Thriller Books for Teens

There's nothing like a book you just can't put down. These suspenseful, thrilling stories for young adults will grab your teens' attention until the final pages.

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Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
By Marie Lu
(2012)
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Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
 
Gripping, fascinating story of one soon-to-be-mad scientist.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2011)
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Sci-fi thriller puts a futuristic spin on social networking.
By Andy Marino
(2011)
 
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
 
Exciting, nonstop techno-thriller raises big issues.
By Michelle Gagnon
(2012)
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Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
 
Macabre modern Ripper meets hip Brit boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2013)
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Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2012)
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Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
 
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
 
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
 
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(2012)
 
Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2012)
 
Intriguing thriller driven by teen girl's disaster visions.
By Lisa McMann
(2013)
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Teen flees mom's killer in gripping thriller.
By Charlie Price
(2011)
 
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
 
Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
By Patrick Ness
(2008)
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Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
 
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)

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