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Romance July 2015

The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West

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New in July 2015

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
—The Song sisters are back, and Lara Jean's boy troubles are even more complicated in this To All the Boys I've Loved Before sequel. The quixotic middle Song sister has fallen for popular Peter, and they've become a real couple. Navigating the awkward and thrilling aspects of her first relationship, Lara Jean inwardly debates realistic teen quandaries: how far should she go with Peter and whether she'll become one of those girls who forgets about her friends once she has a boyfriend.

Forever for a Year by B. T. Gottfred
Carolina Fisher is a newly minted high-school freshman with big hopes for the year ahead. Trevor Santos is a jaded transfer student from California, who isn't interested in anything his new Illinois school has to offer—until he meets Carolina. Writing in the teenagers' alternating perspectives, debut author Gottfred captures the starry-eyed exhilaration of first love (and nervous first explorations of sex) with tenderness and humor

New in June 2015

A Sixteenth Summer Swept Away by MIchelle Dalton
Mandy isn't looking forward to a summer caring for the local lighthouse, but when a stranger takes notice of the coastal Maine landmark--and of Mandy--she's about to embark on her first summer romance.

Some Kind of Normal by Juliana Stone
A drunken car ride leaves once-golden boy Trevor Lewis with traumatic brain injury, headaches, and seizures, ending his privileged and previously unexamined life. Everly (Ever) Jenkins believes her pastor father is having an affair, and her suspicions are destroying her equanimity. Ever has been assigned as Trevor's tutor, and neither of them is looking forward to it. Alternating first-person narratives reveal the inner lives of these seventeen-year-old characters—their hopes, despairs, and growing attraction to one another.

New in May 2015

The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West
When Gia Montgomery's boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her in the parking lot of her high school prom, she decides to do the unthinkable ... convince the cute guy waiting to pick up his sister to pretend to be her boyfriend for the night.

Swept Away by Michelle Dalton (Sixteenth Summer, book 3)
"While volunteering for the summer at the local lighthouse in her hometown of Rocky Point, sixteen-year-old Mandy Sullivan falls for the grandson of a local artist, and as the two explore all the lovely adventures the seaside town has to offer, Mandy wonders if their relationship is more than a summer fling"--Provided by publisher.

The Heir by Kiera Cass (The Selection, book 4)
Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon's heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn't expect her Selection to be anything like her parents' fairy-tale love story ... but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn't as impossible as she's always thought.

New in April 2015

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
Paige Hancock starts junior year with a list of ways to take back her life, rather than spending another year as "The Girl Whose Boyfriend Drowned," and finding out that Ryan Chase, her long-term crush, is available again might be the key.

The Truth About Us by Janet Gurtler
Jess feels like nobody "gets" her. Yes, she may be pretty, and she may have a lot of money, and she may be friends with the most popular girl in school, but what Jess needs are real friends who understand her. Jess has a lot of things going on in her life, and she has not chosen the best methods for coping recently. After an incident with her supposed friend Nance, Jess's father decides she needs to be reprimanded. Her punishment is to volunteer at the local shelter while the rest of her posse spends the summer soaking up the sun.

Kissing Ted Callahan (And Other Guys) by Amy Spalding
Sixteen-year-olds Riley and Reid make a pact to pursue their respective crushes and document the experiences in a shared notebook they call "The Passenger Manifest."

Things We Know By Heart by Jessi Kirby
A year after losing her boyfriend in an accident, Quinn secretly tracks down the recipient of his donated heart in an attempt to heal, but ends up falling for him.

99 Days by Katie Cotugno
Molly Barlow is facing one long, hot summer--99 days--with the boy whose heart she broke and the boy she broke it for-- his brother.


New in March 2015

Promposal by Rhonda Helms
Camilla hopes her secret crush, Benjamin, might ask her to prom but feels pressured into accepting the invitation of a casual acquaintance, and Joshua has worked up the courage to ask his best friend, Ethan, to be his date when Ethan asks his help in crafting the perfect "promposal" for another boy.

New in February 2015

The Fine Art of Pretending by Rachel Harris
With the help of best friend Brandon, seventeen-year-old Alyssa strives to shed her image as a tomboy and get a date with the hottest guy in school.

We Can Work It Out by Elizabeth Eulberg (Sequel to The Lonely Hearts Club)
Penny Lane has a hard time pursuing her relationship with her new boyfriend while staying true to the ideals of The Lonely Hearts Club,