Do you enjoy mysteries? If so, you might want to check out this year’s teen Edgar nominees. The Edgar Awards are given out each year by the Mystery Writers of America. There is a section specifically for teen books. Yay!! Here are this year’s nominees. The awards will be presented April 28th.

The River, Mary Jane Beaufrand
Teenager Ronnie’s life is transformed by the murder of a ten-year-old neighbor for whom she babysat, and who had helped Ronnie adjust to living at a country inn on the banks of the Santiam River in Hoodoo, Oregon.

 

Please Ignore Vera Dietz, A.S. King
When her best friend, whom she secretly loves, betrays her and then dies under mysterious circumstances, high school senior Vera Dietz struggles with secrets that could help clear his name.

 

7 Souls, Barnabas Miller and Jordan Orlando
Inexplicable things have been happening to Manhattan socialite Mary since she awoke on her seventeenth birthday, and by the end of the day she has been killed, inhabited the bodies of seven people close to her, and faced some ugly truths about herself.

 

The Interrogation of Gabriel James, Charlie Price
As an eyewitness to two murders, a Montana teenager relates the shocking story behind the crimes in a police interrogation interspersed with flashbacks.

 

 

Dust City, Robert Paul Weston
Henry Whelp, son of the Big Bad Wolf, investigates what happened to the fairies that used to protect humans and animalia, and what role the corporation that manufactures synthetic fairy dust played in his father’s crime.

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