Becky Albertalli is back in this story of a crush-prone heroine with a couple cases of maybe-not-so-unrequited love.
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Alex, Approximately gets a 9 on the Swoonworthy Scale, so what are you waiting for? Read it!
Mary Balogh makes hanging out at an orphanage a tantalizing affair in Someone to Hold (this is not as weird as it sounds).
In Sara Lövestam's Wonderful Feels Like This, a teenage outcast befriends an octogenarian former musician over their common love of jazz.
In Robin Reul's My Kind of Crazy, the sparks really fly. And not just the romantic kind.
Don't let its cover fool you. Laurie Devore's debut How to Break a Boy is a dark, complex story about a group of popular girls whose friendship goes up in flames and burns everyone in its path.
In her debut novel, Under Rose-Tainted Skies, author Louise Gornall draws from her own experiences with agoraphobia and delivers a sometimes sweet, sometimes gut-wrenching novel about learning to love.
A festive ABC Family romance that makes for a good reason to stay in on a cold night.
When Julie moves in with a family friend, she quickly realizes the Watkins house holds a handful of attractive offspring and a very dark secret.
In Of Fire and Stars, an arranged marriage between two kingdoms gets complicated when the princess starts falling for her future sister-in-law.
When an overachiever pushes herself past her limits, she's forced to spend the summer doing the thing she hates most: nothing. Turns out "nothing" is more exciting than she planned.
Technique #8 on How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You: Gloss up your lips so his slide right off!
When two academic rivals are paired up for an intense assignment, they realize that the only thing standing in their way to freedom is each other.
An unlikely friendship blossoms when two high school seniors are forced to ride to school together in Jen Klein's Shuffle, Repeat.
Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo make beautiful music together in New York City.
Do you like historical, supernatural, and romantic fiction all wrapped up in one book? READ ON.
Take a trip to the “real” world on the other side of the K-drama screen.
A budding songwriter strikes up a written relationship with a mysterious pen pal in Kasie West's new novel P.S. I Like You.
A soccer star strikes up a steamy romance while trying to redeem herself after making a big mistake.
As the sign in the window says: Trust Me.
Chance meetings don’t always end in happily ever afters.
Stephanie Perkins returns with a short story anthology for summertime swoon.
Old people have secrets too.
A higher score today means a happier tomorrow.
Time to kiss Marie Rutkoski's The Winner's Trilogy goodbye.
Jude Law is at the height of his prettiness in this life-swapping rom com.
Julie Buxbaum’s debut YA novel Tell Me Three Things brings the swoon in the form of an anonymous email admirer.
Who’s in the mood for a melancholy musical?
Grab some tissues (not the whole box) for this surprisingly romantic read from Alexandra Coutts.
Debut author Emily Henry arrives on the YA scene with her time travel romance, The Love That Split the World.
A forbidden flirtation is forged from feuding families in Anna-Marie McLemore's The Weight of Feathers.
The only item on the Homo sapiens agenda should be to read Becky Albertalli's hilarious debut.
Being a pop star ain't easy, but falling in love with this movie sure is.
The second book in Claudia Gray’s Firebird series, Ten Thousand Skies Above You, might not be as swoony as the first one, but it’s certainly not without its heart-racing moments.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that First & Then by Emma Mills is positively charming.
In which we finally find out what happens after To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
Savannah believes Marie Marquardt’s Dream Things True will get you through a very emotionally intense night.
In Jennifer E. Smith's latest novel, a teenage couple journeys through their greatest hits on the night before they leave for school on opposite coasts.
Adi Alsaid's latest novel tackles friendship, romance, and clichés. (Sometimes, even all three at once.)
In Stephen Emond's Bright Lights, Dark Nights, does first love stand a chance amid escalating racial tensions?
Miranda Kenneally's latest novel will have you singing its praises.
As a teen, it can be tricky to find common ground with your childhood best friend. Especially if he's spent the last ten years living as a victim of parental abduction.
In The Secrets of Attraction, Robin Constantine whips up a frothy romance between a brooding musician and a girl who can't get serious.
In Pénélope Bagieu's graphic novel, a young woman stumbles onto a secret that could turn the literary world upside down.
What if your boyfriend's heart literally belonged to someone else?
We've got dark secrets, a mysterious loner dude, and a misunderstood bully in Ann Aguirre's The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things.
To fall in love with The Royal We.
Get ready to geek out over Emery Lord's tale of grief, romance and Quiz Bowl.
The stakes -- and tensions -- reach new heights in The Winner's Crime.
Ryan Graudin's sequel to All That Glows—All That Burns—upps the action and brings new life to familiar (to Arthurian scholars, at least) characters.
Heather Demetrios' I'll Meet You There is the kind of book that'll stay with you for a long, long time.
Realizing the voice in your head is a living and breathing person is hard to handle, but it gets even harder when you start falling in love.
Need an escape from the winter? Hit the road with Emery Lord's debut novel and let its hot romance warm you right up.
All European vacations should have good food, beautiful sights, and hot musicians, like the one in April Lindner's Love, Lucy does.
Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner's Starbound trilogy shifts to the battle-torn planet of This Shattered World.
The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski is def. worth the gamble.
Mandy C. is super glad she didn’t have to travel to another dimension to read Claudia Gray’s A Thousand Pieces of You (but she totally would have).
'Tis the season to swoon your face off with My True Love Gave to Me, the holiday short story collection edited by Stephanie Perkins.
Sara Farizan tells us again how a YA romance should feel with her latest novel.
Kristi Cook's Magnolia is chock full of tornados, cute boys, and steamy make-out sessions.
Talk about sibling rivalry: a girl starts crushing on her brother's girlfriend in No One Needs to Know by Amanda Grace.
Because Joanna Philbin's Since Last Summer is a great excuse for a Hamptons getaway and a hot men casting call parade.
Because sometimes, you just wanna indulge.
Stephanie Perkins' Isla and the Happily Ever After is well worth the wait -- TRUST.
Everything about Nina LaCour’s Everything Leads to You leads Mandy C. to determine that the book is a delightful read.
Philip Siegals The Breakup Artist. Pick up the phone, I'm always at home...
Play a game of kiss (and kiss and kiss and kiss... ) and tell with Rachael Allen's 17 First Kisses.
In Sarah Tregay's Fan Art, falling in love with your best friend becomes even more complicated when he doesn't even know you're gay.
... make some shelf space, 'cause Jenny Han's latest novel is joining your ranks.
Attend a Scottish music festival—and watch two people fall in like—from the comfort of your own couch.
Ann Brashares, author of the Sisterhood series, is back with a time travel romance, The Here and Now
Laini Taylor's phenomenal Daughter of Smoke & Bone series wraps up with Dreams of Gods & Monsters.
Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke & Bone novella had Mandy W. at "Cake & Puppets".
Laini Taylor's Days of Blood & Starlight is a beyond worthy sequel to the amazeballs Daughter of Smoke & Bone.
This book has everything: time travel, superpowers, and angels... but not a lot of actual smut.
Y'all may know all about YAngelism, but Smarty Pants Mallory is here to preach some Romance-angelism!
In Tiffany Schmidt's Bright Before Sunrise, good girl meets MLD. Obviously, romance ensues.
Next stop on the Smutty February tour: historical romance.
With a title like that, this book better deliver the smutty goods.
Ryan Graudin mixes ancient royalty—the Fae—and modern royalty—an English prince—in her new novel All That Glows.
Baby, it's cold outside, but it's HOT IN HERRE: FYA is venturing into the world of grownup romance all month long.
Brian reviews Teen Spirit, by Francesca Lia Block. He thinks he would have enjoyed this more if he didn't have a...you know...Y chromosome.
One of Mandy C.’s favorite feel good movies, Penelope features James McAvoy as a somewhat shady musician with a heart of gold and Christina Ricci as a sweet and sheltered girl with … a pig snout.
Posh would like to make more than just a deal with the devil in Rosamund Hodge's Cruel Beauty.
Robin Constantine's tingly romance is easy to devour with no serious digestion required.
Mandy W. rocks out with Another Little Piece of My Heart, a retelling of Persuasion by Tracey Martin.
Mandy W. reviews the Time Between Us series by Tamara Ireland Stone. (Think The Time Traveller's Girlfriend.)
Annabel Pitcher returns with Ketchup Clouds, a story of guilt and grief, and of love and loss.
Mandy C. gets her happy feels on with a surreal trip Upside Down.
Beautiful art in a beautiful city? Mandy W. says oui to Starry Nights by Daisy Whitney.
Sara Farizan's If You Could Be Mine: yet another lesbian romance between two girls in Iran. (Wait, what?)
Erin reviews Losing It, a New Adult book with some serious blue ball action.
A book that has a school trip to London, mysterious texts from a boy, and more depth than I would have guessed.
Jenny isn't ready to say goodbye to The Ghost & The Goth series by Stacey Kade.
Erin reviews Lauren Barnholdt's The Thing About the Truth, a charmer of a book which no less makes her glad she's not still a teenager.
Erin confesses to her love for Nora Roberts.
A book review of Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion, a zombie romance that won't scare you off.
Erin falls in love with Melissa Jensen's Falling In Love With English Boys but keeps it on the DL (just LOOK at the cover!).
Jenny's bookstore attraction to Becca Fitzpatrick's Hush, Hush doesn't translate far beyond the cover.
Posh explains why she can only be pity friends with Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver.