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Top 6 Swoony Summer Reads to Add to Your TBR

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Summer may be a couple of months off still, but that just means it’s time to start on our Swoony Summer TBRs now! We can’t wait to fall in love with these 6 swoony summer reads. <3

 

1. Night Music by Jenn Marie Thorne

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The romance, the chemistry, THE MUSIC. This glance behind the scenes of the classic music world during one hot, NYC summer had us swooning at the first page.

Coming March 19th!

 

2. All for One by Melissa De La Cruz

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The Alex and Eliza FINALE! And while the ending as per history has us NERVOUS, we can’t wait to see how Melissa de la Cruz concludes this swoony historical romance.

Coming April 9th!

 

3. If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

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Mean Girls meets The Taming of the Shrew in this romantic follow-up to Always Never Yours! High school senior Cameron Bright’s reputation can be summed up in one word: bitch. It’s no surprise she’s queen bee at her private L.A. high school—she’s beautiful, talented, and notorious for her cutting and brutal honesty. So when she puts her foot in her mouth in front of her crush, Andrew, she fears she may have lost him for good.

Coming April 23rd!

 

4. Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan

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This book is Love, Simon levels of adorable and cute and swoony romance and we are HERE FOR IT! And so is Becky Albertalli, the actual author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, so you know we’re all on the same adorable page: I’m wrecked with love for this funny, joyful, bighearted book.”

Coming April 30th!

 

5. Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins

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We swooned over Daisy and Miles falling in love in Prince Charming. Now, it’s Millie’s turn to track down her fairytale ending…with an actual princess.

Coming May 7th!

 

6. Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

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This one has us WORRIED. Set in modern-day Seoul and based on Korean mythology. A girl who must kill to survive falls in love with a boy after she rescues him from a goblin, changing the course of her immortal life. AHHHH.

Coming June 25th! 

 

Excited for new YA fantasies coming this year? Checkout our top 3 of 2019!

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Read an excerpt of ALL FOR ONE!

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