Thrillers & Killers

27 Dec

In place of a book review since we were closed yesterday, here is the 4th and final installment of Popular Paperbacks for YA 2011! Check out these creepy books.

1. The Last Good Place of Lily Odilon by Sara Beitia
-Alfred wakes up in his girlfriend’s bed–alone.

2. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
-What would she lose by telling the truth?

3. Size Twelve Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot 
-Former tween pop star turns campus detective.

4. Blue Bloods by Melissa De la Cruz
-A vampire killer is on the loose.

5. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
-1n 1906, love letters and a suspicious drowning make  for one unforgettable summer.

6. Change-Up by John Feinstein
-What is pitcher Norbert Doyle hiding?

7. The Christopher Killer: A Forensic Mystery by Alane Ferguson
-A serial strangler is no match for a teen corner.

8. Death by Bikini by Linda Gerber
-A phra must rely on skills her missing mother taught her to survive.

9. Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters by Gail Giles
-So who’s sleeping in her bed?

10. Kiss Me, Kill Me by Lauren Henderson
-Are all first kisses this deadly?

11. The Missing Girl by Norma Fox Mazer
-A man watches five sisters, trying to decide which one he likes best.

12. Acceleration by Graham McNamee
-What would you do if you found the diary of a serial killer?

13. Killing Britney by Sean Olin
-First her mom, then her boyfriend. Who will die next?

14. The Boxer and the Spy by Robert B. Parker
-Terry fights for the truth.

15. Dead is the New Black by Marlene Perez
-Cheerleaders are dropping like flies.

16. The School for Dangerous Girls by Eliot Schrefer
-Her goal: graduate from boarding school–alive.

17. Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard
-I know all your secrets. -A

18. First Shot by Walter Sorrells
-Could David finally have his mother’s killer in his sights?

19. Project 17 by Laurie Faria Stolarz
-Making a movie in an abandoned mental institution is never a good idea.

20. And Then Everything Unraveled by Jennifer Sturman
-Delia doesn’t believe her mother is truly dead.

21. Naoki Urasawa’s Monster: Volume 1 by Naoki Urasawa
-Doctor Tenma has created a monster.

22. Clubbing by Andi Watson
-Exiled goth girl turns private investigator.

*23. Wherever Nina Lies by Lynn Weingarten
-Why is Ellie searching for her dead sister?

24. Killer’s Cousin by Nancy Werlin
-Declared innocent, David’s future is threatened by Lily’s behavior.

*25. Malice by Chris Wooding
-Trust me, this comic’s a killer!

* This book made the top ten list from all 4 popular paperbacks categories!

Compiled from the Young Adult Library Services Association


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