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Young Adult Romance Books
Sixteenth Summer
by Michelle Dalton

Dreading another tourist-laden summer in the Georgia beach town where she lives year round, Anna falls head over heels in love with a visitor from New York and embarks on a near-perfect summer that she fears will end in heartbreak when he returns home at the end of the season.
Twenty Boy Summer
by Sarah Ockler

While hanging out in Zanzibar Bay one summer and looking for a fun fling along with her best friend, Frankie, Annie begins to feel guilty over a secret she has kept and knows that the time has come to tell the truth about something that took place between her and his late brother.
Something Like Fate
by Susane Colasanti

Reserved Lani struggles with frustration and guilt when she realizes that she has fallen for her outgoing best friend's boyfriend, a crush Lani believes may be mutual. By the author of Waiting for You.
Kiss Me Again
by Rachel Vail

Having once shared a kiss with her best friend's boyfriend, Kevin, 14-year-old Charlie finds life even more awkward when their parents marry, making Kevin, still her crush, now her stepbrother.
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
by Morgan Matson

A tale presented in the style of a scrapbook follows the experiences of Amy Curry, who relocates from California to Connecticut for her senior year after the tragic, accidental death of her father, a challenging new start marked by unexpected feelings for a childhood friend.
Forever...
by Judy Blume

The award-winning story of the end of innocence follows the idyllic first romance between Katherine and Michael to its bitter conclusion in a summer separation.
Second Chance Summer
by Morgan Matson

Taylor Edwards' family might not be the closest-knit--everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled--but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains. Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to, they begin to get to know each other again. And Taylor discovers that the people she thought she had left behind haven't actually gone anywhere. Her former best friend is still around, as is her first boyfriend...and he's much cuter at seventeen than he was at twelve. As the summer progresses and the Edwards become more of a family, they're more aware than ever that they're battling a ticking clock. Sometimes, though, there is just enough time to get a second chance--with family, with friends, and with love
Sweethearts
by Sara Zarr

After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's unexpected return dredges up memories that cause both social and emotional turmoil
My Life Next Door
by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Longing to be a member of the boisterously affectionate Garrett family, 17-year-old Samantha Reed falls fiercely in love with Jase Garrett and experiences a blissful summer that is shattered by a devastating event and a wrenching choice.
The Darlings in Love
by Melissa Kantor

Embarking on the second semester of the ninth grade, sweet-natured Victoria worries about claiming songwriter Jack's heart, overachieving Natalya considers a less complicated relationship with Colin and drama queen Jane struggles with handsome Simon's mixed signals.
The Story of Us
by Deb Caletti

After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
by Jennifer E. Smith

Stuck at the airport during her father's second wedding to a stepmother she has yet to meet, 17-year-old Hadley encounters a seemingly perfect boy in the airport's cramped waiting area and shares a whirlwind 24-hour romance that challenges her beliefs about family and second chances.
Delirium
by Lauren Oliver

Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until right before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she falls in love
Jane
by April Lindner

In a contemporary retelling of Jane Eyre that is part irresistible romance and part darkly engrossing mystery, an orphaned nanny becomes entranced with her magnetic and brooding employer, a rock star with a torturous secret from his past.
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few more years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis, but when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at the Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
by Rachel Cohn

While romantically optimistic Lily embraces the forthcoming season and surly Dash dreads the holidays with his divorced parents, a mysterious red notebook and a scavenger hunt brings about a Christmas miracle. By the authors of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist.
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