Love Is In the Air! Young Adult Romantic Reads + A Valentine's Day Giveaway (Closed)!

Love is in the Air! Young Adult romantic reads you'll adore and a Valentine's Day Giveaway!

I love, love, love Valentine's Day! My favorite color is pink, romantic comedies, are hands down my favorite genre of movie to watch and both my mom and I have a healthy appreciation for anything chocolate-related as well!

Every year, we put up decorations, make and send out cards to friends and family, and, of course, I try to read a couple of books that match the Valentine's vibe!

Fan of this fab day as much as we are?

You can expect more themed posts filled with all things sweet and cupid-esque before the conclusion of the holiday!

So, back to the topic of this post... here is a selection of heartfelt, fun-filled YA romances that will go along perfectly with your Valentine's Day!

When you've given the books a look, head to the end of this post for the Giveaway Details!

1. To All the Boys I've Loved Before

by Jenny Han


A romantic, heartfelt read that is so perfect for Valentine's Day! Lara-Jean keeps the love letters she writes in a hatbox--letters she's written only for herself, about each boy she's ever had feelings for, not for anyone else's eyes.

Then, the letters are accidentally sent, and Lara-Jean finds herself going from no romantic prospects to far too many!

I couldn't stop reading To All the Boys I've Loved Before, and I guarantee you'll fall in love with this romance that's sweet, original and swoon-worthy!

2. Twilight

by Stephanie Meyers


Twilight is the quintessential read for anyone who is looking to indulge in a little fantasy and a lot of romance!

Bella Swan moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, and her life is turned upside down when she meets the enigmatic Edward Cullen. Soon, Bella is discovering the secrets behind Edward's flawless looks and uncanny intelligence, leaving Bella to wonder where this romance is leading her.

The Twilight Saga is ideal for the upcoming holiday, and you'll be racing to reach the last page of this captivating love story!

3. Love and Gelato

by Jenna Welch


When Lena goes to Italy to spend the summer with a father she's never met, she's prepared to count down the days until she's back home in the States.

Since her mother passed away, Lena has been expecting this trip, but what she doesn't expect are the adventures, secrets and magic of both Italy and the people she encounters there. Love and Gelato aren't the only things awaiting her during her stay in Tuscany!

Follow Lena's adventures through the gorgeous cities of Italy, and make sure to get some gelato for yourself while you read this road trip romance!

4. Emma

by Jane Austen

Before there were Romantic Comedies, there was Jane Austen! This witty heroine and her love for matchmaking were the inspiration behind the popular 90's flick Clueless, and Emma's adventures are as timeless as ever as she attempts to perfect the love lives of just about everyone she knows!

If you love the classics, or enjoy a witty, Valentine's-worthy romance, you'll definitely want to add Emma to your TBR list!

5. The Selection

by Keira Cass


In the caste-divided nation of Illa, the Selection is the ultimate chance for young women to win the heart of the crown prince and have their lives transformed forever.

Though for America Singer, one of the Selected, it means competing for a life and crown she's not at all certain she wants! A glamorous, romantic read, The Selection is perfect for those who love fairy tales- and competitions!

6. Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

A timeless classic that centers around the life of Jane Eyre, a feisty and remarkable heroine who finds true love in the most unlikely of places!

An orphan brought up by her unkind aunt, Jane becomes a governess, finding employment at the home of the wealthy and enigmatic Mr. Rochester.

As Jane grows closer to her new home and the people in it, she finds herself drawn to her employer, despite the secrets and challenges they face.

A romance against the odds, Jane Eyre features an unforgettable story of following your heart!

Loved Jane Eyre? All three of the Bronte sisters wrote amazing novels, and you can find your own collection here!

Romances on My TBR!

Valentine's Day seems like the ideal time to enjoy these romances!

Have you read any of the below titles? If you have, what did you think of them? Let us know in the comments below!

7. The Upside of Falling Down

by Rebekah Crane

When Clementine wakes up in an Irish hospital with amnesia, she's told she's survived a plane crash, and was very lucky indeed. Clementine can't remember any of her past though, and is determined to start anew with the help of a different identity and Irish stranger Kieran O'Connell.

The Upside of Falling Down sounds like the perfect book if you adore romantic comedies and new beginnings!

8. If I'm Being Honest

by Emily Wibberley and Austin Seigmund-Broka

This one looks like it would be so entertaining to read! In order to win back her crush, popular and extremely honest (maybe too much so!) California girl Cameron Bright decides she must remake herself, starting by apologizing to Brendan, someone she wronged in the past.

As she gets to know Brendan though, Cameron starts to wonder- is she really doing what she wants? If I'm Being Honest is a rom-com read that sounds fab!

9. Love and Luck

by Jenna Evans Welch


Charm, travel, and a lush Ireland backdrop for the story to unfold in-what's not to love?!

Love and Luck is the companion to Love and Gelato, and after finishing Lena's adventures in Italy, I was excited to read this follow-up!

Addie is in Ireland for her aunt's exotic destination wedding, but between her recent heartbreak, and the fact that her brother isn't about to let her forget about it anytime soon, she's not exactly having a picture-perfect trip.

Her Irish vacay takes a turn however, when she comes upon an unusual guidebook that takes her, her brother and his friend on a whirlwind tour of the Emerald Isle, which Addie hopes will help bring them all a little bit of luck and love!

10. Tell Me Three Things

by Julie Buxbaum

When I saw the cover of Tell Me Three Things , I was immediately interested!

Waffles and hearts are pretty compelling, and after reading the plot summary, I knew I had to add it to my list!

When her father elopes, Jessie is forced to move across the country to stay with her new stepfamily, and she's none too thrilled about it.

To her surprise though, she receives an anonymous email from someone offering to help her get to know her new high school.

Jessie says yes, and while she's grateful for the help, she can't help but wish she could meet whomever she's been relying on-will she finally meet him?

Well, there you are! Romantic reads that you'll adore for this season of hearts and happily-ever-afters! I hope you've found some titles that you'll fall in love with in the days leading up to Valentine's Day! Now, on to the Giveaway!

Valentine's Day Giveaway!


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The Prize!


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Giveaway Details:

  • The Giveaway will end on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

  • The WINNER will be chosen and announced in this post on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020.

  • The winning prize can be shipped to the contiguous United States.

  • Social media accounts used to enter must be active; inactive/spam/bot social accounts will be disqualified.

  • The winner must contact us at within 24 hours of the announcement and provide a shipping address. If the winner does not contact us by the end of that 24 hour period, another winner will be chosen.

Hope you found some dreamy reads to enjoy this Valentine's Day, and Good luck on the Giveaway!


Cenzia 💗💗💗

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