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.
Oasis by Katya de Becerra
While working on her father’s archaeological dig site in the desert, Alif and her friends are caught in a sandstorm. They find an oasis that has everything they need: food, water, shade—and mysterious ruins that hide a deadly secret. As reality begins to shift around them, they question what’s real and what’s a mirage.
Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Jamie is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate—as long as he’s behind the scenes. Maya’s having the worst Ramadan ever, and her mother’s solution to her problems is political canvassing. Going door to door isn’t exactly glamorous, but maybe it’s not the worst thing in the world. After all, the polls are getting closer—and so are Maya and Jamie.
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha (Graphic Novel)
Growing up in the 1990s as the only child of a single mother in Seoul, Korea, wasn’t always easy, but it has bonded Robin and her mom fiercely together. So when a vacation to visit friends in Huntsville, Alabama, unexpectedly becomes a permanent relocation, is devastated. Then one day Robin’s mother enrolls her in a local comic drawing class, which opens the window to a future Robin could never have imagined.
Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani
Kira has never had it easy, and the fact that she can see yokai, the ghosts and demons that haunt the streets of Japan, doesn’t help. When she learns that Shuten-doji, the demon king, will rise at the next blood moon to hunt down an ancient relic and bring the world to a catastrophic end, Kira enlists the aid of seven powerful death gods to help her slay Shuten-doji.
Diamond City by Francesca Flores (Diamond City, Book One)
Aina is as sharp as her blade and as mysterious as the blood magic she protects. She works as an assassin to survive and finds a new family in those like her: the unwanted and forgotten. Diamond City is built by magic, ruled by tyrants, and in desperate need of saving. To claim a future for herself in a world that doesn’t want her to survive, Aina will have to win a game of murder and conspiracy—and risk losing everything.