My favorite genre of books is going to be teen romance for as long as I can remember. I love reading about love. When it comes to first love, this is the best In my opinion, these young adult romance books are some of the best and most heartwarming books out there. I’d love to read them all myself!
This collection of young adult romance books also has a wide range of characters from different sexualities, ethnicities, social classes, and disabilities.
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Because she has read so many bad romance novels, Lara Jean has an idea of love from them. She has never had a boyfriend.
When she likes someone, she likes very much and has a secret box with a letter to each person in her closet. These letters somehow get sent to each of the boys, and Lara Jean is shocked. Even though one of those boys is her best friend and sister’s ex-boyfriend, Josh, who used to be her boyfriend. A fake relationship with a top lacrosse player who wants to make Josh’s ex jealous is what she does to show Josh that those feelings are gone. Makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside. You’ll want to be friends with Lara Jean.
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
There is no point to the movie Red, White, and Royal Blue because of its premise. A fake friendship is made between the first son of the United States and the heir to the throne of England, Alex Diaz, after they fight at a wedding.
At first, the two people don’t like each other very much. After being forced to work for each other’s companies, they realize that they aren’t as different as they appear to be. Because I didn’t think I’d like this book so much, This was a great romance story between two famous teenagers who had a lot of responsibility on their shoulders, even though the premise was so silly. They had a lot of things to do. You will laugh, cry, and be in love with it. It’s one of the best gay teen love stories out there.It’s a good book for people who like books about people who are enemies and then become lovers.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
A young adult book called The Fault in Our Stars is one of the most heartbreaking ever written. It tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster, who has lung cancer. She would not be happy if someone called her that way.
Before going to a support group for people with depression, she was told that she had the disease. Augustus Walters, a handsome and muscular boy, is interested in her for reasons that she doesn’t understand. It turns out that they become close friends because they share a lot of things in common, like their experiences and fears. They bring more color and excitement into each other’s lives than either of them could have dreamed. It’s finally possible for each of them to feel like a “normal” teen as they learn about the joy and pain of first love. This book will make you cry a lot.
The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
Teen Bianca Piper is a cynical person. She has a rough personality and a little bit of a bad attitude. Before she goes to a party, she doesn’t put on make-up and flick her hair in front of boys like other girls at her high school. Bianca thinks she’s above all of the rest of the people. Wesley, the most popular boy at school, refers to her as “the DUFF.” This makes her look less tough. DUFF stands for “designated, ugly, fat friend,” and it means that. And no matter how tough you are, that title must hurt.
It’s just that Bianca’s home life isn’t the best. Wesley and Bianca are enemies with benefits, but they work together. Having sex with him is a good way to forget about everything else that’s going on. Of course, feelings start to grow. Both of them don’t believe that they have a good relationship. Things start to get complicated.
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
When Dimple Met Rishi is a great example of what it’s like to be an Asian American in love, school, and with your family. Dimple is excited to go to a summer program for young web developers. She thinks that she will finally be able to get away from her parents and her mother’s obsession with finding her the perfect Indian husband, which is why she is so excited. She doesn’t know that the boy her mom wants to set her up with is in the same program.
Dimple doesn’t want to follow her parents’ rules. Rishi, on the other hand, is very traditional and wants to follow his parents’ rules when he marries. That won’t be easy, though. He’ll have to get Dimple to like him first, and that’s not going to be easy. Besides first love, this book talks about pursuing your dreams, being proud of your culture, and finding out who you are as a young second-generation immigrant in the United States, among other things.
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Anna and the French are having a good time together. Kiss tells a story that most teenagers can only dream about, but it’s true. Anna is sent from the United States to Paris for boarding school, but she doesn’t want to go. Because she missed senior year in Atlanta, she doesn’t like living in Paris very much. Then Étienne St. Clair comes into the picture, and things start to get a lot more interesting.
Because he was born and raised in the United States, he can also speak French very well.
Because he already has a girlfriend, there is only one thing that could go wrong. Anna and the French are having a good time together. When you read Kiss, you’ll go from wanting to shake sense into the characters to swooning over their blossoming love. You’ll go to Notre Dame Cathedral and the Catacombs in this book, which has Paris as its setting.
The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith
The Geography of You and Me is all about relationships that happen a long way away from each other. People in New York City call Lucy “Lucy.” Owen is the son of a builder. For the first 30 minutes they’re stuck in an elevator together, they don’t talk to each other at all. They realize that their first impressions of each other were wrong.
In the end, they fall asleep together on the roof of their building. The next morning, Owen is gone. They have to move out of the house soon after this night. People send postcards to each other, even though they live on different sides of the world. Both of them wonder if the distance between them, both metaphorically and physically, is too great. It’s not a quick romance, but a story about how the smallest things can change your life.
Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry
It looks like your typical bad boy and good girl love story at first glance. There’s a lot more to it than that. In school, Echo goes from being one of the best-loved girls to being the girl with scars on her arms that no one wants to talk about. Noah looks like your typical teen whore, but he turns out to be a kind and understanding person.
When the two of them work together, they can move forward and deal with difficult or even heartbreaking family situations. The story is told from both Echo and Noah’s point of view, so you get to know both of them very well. This is a hard-hitting teen romance novel that’s heartbreaking and sensual at the same time. It’s not easy to read, but it’s worth it in the end.
Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn
Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares has a story line that many book lovers have dreamed of. Dash finds Lily’s notebook on a shelf at his favorite bookstore. It’s next to his favorite book. They start writing to each other now that they know each other well enough to write to each other.
As a group, Dash and Lily are both misfits who are better at writing things down than talking about them. This makes them a great match. Through their conversations in the notebook, they learn a lot about each other. They don’t even meet until about three-quarters of the way through this story. Makes you think about what kind of person you want in a partner and not to get too excited about the idea of someone, which is a very important lesson.
The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
This is one of Sarah Dessen’s best books. She is one of the original teen romance writers, and this is one of her best. Macy is going to work in the library all summer while her boyfriend goes to Brain Camp.
He brutally dumped her by email, and she thought she was in love with him. When he did this, she realized that she needs to make some changes in her life. As it turns out, she’s been stuck in the same place since her father died. When Wes shows up in her life, she starts to come out of her shell and learn to move forward. A lot of the story is about grief at a young age, but there are also a lot of fun and romantic parts, too.
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
The Wrath and the Dawn, by Renee Ahdieh, is an Arabian Nights retelling with a very interesting twist on the story. He gets married to a new girl every day, and by the next morning, she’s dead.
Shahrzad wants to be his next bride so she can punish the boy-king for making so many women suffer this way. The first night she is in the palace, Khalid tells her a story. Instead of killing her, he asks her to come back the next night. This happens over and over again, and the two start to like each other.But Shahrzad isn’t sure what to do. Before her, he had killed so many women. How could this man be the same person? She has to deal with her growing feelings for King Khalid while trying to figure out what’s going on with him and why he’s so important. This book has everything you want in a book: well-developed, lovable characters and a complex and interesting plot.