Confessions of a murder suspect

Patterson, James, 1947-
Call Number: YA

On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel knows just three things: 1) She was the last person to see her parents alive. 2) The police have no suspects besides Tandy and her three siblings. 3) She can't trust anyone--maybe not even herself. Having grown up under Malcolm and Maud's intense perfectionist demands, no child comes away undamaged. Tandy decides that she will have to clear the family name, but digging deeper into her powerful parents' affairs is a dangerous-and revealing-game. Who knows what the Angels are truly capable of?

Death cloud : Sherlock Holmes the legend begins

Lane, Andy.
Call Number: YA

It is the summer of 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. On break from boarding school, he is staying with eccentric strangers--his uncle and aunt--in their vast house in Hampshire. When two local people die from symptoms that resemble the plague, Holmes begins to investigate what really killed them, helped by his new tutor, an American named Amyus Crowe. So begins Sherlock's true education in detection!

The face on the milk carton

Cooney, Caroline B.
Call Number: YA

The face on the milk carton looks like an ordinary little girl: hair in tight pigtails, a dress with a narrow white collar, a three-year-old who was kidnapped more than twelve years ago from a shopping mall in New Jersey.  As fifteen-year-old Janie Johnson stares at the milk carton, she feels overcome with shock. She knows that little girl is she. But how could it be true?

 

I hunt killers

Lyga, Barry.
Call Number: YA

Seventeen-year-old Jazz learned all about being a serial killer from his notorious "Dear Old Dad," but believes he has a conscience that will help fight his own urges and right some of his father's wrongs, so he secretly helps the police apprehend the town's newest murderer, "The Impressionist."

If you find me

Murdoch, Emily.
Call Number: YA

There are some things you can't leave behind... A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey's younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for her very survival. All they have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good, and two strangers arrive. Suddenly, the girls are taken from the woods and thrust into a bright and perplexing new world of high school, clothes and boys. Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, while haunted by a past that won't let her go... a dark past that hides many a secret, including the reason Jenessa hasn't spoken a word in over a year. Carey knows she must keep her sister close, and her secrets even closer, or risk watching her new life come crashing down.

 

Jackaby

Ritter, William, 1984-
Call Number: YA

Newly arrived in 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with the ability to see supernatural beings, and she helps him delve into a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature.

Panic

Oliver, Lauren, 1982-
Call Number: YA

There’s not much to do in Carp, a small dead-end town in New York state. To deal with their boredom, the local high schoolers start a game called Panic, played only by graduating seniors. A combination of Survivor and Fear Factor, the large monetary payoff makes this game compelling for young people, despite its danger. This book tells the story of Heather and Dodge, two players with very different motives for braving Panic.

Paper towns

Green, John, 1977-

Margo and Quentin have been neighbors since forever. Margo has always been the free-spirited, popular girl while Quentin was more bookish. But when Margo climbs into his room one evening in full Ninja gear and beckons him on an all-night adventure that requires he drive her around, she disappears the next day leaving a mystery in her wake.

The raven boys

Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981-
Call Number: YA

Non-clairvoyant Blue Sargeant has always been told by her fortune-telling family that she will cause her true love to die. Thus far, she has avoided falling in love, but this year, during her family’s vigil of the soon-to-be-dead, Blue has a vision of a boy named Gansey. Will she join Gansey on his mystical quest? Will she be able to protect her heart?

Shelter : a Mickey Bolitar novel

Coben, Harlan, 1962-
Call Number: YA

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 new girlfriend, Ashley, vanishes, he follows her trail into a seedy underworld that reveals she is not what she seems to be.

Thirteen reasons why

Asher, Jay, 1975-
Call Number: YA

Clay Jenson returns home from school to find a box full of cassettes, all bearing the voice of his former classmate Hannah Baker who killed herself two weeks prior. Listening to Hannah explain her reasons why, Clay is surprised to find himself a bigger part of her life than he'd ever imagined.

Virals

Reichs, Kathy.
Call Number: YA

The niece of famed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, fourteen-year-old Tory and her three friends are exposed to a rare strain of canine parvovirus that gives them special powers which they use to try to solve a murder.

 

We were liars

Lockhart, E.
Call Number: YA

Set on a private family island off of Martha's Vineyard, the well-heeled members of the Sinclair family meet every summer on the island where Cadence and her cousins have had a unique bond since childhood. But Cadence has been fighting through the haze of migraines and painkillers for the past two years to remember what happened that summer she was fifteen, and returning to the island is the only way she'll be able to piece together what happened and why no one will tell her.