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For Love and Honor

I have enjoyed every book that I have read of Jody Hudlund. I loved “For Love and Honor” just as much! This medieval fantasy series is one of my absolute favorites! The author has a way of grabbing you and keeping you reading until the very...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jody Hedlund
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Zondervan

The Bad Boy Bargain

“The Bad Boy Bargain” is a fun read from page one. The two main characters are Kyle Sawyer and Faith Gladwell, both high-school seniors. They do not run in the same circles because Kyle is a baseball player, while Faith is dating a football...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kendra C. Highley
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Falling for the Girl Next Door

“Falling for the Girl Next Door” is the fifth book in the Creative HeArts series and the second book in the Sloane and Tru Arc. In the first book arc, Sloane moved to Texas from the big NYC after an “incident” and while living there she fel...

4 Stars

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

“The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland” for me was a mess. It was manic to the extreme and I just couldn't get into it. I felt very confused and didn't connect with any of the characters. The story felt very bipolar and it just didn't work ou...

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  • Author: Rebekah Crane
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Boyfriend Bet - Boyfriend Chronicles, #2

I enjoyed "The Boyfriend Bet". It was a fast, fun, mostly sweet read. Zoe and Grant were really cute together, and I appreciated Zoe and her unwillingness to take anything lying down. Chris Cannon did a good job of writing Grant's back and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Chris Cannon
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Paper or Plastic

Alexis Dubois did something stupid, something completely and utterly stupid. So in order to pay the price for her behavior she is forced to work in the local SmartMart. At first she hates it, but soon she realizes that working in SmartMart...

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  • Author: Vivi Barnes
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

The Safest Lies

“The Safest Lies” was a weird book to me. I can’t even imagine living with my mother knowing she was a survivor of a kidnapping. The things that Kelsey had to go through are unfathomable. Kelsey's life is turned upside down when she comes h...

3 Stars

Losing Gabriel - A Love Story

“Losing Gabriel” is such a great story! It’s been so hit and miss on contemporary, but this was a hit! This book tells the story of three very different characters. Each telling is told alone then they intertwine into one great story! Each...

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The Society

“The Society” is about a girl named Samantha, who’s been bulled by her ex best-friend and Queen Bee, Jessica, for the last three years because her father went to jail for insider trading. To get revenge, Samantha wants to bring down Jessica...

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The Revenge Artist - Evelyn Hernandez Book 1

Philip Hoy engagingly depicts the volatile world of high school, where emotions run high and vicious gossip runs amuck. Evelyn Hernandez deals with familiar adolescent issues – first loves, trials with parents and friends, her emerging sexu...

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  • Author: Philip Hoy
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Love Me Never - Lovely Vicious, #1

Love Me Never is about Isis, a girl who’s had her heartbroken three years ago and juggles with low self-esteem, moves to Ohio so her mom can get out of a bad relationship. When she starts school, she finds out everyone is in love with this...

5 Stars

The Rift - The Seventh Book 2

I met Mimi and the gang in the first book of the series, "The Seventh," and I knew they were going to have problems with one member's family considering their background. I already knew what was going to happen, so I wasn’t surprised when i...

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The Dating Tutor: Sasha’s Story

Ellie is just another common student who attends Nobel High. There isn’t anything about her that makes her stand out and be part of the popular group in school. So when one of the most popular boys asks her out, Ellie is happy, but shocked...

4 Stars
  • Author: Melissa Frost
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Thicker Than Water

In Thicker Than Water inner monologue and mystery are the two main themes of this book. Both are done very well. I didn’t see the ending coming and the resolution to the master blew me away! Normally I realize what’s going on far before we...

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Finding Perfect

Finding Perfect is beautiful story about young love, coming of age and finding your way regardless of the obstacles. It is a rich girl-poor boy story and I absolutely love books with that theme. The story can be divided into two parts. In t...

4 Stars

Falling For the Wrong Guy

Teenagers are more likely to do stupid things without thinking about consequences. Both characters of this novel did such things. They fell for one another knowing that they are off limits. From the very beginning it was interesting to see...

4 Stars

Playing the Player

Stories featuring two completely different personalities are very high on my “to be read list”. I like to read about how the characters overcome their prejudice toward each other and how they start to see behind all the well build facades....

4 Stars

Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru - Creative HeArts

Sloane made a statement with her art that got her arrested. Her parents made the decision to take her away from her friends and family so she will straighten up her act. That's how she ended up in Texas with a cute next door neighbor. Hones...

3 Stars

Another Day

Another Day is out of this world---AMAZING. I can't tell you how excited I was to get my hands on this book as I’m such a fan of his first novel. I wasn't sure what to expect, except for exceptional! Of course, I can't give spoilers because...

5 Stars

Damage Done

This book was well written and had my attention until the last couple pages. The subject matter is just not for me, I don’t want to put out any spoilers because it’s a big part of the book and explains a lot. Even though it was very realist...

3 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Panitch
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Random House

Alive

So, this one starts out like a normal contemporary. Stella needs a heart, and, well, she gets one. So life goes on. But then things get start to get paranormal weird. I really loved how this had a great blend of both. This one gets creepier...

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  • Author: Chandler Baker
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Hyperion

Life Unaware

Brief Synopsis: Regan Flay is a popular and mean girl. One day someone posted all of her text messages around the school. Suddenly from the most popular girl in the school she became the most hated girl in the school. The only person she ca...

4 Stars

Vanishing Girls

I always read what Lauren Oliver puts out. I’ve done this since her first book. The only issue is I never know what I'm going to get. This book was just not for me. The changing POV really killed the story for me personally. It really made...

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No One Like You - Barefoot William Beach

This fun and sensual contemporary romance has a great cast of characters, both four-footed and not, and evokes the wonderful sense of a tourist-friendly beach town and the laid-back atmosphere of the boardwalk in this Florida location. The...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kate Angell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Kensington Teen

First There Was Forever

First There Was Forever was slow at the beginning but picked up a few chapters in. I was a little disappointed with the friendship between the two main characters. I expected best friends to be closer but their relationship seemed a bit one...

4 Stars
  • Author: Juliana Romano
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Dial Books

No One Like You - Barefoot William Beach

Professional baseball player Rylan Cates needs to hire a temp assistant to fill in for his regular assistant who is on her honeymoon. Beth Avery is a candidate who applies for the position, but unfortunately she misses the part of the want...

5 Stars

An Uncertain Choice

Although this book was really good. The ending was very lacking. I wish it had more closure. I understand that this is a book one. But it would have been nice to have it wrapped up in the end. I saw another review that says that you should...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jody Hedlund
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Rom: Inspirational, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Zondervan

How (Not) to Fall in Love

I loved everything about this debut novel; absolutely everything. From the first page I was pulled into this magnificent story about love, friendship, family and second chances. This story is 400 pages long, but was still a quick read for m...

5 Stars

The Seventh

I felt bad for Mimi because I know what it’s like to be an outcast and have people judge you, even when they don’t truly know you. In Mimi’s case her situation is ghosts, as in she sees them. Since she was thirteen she has collected ghosts...

4 Stars

All the Bright Places

What a beautifully disturbing, haunting, heart wrenching, heartwarming, young adult novel. Finch and Violet are an unlikely pair. Finch, a misunderstood misfit, and Violet, more popular and accepted by their high school peers, meet in an un...

4 Stars

Wanted: Dead or In Love

Wanted: Dead or In Love was a great and fast read! I couldn't put it down. I jumped at the chance to read a teen paranormal version of Bonnie and Clyde. I am not a fanatic ha-ha, but I loved the movie that was out a few months ago. So when...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kym Brunner
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Romantic Elements, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Merit Press

Freeing Carter

Freeing Carter is my second book by Nyrae Dawn. I think she has become my favorite author. Both her characters and stories are realistic. She writes about really messy situations teens find themselves in. Somehow they manage to find a way o...

4 Stars
  • Author: Nyrae Dawn
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Nyrae Dawn

Isla and the Happily Ever After - Loose Trilogy, #3

Finally! This book has been long awaited and wished for! Stephanie Perkins really knows how to strike the heart strings with her characters. Isla has been in love with Josh since her freshman year. But she feels like she's never been notice...

4 Stars

Girl on a Wire

Girl on a Wire was a slow story with a blend of magic/paranormal. The story is told through the eyes of talented 16 year old Jules. Girl on a Wire takes us through the life of two circus families that have been rivals for years. I thought t...

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  • Author: Gwenda Bond
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Romantic Elements, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Claimed - Hunter's Moon, #1

Claimed is a well written book. The main character is accurately portrayed as a teenager. I remember how I was at that age and it’s rather accurate. I think that pre-teens will like this book, especially if they are into westerns or love an...

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Like No Other

Like No Other is a very bittersweet story. Both Devorah and Jaxson are bright, honest, and hardworking young people whose coming together would have been a welcome happening, had circumstances been different. Though this story is touted to...

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  • Author: Una LaMarche
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Diverse Books, Religion & Spirituality
  • Publisher: Razorbill

Boneseeker

Boneseeker by Brynn Chapman is a Young Adult retelling of Sherlock Holmes which centers on his daughter, Arabella Holmes and Dr. Watson's son, Henry Watson. Arabella and Henry have grown up together and are best friends, at least until they...

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  • Author: Brynn Chapman
  • Review by: Zeee
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Susp: Mystery, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Month9Books, LLC

Welcome to Paradise

I ended up enjoying Welcome to Paradise. The first chapter or so was a bit slow with character introductions. I found it hard to read through and had to keep putting it down. I was glad for the turn around. Not only do the first two chapter...

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  • Author: Jennifer Macaire
  • Review by: OneLove
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Fiendish

I’m not really sure how to review this book. Although I did finish it the story felt very flat and weird. It made me feel like I was dropping into a fully formed world where it is normal to find a girl in the basement after ten years. That...

3 Stars
  • Author: Brenna Yovanoff
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Razorbill

Blue Aspen

First Impression: Initially, Blue Aspen seemed to be a cheesy romance novel. As Dulcee's dreams progress into something more, I started to become skeptical about what was going on. The mystery of Blue Aspen just doesn't quit; the whole stor...

4 Stars

The Legend of the Great Dragon - The Dragons Saga, #5

It is so hard to say goodbye to what has been a great series. I have to admit I have been more than a little reluctant to read this last book in the Dragon Saga series. Mikko is a great heroine, and the way that she balances everything that...

5 Stars

Everything Leads to You

This is a book about pieces. Pieces of a broken heart destined to heal. Pieces of a life steeped in lies and secrets. Pieces of a set, on a movie that becomes the gateway to something EPIC! The first 100 of this read seem to go around in ci...

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Starling - Secrets of the Eternal Rose, #3

I have to say this is another series that I am so happy that I got a chance to read it all the way through. As if I had to wait for each book to come out I would have cried. Starling was an amazing conclusion to this wonderful series. The a...

5 Stars
  • Author: Fiona Paul
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Philomel

Letting Go

Letting go is a fun and fast paced story about realizing that what one might think is good for him or her is not always what one needs. It is a story that features the favorite romance novel topic of opposite attracts and ‘I love to fight w...

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  • Author: Bridie Hall
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Broken Wings - Hidden Wings Series Book Two

This was a good next installment in the Hidden Wings Series. It gives you an in depth portrayal of the dilemma Emma is facing. Her life is changing before her eyes and what she thought she knew about herself and her family is nowhere near t...

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Legend of the Tribes - The Dragons Saga, #3.5

"Legend of the Tribes" offers readers glimpses into the worlds of two of the lesser mentioned tribes of the 'Dragons Saga' series. The Aero Dragons swoop in with tales of love supplanting tradition, as an arranged marriage finds itself rear...

5 Stars
  • Author: J.F. Jenkins
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy, Diverse Books, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Astraea Press, LLC

Dark Solstice - Bitter Snow, #2

Just when you thought that things couldn't get anymore terrifying for Gilly, Kai, Niko, and the citizenry of Bremerton...they do! It seems that taking the stealing the heart of Gilly's one and only love is not enough for the uber-cool and e...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lauren Sweet
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Romantic Elements, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Lauren Sweet

Rock Star - Dream Weaver Novels, #2

Author Su Williams has done it again! Book two in the Dream Weaver series is out, and wow, is it powerful. The story picks up right where the first book, Dream Weaver, left off, and continues on, weaving the beautiful and somewhat tragic ta...

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  • Author: Su Williams
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Su Williams

Legend of the Forbidden - The Dragons Saga, #4

J.F. Jenkins continues her foray into 5 star fame with Legend of the Forbidden Dragon, the fourth installment in The Dragons Saga series. Meet Danielle Inero, the only female dragon in existence. Never allowed to live life on her own terms...

5 Stars

The Well's End

When I first started reading this book, I admit, I expected something else. What I expected was something similar to the movie Red Dawn. What I got was something uniquely and refreshingly different. The novel has a very strong plotline, and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seth Fishman
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Romantic Elements, Kids: Middle Grade, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

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