Romance Books

These titles for young adults can be found in the Teen Space unless otherwise noted.

Austen, Jane. Pride and prejudice.
Lizzie Bennet and Mr. Darcy engage in a lively courtship that reveals the hypocrisy and comedy of polite society in eighteenth century England.

Black, Holly. Tithe: a modern faerie tale.
16-year-old gritty-edged Kaye learns she's a pixie, rescues a mysterious knight, and gets caught in political crossfire between faerie courts.

Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights.
The classic, stormy romance of Heathcliff and Catherine.
BRONTE [This title is located in Adult Fiction on the Mezzanine.]

Cabot, Meg. All-American girl.
While playing hooky from art class, opinionated 15-year-old Samantha accidentally prevents a presidential assassination and becomes a national hero and girlfriend to the president's son.

Carter, Ally. I'd tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you.
Cammie Morgan, spy-in-training, speaks fourteen languages and can kill a man seven different ways, but when she falls in love, having to lie to him is the hardest mission yet.

Castellucci, Cecil. Boy proof.
Victoria, smart, sassy and a bit strange, meets Max and is drawn to him despite her plan to be boy-proof.

Cohn, Rachel and David Levithan. Nick & Nora's infinite playlist.
Nick needs a five-minute girlfriend to make his ex jealous, and Norah needs to get a ride home from the club. When the members of Nick's queercore band send them off together, Nick and Nora discover something real between them.

Dessen, Sarah. This lullaby.
With a five-time married mother, 18-year-old Remy believes love has no place in dating, until rock musician Dexter convinces her otherwise.

Goldman, William. The princess bride.
Wesley must defeat dread pirates, an expert swordsman, a giant, a criminal mastermind, rodents of unusual size, a six-fingered man, and an evil prince to win his true love.
GOLDMAN [This title is located on the Mezzanine in the Fiction collection]

Levithan, David. Boy meets boy.
Paul has finally met the boy of his dreams, but everything falls apart as old friends grow distant and an ex-boyfriend seeks him out.
YA LEVITHAN [Also available in Playaway MP3 format]

Ryan, Sara. Empress of the world.
At a summer institute for gifted students, Nic falls for beautiful, blonde Battle, and tries to make sense of her attraction to a girl.
RYAN [Located in Adult Fiction, Mezzanine]

Spinelli, Jerry. Stargirl.
Leo falls for the new girl at school, Stargirl, and sees firsthand the damage done to her free spirit.

Whitcomb, Laura. A certain slant of light.
Two ghosts, Helen and James, start a romantic relationship while inhabiting the bodies of high school juniors, Jennifer Ann and Billy.

Zarr, Sara. Sweethearts: a novel.
When two long-lost friends are reunited, they share memories and the drastically different paths their lives have taken.