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Here are the teen and YA read with the most epic of couples.

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  • How I Live Now

    Author: Meg Rosoff
    Publisher: Penguin

    Fifteen-year-old New Yorker Daisy is sent to England to spend a summer with her unconventional cousins

  • Twilight

    Publisher: ATOM

    Edward seems to hate Bella, but it turns out that he is in love with her and he is afraid of what he might do to her.

  • City of Bones

    Author: Cassandra Clare
    Publisher: Walker Books

    When Clary visits a nightclub, she discovers that she is one of the Shadowhunters - a group of demon-hunters living in a world of vampires, werewolves and warlocks.

  • The Hunger Games

    Author: Suzanne Colins
    Publisher: Scholastic

    Welcome to Panem: its Capitol repressively rules twelve satellite Districts, enslaving the populations as workers and controlling them through hunger.

  • Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging

    Author: Louise Rennison
    Publisher: HarperCollins

    Welcome to the world of Georgia Nicolson - an angst-ridden teenage girl who keeps a diary to record the rollercoaster of emotions and experiences she faces every day

  • Shiver

    Author: Maggie Stiefvater
    Publisher: Scholastic

    Set in small-town Minnesota, Stiefvater’s moving and poetic novel of human/wolf interaction and relationships is a werewolf story like no other.

  • Blood Red Road

    Author: Moira Young
    Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books

    A violent, desperate and compelling story about family, love and determination, which enthrals through its bold, powerful language.

  • Boy Meets Boy

    Author: David Levithan
    Publisher: HarperCollins

    This delightful high-school story is set in a town in which being a gay teenager is no more fraught with difficulty than being straight. 

  • Eleanor & Park

    Author: Rainbow Rowell
    Publisher: Orion

    Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is a beautifully-written love story about two high school outsiders

  • The Fault in Our Stars

    Author: John Green
    Publisher: Penguin Children's Books

    John Green tackles the subject of teenage cancer with sensitivity in this witty, life-affirming young adult romance.

  • The Amber Spyglass

    Author: Philip Pullman
    Publisher: Scholastic

    Lyra and Will, the fiesty protagonists from the first two novels, are reunited to embark on their final, dangerous journey on which the future of all the worlds depend.

  • The Next Together

    Author: Lauren James
    Publisher: Walker Books

    A couple keep coming together time after time in order to change world events.