Best Teen & Young Adult Mystery & Thriller Action & Adventure Books

Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Mystery & Thriller Action & Adventure Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Six of Crows

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
B00UG9LC4I
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
September 29, 2015

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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Discover what comes next for heist trio Kaz, Inej, and Jesper – and the star-crossed Nina and Matthias – in the #1 New York Times bestseller Six of Crows, Book One of the Six of Crows Duology.

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right priceand no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams.

But he can’t pull it off alone…. A convict with a thirst for revenge. A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager. A runaway with a privileged past. A spy known as the Wraith. A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destructionif they don’t kill each other first. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo returns to the breathtaking world of the Grishaverse in this unforgettable tale about the opportunityand the adventureof a lifetime.


2. Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows

Author: by Leigh Bardugo
B01BBXF0HM
September 27, 2016
English

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See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Crooked Kingdom is the #1 New York Times-bestselling Book Two in the Six of Crows Duology. Now in paperback with a brand-new exclusive piece of art, an interview with Leigh Bardugo and a sneak peek of her next book.

When you can’t beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they’re right back to fighting for their lives.

Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz’s cunning and test the team’s fragile loyalties.

A war will be waged on the city’s dark and twisting streetsa battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the fate of the Grisha world. #1 New York Times bestseller, October 16, 2016Read all the books in the Grishaverse! The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (previously published as The Grisha Trilogy) Shadow and Bone Siege and Storm Ruin and Rising The Six of Crows Duology Six of Crows Crooked KingdomThe King of Scars DuologyKing of Scars The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous MagicThe Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of MagicPraise for the Grishaverse A master of fantasy.


3. Red Queen (Red Queen, 1)

Author: by Victoria Aveyard
HarperTeen
English
416 pages

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The #1 New York Times bestselling series! Red Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard, is a sweeping tale of power, intrigue, and betrayal, perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series. Mare Barrow’s world is divided by bloodthose with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities.

Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and all the nobles, she discovers she has an ability of her own.

To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. As Mare is drawn further into the Silver world, she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guarda growing Red rebellioneven as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction.

One wrong move can lead to her death, but in the dangerous game she plays, the only certainty is betrayal. Plus don’t miss Realm Breaker! Irresistibly action-packed and full of lethal surprises, this stunning fantasy series from Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, begins where hope is lost and asks: When the heroes have fallen, who will take up the sword?


4. Legend

Author: by Marie Lu
Speak
English
352 pages

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“Legend doesn’t merely survive the hype, it deserves it.”From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors.

Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths – until the day June’s brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family’s survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias’s death.

But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.


5. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Author: by E.L. Konigsburg
English
168 pages
0689711816

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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. His Dark Materials 3-Book Paperback Boxed Set: The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass

Author: by Philip Pullman
0440419514
Yearling
English

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HIS DARK MATERIALS IS NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA! The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are available together in a collectible His Dark Materials boxed set perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Book Sense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.

These thrilling adventures tell the story of Lyra and Willtwo ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. They will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. And in the end, the fate of both the livingand the deadwill rely on them.

Phillip Pullman’s spellbinding His Dark Materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim at every turn. It will have you questioning everything you know about your world and wondering what really lies just out of reach.


7. This Is Where It Ends

Author: by Marieke Nijkamp
Sourcebooks Fire
English
336 pages

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The reviews are in!This Is Where It Ends, the #1 New York Times bestseller and one of the Best Books of the Decade (Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, BookRiot), “could break you.” “I am speechless.” “The saddest book I have ever read.” “Literally tore my heart out.” Go inside a heartbreaking fictional school shooting, minute-by-terrifying-minute.

Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun…10:00 a.M.: The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.10:02 a.M.: The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.10:03 a.M.: The auditorium doors won’t open.10:05 a.M.: Someone starts shooting.

Over the course of 54 minutes, four students must confront their greatest hopes, and darkest fears, as they come face-to-face with the boy with the gun. In a world where violence in schools is at an all-time high and school shootings are a horrifyingly common reality for teenagers, This Is Where It Ends is a rallying cry to end the gun violence epidemic for good.


8. Thunderhead (2) (Arc of a Scythe)

Author: by Neal Shusterman
English
512 pages
1442472464

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Intelligent and entertaining. Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Even better than the first book. School Library Journal (starred review) Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.

Humans learn from their mistakes.I cannot.I make no mistakes. The Thunderhead is the perfect ruler of a perfect world, but it has no control over the scythedom. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire.

His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the new order. But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change.

Old foes and new enemies converge, and as corruption within the Scythedom spreads, Rowan and Citra begin to lose hope. Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?


9. Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series)

Author: by B.C. Tweedt
English
293 pages
1480236462

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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.

10. The Cellar

Author: by Natasha Preston
English
368 pages
1492600970

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The #1 New York Times bestseller! A gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines, twisty psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling thriller author Natasha Preston! Summer is trapped in a cellar with the man who took herand three other girls: Rose, Poppy, and Violet.

His perfect flowers.His family. But flowers can’t survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out… Teen thrillers also by Natasha Preston:AwakeThe CabinYou Will Be MineThe LostThe Twin

11. Code of Honor

Author: by Alan Gratz

English
288 pages
0545695198

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From the acclaimed of author of Prisoner B-3087, a timely, heart-racing action-adventure about the War on Terror – and the bond between brothers. Kamran Smith has it all. He’s the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can’t wait to join the Army like his big brother, Darius.

Although Kamran’s family hails from Iran, Kamran has always felt 100% American.Accepted. And then everything implodes. Darius is accused of being a terrorist. Kamran refuses to believe it, but the evidence is there – Darius has been filmed making threats against his country, hinting at an upcoming deadly attack.

Kamran’s friends turn on him – suddenly, in their eyes, he’s a terrorist, too. Kamran knows it’s up to him to clear his brother’s name. In a race against time, Kamran must piece together a series of clues and codes that will lead him to Darius – and the truth.

But is it a truth Kamran is ready to face? And is he putting his own life at risk?

12. The Lake

Author: by Natasha Preston
English
384 pages
0593124979

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The instant New York Times bestseller! Hot on the heels of The Twin, the undisputed queen of YA thrillers is back with a scary and suspenseful read about a summer camp filled with dark secrets. Esme and Kayla once were campers at Camp Pine Lake.

They’re excited to be back this year as CITs (counselors in training). Esme loves the little girls in her cabin and thinks it’s funny how scared they are of everything-spiders, the surly head counselor, the dark, boys … Even swimming in the lake!

It reminds her a little of how she and Kayla used to be, once.Before …It happened. Because Esme and Kayla did something bad when they were campers. Afterwards, the girls agreed to keep it secret. They’ve moved on-or so they say-and this summer is going to be great.

Two months of sun, s’mores, and flirting with the cute boy counselors. But then they get a note. THE LAKE NEVER FORGETS. And the secret they’ve kept buried for so many years is about to resurface.

13. The Mysterious Benedict Society

Author: by Trenton Lee Stewart

13 hours and 16 minutes

Trenton Lee Stewart

Del Roy

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ARE YOU A GIFTED CHILD LOOKING FOR SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES? Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests. (And you, dear listener, can test your wits right alongside them.

Only four children – Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance – succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete. To accomplish it, they will have to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

But what they’ll find in the hidden labyrinth of the school’s underground tunnels is more than your average school supplies. First time children’s novelist Trenton Lee Stewart takes listeners on an adventure that puts friends, family, and foe to the test.

Are you up to the challenge?

14. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider)

Author: by Anthony Horowitz
0142406112
English
304 pages

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Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series! Meet the orphan turned teen superspy who’s saving the world one mission at a timefrom #1 New York Times bestselling author! They said his uncle Ian died in a car accident.

But Alex Rider knows that’s a lie, and the bullet holes in the windshield prove it. Yet he never suspected the truth: his uncle was really a spy for Britain’s top secret intelligence agency. And now Alex has been recruited to find his uncle’s killers …

Alex Rider’s is debut mission is packed with bonus material – including an extra Alex Rider short story, a letter from Anthony Horowitz, and much more! From the author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty. Slam-bang action, spying and high-tech gadgets …

A non-stop thriller!Kirkus Reviews

15. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: by Ransom Riggs
Quirk Books
English
352 pages

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Read the #1 New York Times best-selling series before it continues in A Map of Days. A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.

As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar.

They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehowimpossible though it seemsthey may still be alive. A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.

16. Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Book 1)

Author: by Richard Paul Evans
Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink
English
352 pages

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The start of an action-packed teen series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans. To everyone at Meridian High School, fourteen-year-old Michael Vey is nothing special, just the kid who has Tourette’s syndrome. But in truth, Michael is extremely specialhe has electric powers.

Michael thinks he is unique until he discovers that a cheerleader named Taylor has the same mysterious powers. With the help of Michael’s friend, Ostin, the three of them set out to discover how Michael and Taylor ended up with their abilities, and their investigation soon brings them to the attention of a powerful group who wants to control the electric teensand through them, the world.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans introduces a character whose risk-filled exploration marks the beginning of a riveting new series. With only his powers, his wits, and his friends to protect him, Michael will need all his strength to survive.

Michael Vey is the first title in Glenn Beck’s Mercury Ink publishing program.