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Young Adult Mystery Books
The Diviners
by Libba Bray

Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation
Famous Last Words
by Katie Alender

Doubting her sanity in the wake of terrifying visions of a body in her pool, messages on her walls and someone else's reflection in the mirror, Willa begins to suspect that her experiences may be related to the work of a serial killer at large in Los Angeles. By the author of the Bad Girls Don't Die series.
by R. William Ritter

In 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained who sees supernatural beings, and she helps him with a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature
The Name of the Star
by Maureen Johnson

Rory, a teenager from Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved in the highly unusual investigation.
The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance
Kill You Last
by Todd Strasser

Receiving emails from two individuals, including an attractive boy with a dubious reputation and a stranger who makes disturbing threats, Shelby struggles to keep her family together when three girls, all clients of her father's modeling agency, disappear.
Guy Langman, Crime Scene Procrastinator
by Josh Berk

Sixteen-year-old Guy Langman, his best friend Anoop, and other members of the school Forensics Club investigate a break-in and possible murder, which could be connected to the mysterious past of Guy's recently-deceased father.
Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series
by John Feinstein

While interviewing the new pitcher while covering the World Series, teen reporters Stevie and Susan's interest is piqued by the contradictory answers given and so decide to delve deeper into the story to get to the truth in this exciting sports mystery for middle readers.
by Kim Harrington

Sixteen-year-old Clare Fern, a member of a family of psychics, helps the mayor and a skeptical detective solve a murder in a Cape Cod town during the height of tourist season--with her brother a prime suspect
You Killed Wesley Payne
by Sean Beaudoin

When hard-boiled, seventeen-year-old private investigator Dalton Rev transfers to Salt River High to solve the case of a dead student, he has his hands full trying to outwit the police, negotiate the school's social hierarchy, and get paid
Shelter: A Mickey Bolitar Novel
by Harlan Coben

After tragic events tear Mickey Bolitar away from his parents, he is forced to live with his estranged Uncle Myron and switch high schools, where he finds both friends and enemies, but when his new girlfriend, Ashley, vanishes, he follows her trail into a seedy underworld that reveals she is not what she seems to be.
by Andy Mulligan

Fourteen-year-olds Raphael and Gardo team up with a younger boy, Rat, to figure out the mysteries surrounding a bag Raphael finds during their daily life of sorting through trash in a third-world country's dump
The Uninvited
by Tim Wynne-Jones

In an attempt to put some distance between herself and an obsessive ex-boyfriend, college student Mimi Shapiro drives up north to Canada to hang out in her father's country cabin, but her plans suddenly change when she arrives and finds a strange young man already living there.
Black Mirror
by Nancy Werlin

After her brother commits suicide, Frances decides to stop living in the shadows of life and make an effort to become more involved, thus she joins her brother's campus charitable group with good intentions but soon discovers that it has some dark secrets of its own.
The Case of the Missing Marquess : An Enola Holmes Mystery
by Nancy Springer

While searching the clues to her missing mother's whereabouts, fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes, the younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, suddenly gets involved in the kidnapping of a young Marquess and must put the search for her mother on hold in order to save the spoiled girl from her dangerous captors.
Twisted Summer
by Willo Davis Roberts

Looking forward to her family's annual trip to Crystal Lake, where she enjoys time spent with her friend, Jack, Cici is shocked when she learns that Jack's older brother, Brodie, has been accused of murder and that her step-grandfather may be involved.
The Ruby in the Smoke
by Philip Pullman

In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby
by Graham McNamee

While working at the Toronto Transit Authority, seventeen-year-old Duncan comes upon a worn diary that tells the deepest secrets of a vicious serial killer who prowls the subway for his prey, which leads Duncan dangerously obsessed in finding him to put an end to the murderer's future plans.
The Reformed Vampire Support Group
by Catherine Jinks

In an effort to fit into society, 15-year-old vampire Nina Harrison reluctantly joins the Reformed Vampire Support Group in order to change her ways, but when a silver bullet kills one of her friends, she ignites the support of her misfit group in order to find the killer and save themselves from the same deadly fate.
Closed for the Season
by Mary Downing Hahn

Determined to find out who killed Myrtle Donaldson and where all the money she managed for the Magic Forest has gone, friends Logan and Arthur enter the old amusement park to search for clues, causing them to investigate powerful families with long histories in their small Maryland town.
Paper Towns
by John Green

One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.
Dead Girls Don't Write Letters
by Gail Giles

Fourteen-year-old Sunny Reynolds is stunned when a total stranger shows up at her house posing as her older sister Jazz, who supposedly died out of town in a fire months earlier.
The Morgue and Me
by John C. Ford

After getting a job in the local morgue after his senior year, Christopher's life is forever changed when he discovers a murder cover-up, gets involved in a dangerous investigation, and becomes partners with an attractive newspaper reporter whose ambitious nature puts them both in great danger.
Last Shot : a Final Four Mystery
by John Feinstein

After winning the prize of a press pass to New Orleans to watch the Final Four, Steven and his fellow winner, Susan, delight in all the behind-the-scenes activities, but when they overhear a blackmail plot involving an MSU star player that could result in the big game being thrown, the two junior guest reporters know that it is up to them to break the story and put a stop to the devious plan.
The Musician's Daughter
by Susanne Emily Dunlap

When her father is found dead on Christmas Eve and his valuable violin is nowhere to be found, fifteen-year-old Theresa Maria begins to suspect the doings of some of the members of Prince Nicholas Esterhazy's court and so turns to her father's mentor, composer Franz Joseph Haydn, for help in solving the mystery surrounding his untimely death.
Walk of the Spirits
by Richie Tankersley Cusick

After losing everything in a Florida hurricane, seventeen-year-old Miranda and her mother move to her grandfather's home in Louisiana, where she falls in with an interesting group of students, and discovers that she can communicate with spirits like her grandfather did.
The Rag and Bone Shop
by Robert Cormier

When the accusations spread that twelve-year-old Jason was responsible for the murder of a young girl, it is up to a fierce interrogator to make him confess to the crime regardless of whether the confession is the truth or not.
Half Moon Investigations
by Eoin Colfer

When Fletcher Moon, the youngest detective in the world, is framed for a crime he did not commit, he must team up with the unlikeliest of allies, run from the authorities, and solve the case within twelve hours to clear his name
Shakespeare's Secret
by Elise Broach

Named after a character in a Shakespeare play, misfit sixth-grader Hero becomes interested in exploring this unusual connection because of a valuable diamond supposedly hidden in her new house, an intriguing neighbor, and the unexpected attention of the most popular boy in school.
The Calder Game
by Blue Balliett

When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village--along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strangely drawn--his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him.
Down the Rabbit Hole
by Peter Abrahams

When the director of her school play suddenly has an accident, her shoes go missing, and things in town start becoming more strange with every passing moment, Ingrid must find a way to get to the bottom of the matter in order to set things right in her small community of Echo Falls once again