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Lies My Memory Told Me

by Sacha Wunsch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: thrillers & suspense, parents, coming of age

From thrilling debut voice 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 fro …

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Blood Donor

by Karen Bass
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, violence, homelessness & poverty

Seventeen-year-old Jo McNair is one minute late for her curfew, and thanks to her controlling father, she's now locked out, cold and wandering the streets. She has no money and nowhere to sleep. Halfway through the night she meets someone who says they’re with a group working with at-risk kids, helping them get back on their feet. Jo gratefully a …

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Sanctuary Trilogy

Sanctuary; Containment; Salvation

by Caryn Lix
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 99
  • Grade: 9 to 17
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 99
  • Grade: 9 to 17
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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The Last Time I Saw Her

by Alexandra Harrington
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 11
tagged: thrillers & suspense, friendship, canada

Friends and family are pitted against each other after a tragic accident leaves behind shattered relationships and shocking secrets. A riveting novel by a new voice in teen fiction.

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, safe from the traum …

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Tell Me When You Feel Something

by Vicki Grant
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
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 21
  • Grade: 12 to 16
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 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
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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