16 YA Books on Love

by Laura Lambert

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First love. First kiss. First heartbreak. These are moments you never forget — even as adults. For teens just starting to dream about finding their person and all that it entails, YA books about love offer a glimpse of what’s to come — from the light, funny, and sweet to the heartrendingly tragic. And for those who’ve already experienced some of their firsts, those very same books can help them navigate all the feelings.

If you’re looking for young adult books on love, these 16 are a great place to start.