A list of romantic books for teens that take place over the holiday season.

My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, or holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms, there’s something here for everyone. This anthology features twelve holiday stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers.

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Together at Midnight by Jennifer Castle

Kendall and Max witness a tragic accident during the holidays and, racked with guilt, accept a dare to perform seven random acts of kindness to strangers by New Year’s Eve.

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Kiss Me in New York by Catherine Rider

It’s Christmas Eve at JFK in NYC. Charlotte is waiting for a flight home after the worst semester of her life. Anthony is surprising his girlfriend at the airport after three months apart. Charlotte has just been dumped, and Anthony is about to be dumped. Charlotte’s flight is canceled when a blizzard blows in, and Anthony can’t bear to go home. So, they set out into the city together.

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New Year’s Kiss by Lee Matthews

Tess meets Christopher while spending Christmas break at her grandmother’s Vermont lodge, and he agrees to help her complete her bucket list before New Year’s Eve.

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The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody

Ryn finds herself trapped in the Denver International Airport on New Year’s Eve thanks to a never-ending blizzard, and she meets Xander. When the two accidentally swap phones, Ryn and Xander are thrust into the chaos of an unforgettable all-night adventure.

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10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston

After an unexpected breakup, seventeen-year-old Sophie lets members of her large, eccentric extended family set her up on ten blind dates during Christmas vacation.

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Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas

The day before Christmas, money goes missing from a donation box at GoodFoods Market and Chloe and five of her teenage co-workers, held in the break room until the police arrive, try to identify the real thief.

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Love and Other Train Wrecks by Leah Konen

When their train breaks down during a snowstorm, Noah, a hopeless romantic, and Ammy, who refuses to believe in true love, are forced to travel together to reach their destinations.

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Let it Snow by John Green

In three intertwining short stories, several high school couples experience the trials and tribulations along with the joys of romance during a Christmas Eve snowstorm in a small town.

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Frosted Kisses by Heather Hepler

After her parents’ separation Penny and her mother moved from New York City to upstate Hog’s Hollow. Six months later Penny is still coping with the dynamics of her new situation, including possible boy friends, enemies at school, and getting swept up in her best friend Tally’s campaign to raise money to save the local animal shelter.

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Snowed In by Rachel Hawthorne

Seventeen-year-old Ashleigh and her mom are moving from sunny Texas to an icy island in the middle of Lake Michigan, which is completely snowbound. On the tiny island she meets Josh Wynter, a boy who is irresistible and hard to figure out. But before the snow melts, Ashleigh might be falling in love.

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Decked with Holly by Marni Bates

Holly Dayton is spending Christmas vacation on a cruise. When she lurches into an open suite–she’s greeted with an eyeful of pepper spray. The culprit? Dominic Wyatt, drummer for one of the hottest bands in America. Suddenly rumors are swirling, and the band can’t risk a scandal destroying their image. Dominic convinces Holly to be his fake girlfriend–just for two weeks. How bad could it be to be?

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

On Christmas Eve five years ago, seventeen-year-old Holly Chase was visited by three Ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then she died. So far, Holly’s afterlife has been miserable, but this year is different. This year’s Scrooge might change everything.

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Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn

16-year-old Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on her favorite bookstore shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept its dares. Dash, in a bad mood during the holidays, happens to be the first guy to pick up the notebook and rise to its challenges. What follows is a whirlwind romance as Dash and Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.

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