Romance Fiction (Teen)

Albright, Emily.  The Heir and the Spare.  Y FIC Albright
Soon after arriving at Oxford, Evie falls for Edmund, who happens to be second in line for the throne of England, but when riddles about Evie’s past come to the surface, the couple embark on a search to find out who she really is.

Alsaid, Adi.  Never Always Sometimes.  Y FIC Alsaid
Resolving to avoid high school clichâes, friends Dave and Julia maintain a list of everything they vow to never do, but he has already broken a rule by secretly pining for her, a situation complicated when Julia suddenly decides to break every rule.

Aguirre, Ann.  The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things.  Y FIC Aguirre
Sage has learned to substitute causes for relationships, and it’s working just fine. . . until Shane Cavendish strolls into her math class. He’s a little antisocial, a lot beautiful, and everything she never knew she always wanted.

Anderson, Jodi Lynn.  Tiger Lily.  Y FIC Anderson
Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe’s most dangerous enemy–Peter Pan–and falls in love with him.

Anderson, Katie D.  Kiss & Make Up.  Y FIC Anderson
Emerson Taylor can read the mind of any person whom she kisses on the lips, and when she decides to use this power to steal secrets and test answers, Emerson does not envision her plot being complicated by feelings of love.

Ashton, Bodi.  Everneath.  Y FIC Ashton (SERIES)
Regretting her decision to forfeit her life on Earth to become an immortal on Everneath, a world between Earth and Hell, teenaged Nikki is given the chance to return to the Surface for six months, in this story loosely based on the “Hades and Persephone” myth.  SEQUELSEverbound (2013) & Evertrue (2014).

Benway, Robin.  Audrey, Wait!  Y FIC Benway
While trying to score a date with her cute co-worker at the Scooper Dooper, sixteen-year-old Audrey gains unwanted fame and celebrity status when her ex-boyfriend, a rock musician, records a breakup song about her that soars to the top of the Billboard charts.

Brockenbrough, Martha.  The Game of Love and Death.  Y FIC Brockenbrough
In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die.

Caletti, Deb.  The Story of Us.  Y FIC 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.

Cantor, Jillian.  Searching for Sky.  Y FIC Cantor
On her sixteenth birthday, Sky and River, the boy with whom she has shared Island since she was a toddler, are “rescued” and taken to California, where Sky is separated from River, forced to live with a grandmother she has just met, and learn new rules for survival.

Cass, Kiera.  The Selection.  Y FIC Cass (SERIES)
Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection–a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea’s prince–but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below he. SEQUELSThe Elite (2013) & The One (2014) & The Heir (2015).

Castle, Jennifer.  What Happens Now.  Y FIC Castle
Connecting over the course of a romantic summer with a boy she has liked for a year, Ari struggles to reconcile the young man of her fantasies with the real boy she is coming to know, an effort that is further complicated by her own demons, obligations and loyalties.

Crow, Matthew.  The Brilliant Light of Amber Sunrise.  Y FIC Crow
Determined to forge an independent life away from his dysfunctional family, Francis is diagnosed with leukemia and falls in love with fellow patient Amber, an outspoken girl who helps him navigate a shared world of treatments, doctors and parents.

Culbertson, Kim.  Catch a Falling Star.  Y FIC Culbertson
Carter Moon is expecting to spend a quiet summer working in her parents’ restaurant and hanging out with her best friends Alien Drake and Chloe–but when a Hollywood company arrives to film a movie, her sleepy California town is suddenly transformed, and Carter finds herself playing an unexpected part in it all.

Dalton, Michelle.  Fifteenth Summer.  Y FIC Dalton
Fifteen-year-old Chelsea and her family are spending the summer at a cottage on the shore of Lake Michigan where Chelsea meets and falls for Josh–the cute and shy employee at the new bookstore in town

Dessen, Sarah.  The Moon and More.  Y FIC Dessen
During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movie

Elkeles, Simone.  Perfect Chemistry.  Y FIC Elkeles  (SERIES)
When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates–and others.

Elston, Ashley.  The Rules for Disappearing.  Y FIC Elston  (SERIES)
High school student “Meg” has changed identities so often that she hardly knows who she is anymore, and her family is falling apart, but she knows that two of the rules of witness protection are be forgettable and do not make friends–but in her new home in Louisiana a boy named Ethan is making that difficult.  SEQUEL: The Rules for Breaking (2014).

Emond, Stephan.  Bright Lights, Dark Nights.  Y FIC Emond
Walter Wilcox’s first love, Naomi, happens to be African American, so when Walter’s policeman father is caught in a racial profiling scandal, the teens’ bond and mutual love of the Foo Fighters may not be enough to keep them together through the pressures they face at school, at home, and online.

Forman, Gayle.  Just One Day.  Y FIC Forman
Sparks fly when American good girl Allyson encounters laid-back Dutch actor Willem, so she follows him on a whirlwind trip to Paris, upending her life in just one day and prompting a year of self-discovery and the search for true love

Glines, Abbi.  Until Friday Night.  Y FIC Glines
In the small town of Lawton, Alabama, star high school quarterback West Ashby meets new girl Maggie Carlton, both battling feelings of grief and sorrow.

Godbersen, Anna.  The Luxe.  Y FIC Gobersen  (The Luxe SERIES)
In Manhattan in 1899, five teens of different social classes lead dangerously scandalous lives, despite the strict rules of society and the best-laid plans of parents and others. SEQUELS: Rumors (2008), Envy (2009), & Splendor (2010).

Green, John.  The Fault in Our Stars.  Y FIC Green
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few 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 Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten

Greenwald, Lisa.  Sweet Treats & Secret Crushes.  Y FIC Greenwald
When a snowstorm keeps thirteen-year-old best friends Olivia, Kate, and Georgia inside their Brooklyn, New York, apartment building on Valentine’s Day, they connect with their neighbors by distributing homemade fortune cookies and uncover one another’s secrets along the way.

Han, Jenny.  To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.  Y FIC Han (SERIES)
Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent.  SEQUEL: P.S. I Still Love You (2015).

Howland, Leila.  Nantucket Blue.  Y FIC Howland (SERIES)
Seventeen-year-old Cricket Thompson is planning on spending a romantic summer on Nantucket Island near her long time crush, Jay–but the death of her best friend’s mother, and her own sudden intense attraction to her friend’s brother Zach are making this summer complicated. SEQUEL: Nantucket Red (2014).

Keil, Melissa.  Life in Outer Space.  Y FIC Keil
Sixteen-year-old Sam Kinnison is perfectly happy as a game-playing, movie-obsessed geek until beautiful, friendly, and impossible to ignore Camilla Carter starts him wondering if he has been watching all the wrong movies.

Keplinger, Kody.  The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend.  Y FIC Keplinger
Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, and to her surprise, the two of them find they have a lot in common and are able to help each other find more productive ways to deal with their difficulties.

Mackler, Carolyn.  Tangled.  Y FIC Mackler
Visiting the Paradise resort in the Caribbean for different reasons, teens Jena, Dakota, Skye and Owen find their lives tangling in unexpected ways over the course of four months while they struggle to keep secrets and pursue their hearts’ desires.

Nelson, Jandy.  I’ll Give You the Sun.  Y FIC Nelson
A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.

Pearson, Mary.  The Kiss of Deception.  Y FIC Pearsons  (Remnant Chronicles SERIES)
Princess Lia flees an unwanted marriage and expectations about her supernatural legacy only to be pursued by her jilted fiance and a ruthless assassin.  SEQUEL: The Heart of Betrayal (2015).

Portes, Andrea.  Anatomy of a Misfit.  Y FIC Portes
The third most popular girl in school’s choice between the hottest boy in town and a lonely but romantic mistfit ends in tragedy and self-realizaition.

Rossi, Veronica.  Under the Never Sky.  Y FIC Rossi  (SERIES)
Aria and Perry, two teens from radically different societies–one highly advanced, the other primitive–hate being dependent on one another until they overcome their prejudices and fall in love, knowing they can’t stay together. SEQUELS:  Through the Ever Night (2013) & Into the Still Blue (2014).

Rowell, Rainbow.  Eleanor & Park.  Y FIC Rowell
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits–smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try

Rowell, Rainbow.  Fangirl.  Y FIC Rowell
Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father.

Rutkoski, Marie.  The Winner’s Curse.  Y FIC Rutkoski  (Winner’s Trilogy SERIES)
An aristocratic girl who is a member of a warmongering and enslaving empire purchases a slave, an act that sets in motion a rebellion that might overthrow her world as well as her heart.  SEQUELS: The Winner’s Crime (2015) & The Winner’s Kiss (2016).

Schneider, Robyn.  The Beginning of Everything.  Y FIC Schneider
Star athelete and prom king Ezra Faulkner’s life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe.

Skye, Evelyn.  The Crown’s Game.  Y FIC Skye
When the tsar of the Ottoman Empire demands the assistance of a wizard to fend off Kazakh invaders, the country’s only two enchanters are forced to compete in a dual to the death in spite of their growing feelings for one another.

Smith, Jennifer.  The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight.  Y FIC Smith
Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate brings them back together on a very momentous day.  See Other Titles By This Author Including: This is What Happy Looks Like (2013), The Geography of You and Me (2014) & Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between (2015).

Sones, Sonya.  What My Mother Doesn’t Know.  Y FIC Sones
Sophie describes her relationships with a series of boys as she searches for Mr. Right.

Stone, Juliana.  Boys Like You.  Y FIC Stone
When Monroe Blackwell, who is spending the summer at her grandmother’s Louisiana bed-and-breakfast, meets Nathan Everets, who has a court-appointed job there, they share, and begin to recover from, their respective feelings of loss and guilt.

Tash, Sarvenaz, Tash.  The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love.  Y FIC Tash
Graham Posner is trying to get his best friend, Roxana, to fall in love with him by planning the perfect weekend for her at Comic-Con.

Warga, Jasmine.  My Heart and Other Black Holes.  Y FIC Warga
Overwhelmed by her father’s violent crime and the rejection of her mother and peers, 16-year-old physics student Aysel forges a suicide pact with an equally haunted Roman, with whom she falls unexpectedly in love.

Welch, Jenna Evans.  Love & Gelato.  Y FIC Welch
After her mother dies, Lina travels to Italy where she discovers her mother’s journal and sets off on an adventure to unearth her mother’s secrets.

West, Kasie.  The Distance Between Us.  Y FIC West
Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers knows better than to trust a rich boy. But then she meets the richest guy of all, who proves money might not matter after all.  See Other Titles By This Author Including: One the Fence (2014), Pivot Point (2013) & The Fill-In Boyfriend (2015).

Yoon, Nicola.  Everything, Everything.  Y FIC Yoon
The story of a teenage girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she’s ever known.

Zink, Michelle.  A Walk in the Sun.  Y FIC Zink
While grieving following an unexpected family tragedy, Rose Darrow finds her quiet world turned upside down when Bodhi Lowell is hired to spend the summer working on her family’s farm.

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