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Authentic 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens| Romantic YA Books That are PURE LOVE.
21 Feb 2021

Authentic 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens| Romantic YA Books That are PURE LOVE.

Post by Nikita Prajapati

Romance Young Adult Books/ Romantic YA books for teens– Love is in the air. Yes right, but you know where else we found love?

Yes that’s right! IN THE BOOKS!

If you know, I am a giant monster fan of romance young adult books. And excuse me, if you’re here, you’re too a fan of romance young adult books, and now, accept that!

So, anyways a romantic YA book is all you need to feel a bit goofy in the alone time and let me say it out loud now, IT IS A GREAT WAY TO GET IDEAS TO GET CLOSER TO YOUR CRUSH.

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With more and more teens who are taking up reading as a hobby, I don’t think there can be any better genre to read than romance. To be specific, romantic YA book for teens or romance young adult books.

Also there cannot be a better time to read a romantic YA book. why? because romantic YA book for teens are on the hype!

So, if you’re looking for good romance young adult books to read, don’t worry we’ve got 7 ROMANCE YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS but if you’re looking for just one romantic YA book, well, then just pick one out from the list of romantic YA book for teens.

See also: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon (romantic YA book for teens and based on teens.)

Here’s our list of 7 romance young adult books for teens/ Romantic YA Book for teens:

  1. Odd one out by Nic Stone
  2. This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender
  3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  4. To all the Boys I have Loved Before by Jenny Han
  5. Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
  6. What I like about you by Marisa Konter
  7. The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrickle

Below is the separate brief description of each romantic YA book for teens\ romance young adult books in the same serial. Check out!

Also read: 9 Upcoming Books Of 2021 to Binge Read on!

Odd one out by Nic Stone|1 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books for Teens

Odd one out‘ is a romance young adult book/ contemporary romance novel published on 9 August, 2018 by the author Nic Stone. This was the author’s s second book and was totally polar from her debut book, ‘Dear Martin‘. 

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Romantic YA book for teens| romance young adult books – Odd one Out

Basic Plot of Odd One Out| Romantic YA Book For Teens

Odd One Out (the book. Of course) follows the dynamic duo of ‘joup‘ and ‘coop‘, Jupiter Sanchez and Courtney Cooper.

Jupiter is a lesbian adopted by a gay couple and Courtney is her next door neighbor and best friend since they were 7 (do real life friendships last this long?). But lately, Cooper can’t ignore the fact that he might want something more than just friendship from Jupiter.

We also have the character of  Rae chin, who shifted recently to their town. When Rae meets the duo she kind of feels this connection with them which makes her feel that she belongs with them. She wants to kiss Cooper but she also wants to kiss Jupiter. 

*well….the TEA!*

By the time you’re reading this, you know Jupiter is a lesbian and has always liked girls. so Jupiter starts to have feelings for Rae.

But when Rae starts dating Cooper, Joup realises that the only girl she ever wanted by her side is Rae and she’s losing her to her best friend. 

*well, this is pretty bad huh? You and your best friend behind the same damn person…*

So, in a nutshell, this romantic YA book is a genuine love triangle dipped in sexuality conflicts. You know right? The age where you’re kind of trying to understand who you’re attracted to, the age of getting to know yourself better and dealing with different emotions, questions and finding the answer to them.

Not to forget that this romantic YA book has done a great job at addressing and discussing the conflicts one faces when its trying to know oneself better, issues surrounding LGBTQ+ community.

Okay. But what about the friendship of Joup and Coop? What do Rae do now? for that you’ll have to read the romantic young adult book- Odd One Out by Nic Stone.

Sisters before misters. Right? What would you prefer?

And because of this hustle and bustle with romance and love, odd one out is at number 1 in our list of 7 ROMANCE YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS

Recommended: Chicken Soup For The Soul

This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender|2 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books for Teens

This Is Kind Of An Epic Love Story was published on 17 December, 2019 and is a romance young adult book or romantic ya book which follows the story of a high school student, Nathan Bird. 

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Kacen Callender- romantic YA book for teens| romance young adult books for teens

Basic Plot Of This is kind Of An Epic Love Story| Romantic YA Book For Teens

So Nathan believes that he will never have a happy ending. His dad died leaving his mother alone, his ex-girlfriend but who is now his current best friend Florence, who according to him was the true love of his life, cheated on him and thinks that they’re better as friends now. 

*I’ll not be lying though… I be relating to Nathan real bad!*

So we also have Olli who used to be Nathan’s best friend at elementary school but now they’re not due a certain embarrassing moment between them.

Also after the incident Olli moved to another town but now he’s back and Nathan is trying to figure out if he wants to rekindle that friendship or not. 

Now during the events of all this between figuring out his love life and friends and everything in between he also is an aspiring screenwriter and is writing an application to go up to New York and and write with screenwriters and learn from them.

And the person who actually gave him this idea was none other than his Ex-best friend sort of current friend Olli who he may or may not have a crush on. 

What happened between Olli and Nate? I so want to know. Do You?

This book is an LGBTQ+ read. Do read this romantic YA book for teens. The characters in this romance YA book are free to love anyone they want (just a reminder that you’re free to love anyone too. Whosoever you want!) without getting judged on gender or race bases.

Also Olli has an hearing issue so there is ASL incorporated in the book. All in all it’s charming.

Keeping our eye on this charm, we have this romantic YA book for teens on number 2 in the list of 7 ROMANCE YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS.

Also read: The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green|3 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books for Teens

Another beautiful young adult fiction romance novel published on 10 January, 2012. And not to forget, this book really be breaking records since!

FUN NOTE: I was just scrolling through pinterest the other day, and was amazed at how much people love this romance young adult book and of course the author, John Green.

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Romance Young Adult Books| Romantic YA book for teens – #TFIOS

Basic Plot Of The Fault In Our Stars| Romantic YA Book For Teens

The Fault in Our Stars“, this romantic YA book for teens is a story about a 16 year old, Hazel Grace Lancaster who suffered cancer for 3 years. She was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 14.

People thought that she will die but by a medical miracle she survived and now she was (forced by her parents to join a support group because they thought she was depressed) working with a cancer support group.

She meets our novel’s hero (or should I say our hero), 17 year old Augustus Waters who was a basketball player and also suffered cancer.

I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up.

Gus

Slowly, steadily we see that what started in the form of a random conversation leads to casual flirting and then turned out to be eternal love.

We see how a relationship starts building between the two of them. Somehow this relationship evolves from a light hearted friendship to an emotional and mutual understanding of love, pain and sacrifice.

Hazel and Augustus embark on a roller coaster ride (which only goes up) of emotions, including love, sadness and romance, while searching for the author of Hazel’s favorite book.

But this Romantic YA book is not limited to just the romance or cancer. The book is written with such perfection that it is so so difficult do keep this book down once you pick it up.

And that is why this romantic YA book is at 3 in our list of 7 romance young adult books for teens.

To all the Boys I have Loved Before by Jenny Han | 4 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens

Well, here’s some tea for you. Do you have a crush or… crushes? (sure you do) BUT, have you EVER by mistake confessed to any of them OR all of them at the same time?

Well that’s exactly what happens Lara Jean did in the romantic young adult book “To all the boys I have loved before”.

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Basic Plot Of ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’| Romantic YA Book For Teens

This romantic YA book follows the story of a 16 year old, Lara Jean who loves writing (she sounds like me and I’m not even joking). She has written letter to every single boy she had ever loved or had a crush on in the PAST.

So she has 5 letters in total for her crushes/lover interest, sealed them up, wrote the respective addresses but never mailed them.

The letters were just the reminders to her about how strong her feelings could be.

She tucks them all in a box that her mom gave her and keeps them under her bed away from everyone else, just for her eyes.

It’s a solution for her to get them out of her mind and system. Like getting everything out and writing any  thought or emotion she feels about them will help her to get over them. 

*SHE IS BASICALLY ME! I SWEAR ON GOD!*

But one day, her younger sister Kitty mysteriously mails all the letters to their respective recipients.

Now suddenly out of nowhere she has 5 boys in her life more specifically her past 5 crushes who wants to know whether she still has those feelings for them or not!

*well this isn’t me anymore*

And now she has to deal with all the drama which comes with it. And you know what’s the cherry on the top? One of them was her older Sister’s boyfriend!

To All The Boys is a trilogy by Jen Han which are also adapted into movies by netflix.

The latest movie from this romance young adult book for teens, in fact all the 3 movies are available on netflix to watch but in case you want to read the books, its even better, kyunki…movies mein wo baat kahan hai ji (movies don’t have that charm!)!

For Lara Jean being this relatable, this romantic YA book ks at number 3 in our 7 romance young adult books for teens

Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan|5 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens

This romance young adult book, hot dog girl by Jennifer Dugan published on 30th April 2019 by Jennifer Dugan and follows our girl Elouis (lou) Parker.

Lou is planning to have the perfect summer for her before the start of her senior year. And according to her nothing is gonna go wrong.

But there are few things that stand in her way and one of them is a fair (which quite isn’t fair. Is it? haha.).

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Basic Plot Of The Hot Dog Girl| Romantic YA Book For Teens

This romantic YA book for teens starts with a meeting in which Lou gets to know that she got a job at their local park fair (this is the 2nd time by the way) to dress as a cute dancing hot dog.

Which is good, but kind of stands in her way for a perfect(purrrfect) summer.

Moreover not only her, but her crush has also got a job in the fair as a diving pirate but he already has a girlfriend who is literally the Park’s princess(typical.).

She never liked anyone as much as she likes Nick (the diving pirate and her crush). So she decides to (you know, do something we all never had the courage to do).

YES, she decided to try her luck try to be close to him with her lesbian friend’s help.

As the story progresses we see how they make different plans to get Lou closer to Nick, and how things work for her.

Adorable story. This romance young adult book is suited for teens (and that’s why we call it romantic YA book for teens).

They’re going through similar situations and struggles. This romantic YA book for teens has a mixture of happiness, sadness, and just enough romance for the book to be put well together . 

And now you know why this romance YA book- hot dog girl is there in our list of 7 romance young adult books for teens.

What I like about you by Marisa Konter|6 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens

This romance young adult book for teens/romantic YA book was the debut novel of author Marisa Konter.

It was published on 7th April, 2020 and follows the story of Halle Levitt. 

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Romantic YA book for teens- what I like about you

Basic Plot Of What I Like About You| Romantic YA Book For Teens

Halle is an digital creator (well that’s me) who created a popular YA blog and there she goes by the name Kels.

No one knows her real name. No one knows how she looks like in real life. But she has a tons of online supporters and a bunch of friends including a best friend – Nash, who she never met in real life

Nash is an incredibly talented graphic novelist. He loves books almost as much as she does.

And she never has to deal with the awkwardness of seeing him in real life. They can talk about anything they want. 

Now Halle moved to another town and guess who just so happens to go the same school as her – none other than Nash who has no idea she’s actually Kels. 

Due to her social anxiety and the fear of not meeting his expectations she keeps quiet and as the story progresses it becomes a love triangle.

Nash love Kels, Halle starts falling for Nash, BUT, Kels is Halle! So, in reality, the love triangle is just a “line“.

This reminded me of what Joey said to Chandler-

The LINE is a DOT to you!

Joey Tribbiani (Friends)

Well get your hands on this romance young adult book ASAP if you’re a romance young adult book’s fan. Or… As you wish.

And now you know why this romance young adult book had to had a spot on our list of 7 romance young adult books for teens.

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick| 7 of 7 Romance Young Adult Books For Teens

This romantic YA book for teens was published on August 18, 2015 and is the spin off of the book ” My life next door”. This book follows the story of Tim and Alice. 

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Basic Plot The Boy Most Likely To| Romantic YA Book For Teens

Tim is like any other high school bad boy (BADDY/BAD BOI) with addictions of drugs, girls, all the SATAN stuff, etc. Tim was never the guy to made the best decision for his life and maybe will continue to do this.

He has always been on kind of a rough track with his family and in life in general. 

Alice is the older siblings of 8 in the Garrett’s family. Being the older sibling, there was a lot of responsibility on her shoulder and hence, she grew up faster than the other siblings.

She’s the mature kid. Talking right, making good decisions for her. But her life kind of turns all topsy-turvy when she finds herself connecting to his brother’s best friend, Tim. But wait. Isn’t Tim the exact opposite of her? 

So throughout this book you go through their journey of friendship, honesty, and a little romance. Good plot and concept and, not to forget, a great read too!

Name Of Romantic YA book For TeensDate of ReleaseAuthor Of Romance Young Adult Book
Odd one out 9 August 2018Nic Stone
This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story30 October 2018Kacen Callender
The Fault in Our Stars 10 January 2012John Green
To all the Boys I have Loved Before15 April 2014Jenny Han
Hot Dog Girl
20 April 2019Jennifer Dugan
What I like about you 7 April 2020Marisa Kanter
The Boy Most Likely To 2012Huntley Fitzpatrick
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So, here’s it. 7 romantic young adult books for teens to read. Well the horizon of these romantic young adult books is not limited to just teens. A good thing shall never be limited.

MUST READ: 5 Romantic Fantasy Books That Are Sizzled With Romance.

If you’re not a teen, you can read any of these books as well. But do let me know which one because, you know, never say never.

See, this is the thing about romantic YA books/romance young adult books. They can be horribly serious but also, so so light hearted. Such a mood lifter.

Romance young adult books are such a delight to read!

Make sure you read atleast one romance Young Adult Book and atleast ONCE. Because,

When we read, we EVOLVE!

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I am Nikita Prajapati. A student, blogger, pianist, karateka, poet, reader, hopeless romantic and a lame comedian. Fortunately, I knew early that my heart has a deep set passion for writing, poems, books and literature and I decided to follow it!

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