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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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Tell Me When You Feel Something

by Vicki Grant
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, sexual abuse, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

The perfect after-school job turns deadly for teens working as "simulated patients" at the local med school. Everyone has something to hide and no one is safe in this contemporary YA thriller that exposes the dark reality of #MeToo in the world of medicine, for fans of Karen McManus and Holly Jackson.

It seemed like a cool part-time program -- bein …

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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 is back battling monsters in The Medusa Deep, the long-awaited follow-up to David Neil Lee's award-winning young adult novel, The Midnight Games. After finally finding The Sorcerer, the airship that disrupted the last midnight game, Nate is kidnapped by the crew and pressed into dangerous service in the fight against the Great Old Ones, …

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Homewrecker

by Deanna Cameron
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense

They say it is quietest in the eye of a storm...they lied.

Bronwyn’s mother is late. Again. Sitting on the edge of the sidewalk, waiting, Bronwyn figures she’s flaked out again. She’s always flaking out. Stomping home ready for a fight, Bronwyn is met by a cataclysmic tornado heading directly toward their run-down trailer. Bronwyn barely escap …

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What Happened That Night

by Deanna Cameron
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense

Sometimes the lies we’re told are nowhere near as deadly as the lies we tell ourselves . . .

Four months after the murder of golden-boy Griffin Tomlin, the entire town of Shiloh is still in shock. For Clara Porterfield, the world has crumbled into a million chaotic pieces.

At home, her sister awaits trial for Griffin’s murder, her mother obsessi …

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Deception

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

What if everyone you love was snatched away or permamently changed? The sci-fi mystery deepens in Deception, book 2 of the Dark Matter trilogy, as teens Kai and Shay search for answers and each other.

Shay believes she is a carrier of a deadly disease. She survives the "Aberdeen flu" only to surrender herself to the goverment and unwillingly become …

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The Wild

by Owen Laukkanen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, mysteries & detective stories

A girl is sent against her will to a remote wilderness boot camp where things aren't what they seem in this riveting and twisty paperback thriller.

FROM THIS MOMENT ON, YOU'RE A BEAR CUB. YOU'LL LEARN RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT. HOW TO SURVIVE. IT'S EASIER IF YOU JUST ACCEPT IT.

Dawn isn't a bad person--she's just made some bad choices: wrong guy, wr …

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Tornado

by Sharon Jennings
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, death & dying

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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Pickpocket

by Karen Spafford-Fitz
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, runaways, diversity & multicultural, contemporary

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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