Book Reviews

The Henna Wars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Page-turner romcom takes on race, faith, queer love.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2020)
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Time of Our Lives Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to balance duty and dreams in road-trip romance.
By Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
(2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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Echoes Between Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens haunted by more than ghosts in contrived romance.
By Katie McGarry
(2020)
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American Royals Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imagined U.S. royal family tale best for romance fans.
By Katharine McGee
(2019)
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I Wish You All the Best Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nonbinary teen finds love in solid coming-of-ager.
By Mason Deaver
(2019)
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Again, but Better Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love gets a second chance in romcom with touch of magic.
By Christine Riccio
(2019)
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The Princess and the Fangirl: Once Upon a Con, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
"Prince and the Pauper" update is cute, fun, but falls flat.
By Ashley Poston
(2019)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2018)
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Invisible Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cute but predictable teen romance … with ghosts.
By Robyn Schneider
(2018)
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Olivia Twist Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Dickens remake hangs on iffy romance.
By Lorie Langdon
(2018)
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Midnight Jewel: The Glittering Court, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Companion novel takes Mira's perspective, ups the romance.
By Richelle Mead
(2017)
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Spellbook of the Lost and Found Book Poster Image
age 13+
Eerie, unsettling, magical story about loss and love.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2017)
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A Million Junes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Romeo and Juliet fantasy romance is lyrical and haunting.
By Emily Henry
(2017)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean:  To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(2017)
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Alex & Eliza:  A Love Story Book Poster Image
age 11+
Fun imagined tale of Alexander Hamilton's sweet romance.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2017)
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Shame the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical romance leans to soap-opera-style melodrama.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2016)
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Something in Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen romance inspires empathy for immigrants.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
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The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(2016)
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The Anatomical Shape of a Heart Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid teen romance with smart, artsy heroes.
By Jenn Bennett
(2015)
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