11 Young Adult Romance Books That Should Be On Your Reading List
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Is It Hot in Here, Or Is It Just These Young Adult Romance Books?
Romance novels sell like hotcakes, they are addicting, fun to read, and allow the reader to escape to a different world, one that might be sexier than their current surroundings.
If you're looking for a great young adult romance book, you're in luck. We scoured the internet to find the most romantic, heartbreaking, and sexy novels to satisfy the pickiest of readers. Some have been turned into movies while other await adaptation.
Without further ado, here are eleven young adult romance books you should buy from Amazon, immediately.
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1. Our Chemical Hearts
Henry Page yearns for love. He's a hopeless romantic but it's hard to find your true love in High School. That is until Grace Town walks into his first period class. She's different; wears baggy clothes, uses a cane, and needs to shower. But Henry has is eyes and heart set on her. But like any YA romance novel, heartbreak might be imminent for our lovesick protagonist. First love is never easy but it can be unforgettable thanks to books like Our Chemical Hearts.
2. Life in Outer Space
Life in Outer Space is quite possibly, one of the cutest YA romance novels on the market today. Geeky World of Warcraft fan, Sam Kinnison loves his little life filled with movies, video games, and his friends. He's not the least bit interested in the opposite sex until Camilla Carter enters his life. His plan is to ignore her but it seems Sam has gotten her attention. Root for the underdog in this soon-to-be classic love story.
3. A Thousand Boy Kisses
Get the tissues out, A Thousand Boy Kisses work your tear ducts. Rune Kristiansen and Poppy Litchfield were stuck at the hip when they were younger. But when Rune moved to Norway, Poppy stopped communicating with him. Now he's returned to Blossom Grove with questions and a broken heart. But when he learns why Poppy let him go, he might realize what real heartbreak feels like.
4. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe will wet your romance whistle but the underlying lessons in family and the importance of loved ones is equally sweet and heartwarming. Aristotle and Dante are both loners in their own right but when they come together they learn how important friendships shape the way we live and the people we become. You will absolutely devour this YA novel and when you do make sure you pass the book along to your friends.
5. When Dimple Met Rishi
When Dimple Met Rishi has garnered tons of positive reviews from Buzzfeed to Book Riot, it's no wonder it became a New York Times bestselling book. If you enjoyed Eleanor & Park, you'll love this heartwarming YA novel. Dimple Shah is ready to break away from finding her "ideal Indian husband" and when she enrolls in a web developer program, she thinks she might be in the clear. Rishi Patel is the opposite, he's traditional and eager to be arranged in holy matrimony. Opposites clash is this addicting YA romance novel.
6. Going Too Far
Meg wants to leave her home and everything that comes with it behind. When a dare goes too far she realizes she might've not made it back from the risky railroad tracks and to the life she once thought she hated. John wants to enforce rules he is after ll in the police academy. The two unlikely characters push each other to the limits in more ways than one in this juicy romance.
7. Everything, Everything
If you haven't seen the movie yet, don't! Read the book first! Maddy is allergic to the outside world and must live her life gazing at everything from a window including her new cute neighbor, Olly. Will she risk her life to venture outside to take a chance with love or will she continue her life, inside. Romantic and heartbreaking, Everything, Everything is everything you need in a YA novel.
8. Every Day
Another New York Times bestselling novel, Every Day will blow your mind. What would you do if you woke up in the body of someone different, every day? That's A's life but he's use to it, he even has rules for himself. Never get attached, avoid being noticed. That is the day he wakes up in Justin's body. It would be fine it if weren't for Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon. A wants to spend every day with her... You'll be obsessed with this crazy YA novel instantly.
9. The Selection
If you're ready to escape to a different world. The Selection is the perfect romantic YA novel for you. Thirty-five girls must compete for the Selection, a chance to win over Prince Maxon and avoid the injustice of a terrible class system. But America Singer isn't excited, she's already in love with Aspen a man who is in a class below her. Will America have a change of heart when she meets the handsome Prince or stick with her heart? Pick up a copy of The Selection to appease your YA romance appetite.
10. Anna and the French Kiss
Don't let the title fool you, this is a YA romance novel worthy of your time. Anna loves her life in Atlanta. She's entering her senior year with her best friend and a crush that might be morphing into a the real deal. But her dad ruins everything by sending Anna to boarding school in Paris. Then she meets Etienne St. Clair, a cute French boy who is taken. Will Anna return home to a relationship or will she have a French kiss that pushes her to stay abroad?
11. The Duchess War
Minerva Lane doesn't want attention. Last time she received it she had to change her name and change her life. She doesn't mind being a wallflower, she prefers it. But the Duke of Clermont, Robert Blaisdell has other plans. He has a secret that needs hiding so he'd rather unearth Minerva's. You'll have to read The Duchess War to figure out who holds the power in this relationship...
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