Love: It's Complicated

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Falling in Love

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. Set over the course of one school year in 1986, two star-crossed misfits are smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer Series) by Jenny Han. 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 big crunch by Pete Hautman. Jen and Wes, hanging around in the same circles, eventually decide they might like to be a couple, but are not sure if a relationship is what they want.

The infinite moment of us by Lauren Myracle. As high school graduation nears, Wren is surprised to connect with gentle Charlie, a boy with a troubled past, while she considers displeasing her parents for the first time.

The statistical probability of love at first sight by Jennifer E. Smith. Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate intervenes.

Just one day by Gayle Forman. Sparks fly when American Allyson encounters laid-back Dutch actor Willem, so she follows him on a trip to Paris, upending her life and prompting a year of self-discovery.

First love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond. Runaways Axi, sixteen, and Robinson, who met on a cancer ward, leave small-town Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.

Every day by David Levithan. Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend.

The Story of Us by Deb Caletti. After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life.

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen. 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.

Stay with me by Paul Griffin. Mack, a high school dropout but a genius with dogs, and Céce, fall in love at the restaurant where they both work, but when Mack lands in prison only a pit-bull can keep them together.

Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick. When Becky's mother dies, she moves from a trailer park to New York City. Fashion designer Tom Kelly offers to transform her into a girl fit for a prince--but she begins to fear that she will lose touch with her real self.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Despite the medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal. But when gorgeous Augustus suddenly appears at a cancer support group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu. Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when she joins a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

All I need by Susane Colasanti. When Skye, a hopeless romantic, meets Seth, at an end-of-summer party they connect instantly, but their love is tested when she returns to high school and he works his way through an Ivy-League college.

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick. When Samantha, the daughter of a wealthy, state senator, falls in love with the boy next door, whose family is just making ends meet, she discovers a different way to live, but when her mother is involved in an accident Sam must make some difficult choices.

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates--and others.

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Falling Out of Love

Over You by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. When seventeen-year-old Max got her heart broken, she made it her mission to help other girls get over being dumped, but did she ever really get over her own heartbreak?

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler. Sixteen-year-old Min Green writes a letter to Ed Slaterton in which she breaks up with him, documenting their relationship and how items in the accompanying box, from bottle caps to a cookbook, foretell the end.

To be Perfectly Honest: a novel based on an untrue story by Sonya Sones. Colette is a compulsive liar spending a miserable summer in San Luis Obispo, California, babysitting her brother while her famous mother shoots a movie, but things look up when Connor enters the scene.

The truth about dating, love & just being friends by Chad Eastham. Provides advice for teenagers on dating, emotions, personal relationships, and friendship.

The Brokenhearted by Amelia Kahaney. When Anthem Fleet is suddenly transformed into an all-powerful superhero, she must balance her old life with the dark secret of who she has become

The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler. Jude has learned a lot from her older sisters, but the most important thing is this: The Vargas brothers are notorious heartbreakers. But as Jude begins to fall for Emilio Vargas, she begins to wonder if her sisters were wrong.

The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg. Just before her sixteenth birthday, Brie Eagan literally dies of a broken heart and she must go through the five stages of grief, while watching her friends and family cope with her death, before moving on to the afterlife.

Instructions for a Broken Heart by Kim Culbertson. While high school junior Jessa is on a Drama Academy trip to Italy with ex-boyfriend Sean and his new girlfriend, she opens her heart to change by following all of the instructions in her best friend's care package.

The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn Weingarten. When her boyfriend ends their relationship, high school sophomore Lucy thinks she will never recover from the heartbreak until she meets three magical girls who say they can heal her, but at a cost.

Girl meets boy : [because there are two sides to every story] edited by Kelly Milner Halls. Twelve authors of young adult fiction collaborate on this collection of paired stories told alternately from the point of view of the boy and the girl.

Break Up Diaries, vol. 1 by Ni-Ni Simone & Kelli London. In "Hot Boyz," Chance will do anything to become Ahmad's girl, but a lie might blow up in everyone's face; in "The Boy Trap," Gabrielle schemes to be Tyler's pampered basketball wife, but her cheating ways put their relationship on the line.

He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. Based on an episode of "Sex and the City," offers a lighthearted, no-nonsense look at dead-end relationships, providing advice for letting go and moving on.

The break-up artist by Philip Siegel. Seeing the damage done to her peers and sister in the name of love, Becca starts a business to trick couples into breaking up and accepts an offer to separate her school's most popular couple--a football player and her ex-best friend.

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