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Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

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Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Two misfits decide that a relationship that might be doomed to fail is still worth a try.

Salvation by Anne Osterlund
A popular guy and bookish girl with little in common are drawn together until tragedy threatens to tear them apart.

Dare You To by Katie McGarry
Beth, who is taken from her abusive mother and thrust into a new schol, and Ryan, a popular baseball star, develop an unlikely relationship.

All I Need by Susane Colasanti
Sky and Seth meet at an end-of-summer party, but their love is tested when she returns to high school and he begins college.

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howard
Cricket plans to spend a romantic summer on Nantucket Island near her long-time crush, but the death of her best friend's mother, and her attraction to her friend's brother complicate her summer.

Past Perfect by Leila Sales
Chelsea returns for a summer of historical reenactment at Colonial Essex Village, learns that her ex-boyfriend is working there too, and meets an attractive boy who works at a rival historical village.

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate brings them back together on a very momentous day.

Every Day by David Levithan
Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.

The Fault in our Stars by John Green
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

The Story of Us by Deb Caletti
After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry.

Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
In 1995, Anna's perfectly normal life is turned upside-down when she meets Bennett, whose ability to travel through space and time creates complications for them both.

My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris
Cat Crawford time travels to the Sixteenth Century for a surprising sixteenth birthday.

Starling by Lesley Livingston
Mason Starling, a champion fencer , finds her school overrun with terrifying creatures, but with the help of a mysterious stranger, she discovers her family's dark allegiance to ancient Norse gods.

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
Rendered a subject of gossip after a traumatic night that left her with terrible scars on her arms, Echo is dumped by her boyfriend and bonds with bad-boy Noah, whose tough attitude hides an understanding nature and difficult secrets.

The Darlings in Love by Melissa Kantor
Three fourteen-year-old best friends experience the joys and heartbreaks of first love.

Getting Over Garret Delaney by Abby McDonald
Seventeen-year-old Sadie Allen has spent the last two years pining for her best friend, Garrett, but when he heads off to literary camp for the summer without her, she decides to kick her unrequited crush for good, with the help of her co-workers, another boy, and her own summer twelve-step program.

The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg
Just before her sixteenth birthday, Brie Eagan literally dies of a broken heart when her boyfriend tells her he does not love her, and she then must go through the five stages of grief, while watching her friends and family try to cope with her death, before her faith in love is restored and she can move on to the afterlife.

If We Kiss by Rachel Vail
Fourteen-year-old Charlie feels guilty because she has a crush on her best friend's boyfriend, and her loyalties become even more confused when she discovers that her mother is dating the boyfriend's father. (Sequel: Kiss Me Again)

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
When Samantha, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a wealthy, perfectionist, Republican state senator, falls in love with the boy next door, whose family is large, boisterous, and just making ends meet, she discovers a different way to live, but when her mother is involved in a hit-and-run accident Sam must make some difficult choices.

While He Was Away by Karen Halvorsen Schreck
When Penna Weaver's boyfriend goes off to Iraq, she's left facing life without him. Then David stops writing. She knows in her heart he will come home--but will he be the same boy she fell in love with?

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
High school student Nick O'Leary, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and asks her to be his girlfriend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart.

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller
When Travis returns home from Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his brother has stolen his girlfriend and car, and he has nightmares of his best friend getting killed but when he runs into Harper, a girl who has despised him since middle school, life actually starts looking up.

Stay With Me by Paul Griffen
Fifteen-year-olds Mack, a high school drop-out but a genius with dogs, and Céce, who hopes to use her intelligence to avoid a life like her mother's, meet and fall in love at the restaurant where they both work, but when Mack lands in prison he pushes Céce away and only a one-eared pit-bull can keep them together.

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
When Taylor Edwards' father becomes ill and the family spends a summer together in their lake house, Taylor meets a boy she once knew and gets to know him all over again.

Playing Hurt by Holly Schindler
Chelsea Keyes, a high school basketball star whose promising career has been cut short by a terrible accident on the court, and Clint Morgan, a nineteen-year-old ex-hockey player who gave up his sport following a game-related tragedy, meet at a Minnesota lake resort and find themselves drawn together by the losses they have suffered.

The Juliet Club by Suzanne Harper
When high school junior Kate wins an essay contest that sends her to Verona, Italy, to study Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" over the summer, she meets both American and Italian students and learns not just about Shakespeare, but also about star-crossed lovers--and herself.

Bloom by Elizabeth Scott
Lauren has the perfect boyfriend, but when a new boy attracts her attention, she realizes that she must make a choice.

Guyaholic: A Story of Finding, Flirting, Forgetting--and the Boy Who Changes Everything by Carolyn Mackler
Sometimes it takes getting hit with a hockey puck to help you see what's good for you!

How They Met and Other Stories by David Levithan
A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
Bria, an aspiring artist just graduated from high school, takes off for Central America's La Ruta Maya, rediscovering her talents and finding love.