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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Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
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Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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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)
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Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
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Exciting, nonstop techno-thriller raises big issues.
By Michelle Gagnon
(2012)
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Fast-paced thriller seeks to solve mystery of missing teen.
By Tara Altebrando
(2016)
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Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
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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)
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Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
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Tricky amnesia thriller keeps you guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(2012)
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Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2012)
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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)
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Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
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Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
By Patrick Ness
(2008)
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Riveting thriller about teen boy and psychopath kid sister.
By Justine Larbalestier
(2016)
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Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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