Category Archives: New Young Adult Books

Kisses and Croissants

 by Ann-Sophie Jouhanneau

Sixteen-year-old Mia, an American girl at an elite summer ballet program, has six weeks to achieve her dreams: to snag an audition with one of the world’s best ballet companies.  But there’s more to Paris than ballet–especially when a charming French boy, Louis, wants to be her tour guide–and the pair discover the city has a few mysteries up its sleeve. 

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Better Than The Movies

 by Lynn Painter

In this rom-com about rom-coms, a hopeless romantic teen attempts to secure a happily-ever-after moment with her forever crush, but finds herself reluctantly drawn to the boy next door. 

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The Wide Starlight

 by Nicole Lesperance

The Hazel Wood meets The Astonishing Color of After in this dreamy, atmoshpheric novel that follows sixteen-year-old Eli as she tries to remember what truly happened the night her mother disappeared off a frozen fjord in Norway under the Northern Lights. 

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Things That Grow

 by Meredith Goldstein

After her grandmother dies, a girl travels to different gardens to scatter her ashes, learning about life and love along the way. 

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Love In English

 by Maria E. Andreu

With playful and poetic breakouts exploring the idiosyncrasies of the English lnaguage, Love in English tells the beautifully observed story about what it means to become “American.” 

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The Meet-Cute Project

 by Rhiannon Richardson

Mia’s friends love rom-coms.  Mia hates them.  They’re silly, contrived, and not at all realistic.  Besides, there are more improtant things to worry about.

So when Mia is tasked with finding a date to her sister’s wedding, her options are practically nonexistent.

Mia’s friends, however, have an idea.  It’s a little crazy, a little out there, and a lot inspired by the movies they love that Mia begrudgingly watches too.

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Love & Olives

 by Jenna Evans Welch

Liv Varanakis doesn’t have a lot of fond memories of her father, which makes sense–he fled to Greece when she was only eight.  What Liv does remember, though, is their shared love for Greek myths and the lost city of Atlantis.  So when Liv suddenly receives a postcard from her father explaining that National Geographic is funding a documentary about his theories on Atlantis–and will she fly out to Greece and help?  –Liv jumps at the opportunity.Share This Post With People You Know:
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