New YA Thrillers Fall 2023

As your book nerd bestie, we’ll never let a new release pass without letting you know! Check out these new YA thrillers coming out in Fall 2023!

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There's No Way I'd Die First

There's No Way I'd Die First

By Lisa Springer

A spine-tingling contemporary horror-comedy novel that follows a scary-movie buff as she hosts an elaborate Halloween bash but soon finds the festivities upended when she and her guests are forced to test their survival skills in a deadly game, from debut author Lisa Springer.

Monstrous

Monstrous

By Jessica Lewis

Forced to spend her summer in her aunt’s strange small town, a teen girl discovers dark secrets hidden in the woods. From the author of Bad Witch Burning comes another pulse-pounding novel perfect for fans of Supernatural and Lovecraft Country.

The Society for Soulless Girls

The Society for Soulless Girls

By Laura Steven

A sapphic enemies-to-lovers retelling of Jekyll & Hyde, this dark academia thriller follows two roommates who must solve an infamous cold case of serial murders on their campus after an arcane ritual gone wrong prompts another death.

The Haunting

The Haunting

By Natasha Preston

#1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Natasha Preston is back with another pulse-pounding, twisty read!

Haunted by the past . . .

Hatchet Girls

Hatchet Girls

By Diana Rodriguez Wallach

Set more than one hundred years after the Borden murders, this propulsive, supernatural thriller imagines what might happen if history were to repeat itself today. Perfect for fans of Kara Thomas and Courtney Summers!

The Revenge Game

The Revenge Game

By Jordyn Taylor

A wickedly comic feminist mystery about the dark side of a hopeless romantic’s seemingly perfect love story—for readers of Jessica Goodman and Kara Thomas.

Win Lose Kill Die

Win Lose Kill Die

By Cynthia Murphy

A high-school slasher with a lethal twist, perfect for fans of Holly Jackson! The students at Morton Academy are high-achievers, selected based on academic excellence. So when a series of murders target the school’s best and brightest, the pressure is on.

Failure is fatal…

Where There's Smoke

Where There's Smoke

By E. B. Vickers

In this fast-paced thriller, eighteen-year-old Calli finds herself alone after the loss of her father—until a bruised and broken girl shows up on her property, forcing her to face the present, rethink her future, and unearth the skeletons of her own past.

Friends Like These

Friends Like These

By Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

“Sharp, atmospheric, and wildly fast-paced”—Jessica Goodman, New York Times bestselling author of They’ll Never Catch Us

From the author of Lies Like Wildfire comes another page-turning thriller about the little lies we all tell before the truth sets us free—perfect for readers of Karen M. McManus and Diana Urban.

The Black Queen

The Black Queen

By Jumata Emill

Nova Albright was going to be the first Black homecoming queen at Lovett High—but now she’s dead. Murdered on coronation night. Fans of One of Us Is Lying and The Other Black Girl will love this unputdownable thriller.

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