life to get off the floundering spaceship she calls home. So she jumps at the chance to be a governess on the Rochester. Hugo Fairfax, the captain, is notorious throughout the fleet for being a moody recluse and a drunk. But with Stella he’s kind. Still, the Rochester harbors secrets: Stella is certain someone is trying to kill Hugo, and the more she discovers, the more questions she has about his role in a conspiracy threatening the fleet.

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Heirs of Watson Island by Martina Boone

After the death of her disfigured, shut-in mother, Barrie Watson moves to her aunt’s South Carolina plantation, which is guarded by an ancient spirit who cursed one of the island’s three founding families and gave the others magical gifts that become compulsions.

1) Compulsion

2) Persuasion

3) Illusion

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 Gone Away Place by Christopher Barzak
Before the day when a rash of powerful tornadoes touched down, Ellie’s biggest worry was getting the high school yearbook printed. Now she’s been haunted: by the ghosts of her best friends, by the boy next door, even by her boyfriend. And the living are haunting her too, all those left behind in the storm’s wake. A chance encounter leads Ellie to discover that she’s not the only one seeing ghosts, and everyone needs to find a way to free the spirits.

The Game Can’t Love You Back by Karole Cozzo
Eve is used to being the only girl on her school’s baseball team. But when her high school’s team is absorbed by the neighboring town, the new team’s star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played?

We Kiss Them With Rain by Futhi Ntshingila
Life wasn’t always hard for fourteen-year-old Mvelo. There were good times living with her mother and her mother’s lawyer boyfriend. Now her mother is dying of AIDS and the terrible thing that stole Mvelo’s song remains unspoken, despite its growing presence in their shack. But a series of choices, chance meetings, and Shakespearean comedy-style exposures of hidden identities hands Mvelo a golden opportunity to overcome hardship.

Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Six years ago, Moss’s father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media’s vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals by their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration.

Elektra’s Adventures in Tragedy by Douglas Rees
Elektra is on her way to becoming a proper Mississippi southern belle. Then her mother decides to uproot her and her sister and start over in California. They leave behind Elektra’s father—a professor and leading expert on Greek mythology, and Elektra can’t understand why. For her, life is tragedy, and all signs point to her family being cursed. Determined to get back to Mississippi at all costs, she’ll beg, cheat, and steal to get there. But things are not always what they seem, and home is wherever you decide to make it.

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.

Rewind by Carolyn O’Doherty (Rewind, Book One)
Alex is a Spinner—she has the ability to rewind time to review past events. Hated and feared for their ability to find the truth, Spinners are restricted to Centers. Alex’s society uses their skills to solve major crimes, but no Spinner lives past the age of twenty. At sixteen, Alex is in her prime–until time sickness strikes early. Will an experimental treatment offer hope? Or bring even more dire consequences?

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say by Leila Sales
When Winter Halperin gets caught saying the wrong thing online, her life explodes. With her friends gone, her future plans cut short, and her identity in shambles, Winter is just trying to pick up the pieces without hurting anyone else. She knows she messed up, but does that mean it’s okay for people to send her hate mail and death threats?

Losing the Girl by MariNaomi (Life on Earth, Book 1) (Graphic Novel)
High school math prodigy Claudia Jones is missing. Her classmates share rumors of an alien abduction—when they’re not struggling with early romances, fraying friendships, and the other challenges of young adulthood. Emily’s trying to handle a life-changing surprise. Paula’s hoping to step out of Emily’s shadow. Nigel just wants a girl who will laugh at his jokes. And Brett hardly lets himself get close to anybody.

The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard
Alice has acquired brain injury, the result of an assault, and her words come out slow and slurred. But when she writes, words fly from her pen. Manny was once a child soldier. He appears to be adapting to his new life in this country, but at night he runs, barefoot, to escape the memory of his past. Can Alice and Manny help each other?

Aftermath by Kelley Armstrong
Three years ago, best friends Skye and Jesse both lost brothers in a school shooting, only Skye’s brother was the shooter. Now she’s moving back to her hometown, and the welcome is less than warm. But old wounds hide darker secrets. And the closer Skye and Jesse get to the truth of what happened that day, the closer they get to a new killer.

Featured Series

Alex Rider Adventures by Anthony Horowitz

This spy thriller series contains plenty of suspenseful, high-stakes action. Set in various locales around the world, each plot-driven book features Alex Rider, a teenage spy sent on dangerous missions to save humanity.

1) Stormbreaker

2) Point Blank

3) Skeleton Key

4) Eagle Strike

5) Scorpia

6) Ark Angel

7) Snakehead

8) Crocodile Tears

9) Scorpia Rising

10) Russian Roulette

11) Never Say Die