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Readers' Advisory: Mystery & Adventures

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Popular YA Mystery Authors

Sara Shepard – YA drama, mystery, thriller writer; see author’s website here. Most notable series include Pretty Little Liars and The Heiresses.

Libba Bray- In The Diviners series, Evie O’Neill becomes wrapped up in the investigation of a string of occult murders in 1920s New York City. 

Carl Hiaasen - His series of environmental themed mysteries will entertain and educate readers about environmental issues. See the author's website here.

E. Lockhart - With her suspenseful novels We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud, there are plenty of twists and turns to keep readers excited. See the author's website here.

Maureen Johnson - The Shades of London series features Rory as she tries to investigate Jack the Ripper copycat murders. See the author's website here.

Readers Advisory for Teens & Young Adults

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Mystery Resources

The Hidden Staircase

A website is committed to providing readers and collectors of mysteries, thrillers, suspense and crime novels with the best and most current information about their favorite authors, books, and series.


A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. We list over 5,000 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 58,000 titles), both series (5,900+) and non-series.

Mystery Writers of America

Mystery Writers of America is the premier organization for mystery writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and those who are devoted to the genre.