13 Sexy and Romantic YA Books That Will Make You Swoon

“His hands slide down my body. His entire form is moving down my figure, disappearing as he shifts downward and suddenly his chest is hovering above my hips; suddenly I can’t see him anymore.” You may not think that a quote that steamy could come from a young adult novel like Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi, but that just means you haven’t been reading the right ones.

Young adult books are my bread and butter – the genre is my absolute favorite, and I’ve explored all different subgenres with the young adult umbrella. Most (not all, but many), have elements of romance that give any “adult” romance book a run for its money. We’ve rounded up some of the sexiest young adult novels out there – ones that capture the excitement of new romance, the thrill of the unknown, and most importantly, the beauty of love in all its forms.

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