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High School mystery books with a missing person theme.

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus. “Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club” ( in this “flat-out addictive” (RT Book Reviews) story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Pay close attention and you might solve this.On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. “A whodunit with a Breakfast Club twist…following four unique voices on a chase to find the killer, this one will keep you guessing until the very, very end.” “Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat. “An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller with so many twists and turns you’ll be wondering until the very end: Who really killed Simon?”

The Last Child — Author John Hart. “A MAGNIFICENT CREATION, Huck Finn channeled through LORD OF THE FLIES. " - The Washington Post This is a novel about blood - the blood of life and death, the blood of kin, the blood of the past... [it] RISES TO SERIOUS LITERATURE.” - Richmond Times - Dispatch “This generations Pat Conroy...A BRILLIANT VISION BEAUTIFULLY REALIZED.” - Providence Journal “Hart once again produces a novel that is ELEGANT, HAUNTING AND MEMORABLE.

. - Booklist (starred review) "With his best novel yet, the Edgar Award-winning Hart firmly cements his place alongside the greats of the genre. " - Library Journal (starred review) "With the deft characterization of any good work of literary fiction and the subtle, satisfying plotting of a favorite mystery ... this page-turner wilts in your mind long after you've read the final page. " - The Atlanta Journal Constitution - Daily Mail (UK) "Hart writes as if he is channeling William Faulkner, or perhaps collaborating with the Cormac McCarthy of the BLOOD MERIDIAN era ... Paper Towns Book — John Green. Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life–dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge–he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery.

But Q soon learns that there are clues–and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew. Paper Towns debuted at #5 on the New York Times bestseller list and won the 2009 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. It is taught in many high school and college curricular, often in conjunction with Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, which is an important text within the novel. The movie adaptation of Paper Towns was released in Summer 2015 starring Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne, and directed by Jake Schreier. Period 8 | Teenreads.

Period 8, or what is commonly known as lunch, is a time where students can keep it real. Under the faithful guidance of Mr. Logsdon, or Mr. Logs, Period 8 is a time for students to share what they are really feeling and dissect the confusing and oftentimes oppressive world. Students in Period 8 are from all walks of life: some rich, some poor, some with stable home lives and others from broken homes. Period 8 is supposed to be a safe place regardless of what may be happening in students’ lives, but sometimes it’s impossible to keep the bad out. "As far as I’m concerned, Chris Crutcher can do no wrong...Crutcher writes in a letter to his readers in the beginning of the book that he “put this one on steroids.”

All I can say is buckle up and get ready for one wild ride. " Mr. Trouble officially started when Paulie confessed to Hannah that he had cheated on her, although it technically started much sooner than that. At first everyone blames Mary’s disappearance on her overbearing father. The Face on the Milk Carton (Janie Johnson, #1) by Caroline B. Cooney. All Through the Night | Mary Higgins Clark. Black Rabbit Summer by Kevin Brooks. Bones: An Irene Kelly Mystery (Irene Kelly Mysteries) (9781451679175): Jan Burke: Books. SHIFT, by Jennifer Bradbury.