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Young Adult Romance (Teen)

Fall in love with one of these romantic young adult novels.

All kinds of other by James Sie

"A coming-of-age love story between two boys, one who is cisgender and just settling into what it means to be gay, and one who is transgender and dealing with the loss of his best friend after she ran away from home" --

Blackout

"Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark"--

Cool for the summer by Dahlia Adler

Seventeen-year-old Lara's dream of catching Chase Harding's eye finally comes true even as Jasmine, with whom she just spent a confusing, oddly romantic summer, reenters her life.

Instructions for dancing by Nicola Yoon

"After picking up a book from the library, Evie--who has given up on love--gains the ability to see how other people's romantic relationships will end"--

Last night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

When Lily realizes she has feelings for a girl in her math class, it threatens Lily's oldest friendships and even her father's citizenship status and eventually, Lily must decide if owning her truth is worth everything she has ever known.

Love is a revolution by Renaee Watson

Harlem teenager Nala is looking forward to a summer of movies and ice cream until she falls in love with the very woke Tye and pretends to be a social activist.

Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi

"After being dumped at the beginning of freshman year, Iranian-American Parvin Mohammadi sets out to win the ultimate date to Homecoming"--

A ph̉ơ love story by Loan Le

High school seniors B̉ao and Linh, whose feuding families own competing Vietnamese restaurants, conceal their budding romance, as well as Linh's desire to become an artist.

Slingshot by Mercedes Helnwein

Fifteen-year-old Grace Welles is barely surviving life at a third-tier boarding school in the Florida swamps when she accidentally saves new student Wade Scholfield and everything changes.

It all comes back to you by Farah Naz Rishi

"After Kiran Noorani's mom died, Kiran vowed to keep her dad and sister, Amira, close...But when Amira announces that she's dating someone, Kiran's world is turned upside down. Deen Malik is thrilled that his brother, Faisal, has found a great girlfriend...When the families meet, Deen and Kiran find themselves face to face. Again. Three years ago...Kiran and Deen dated in secret. Until Deen ghosted Kiran"--

Like a love song by Gabriela Martins

Natalie is living her dream: topping the charts and setting records as a Brazilian pop star...until she's dumped spectacularly on live television. Not only is it humiliating--it could end her career. Her PR team's desperate plan? A gorgeous yet oh-so-fake boyfriend. Nati reluctantly agrees, but William is not what she expected. She was hoping for a fierce bad boy--not a soft-hearted British indie film star. While she fights her way back to the top with a sweet and surprisingly swoon-worthy boy on her arm, she starts to fall for William--and realizes that maybe she's the biggest fake of them all. Can she reclaim her voice and her heart?

Follow your arrow by Jessica Verdi

For the last several years teenager CeCe Ross has been in a serious relationship with her girlfriend Silvie, enjoying their career as social media influencers with thousands of fans, posting about fashion and relationship goals, and totally abandoning theliberal politics that were the subjects of her original social media profile; than suddenly in their senior year Silvie breaks up with her, and CeCe meets Josh, a new boy who is not interested in online profiles but is interested in her--and while CeCe has always known she is bisexual, she is not prepared to find herself in the middle of an online storm where her public and private lives collide.

The pick-up by Miranda Kenneally

When Mari and her stepsister Sierra share a ride to a music festival with two brothers, T.J. and Tyler, Mari and T.J. are instantly attracted to each other, but Mari is only in Chicago for a weekend with her father's new family, and eventually she will have to return to her increasingly abusive mother--unless she can overcome her reservations about dating and maybe arrange to stay in Chicago permanently.

Simone breaks all the rules by Debbie Rigaud

At seventeen Simone Thibodeaux is fed up with her over-protective mother's insistence on micro-managing her life, like picking her prom date from a "nice" Haitian immigrant family, and anyway she is determined to attend with Gavin Stackhouse (even if he does not know that yet); so together with her fellow late-bloomer friends Simone comes up with a bucket list of rule-breaking (like cutting classes, and sneaking out of the house)--but soon things get complicated, and Simone has to decide which rules are worth breaking, and which should just be left alone.

Speak for yourself by Lana Wood Johnson

Skylar Collins of Lovelace Academy intends to win at the Scholastic Exposition, (an extremely nerdy academic competition) using her latest app, which she considers a brilliant piece of coding; but first she has to assemble a team, and she will do anythingto accomplish that, even if it means playing Cupid for teammates Joey and Zane--but her people skills are not as good as her coding, and when she starts to feel attracted to Zane things get even more complicated.

The quantum weirdness of the almost-kiss by Amy Noelle Parks

Seventeen-year-old Evie Beckham has always been too occupied with her love of math and frequent battles with anxiety to want to date. Besides, she's always found the idea of kissing to be kind of weird. But by senior year, thanks to therapy and her friends, she's feeling braver than before. Maybe even brave enough to enter the national math and physics competition or flirt back with the new boy. Meanwhile, Evie's best friend, Caleb Covic, has always been a little in love with her. So he's horrified when he is forced to witness Evie's meet-cute with the new guy. Desperate, Caleb uses an online forum to capture Evie's interest--and it goes a little too well. Now Evie wonders how she went from avoiding romance to having to choose between two--or is it three?--boys

Our way back to always by Nina (Young adult fiction writer) Moreno

Told in two voices, Lou Patterson reconnects with her neighbor and ex-best friend Sam Alvarez, now seniors in high school, after they rediscover their childhood bucket list

The meet-cute project by Rhiannon Richardson

High school junior Mia, who hates romantic comedies, must endure the "meet-cute" encounters her best friends set up to help her find a date for her sister's wedding.

Be dazzled by Ryan La Sala

Seventeen-year-old Raffy is determined to win a cosplay competition that could lead to art school admission and respect for his talent, but being paired with his main competitor, ex-boyfriend Luca, complicates things.

It's kind of a cheesy love story by Lauren Morrill

Sixteen-year-old Beck rediscovers herself while working with a group of misfits at the local pizza parlor where she was born.
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