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.
YA AUSTEN

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.
YA SF BLACK

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.
YA CABOT

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.
YA CARTER

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.
YA CASTELLUCCI

Chmakova, Svetlana. Dramacon.
Christie and her boyfriend Matt attend an anime con to sell their comic, but Matt is a jerk and flirts with other girls while Christie falls for Derek, a cosplayer selling hats at the next booth.
GN CHMAKOVA

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.
YA COHN

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.
YA DESSEN

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.
YA SPINELLI

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.
YA WHITCOMB

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