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Romance September 2014

The Secret Sky by Atia Abawi

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New in September 2014

The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan by Atia Abawi
Two teens from different ethnic groups in present-day Afghanistan must fight their culture, tradition, families, and the Taliban to stay together as they and another village boy relate the story of their forbidden love.

New in August 2014

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Isla has had a crush on classmate Josh since their freshman year at the School of America in Paris, but after a chance encounter over the summer in Manhattan they return to France for their senior year where they are forced to confront challenges every young couple in love must face.

Through to You by Lauren Barnholdt
"When bad-boy Penn reaches out to cautious Harper, a tumultuous relationship blossoms, and the two learn that their bond may not be strong enough to overcome their obvious differences."--Provided by publisher.

A Blind Spot for Boys by Justine Chen
After a bad breakup and the discovery that her father's quickly going blind, sixteen-year-old photographer Shana and her parents travel to Machu Picchu for an adventure, where Shana meets Quattro, a boy with secrets of his own.

On the Fence by Kasie West
"Sixteen-year-old Charlie has always been a tomboy, but when she accidentally becomes a makeup model, her newfound feminity draws her into an unknown social world, complete with guy troubles she's never had before."--Provided by publisher.

New in July 2014

Summer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana
As she struggles with her parents' divorce, seventeen-year-old Haley is mysteriously transported to a theme park in the past where she finds love and meets her teenaged mother and father.

Just Like the Movies by Kelly Fiore
"Pretty, popular Marijke Monti and over-achieving nerd-girl Lily Spencer have little in common--except that neither feels successful when it comes to love. Now they have a budding friendship and a plan--to act out grand gestures and get the guys of theirdreams"-- Provided by publisher.

The Year of Chasing Dreams by Lurlene McDaniel
In the time since their friend Arie died, new problems have surfaced for Ciana Beauchamp and Eden McLauren of Tennessee--Eden is heading to Australia to rekindle her romance with Garret, Ciana is being pressured to sell her family's land to a developer, and a long buried family secret is threatening to end her relationship with Hon, the man she wans to marry.

New in June 2014

Played by Liz Fichera
After saving Riley Berenger from falling off a mountain, unassuming Sam's life is turned upside down when rich girl Riley's plans to to repay him by making him popular go awry.

My Faire Lady by Laura Wettersten
After breaking up with her boyfriend, seventeen-year-old Rowena takes an out-of-town summer job at a Renaissance fair, but romantic entanglements soon follow.

New in May 2014

Only Everything by Kieran Scott
"Eros (aka Cupid) is sent to earth after disobeying the gods and required to match three couples without her powers"--Provided by publisher.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
"Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent."--Provided by publisher.

New In April 2014

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
"17-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place she lives, and the boy she can't admit she loves."--Provided by publisher.

Hung Up by Kristen Tracy
When a wrong number blossoms into a phone friendship for Lucy and James, two Vermont high school students, James wants to meet in person, but Lucy is strangely resistant. Told in the form of telephone calls and voice mail messages.

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith
Lucy and Owen meet during a blackout in New York City and sparks fly, but when circumstances separate them geographically, they do what they can to stay connected emotionally.

New in March 2014

One of Two Things I Learned About Love by Dyan Sheldon
When Hildy meets the perfect boy, all goes well until he demands more of her time and she learns that relationships can be complicated.

Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg
Macallan and Levi are best friends from the first day they meet in seventh grade, but over the years their close friendship keeps interfering with their dating life because everyone else regards them as a couple.