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Lies My Memory Told Me

by Sacha Wunsch
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, parents, coming of age

From the thrilling voice of Sacha Wunsch comes a heart-stopping psychological mystery in a world where memories can be shared—and one girl can’t trust any of them.

Enhanced Memory changed everything. By sharing someone else’s memory, you can experience anything and everything with no risk at all: learn any skill instantly, travel the world fr …

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The Starlight Claim

by Tim Wynne-Jones
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Audiobook (CD)
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: survival stories, thrillers & suspense, canada

Fast-paced, evocative, and intensely suspenseful, Tim Wynne-Jones’s latest psychological thriller finds a teenager setting his wits against the frigid wilderness and a menacing crew of escapees.

Four months after his best friend, Dodge, disappeared near their families’ camp in a boat accident, Nate is still haunted by nightmares. He’d been pla …

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I Hope You're Listening

by Tom Ryan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, lgbt, mysteries & detective stories

2021 Lambda Literary Award - LGBTQ Mystery

In her small town, seventeen year-old Delia "Dee" Skinner is known as the girl who wasn't taken. Ten years ago, she witnessed the abduction of her best friend, Sibby. And though she told the police everything she remembered, it wasn’t enough. Sibby was never seen again. At night, Dee deals with her guilt …

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I Dare You

by Jeff Ross
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: film, ghost stories, peer pressure, supernatural

Sixteen-year-old Rainey is surprised when a video he made of a schoolyard fight goes viral. Two schoolmates, Jordan and Rowan, convince him to make another one, this time about a mysterious figure in the woods. Soon rumors are circulating that someone is out there kidnapping kids. Or maybe it’s a ghost. The teens are thrilled with the attention t …

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Sanctuary Trilogy

Sanctuary; Containment; Salvation

by Caryn Lix
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: alien contact, emotions & feelings, thrillers & suspense

Alien meets The Darkest Minds in this thrilling trilogy about prison-guard-in-training, Kenzie, who teams up with a group of superpowered criminal teens to save the Earth from an alien invasion. The Sanctuary series is now available together in a paperback boxed set!

Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything.
As a citizen of Omnis …

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Salvation

by Caryn Lix
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: alien contact, thrillers & suspense, emotions & feelings

When Kenzie and her friends find themselves trapped on a strange planet, they must risk everything to save themselves and Earth in this thrilling final book in the Sanctuary trilogy.

Fall down seven times, get up eight.
These are the words Kenzie has always lived by. The problem is, she’s fallen down too many times to count.
Kenzie and her friend …

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Evolution

by Teri Terry
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, ghost stories

Now available in paperback, Evolution is the the thrilling conclusion to the Dark Matter Trilogy: a showdown between Shay and her father brings this sci-fi trilogy to a satisfying close.

Shay has left Kai once again by following Alex to his Multiverse compound. Her goal is to find the real Callie, but Shay discovers that the younger girl has no memo …

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The Last Time I Saw Her

by Alexandra Harrington
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 11
tagged: disabilities & special needs, friendship, thrillers & suspense

It’s been almost a year since Charlotte Romer set foot in her hometown of River John, Nova Scotia. She’s been living at a boarding school hours away, hiding from the trauma and broken relationships she left behind. All she has left in the small town is her older brother, Sean, who is struggling to keep the lights on in their run-down family hom …

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The Medusa Deep

by David Neil Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 17 to 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: horror, thrillers & suspense

Nate Silva has enough to deal with at home, with a house full of unwanted relatives and the scars from his last encounters with the Resurrection Church of the Ancient Gods keeping him up at night, so there is no way he is looking west, no matter who warns him. But before he knows it, Nate finds himself press-ganged into service on Sorcerer, the air …

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