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After the MomentFreymann-WeyrWhen seventeen-year-old Leigh changes high schools his senior year to help his stepsister, he finds himself falling in love with her emotional disturbed friend, although he is still attached to a girl back home.F Freymann-Weyr, G.yesyesmental health, emotional problems, date rape, dating, teen violence2009
Babe in BoylandGehrman, J.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.F Gehrman, J.yesnogender roles, boarding schools, theater2011
Being Friends with BoysMcVoy, Terra ElanLiving with stepsisters and having a bad history with female friends, Charlotte enjoys the easy relationships that come with managing an all-male band but things get complicated when dating becomes an issue, and she is urged to sing in public. F McVoyyesyesfriendship, music, self-confidence, step-sisters2012
Best and Hardest Thing, TheBrisson, PatWhen she is a sophomore in high school, Molly gets rid of her good-girl image but ends up becoming pregnant and having to make some difficult decisions.F Brisson, P.yesnohormonal insanity'2010
Bitter EndBrown, JenniferWhen seventeen-year-old Alex starts dating Cole, a new boy at her high school, her two closest friends increasingly mistrust him as the relationship grows more serious.FBrownyesyesbullying, dating violence, 2011
Boys WantedMeaney, FlynnWhen all the boys start transferring out of Julius P. Heil High, a lovable slacker becomes a hot commodity much to his best friend's bewilderment. F Meaney, F.yesdating, schools, friendship2013
Call the ShotsCalame, DonCoop is cooking up another sure-misfire scheme (big surprise), and this time the comedy plays out from Sean's point of view. What's the new master plan? Making a cheapo horror movie guaranteed to make Coop, Sean, and Matt filthy rich! It's a terrible idea, and Sean knows it. But he actually is desperate for cash -- and for a way to wipe that big fat L off his girlfriend-less forehead. But when he agrees to write a script about the attack of zombie-vampire humanzees, he has no idea just how powerful a chick magnet this movie will be. Suddenly Sean is juggling not one but three interested ladies. Will any of them wind up as Sean's true leading lady? Will Sean stop being a doormat and finally start calling the shots? yesyesboys, best friends, high school, film making 2012
Chain ReactionElkeles, Simone
Crazy BeautifulBaratz-Logsted, LaurenIn this contemporary retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," a teenaged boy whose hands were amputated in an explosion and a gorgeous girl whose mother has recently died form an instant connection when they meet on their first day as new students. F Baratz-LogstedyesBeauty and the Beast readalike2009
Distance Between Us, TheWest, KasieF Westyesyesromance, rich people, poor people, wealth, mothers and daughters, single-parent families2013
Distance Between Us, TheWeest, Kasie"Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers knows better than to trust a rich boy. But then she meets the richest guy of all, who proves money might not matter after all"--Provided by publisher. F Westyesyesromance, wealthy kids, socio-economic issues, dating, waelth, momther-daughter relationships2013
Fault in Our StarsGreen, John 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.F Greenyesyescancer, death, parent-child relationship, adventure
Freaks like usVaught, SusanA mentally ill teenager who rides the "short bus" to school investigates the sudden disappearance of his best friend. F Vaught, S.yesmising children, love, mental illness2012
Going VintageLeavitt, LindseyWhen sixteen-year-old Mallory learns that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with his cyber "wife," she rebels against technology by following her grandmother's list of goals from 1962, with help from her younger sister, Ginnie.F Leavitt, L.yesdating, lists, sisters, family life, schools2013
HookedFichera, LizFred is a girl who takes Ryan's best friend's spot on the golf team. Girl from the rez and rich white boy face off an sparks fly.F Ficherayesromance, friendship, love, American Indians, rich kids, golf2013
How to LoveCotugno, KatieA tumultuous love affair between Reena and Sawyer ends when Sawyer abruptly abandons their Florida town, causing Reena to bear their child alone and struggle with mistrust when Sawyer returns three years later. F COTUGNOromance, teen parents, abandonment2013
How to Ruin My Teenage LifeElkeles, Simone
How to Ruin Your Boyfriend's ReputationElkeles, Simone
If he Had Been with MeNowlin, LauraA love story spanning the history of two teenagers' lives and all the moments when if one little thing had been different, their futures would have been together instead of apart. F Nowlin, L.yesyesromance, friendship, love2013
If I StayForman, GayleWhile in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.F Forman, G.yesyescoma, grief, Oregon, music2009
Just One YearForman, Gayle"After spending an amazing day and night with a nameless girl in Paris, Willem embarks on his own transformative journey to find her once again"-- Provided by publisher. F FORMANF Formanlove, self-actualization, voyages, travels, 2013
Moon and More, TheDessen, Sarah"During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movie."-- Provided by publisher.F Dessen, S.yesromance, film, dating, coming of age, resorts, beaches, family-owned businesses2013
My Life Next DoorFitzpatrick, HuntleyWhen Samantha, the seventeen-year-old daugher of a wealthy, perfectionistic, 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. F Fitzpatrick, Hyesethics, love stories, family life, politics2012
My Undecided LifeBrody, JessicaFifteen-year-old Brooklyn has been making bad decisions since, at age two, she became famous for falling down a mine shaft, and so she starts a blog to let others make every decision for her, while her community-service hours are devoted to a woman who insists Brooklyn read her "Choose the Story" books.F Brody, J.yesyesconduct of life, decision making, family problems, schools, blogs, reading2011
Not that Kind of GirlVivian, SiobhanHigh school senior and student body president, Natalie likes to have everything under control, but when she becomes attracted to one of the senior boys and her best friend starts keeping secrets from her, Natalie does not know how to act.F Vivian, S.yesnoteen sexuality, friendship, nerds, feminists2010
OCD Love StoryHaydu, Corey AnnIn an instant, Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when the psychotherapist who has been helping her deal with past romantic relationships puts her in a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder. F Haydu, C.yesyesromance, OCD, psychotherapy2013
Return to ParadiseElkeles, Simone
Saving MaddieJohnson, Varian"Joshua Wynn is definitely what you would call a good guy. He's a preacher's son who chooses abstinence and religious retreats over crazy nights and wild parties...One Sunday, Joshua's mind drifts from his father's sermon to a beautiful girl in the fifth row. She's gorgeous, wearing a dress cut down to there, and she looks like the little girl he crushed on as a kid. It turns out that Maddie Smith is back in town, but instead of throwing her a welcome-back picnic, the community condemns her for her provocative clothes and the rumors about her past...But can Joshua save Maddie without losing himself?"F Johnson, V.Ovittnobullying, hypocrisy, religion, 'hormonal insanity'2010
Still Star-CrossedTaub, Melinda"After the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, mysterious figures in Verona are determined to reignite the feud between the Montagues and Capulets, so, for the sake of peace, the Prince orders Romeo's best friend Benvolio to marry Juliet's cousin Rosaline"-- Provided by publisher. F Taubyesyesfamilies, romance, revenge, vendettas, Italy Romeo and Juliet read alike2013
Story of a GirlZarr, SaraIn the three years since her father caught her in the back seat of a car with an older boy, sixteen-year-old Deanna's life at home and school has been a nightmare, but while dreaming of escaping with her brother and his family, she discovers the power of forgiveness.F Zarryesyesfamily problems, reputation, 2007
This is What Happy Looks LikeSmith, Jennifer E."Perfect strangers Graham Larkin and Ellie O'Neill meet online when Graham accidentally sends Ellie an e-mail about his pet pig, Wilbur. The two 17-year-olds strike up an e-mail relationship from opposite sides of the country and don't even know each other's first names. What's more, Ellie doesn't know Graham is a famous actor, and Graham doesn't know about the big secret in Ellie's family tree. When the relationship goes from online to in-person, they find out whether their relationship can be the real thing"-- Provided by publisher. F Smith, J.yesyesromance, friendship,online relationships2013
This is What I Want to Tell YouStone, Heather DuffyThe close relationship between teenaged twins Noelle and Nadio and best friend Keeley changes over the summer when Nadio and Keeley fall in love and lonely Noelle meets fascinating--and very tattooed--Parker. yesnosexulaity, lust, jealousy2009
This One Time with JuliaLampson, DavidJoe's twin brother has disappeared, and his brother's girlfriend, Julia, takes eighteen-year-old Joe on a road trip that changes his life. "Not a typical teen romance, but one that guys will like."F Lampsonyesyesroad trip, mystery, 2012
Two Boys KissingLevithan, DavidA chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.F Levithan, D.yesyeslove, gays, homosexulaity, social change2013
Uses for BoysScheidt, Erica LorraineAnna remembers a time before boys, when she was little and everything made sense. When she and her mom were a family, it was just the two of them against the world. But now her mom's gone most of the time, chasing the next marriage, the next stepfather. Anna gets used to being alone, until she discovers that she can make boys her family, from Desmond to Joey to Todd. But filling the void comes at a price. yespromiscuity, abortion, mother daughter relationships, fatherless families2012
WavesDogar, SharonHal feels eerily connected to his comatose older sister as she hovers between life and death in a hospital. Hal believes his sister is trying to communicate with him as he tries to solve the mystery of her accident.yesyessurfing, England, coma, first love2007
What Happened to Goodbye?Dessen, SarahFollowing her parents' bitter divorce as she and her father move from town to town, seventeen-year-old Mclean reinvents herself at each school she attends until she is no longer sure she knows who she is or where she belongs.F Dessen, S.yesnoidentity, family problems, divorce2011
When We Wuz FamousTakoudes, GregFrancisco Ortiz, a handsome straight-A student and gifted basketball player from the barrio, wins a full scholarship to an elite boarding school. His future seems promising. But soon after Francisco moves into the dorm, his new classmates assume the worst of him. Things are even more complicated when Francisco realizes that back home in the hood, he no longer fits in, though his friends still rely on him to solve their problems.yesidentity, boarding schools, basketball, gangs, Spanish Harlem2013
Will Grayson, Will GraysonGreen, John and David LevitahnWhen two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.F Green, J.yes yesgay romance, GLBTQ, friendship, humor2010
Spectacular Now, TheTharp, TimIn the last months of high school, charismatic eighteen-year-old Sutter Keely lives in the present, staying drunk or high most of the time, but that could change when he starts working to boost the self-confidence of a classmate, Aimee. F Tharpyes yessubstance abuse, self-destructive behavior, dating2008
CriminalMcVoy, Terra ElanEighteen-year-old Nikki's unconditional love for Dee helps her escape from her problems, but when he involves her in a murder Nikki winds up in prison, confronted with hard facts that challenge whether Dee ever loved her, and she can only save herself by telling the truth about Dee.F McVoyyes love, murder, criminals, family problems, prisons2013
All I NeedColasanti, SusaneWhen Skye, a hopeless romantic, meets Seth, hurt by a recent break-up, at an end-of-summer party they connect instantly, but their love is tested when she returns to high school and he begins to work his way through an Ivy-League college. yes yeshigh school, college, dating, love2013
Revenge of the Girl with the Great PersonalityEulberg, ElizabethSick of living in the shadow of her seven-year-old pageant queen sister who is praised for her looks, Lexi resolves to get a makeover when she determines her personality just isn't enough to garner the attentions of boys. yes beauty pageants, bdeauty, family problems, sisters2013
Bestest. Ramadan. Ever.Sharif, MedeiaNot allowed to eat from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan and forbidden to date, fifteen-year-old Almira finds that temptation comes in many forms during the Muslim holy month, as she longs to feel like a typical American girl. yes dating, Middel Eastern families, Ramadan, Muslims, self-perception2011
Infinite Moment of Us, TheMyracle, LaurenAs high school graduation nears, Wren Gray is surprised to connect with gentle Charlie Parker, a boy with a troubled past who has loved her for years, while she considers displeasing her parents for the first time and changing the plans for her future. yes dating, love, family life, Georgia, assertiveness2013
Not Exactrly a Love StoryCouloumbis, AudreyAfter his parents divorce, high school junior Vinnie Gold moves to Long Island with his mother and new stepfather and must negotiate a secret crush and a rather complicated connection with the popular girl next door. yes high schools, divorce, stepfathers, schools, moving, interpersonal relationships2012
TMIBlount, Patty-- Best friends don't ditch you for a guy. -- When Bailey starts blowing Meg off to spend more virtual quality time with her new crush, Meg decides it's time to prove Ryder's a phony. -- yes blogs, dating, self-control, 2013640 L
BloodthirstyMeaney, FlynnAwkward, sun-allergic sixteen-year-old Finbar Frame decides that his only chance to get a girlfriend is to pretend to be a vampire, while his athletic, popular, fraternal twin brother tries to encourage him to be more "normal." yes dating, twins, vampires, self-perception, high schools, brothers2010
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