What's New in Romance Fiction


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A small sample of titles added to our middle school library collection in Nov. 2010.

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What's New in Romance Fiction

  1. 1. Slide Show Prepared By: Paula Trapani-Wiener, Librarian Lawrence Road Middle School
  2. 2. I Heart You, You Haunt Me By: Lisa Schroeder A verse novel in which 15- year-old Ava, feeling guilty over the role she believes she played in her boyfriend Jackson's death, experiences a whole new range of emotions when she realizes he is back from the dead.
  3. 3. Accidental Love By: Gary Soto After unexpectedly falling in love with a "nerdy" boy, 14-year-old Marisa works to change her life by transferring to another school, altering some of her behavior, and losing weight.
  4. 4. Along for the Ride By: Sarah Dessen Auden gets a chance to recapture the carefree teen life she missed while her parents were going through a divorce when she goes to spend the summer with her dad and his new family in a charming beach town and meets fellow insomniac Eli, an intriguing loner fighting demons of his own.
  5. 5. Getting Even By: ReShonda Tate Billingsley Best friends Camille, Alexis, Jasmine, and Angel find their friendship tested when two of the girls realize they have been dating the same guy, but as they plan their revenge, they learn forgiveness is always the better road to take.
  6. 6. Amelia’s Itchy- Twitchy, Lovey-Dovey Summer at Camp Mosquito By: Marissa Moss After a rocky start, Amelia begins having fun at sleepaway camp, but things get tense when she develops her first crush and discovers that her new best friend, Carly, likes the same boy.
  7. 7. Amiri & Odette: A Love Story By: Walter Dean Myers Presents a modern, urban retelling in verse of the ballet in which brave Amiri falls in love with beautiful Odette and fights evil Big Red for her on the streets of the Swan Lake Projects.
  8. 8. Boy Trouble By: Diana G. Gallagher (from the series: The Complicated Life of Claudia Cristina Cortez) Claudia faces a problem when her longtime crush, Brad, asks for her help on his homework and the new, cute boy at school wants to take her on a date on the same night.
  9. 9. Emma Jean Lazarus Fell in Love By: Lauren Tarshis Seventh-grader Emma- Jean Lazarus uses her logical, scientific mind to navigate the mysteries of the upcoming Spring Fling, her friend Colleen's secret admirer, and other love- related dilemmas.
  10. 10. Geek Magnet: A Novel in Five Acts By: Kieran Scott 17-year-old KJ Miller, nice, smart, and pretty, has a knack for attracting socially clueless guys but cannot seem to grab the attention of Cameron Richardson, star of the basketball team. But when Tama Gold, queen of the popular crowd, joins her in staging the school play, she decides that KJ is too nice and offers to help her get cruel and win Cameron's heart.
  11. 11. The Lonely Hearts Club By: Elizabeth Eulberg Fed up with boys and the way they have treated her and her friends, high school junior Penny Lane--named after the Beatles song-- forms a club whose members vow to stop dating, but the repercussions are surprising.