YA Sci-Fi & Thriller Recommendations

Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780399556821
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Published: Ember - June 19th, 2018

“A high-octane thriller . . . Nyxia grabs you from the first line and never lets go.” —Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Warcross


Nyxia Unleashed (The Nyxia Triad #2) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399556869
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Published: Ember - March 19th, 2019

"File this book under A for Amazing." -Jay Kristoff, New York Times bestselling author

Discover book two in the sci-fi space trilogy that Bustle described as "The 100 meets Illuminae" and Marie Lu called, "a high-octane thriller."


Nyxia Uprising (The Nyxia Triad #3) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399556906
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Published: Ember - January 21st, 2020

"Brilliant concept meets stellar execution in this fast-paced deep space adventure. I was hooked from page one." --VICTORIA SCHWAB, #1 New York Times bestselling author

In the Nyxia Triad series finale, Emmett and the Genesis team must join forces with a surprising set of allies if they're ever to make it home alive.


The Electric Kingdom Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593202227
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 9th, 2021

New York Times bestseller David Arnold's most ambitious novel to date; Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope, and love amid a ravaged earth.


The Ones We're Meant to Find Cover Image
By Joan He
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250258564
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 4th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller
An Indie Bestseller


Perfect for fans of Marie Lu and E. Lockhart, The Ones We're Meant to Find is a gripping and heartfelt YA sci-fi with mind-blowing twists. Set in a climate-ravaged future, Joan He's beautifully written novel follows the story of two sisters, separated by an ocean, desperately trying to find each other.


SLAY Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534445437
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019!
“Gripping and timely.” —People
“The YA debut we’re most excited for this year.” —Entertainment Weekly
“A book that knocks you off your feet while dropping the kind of knowledge that’ll keep you down for the count.


Warcross Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399547973
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Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths.


Nobody Knows But You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062685315
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 8th, 2020

The nail-bitingly intense story of a summer at camp that ends in a disturbing death—and depicts a powerful friendship that won’t ever be forgotten. Perfect for fans of One of Us Is Lying and Broken Things.

Kayla is still holding on to Lainie’s secrets.


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781594746031
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Published: Quirk Books - June 4th, 2013

The #1 New York Times best-selling series.

Includes an excerpt from Hollow City and an interview with author Ransom Riggs


Long Way Down Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)


A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book

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One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714680
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2017

THE WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON AND #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER BY KAREN M. McMANUS

Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club” (Entertainment Weekly) in this “flat-out addictive” (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive.

 


The Mary Shelley Club Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250230102
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 13th, 2021

New York Times-bestselling author Goldy Moldavsky delivers a deliciously twisty YA thriller that's Scream meets Karen McManus about a mysterious club with an obsession for horror.

When it comes to horror movies, the rules are clear:

x Avoid abandoned buildings, warehouses, and cabins at all times.


Always Human Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781499811094
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Published: Yellow Jacket - June 2nd, 2020

"This beautifully illustrated slice-of-life tale that shows two young women of color getting to know each other and creating a relationship is so warm and charming that readers will hardly notice how much they are learning about how to better interact with folx who are different from themselves and the importance of not making assumptions." - Kirkus Reviews


Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be adapted at Netflix for TV with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.

“One of this year's most buzzed about young adult novels.” —Good Morning America


Sadie: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250267139
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 25th, 2020

"Sadie: a novel for readers of any age, and a character as indelible as a scar. Flat-out dazzling." A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

A New York Times bestseller!
An Edgar Award Winner!


If You're Out There Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062865687
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020

“Funny, engrossing, and one-of-a-kind. If You’re Out There completely swept me away.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Leah on the Offbeat


Truly Devious: A Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062338068
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - December 4th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson weaves a delicate tale of murder and mystery in the first book of a striking new series, perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and E. Lockhart.


I'm Not Dying with You Tonight Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492678892
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Published: Sourcebooks - August 1st, 2019

The New York Times Bestseller

"An absolute page turner, I'm Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact. " --Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give