South Kingstown Public Library Teens

First Loves and Crushes

on January 20, 2009

It’s that time of year when romance is in the air…check out First Loves and Crushes: Romance Books For Guys & Girls.

nicknorah

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
High school student Nick O’Leary, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and asks her to be his girlfriend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart.

abundance

An Abundance of Katherines by John Greene
Colin tends to fall for girls named Katherine. He goes on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which will predict the future of all relationships, realize his true genius, and win him the girl.

julietclub

The Juliet Club by Suzanne Harper
When Kate wins an essay contest that sends her to Verona, Italy, to study Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, she meets both American and Italian students and learns not just about Shakespeare, but also about star-crossed lovers–and herself.

sonmob

Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman
Seventeen-year-old Vince’s life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.

Check out the whole list on the SKPL Teen Booklist Page.

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