There are many firsts that are considered monumental in your life: your first word, your first tooth, your first crush, and your first love. This book list explores a variety of teens as they explore those deep feelings for another person and how or if it changes them. Whether you want a lighthearted romantic romp or a deep philosophical tale, this list is sure to have something for you.
Love at One-Hundred Fifty-First Sight: Romances that Blossom Between Friends
Let's face it, the reality is that most of us won't fall madly in love with a person we saw for two seconds at a coffee shop. This collection takes a look at the more common and relatable idea of falling for your friend. Whether the protagonists are brought together by a tragedy or grow closer naturally, these stories will keep you entertained and rooting for the couples to finally end up together.
Love is Love: LGBT Romances
Stories about romance aren't limited to the boy-meets-girl narrative, sometimes boy-meets-boy, girl-meets-girl, etc. This collection features protagonists navigating their adolescence, identity, and the most mysterious of all: love. Whether you identify with these characters or are simply looking for a great read, you're sure to be delighted by this ensemble.
Love Bites: Teen Paranormal Romance
Don't let a bad experience watching Twilight in theaters when you were 12 give all of paranormal romance a bad name for you! There are takes on old ideas, like Edgar Allen Poe and Alice in Wonderland, along with brand new ideas. Explore this list full of vampires, zombies, magic - and most importantly, love.