10 Best Mystery Books For Teens Update 05/2022

Not all mystery books are about police officers, lawyers, or other adults. There are a lot of great books about teen sleuths, spies, and other people who solve mysteries. Not only that, but there are a lot of great books where kids get swept up in something crazy. You can find almost any kind of book in the young adult section, and mystery isn’t one of them, either. For teens, here are ten of the best mystery books out there right now.

Pretty Girl-13 by Liz Coley

When Angie was 13, she went to Girl Scout Camp with her friends and went for a walk in the woods. Before coming home from camp, she’s 16 and doesn’t remember the years before that. Then, what? She still feels like she’s 13 and just came home from camp. But everyone says she’s 16, and she hasn’t been seen for three years. I don’t know where she is. Because she doesn’t remember. A thing that she wants to forget

Charm and Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

Charm and Strange is the story of Andrew Winston Winter before and after he had a heart attack and had to have surgery. As a child, he is called Drew. His brother and cousins spend the summer with him and he has a secret. Now, he is Win, a sullen teen who was sent away to boarding school because he was angry. A few days or weeks from now, he’ll have to face the truth. Hopefully, it won’t break him down.

The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

They are three teenagers who are linked by a mystery. On one day, Molly gets a package. It brings her to Pepper, but there’s also a mystery with it. In 1989, Ava was killed, which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall. That doesn’t mean that what happened is what it looks like. Molly and Pepper must figure out what happened. To do that, they used Ava’s diary to help them out. But they don’t get the truth from everyone. Somebody is desperate for them to solve the mystery, and someone wants to stop them.

My Own Worst Frenemy (Langdon Prep #1) by Kimberly Reid

To start with, Chanti Evans is going to start a new school year at Langdon Prep. This is the first book in the Langdon Prep series. She makes new friends and a lot of thefts start to happen on the school. Sure enough, Chanti, the new girl, and a scholarship student at that, is a person of interest. She starts to look into it, and just when she thinks she has it figured out, she gets into something more dangerous.

A Spy in the House (The Agency #1) by Y.S. Lee

A Spy in the House is the story of Mary Quinn, an orphan who lives in London in the 1800s. It is set in that time. Following a theft, Mary is saved and sent to a school for young people who want to change. This seems like a very weird turn of events. For a long time, Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls was just a cover for The Agency, a top, elite group of women who solve high-profile crimes. Mary goes undercover as a lady’s friend after she has been trained. She sneaks into the home of a rich merchant in order to look into some missing goods. Many things aren’t as they seem in this house.

Overturned by Lamar Giles

People know Nikki Tate because she is the daughter of a killer. She lives in Las Vegas. Her father is in prison on death row for a murder he says he didn’t do. She doesn’t believe him. Only thing that Nikki wants to do is get out of the way and move on. She’s playing some not-so-legal games to try to save money for her escape. People have a hard time when her father’s conviction is overturned. When he comes home, he doesn’t look the same. He doesn’t care what it takes to find out who framed him, no matter what.

Follow Me Down by Tanya Byrne

She’ll be going to a boarding school in the English countryside instead of her favorite place, New York City. She isn’t very impressed. There, she meets Scarlett, a beautiful, charismatic person who is very well-known and well-liked. There is a guy who comes between the girls. Then Scarlett goes away. At first, it looks like one of her tricks. If Scarlett has been away for a long time, it seems more likely that something bad has happened to her. But there are a lot of strange things going on at Crofton College.

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

During the 1950s, Josie Moraine lives in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Josie wants to leave. When she grows up, she doesn’t want to stay in New Orleans and be known as the daughter of a prostitute. Her mother didn’t take care of her. As soon as someone is killed in the bookstore where Josie works, she gets caught up in an investigation into a murder. One that her mother may or may not be a part of.

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas

As she moves from her mother’s house to live with the father she’s never met, Kacey is shown in this thriller. It turns out that Kacey has a lot of new friends. They decide to hold a seance in a haunted barn as a group. As her little sister comes along, something scares her. After that night, Kacey’s new friends don’t talk to her. When one of them, a girl named Bailey, goes missing, Kacey looks into it. The more she learns, the less clear the truth is becoming for her.

This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

When five friends go hunting one day, this is how it goes: Only four people emerge from the woods alive. People don’t say anything about Grant because he has been shot dead. They’ve agreed to keep quiet and protect the killer who is among them. It’s Kate Marino, a photojournalist and intern at the DA’s office, who is trying to figure out how the case came to be. Nothing in This Is Our Story is what it seems.

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