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4 O.G. YA Romances That Must Be Remembered

For many of us book nerds, YA romances were what helped us start to learn what love is. (The PINING. Oh, that unforgettable PINING. 💔) If you’re looking for some romances to cozy up with indoors right now, then we’re here to remind you of some of the ORIGINAL YA romances that some of us O.G. YA fans grew up on. So without further ado, here are some books to fall for!



My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick


You never forget your first love… in books, that is. And for many of us, Samantha Reed and Jase Garrett were the couple we fell for. This summer romance is one for the ages. Trust us, you’ll never forget Samantha and Jase.

Don’t forget, My Life Next Door is on sale on ebook until 3/29!


Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead


Few couples have spawned as much fan-fiction as Rose and Dmitri have, so if you haven’t jumped on this series yet, now’s the time to sink your teeth into it.


Legend by Marie Lu


June and Day are forever together in our hearts, and their star-crossed romance—set amidst a dystopian–meets–Les Miserables backdrop—makes them one of the O.G. couples in YA.


Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins


It’s never too early to start thinking about your next vacation (*cough* Paris *cough*)… so until then, we’ll just be over here sobbing happy tears for Anna and Etienne St. Clair. 😭😭



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