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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Swipe Right for Murder Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen takes on terrorists in page-turning LGBTQ thriller.
By Derek Milman
(2019)
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A Question of Holmes: Charlotte Holmes, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen sleuths' summer in Oxford makes for satisfying finale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2019)
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Girls With Sharp Sticks Book Poster Image
age 14+
Chilling thriller about a school for "perfect" girls.
By Suzanne Young
(2019)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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People Like Us Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surprise twists and turns in sharp boarding-school thriller.
By Dana Mele
(2018)
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Truly Devious, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Before I Let Go Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen investigates friend's death in spine-tingling mystery.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2018)
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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
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The Last of August: Charlotte Holmes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Art heists, tortured romance in Holmes-Watson teen tale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2017)
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The Thousandth Floor, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Glamorous teens, drinking, drugs fuel compelling mystery.
By Katharine McGee
(2016)
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Three Truths and a Lie Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teens are stalked by killer in fast-paced, edgy thriller.
By Brent Hartinger
(2016)
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A Study in Charlotte: Charlotte Holmes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Drugs, rape, murder in tense, edgy Holmes-Watson update.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2016)
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Kill the Boy Band Book Poster Image
age 14+
Madcap whodunit has strong language, mature sex references.
By Goldy Moldavsky
(2016)
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Shade Me Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Hard-edged Hollywood whodunit has sex, drugs, violence.
By Jennifer Brown
(2016)
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Dangerous Lies Book Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so teen romance-thriller has addiction themes.
By Becca Fitzpatrick
(2015)
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Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lurid violence and body count mount in grim, dark thriller.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2015)
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The Good Girls: The Perfectionists, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Twists, turns, loads of drama in high school murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2015)
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