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Pickpocket

by Karen Spafford-Fitz
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, contemporary, runaways, diversity & multicultural

After his younger sister dies, 17-year-old Jean-Luc goes into a downward spiral. He is sent away for the summer to live with his uncle in a small town on the coast of France. His first day there he meets the beautiful Selina and decides that this summer might not be so bad after all. That is until he realizes that she stole his wallet. Jean-Luc doe …

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Tornado

by Sharon Jennings
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, death & dying, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

When a distant storm knocks out the power at his high school, Cam and his friends head out for burgers. On their way back to pick up Cam's little brother, Peter, at the bus stop, they are caught up in the middle of a deadly tornado. Cam manages to survive and makes his way home only to discover that his house has been destroyed and his parents are …

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Don't Say a Word

by Amber Lynn Natusch
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 13
tagged: thrillers & suspense

Pretty Little Liars meetsRiverdale inDon't Say a Word, a standout YA mystery from indie-pub favorite Amber Lynn Natusch.
Kylene Danners’s ex-FBI agent father is in prison for murder and she’s hell-bent on getting him out. But trying to investigate in the small town where a defensive lineman is a hero no matter who he tries to kill and the girl …

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Broken Shards of Time

by Nyah Nichol
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: time travel, thrillers & suspense

Wren Derecho is the lone survivor of a mysterious accident that took the lives of her parents. As Wren tries to navigate through the pain of grief and loss, she crosses paths with three other individuals and soon realizes that something beyond coincidence has intertwined their lives together. Each of their journeys is marked by immense tragedy, fat …

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What Happened That Night

by Deanna Cameron
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: thrillers & suspense

There are imperfect moments in every life - but sometimes, there are perfect accidents . . .

What's the point of pretending nothing has changed when everything has? It's the last summer before college, and Jonas Avery knows he should be excited. Instead, he hides out at home, avoiding his friends, his family, and everything that resembles his old …

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Stranded

by Jocelyn Shipley
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, orphans & foster homes, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

After his girlfriend’s accidental death by overdose, Kipp has been living on the streets, overwhelmed by his grief. He wants to honor her memory and finds help to get clean, but just when he feels like he’s getting his life together, everything comes crashing down. He gets fired from his job and kicked out of his rented room on the same day. So …

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The Grey Sisters

by Jo Treggiari
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: thrillers & suspense, horror, friendship

Two years after a deadly plane crash, best friends D and Spider head into the mountains to face their grief. A gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Cheerleaders and Sadie.

D and Spider have always been close friends, and they are further united in their shared heartbreak: they both lost siblings in a horrific plane crash two years earlier …

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Sent from Above (Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 2)

by Adrienne Kress
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: monsters, horror, thrillers & suspense

An all-new official, original novel from the twisted world of the hit horror video game, Bendy and the Ink Machine!

 

It's the summer of 1932 in New York City, and word on the street is that Joey Drew Studios is planning something BIG: A new cartoon character to star alongside the world-famous Bendy! The new addition, Alice Angel, has the halo and s …

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