Best Teen & Young Adult Mysteries & Detective Stories Books
Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Mysteries & Detective Stories Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. One of Us Is Lying
Author: by Karen M. McManus
THE WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON AND #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER BY KAREN M. McMANUSPretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club (Entertainment Weekly) in this flat-out addictive (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive.
Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing.
Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app. Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon’s dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident.On Monday, he died.
But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?
2. The Inheritance Games
Author: by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Don’t miss this New York Times bestselling “impossible to put down” (Buzzfeed) novel with deadly stakes, thrilling twists, and juicy secrets – perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying and Knives Out. Avery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get out.
But her fortunes change in an instant when billionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and leaves Avery virtually his entire fortune.The catch? Avery has no idea why – or even who Tobias Hawthorne is. To receive her inheritance, Avery must move into sprawling, secret passage-filled Hawthorne House, where every room bears the old man’s touch – and his love of puzzles, riddles, and codes.
Unfortunately for Avery, Hawthorne House is also occupied by the family that Tobias Hawthorne just dispossessed. This includes the four Hawthorne grandsons: dangerous, magnetic, brilliant boys who grew up with every expectation that one day, they would inherit billions. Heir apparent Grayson Hawthorne is convinced that Avery must be a conwoman, and he’s determined to take her down.
3. One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying
Author: by Karen M. McManus
The highly anticipated, #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to One of Us Is Lying! There’s a new mystery to solve at Bayview High, and there’s a whole new set of rules. Come on, Bayview, you know you’ve missed this. A ton of copycat gossip apps have popped up since Simon died, but in the year since the Bayview four were cleared of his shocking death, no one’s been able to fill the gossip void quite like he could.
The problem is no one has the facts.Until now. This time it’s not an app, thoughit’s a game.Truth or Dare. Phoebe’s the first target. If you choose not to play, it’s a truth.And hers is dark. Then comes Maeve and she should know betteralways choose the dare.
But by the time Knox is about to be tagged, things have gotten dangerous. The dares have become deadly, and if Maeve learned anything from Bronwyn last year, it’s that they can’t count on the police for help.Or protection.
Simon’s gone, but someone’s determined to keep his legacy at Bayview High alive. And this time, there’s a whole new set of rules. Few craft teen suspense like McManus. Entertainment WeeklyA thriller from one of the best writers in the YA mystery genre, One of Us Is Next delivers more shocking surprises and twists you won’t see coming.PASTE
4. We Were Liars
Author: by E. Lockhart
May 13, 2014
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E.Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family.A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friendsthe Liarswhose friendship turns destructive.A revolution.An accident.A secret.Lies upon lies.True love.The truth.Read it.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.”Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable.” John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars
5. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Author: by E.L. Konigsburg
Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E.L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medalwinning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E.Frankweiler! When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully. She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation.
And she would go in comfort-she would live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She saved her money, and she invited her brother Jamie to go, mostly because be was a miser and would have money. Claudia was a good organizer and Jamie bad some ideas, too; so the two took up residence at the museum right on schedule.
But once the fun of settling in was over, Claudia had two unexpected problems: She felt just the same, and she wanted to feel different; and she found a statue at the Museum so beautiful she could not go home until she bad discovered its maker, a question that baffled the experts, too.
The former owner of the statue was Mrs. Basil E.Frankweiler. Without herwell, without her, Claudia might never have found a way to go home.
6. The Box in the Woods
Author: by Maureen Johnson
After solving the case of Truly Devious, Stevie Bell investigates her first mystery outside of Ellingham Academy in this spine-chilling and hilarious stand-alone mystery from New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson. Amateur sleuth Stevie Bell needs a good murder.
After catching a killer at her high school, she’s back at home for a normal (that means boring) summer. But then she gets a message from the owner of Sunny Pines, formerly known as Camp Wonder Fallsthe site of the notorious unsolved case, the Box in the Woods Murders.
Back in 1978, four camp counselors were killed in the woods outside of the town of Barlow Corners, their bodies left in a gruesome display. The new owner offers Stevie an invitation: Come to the camp and help him work on a true crime podcast about the case.
Stevie agrees, as long as she can bring along her friends from Ellingham Academy. Nothing sounds better than a summer spent together, investigating old murders. But something evil still lurks in Barlow Corners. When Stevie opens the lid on this long-dormant case, she gets much more than she bargained for.
7. The Cousins
Author: by Karen M. McManus
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying comes your next obsession. You’ll never feel the same about family again. Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they’ve never even met their grandmother.
Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island resort for the summer, they’re surprised …And curious. Their parents are all clear on one point-not going is not an option.
This could be the opportunity to get back into Grandmother’s good graces. But when the cousins arrive on the island, it’s immediately clear that she has different plans for them. And the longer they stay, the more they realize how mysterious-and dark-their family’s past is.
The entire Story family has secrets. Whatever pulled them apart years ago isn’t over-and this summer, the cousins will learn everything.
8. The Mysterious Benedict Society The Complete Series 5 Books Collection Set by Trenton Lee Stewart
Author: by Trenton Lee Stewart
Please Note That The Following Individual Books As Per Original ISBN and Cover Image In this Listing shall be Dispatched Collectively: The Mysterious Benedict Society The Complete Series 5 Books Collection Set by Trenton Lee Stewart: The Mysterious Benedict Society: When a peculiar advertisement appears in the newspaper for children to take part in a secret mission, children everywhere sit a series of mysterious tests.
In the end, just four children succeed: Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey : It should have been a celebration party, but now it’s another mind-bending mission for the children of the Mysterious Benedict Society.
Join Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance, as they race across the globe by train, bicycle and ship to save their beloved Mr Benedict. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma : Reynie, Kate,Sticky and Constance are back – but so is Mr Curtain, with another devious scheme!
9. That Weekend
Author: by Kara Thomas
“A bold and expertly plotted page-turner.” -Courtney Summers, New York Times bestselling author of SadieFrom the author of The Cheerleaders, comes a thriller about best friends on a weekend getaway that goes horribly, dangerously wrong. THREE BEST FRIENDS, A LAKE HOUSE, A SECRET TRIP – WHAT COULD GO WRONG?
It was supposed to be the perfect prom weekend getaway. But it’s clear something terrible happened when Claire wakes up alone and bloodied on a hiking trail with no memory of the past forty-eight hours. Now everyone wants answers-most of all, Claire.
She remembers Friday night, but after that …Nothing. And now Kat and Jesse-her best friends-are missing. What happened on the mountain? And where are Kat and Jesse? Claire knows the answers are buried somewhere in her memory. But as she’s learning, everyone has secrets-even her best friends.
And she’s pretty sure she’s not going to like what she remembers.
10. Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series)
Author: by B.C. Tweedt
Before he fought to save the United States, before he battled drones in the sky, before he fought terrorists on trains, helicopters, dirt bikes, horseback, or sinking cruise ships… He went to sports camp. Kirkus Reviews declares it “always entertaining.” Foreword Clarion Reviews calls it “just basic fun,” and Publishers Weekly describes it as a “high-octane thrill fest.” Be the first of your friends to discover the first adventure of the up-and-coming, award-winning, action-packed Greyson Gray Series that follows our young, admirable hero who dares to do what is right, no matter the costs.
Sports Camp has everything twelve-year-old Greyson Gray needs to distract him from his father’s mysterious disappearance – intense athletic competition, weird friends, and a pretty girl. But when Greyson stumbles upon a terrorist’s sinister plot brewing in the observatory, a place already haunted by a chilling camp legend, he suddenly toils with two dueling worlds – one of lurking danger and mystery, the other of competition and awkward romance.
11. Truly Devious 3-Book Box Set: Truly Devious, Vanishing Stair, and Hand on the Wall
Author: by Maureen Johnson
“When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own. Fresh off her best-selling breakout One of Us Is Lying … The author has returned with a juicy second novel. It’s even better than what came before.” -EWThe “must-read YA thriller” (Bustle) from #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying!
Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed.
Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it’s hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone has declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago.
Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing. Ellery knows all about secrets. Her mother has them; her grandmother does too. And the longer she’s in Echo Ridge, the clearer it becomes that everyone there is hiding something.
13. Paper Towns
Author: by John Green
From the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery #1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller Publishers Weekly BestsellerNow a major motion picture When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the nightdressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revengehe follows her.
Margo’s always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she’s always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q … Until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery.
But there are clues.And they’re for Q. Printz Medalist John Green returns with the trademark brilliant wit and heart-stopping emotional honesty that have inspired a new generation of readers.
14. Escape Room (Underlined Paperbacks)
Author: by Maren Stoffels
Underlined (July 7, 2020)
There’s no getting away from this unputdownable paperback thriller about teens being held captive in an escape room where the stakes are all too real. Perfect for summer reading! All they need to do is get out. Alissa, Sky, Miles and Mint are ready for a night of fun at the Escape Room.It’s simple.Choose their game.
Get locked in a room.Find the clues.Solve the puzzles. And escape the room in 60 minutes. But what happens if the Game Master has no intention of letting them go? Underlined is a line of totally addictive romance, thriller, and horror paperback original titles coming to you fast and furious each month.
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