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TEENS: Spotlight on Romance!

We all need a little getaway about now, so try escaping with a Romance! You can find these titles in our Teen Den – although for now you’ll have to check our the ebook editions! Click here to find information on accessing these titles as ebooks, or email for more book recommendations.


To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

To All the Boys Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has ever had a crush on and then hides them in a hatbox. What will happen when one day those letters are accidentally mailed?

Available on Overdrive/Libby. Movie available on Netflix.



 The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Gentleman's Guide

On an epic trip across Europe, Henry "Monty" Montague (along with his best friend/secret crush Percy) finds himself in the middle of a dangerous manhunt involving pirates.

Available on Hoopla



  Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

Alex & Eliza

Do you love the musical Hamilton? This book is a love story about the early courtship between Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler. They meet at a ball, and he's immediately smitten.

Available on Overdrive/Libby



 Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

Maddy is trapped in her own house...literally. She has a rare immune disease and must stay inside to protect herself. When Olly moves in next door and they start to communicate (online), she wonders if love could be worth risking everything.

Available on Overdrive/Libby



 What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

What If It's Us

In an adorable meet-cute, Arthur and Ben seem perfect for one another. However, after numerous failed date attempts they start to wonder if fate is trying to push them together or pull them apart. 

Available on Overdrive/Libby and Hoopla

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