There is something special about young adult romance books. I love both romance and YA in general, but when it comes to first loves, everything is so new and exciting and pregnant with possibility. Just like adolescence.
Skip navigation! Some might say that the very existence of the category "YA romance novels" is redundant. Don't all YA novels fall under the category of romance?
Things are about to get steamy in here. In honor of Valentine's DayGoodreads just revealed the most popular romance novels of all time based on their 80 million members' ratings, reviews, and "shelved" books they've read or want to read. With both library classics Pride and Prejudice can't be beat and brand-new reads have you picked up The Kiss Quotient yet?
Sometimes we all need to break our routines with a romantic rendezvous of the fantasy variety. Whether you're in a relationship or looking for lovethere's nothing quite like an amorous tale to make your stomach flutter and set your heart on fire. Or perhaps you're more of a holiday cynic and would rather curl up with a page-turner full of passion, heartbreakand tragedy rather than fairy-tale romance.
I wrote a paragraph about each one, so you can get all the tea on these sweet stories! For simplification purposes, I usually only talked about one novel by an author and shouted out other ones in the paragraph, so make sure you check for those mini side recs! I just love these tropes so much and the idea of them makes me all happy and gooey inside.
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In previous books like The Statistical Improbability of Love at First SightSmith has proven herself an author who expertly meshes the magical feelings of young love with the truthful realities of anyone doing some growing up. In The Glittering Court trilogyMead the author of the Vampire Academy series turns her formidable pen from vampires and urban fantasy to a wealthy kingdom in the New World. She chooses a mark named Grant Elliott to get her there, offering to work as his spy associate.
Love and crushes are super confusing. Are your feelings for them genuine? Do they like you-like you?
This is the story of a hunky quarterback who falls for a high-strung barrel-racer. Along the way, she meets handsome blue-eyed Ryker and is immediately smitten, but she still feels pressure from her family to go through with the wedding. Will she reject their plans and stick with the guy she loves, or will her family obligations eventually cause her to do something else?