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Corsets & Clockwork : 13 Steampunk Romances
Collects thirteen original stories set during the Victorian era, including tales of steam-powered machines, family secrets, and love.
Let It Snow : Three Holiday Romances
In three intertwining short stories, several high school couples experience the trials and tribulations along with the joys of romance during a Christmas Eve snowstorm in a small town.
Truth & Dare : 20 Tales Of Heartbreak And Happiness
Collects twenty short stories about the trials of high school, featuring tales from Saundra Mitchell, Jennifer R. Hubbard, and Liz Miles.
Pride And Prejudice
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
This story centers around the charming and vibrant Elizabeth Bennett, one of five sisters whose family circumstance dictates that they marry well, and the misunderstandings that can result – sometimes hilariously – from hasty judgments.
Sleepless
Balog, Cyn.
Eron, a supernatural being known as a Sandman whose purpose is to seduce humans to sleep, falls in love with a sad teenaged girl who is mourning her boyfriend's death.
Tithe : A Modern Faerie Tale
Black, Holly.
Sixteen-year-old Kaye, who has been visited by faeries since childhood, discovers that she herself is a magical faerie creature with a special destiny.
Running Around (and Such)
Byler, Linda.
A hot-tempered, high-spirited teenaged girl who hates housework, dislikes babies, and loves driving fast horses tries to fit in among the members of her Amish community. Based on the true experiences of the author's extended family.
The Princess Diaries
Cabot, Meg.
Fourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne.
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You
Carter, Ally.
As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from "normal teenage life" until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.
Forgive My Fins
Childs, Tera Lynn.
Seventeen-year-old Lily, half-mermaid and half-human, has been living on land and attending high school, where she develops a crush on a boy but is afraid to tell him of her true destiny as the ruler of the undersea kingdom of Thalassinia.
The Exiled Queen
Chima, Cinda Williams.
Two teenagers, one fleeing from a forced marriage and the other from a dangerous family of wizards, cross paths and fall in love.
Dash & Lily's Book Of Dares
Cohn, Rachel.
Told in the alternating voices of Dash and Lily, two sixteen-year-olds carry on a wintry scavenger hunt at Christmas-time in New York, neither knowing quite what--or who--they will find.
Naomi And Ely's No Kiss List : A Novel
Cohn, Rachel.
Although they have been friends and neighbors all their lives, straight Naomi and gay Ely find their relationship severely strained during their freshman year at New York University.
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
Cohn, Rachel.
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.
When It Happens
Colasanti, Susane.
High school seniors Sara and Tobey attempt to figure out what is important in life as they try to balance their preparations for their futures with their enjoyment of the present.
Love, Inc.
Collins, Yvonne.
When three fifteen-year-old Austin, Texas, girls who met in group therapy discover that they are all dating the same boy, they first get revenge and then start a wildly successful relationship consulting business.
Matched
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite.
All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?
Along For The Ride : A Novel
Dessen, Sarah.
When Auden impulsively goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating.
Just Listen : A Novel
Dessen, Sarah.
Isolated from friends who believe the worst because she has not been truthful with them, sixteen-year-old Annabel finds an ally in classmate Owen, whose honesty and passion for music help her to face and share what really happened at the end-of-the-year party that changed her life.
This Lullaby
Dessen, Sarah.
Raised by a mother who's had five husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy believes in short-term, no-commitment relationships until she meets Dexter, a rock band musician.
The Truth About Forever
Dessen, Sarah.
The summer following her father's death, Macy plans to work at the library and wait for her brainy boyfriend to return from camp, but instead she goes to work at a catering business where she makes new friends and finally faces her grief.
Rebecca.
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.
Rebecca has been dead for several months, but her sinister influence is still very much alive at Manderley, as Maxim de Winter's second wife soon comes to realize.
Leaving Paradise
Elkeles, Simone.
In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.
Perfect Chemistry
Elkeles, Simone.
Wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be. Now they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates -- and others.
Prom & Prejudice
Eulberg, Elizabeth.
For Lizzie Bennett, a music scholarship student at Connecticut's exclusive, girls-only Longbourn Academy, the furor over prom is senseless, but even more puzzling is her attraction to the pompous Will Darcy, best friend of her roommate's boyfriend.
Jessica's Guide To Dating On The Dark Side
Fantaskey, Beth.
Seventeen-year-old Jessica, adopted and raised in Pennsylvania, learns that she is descended from a royal line of Romanian vampires and that she is betrothed to a vampire prince, who poses as a foreign exchange student while courting her.
Beastly
Flinn, Alex.
A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.
Jenna & Jonah's Fauxmance
Franklin, Emily.
Two popular television stars who dislike each other intensely must pretend to be a couple for publicity purposes, and when the truth is discovered their relationship goes through many changes.
Beautiful Creatures
Garcia, Kami.
In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday.
Annie On My Mind
Garden, Nancy.
Liza tries to put aside her feelings for Annie after the disaster at Foster Academy, but eventually she allows love to triumph over the ignorance of others.
Babe In Boyland
Gehrman, Jody Elizabeth.
Natalie, a seventeen-year-old former drama club member who now writes a relationship column for her school newspaper, decides to go undercover as a student at an all-boys boarding school so that she can figure out what guys are really like.
The Luxe
Godbersen, Anna.
In Manhattan in 1899, five teens of different social classes lead dangerously scandalous lives, despite the strict rules of society and the best-laid plans of parents and others.
An Abundance Of Katherines
Green, John, 1977-
Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.
Stay With Me
Griffin, Paul, 1966-
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.
The Summer I Turned Pretty
Han, Jenny.
Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different.
The Princess And The Hound
Harrison, Mette Ivie, 1970-
George has always felt burdened by his princely duties, and even more by the need to hide the magic through which he speaks with animals, but when he is betrothed to the strange princess of a neighboring kingdom, his secret, and the persecution of people like himself, must come to an end.
Sweet, Hereafter
Johnson, Angela, 1961-
Sweet leaves her family and goes to live in a cabin in the woods with the quiet but understanding Curtis, to whom she feels intensely connected, just as he is called back to serve again in Iraq.
My Most Excellent Year : A Novel Of Love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park
Kluger, Steve.
Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.
Ella Enchanted
Levine, Gail Carson.
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.
Boy Meets Boy
Levithan, David.
Love is never easy. Especially if you're Paul. He's a sophomore at a high school like no other, and these are his friends: Infinite Darlene, the homecoming queen and star quarterback. Joni, Paul's best friend who may not be his best friend anymore. Tony, his other best friend, who can't leave the house unless his parents think he's going on a date...with a girl. Kyle, the ex-boyfriend who won't go away. Rip, the school bookie, who sets the odds... and Noah, the boy. The one who changes everything.
Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto
Luper, Eric.
After his girlfriend breaks up with him and he sees his father out with another woman, high school senior Seth Baumgartner, who has a summer job at the country club and is preparing for a father-son golf tournament, launches a podcast in which he explores the mysteries of love.
Wicked Lovely
Marr, Melissa.
Seventeen-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and the Winter Queen, and the survival of her life, her love, and summer all hang in the balance.
Beauty : A Retelling Of The Story Of Beauty & The Beast
McKinley, Robin.
Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.
Twilight
Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
Carmen : An Urban Adaptation Of The Opera
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
A policeman's obsessive love for a tempestuous wig factory worker ends in tragedy in this updated version of Bizet's Carmen, set in Spanish Harlem, and told in screenplay format.
Ttyl
Myracle, Lauren, 1969-
Chronicles, in "instant message" format, the day-to-day experiences, feelings, and plans of three friends, Zoe, Maddie, and Angela, as they begin tenth grade.
The Sky Is Everywhere
Nelson, Jandy.
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.
Delirium
Oliver, Lauren, 1982-
Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she falls in love.
East
Pattou, Edith.
A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.
Anna And The French Kiss
Perkins, Stephanie.
When Anna's romance-novelist father sends her to an elite American boarding school in Paris for her senior year of high school, she reluctantly goes, and meets an amazing boy who becomes her best friend, in spite of the fact that they both want something more.
The Cardturner : A Novel About A King, A Queen, And A Joker
Sachar, Louis, 1954-
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.
Rainbow Boys
Sanchez, Alex, 1957-
Three high school seniors, a jock with a girlfriend and an alcoholic father, a closeted gay, and a flamboyant gay rights advocate, struggle with family issues, gay bashers, first sex, and conflicting feelings about each other.
Anahita's Woven Riddle
Sayres, Meghan Nuttall.
In Iran, more than 100 years ago, a young girl with three suitors gets permission from her father and a holy man to weave into her wedding rug a riddle to be solved by her future husband, which will ensure that he has wit to match hers.
Romeo And Juliet
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Presents Shakespeare's drama about star-crossed lovers in narrative, cartoon form, and features essays on the author, background, theme, characters, and significance of the work.
Intertwined
Showalter, Gena.
"Most sixteen-year-olds have friends. Aden Stone has four human souls living inside him: one can time travel, one can raise the dead, one can tell the future, and one can possess another human...and then he meets a girl who quiets the voices..."--Dust jacket.
Amazing Grace
Shull, Megan.
Tennis has a new "it" girl and her name is Grace Kincaid. The only problem is -- Grace has suddenly realized that being a teen sensation isn't all it's cracked up to be. With fame and fortune just a backswing away, all she really wants is to be ...NORMAL!
Accidental Love
Soto, Gary.
After unexpectedly falling in love with a "nerdy" boy, fourteen-year-old Marisa works to change her life by transferring to another school, altering some of her behavior, and losing weight.
Smiles To Go
Spinelli, Jerry.
Will Tuppence's life has always been ruled by science and common sense but in ninth grade, shaken up by the discovery that protons decay, he begins to see the entire world differently and gains new perspective on his relationships with his little sister and two closest friends.
Stupid Cupid
Stapleton, Rhonda.
"Felicity Walker believes in true love. That's why she applies for a gig at the matchmaking company Cupid's Hollow. But when Felicity gets the job, she learns that she isn't just a matchmaker...she's a cupid! (There's more than one of them, you know.) Armed with a hot pink tricked-out PDA infused with the latest in cupid magic (love arrows shot through e-mail), Felicity works to meet her quota of successful matches. But when she bends the rules of cupidity by matching her best friend, Maya, with three different boys at once, disaster strikes. Felicity needs to come up with a plan to set it all right, pronto, before she gets fired...and before Maya ends up with her heart split in three"--Cover, P. [4].
Marcelo In The Real World
Stork, Francisco X.
Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.
Lips Touch : Three Times
Taylor, Laini.
Three short stories about kissing, featuring elements of the supernatural.
Blankets : A Graphic Novel
Thompson, Craig, 1975-
Loosely based on the author's life, chronicling his journey from childhood to adulthood, exploring the people, experiences, and beliefs that he encountered along the way.
The King Of Attolia
Turner, Megan Whalen.
Eugenides, still known as a Thief of Eddis, faces palace intrigue and assassins as he strives to prove himself both to the people of Attolia and to his new bride, their queen.
The Queen Of Attolia
Turner, Megan Whalen.
Forsaken by the gods and left to his own devices, Eugenides, Royal Thief of Eddis, summons all his wit and wiles in an attempt to conquer the rival Queen of Attolia.
Impossible : A Novel
Werlin, Nancy.
When seventeen-year-old Lucy discovers her family is under an ancient curse by an evil Elfin Knight, she realizes to break the curse she must perform three impossible tasks before her daughter is born in order to save them both.
A Certain Slant Of Light
Whitcomb, Laura.
After benignly haunting a series of people for 130 years, Helen meets a teenage boy who can see her and together they unlock the mysteries of their pasts.
Daughter Of Xanadu
Yang, Dori Jones.
Emmajin, the sixteen-year-old eldest granddaughter of Khublai Khan, becomes a warrior and falls in love with explorer Marco Polo in thirteenth-century China.
Memoirs Of A Teenage Amnesiac
Zevin, Gabrielle.
After a nasty fall, Naomi realizes that she has no memory of the last four years and finds herself reassessing every aspect of her life.