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30 Contemporary YA Romance Reads


30 Contemporary YA Romance Reads

30 Contemporary YA Romance Reads

The perfect reading list for any day you want to fall in love with a romantic YA story. We asked our fandom what they recommend to readers looking for realistic, contemporary romances, and these are the thirty most frequently mentioned ones! How many books from this list have you read? Tell us in the comments below!


30 Contemporary YA Romance Reads
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The Full List

Top Row

The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller
How to Love by Katie Cotugno
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Rock and A Hard Place by Angie Stanton
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Crash by Nicole Williams
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Middle Row

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandi Nelson
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Every Day by David Levithan
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik
Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty

Bottom Row

If We Kiss by Rachel Vail
Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine
The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler
How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer
Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski
Street Love by Walter Dean Myers
Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook
If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell


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