YA Mysteries with Twists to Devour

Recommendations from Katie

Brown Girl Ghosted Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358128892
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Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

We Were Liars meets Riverdale with a supernatural twist in this timely #metoo thriller about mean girls, murder, and race in a quiet Midwestern suburb.

Violet Choudhury may be part of the popular clique at school, but as one of a handful of brown girls in a small Illinois town, all she really wants to do is blend in and disappear.


If You're Out There Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062865687
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020

“Funny, engrossing, and one-of-a-kind. If You’re Out There completely swept me away.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Leah on the Offbeat


Monday's Not Coming Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062422682
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 23rd, 2019

"Jackson’s characters and their heart-wrenching story linger long after the final page, urging readers to advocate for those who are disenfranchised and forgotten by society and the system." (Publishers Weekly, "An Anti-Racist Children's and YA Reading List")


Girls with Sharp Sticks Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534426146
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 18th, 2020

“Enough plot twists to give a reader whiplash.” —Cosmopolitan

From New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Young comes the start of a thrilling, subversive new series about a girls-only boarding school with a terrifying secret and the friends who will stop at nothing to protect each other.

Some of the prettiest flowers have the shar


We Were Liars Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385741279
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Published: Ember - May 29th, 2018

#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 friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.


Two Can Keep a Secret Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524714710
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Published: Ember - March 2nd, 2021

The "must-read YA thriller" (Bustle) from #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying about a small town with deadly secrets.

"When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own..." --Entertainment Weekly


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One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714680
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2017

All the secrets of the Bayview Four will be revealed in the TV series soon to be streaming on NBC's Peacock!

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY • BUZZFEED • POPCRUSH


Genuine Fraud Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385744782
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Published: Ember - May 7th, 2019

"A brilliant, twisty thriller--I loved it!" KAREN M. MCMANUS, bestselling author of One of Us is Lying

From the author of We Were Liars, which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes a mind-bending, New York Times bestselling thriller told in reverse.


"Compulsively readable." —Entertainment Weekly


Orphan Monster Spy Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451478757
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Published: Penguin Books - February 19th, 2019

"Like Inglourious Basterds for tweens, this clever YA title features Sarah, a blond, blue-eyed Jewish girl in 1939 Germany."--The New York Post


Code Name Verity Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781423152880
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

The beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, a "fiendishly plotted" (New York Times) "heart-in-your mouth adventure" (Washington Post), that "will take wing and soar into your heart" (Laurie Halse Anderson).


Between Shades of Gray Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420591
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Published: Penguin Books - April 3rd, 2012

An international bestseller, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and now a major motion picture! Ruta Sepetys's Between Shades of Gray is now the film Ashes in the Snow!

"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." --The Washington Post


The Loneliest Girl in the Universe Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062660268
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Published: HarperTeen - May 14th, 2019

Now in paperback, this surprising and gripping sci-fi thriller with a killer twist that Entertainment Weekly called “compulsively unpredictable” will have readers hanging on until its shocking finale.