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Books Like The Inheritance Games (10 Books)

The Inheritance Games was published by Jennifer Lynn Barnes in 2020. Here is a list of 10 books like The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Westing Game (1978)

"Life, too, is senseless unless you know who you are, what you want, and which way the wind blows."

In Ellen Raskin's thrilling mystery novel, "The Westing Game", sixteen eccentric heirs compete in a puzzling game set by the enigmatic Samuel Westing, as secrets unravel and alliances form in a race to uncover the truth behind a mysterious death.

  • πŸ“‡ 182 Pages
  • πŸ“ 45,500 - 54,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 6 Hours Reading Time

2. The Secret History (1992)

"Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it."

Donna Tartt's mesmerizing debut, "The Secret History," unravels the dark and twisted tale of a tightly-knit group of students at an esteemed New England college, as their secrets, obsessions, and a fateful event push them to the brink of madness.

  • πŸ“‡ 559 Pages
  • πŸ“ 139,750 - 167,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 19 Hours Reading Time

3. The Da Vinci Code (2003)

"Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire."

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown is a riveting thriller that combines art, religion, and history, as symbologist Robert Langdon races against time to solve a mysterious murder and uncover a secret that could shake the foundations of Christianity.

  • πŸ“‡ 489 Pages
  • πŸ“ 122,250 - 146,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 16 Hours Reading Time

4. The Mysterious Benedict Society (2007)

"You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family."

In "The Mysterious Benedict Society" by Trenton Lee Stewart, four quirky young minds are chosen to unravel a dangerous secret. Packed with puzzles, suspense, and teamwork, this thrilling adventure takes readers on a mind-bending journey they won't soon forget.

  • πŸ“‡ 497 Pages
  • πŸ“ 124,250 - 149,100 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 17 Hours Reading Time

5. The Hunger Games (2008)

"You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope."

In Suzanne Collins' gripping dystopian novel, The Hunger Games, sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen is forced to fight for her life in a brutal arena, challenging societal norms and igniting a rebellion against a tyrannical government. An electrifying tale of survival, love, and the indomitable spirit of the human race.

  • πŸ“‡ 374 Pages
  • πŸ“ 93,500 - 112,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. The Lost Symbol (2009)

"Great minds are always feared by lesser minds."

Dan Brown's thrilling novel, The Lost Symbol, takes readers on a gripping adventure through the hidden symbols and mysteries of Washington D.C. as renowned symbologist Robert Langdon races against time to solve a perplexing puzzle that could change history forever.

  • πŸ“‡ 509 Pages
  • πŸ“ 127,250 - 152,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 17 Hours Reading Time

7. The Maze Runner (2009)

"If you ain’t scared ... you ain’t human."

In James Dashner's gripping novel, The Maze Runner, an amnesiac boy named Thomas wakes up in a mysterious, deadly maze surrounded by a community of teenage survivors. As he joins the race for freedom, secrets are unraveled, alliances are tested, and the truth behind their existence is at stake.

  • πŸ“‡ 384 Pages
  • πŸ“ 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

8. The Name Of The Star (2011)

"And if we get caught, I will claim I made you go. At gunpoint. I am American. People will assume I'm armed."

"The Name of the Star" by Maureen Johnson is a gripping YA mystery that follows American student Rory Deveaux as she uncovers a chilling connection between Jack the Ripper's infamous murders and a modern-day serial killer stalking the streets of London. A spine-tingling blend of history, suspense, and supernatural intrigue.

  • πŸ“‡ 372 Pages
  • πŸ“ 93,000 - 111,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

9. One Of Us Is Lying (2017)

"I don't know why it's so hard for people to admit that sometimes they're just assholes who screw up because they don't expect to get caught."

In Karen M. McManus' gripping thriller, "One Of Us Is Lying," five high school students find themselves implicated in a classmate's death as their deepest secrets are exposed. A suspenseful tale of deception, betrayal, and unexpected alliances that will keep readers guessing until the final page.

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

10. Truly Devious (2018)

"When you have enough power and money, you can dictate the meanings of words."

In Maureen Johnson's thrilling novel Truly Devious, a talented teen detective, Stevie, attends Ellingham Academy, a prestigious school with a deadly past. As Stevie delves into a new series of mysterious crimes, the line between fact and fiction becomes dangerously blurred.

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time