List of the Week: YA Murder Mysteries


Need some suspense in your life? Check out these ten YA murder mysteries!

list of the week ten ya murder mysteries

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  • The Diviners by Libba Bray
    • Evie helps her uncle solve a cryptic supernatural murder.
  • The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
    • Violet’s unusual senses lead her to the body of a murder victim.
  • The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
    • Rory’s school is threatened by a Jack-the-Ripper copycat killer.
  • The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin
    • Addison’s friends and family piece together the night of her death.
  • I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
    • Jazz works with the police to prove that he is not a serial killer like his father.
  • Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
    • Anna is accused of murdering her best friend over spring break.
  • Ten by Gretchen McNeil
    • Students trapped on an island are being murdered, and Meg seeks the killer.
  • The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
    • Cassie is recruited by the FBI to investigate unsolved homicides.
  • All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab
    • Two of Carly’s friends team up to find her murderer.
  • The Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson
    • Cameryn helps her father, the coroner, investigate a murder.

What’s your favorite YA murder mystery? Sound off in the comments below!

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Becky is a college student majoring in psychology and English and planning to work with books for the rest of her life. She loves books, cats, show tunes, books, mythology, cookies, and books. You can usually find her book-blogging at Bibliosaurus Rex... when she's not too busy hanging out at Hogwarts or somewhere else that doesn't technically exist. (Technically.)

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