YA Mystery & Thrillers

Whether you’re interested in a good who-dunit-style YA mystery or a young adult thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat, these YA Mystery & Thrillers should be your next read.


Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Finders Keepers was one of my most anticipated reads of 2015 when I realized that Bill Hodges’ story would be a hardboiled fiction trilogy rather than a standalone novel. And it didn’t disappoint. In fact, King’s most recent detective novel solidified my long-standing belief that writers of popular, contemporary genre fiction can also be masters of metafictional prose who have an equal understanding of what it takes to be a great writer and a life-long reader. Read more →


Suicide Notes From Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten

I thought Suicide Notes From Beautiful Girls would be a story about friendship and the grief that only the tragic loss of a young person to suicide can evoke, but it really isn’t a tearjerker. Instead, readers of this dark, atmospheric novel should get ready for a page turner with an ending that you’ll never see coming. Read more →