On the night of her high school graduation, Vale McKinley and her boyfriend Crawford are in a terrible car accident that leaves Crawford in a coma. They were supposed to spend the summer planning for college, for a bright future full of possibility. Together. Instead, Vale spends long days in the hospital, hoping Crawford will awaken. Slate Allen, a college friend of Vales brother, has been visiting his dying uncle at the same hospital. When he and Vale meet, she cant deny the flutter of an illicit attraction. She tries to ignore her feelings, but she's not immune to Slate's charm. Slowly, they form a cautious friendship. Then, Crawford wakes up . . . with no memory of Vale or their relationship. Heartbroken, Vale opts to leave for college and move on with her life. Except now, shes in Slate's territory, and their story is about to take a very strange turn.
Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people's lives. While her friends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby's been happy to focus on her plus-size style blog and her dreams of taking the fashion industry by storm. When she lands a great internship at her favorite boutique, she's thrilled to take the first step toward her dream career. Then she falls for her fellow intern, Jordi Perez. Hard. And now she's competing against the girl she's kissing to win the coveted paid job at the end of the internship. But really, nothing this summer is going as planned. She also unwittingly becomes friends with Jax, a lacrosse-playing bro-type who wants her help finding the best burger in Los Angeles, and she's struggling to prove to her mother--the city's celebrity health nut--that she's perfectly content with who she is. Just as Abby starts to feel like she's no longer the sidekick in her own life, Jordi's photography surprisingly puts her in the spotlight. Instead of feeling like she's landed a starring role, Abby feels betrayed. Can Abby find a way to reconcile her positive yet private sense of self with the image others have of her?
When Kate Bailey lets her best friend, Alana, talk her into joining their high school's podcast she did not expect to find herself as the host, or to enjoy answering calls and giving advice on the air, but she is actually pretty good at it--but when she gets an anonymous call from a boy (possibly Diego Martinez) about his secret feelings for a girl (probably Alana) she is faced with a problem, because she is developing feelings for Diego herself.
Between rehearsals for the school play and managing her divided family, seventeen-year-old Megan meets aspiring playwright Owen Okita, who agrees to help her attract the attention of a cute stagehand in exchange for help writing his new script.
When Daisy's older sister gets engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland, Daisy makes the royal rule-book all her own.
Online, you can choose who you want to be. If only real life were so easy ... Emma Nash may be down, but after months of wallowing, stalking her ex online and avoiding showering--because, really, who's going to care? --Emma's ready to own her newly single status, get out with her friends and chronicle her dating adventures on her private blog. But life online doesn't always run smoothly. Stumbling upon her mother's Tinder dating profile, getting catfished and accidentally telling the entire world why her ex-boyfriend Leon's not worth any girl's ... um ... time ... Okay, those were disasters. But surely nothing else can go wrong?
Summer is here and Julia Ducharme is ready for another season at the campground her family owns and runs. But when a wealthy developer wants to turn the only home she's ever known into a casino, Julia is desperate to find a solution that doesn't mean leaving behind the lake or the business her family has nurtured for decades. Afraid for the future, Julia looks to the stars to give her some perspective. Taking her telescope down to the dock one night, she has a chance encounter with a guitar-playing boy who offers her a friendly ear and some helpful advice. But Julia is blindsided when she discovers the handsome stranger is none other than the developer's son, Nick Constantine. Nick doesn't agree with his father's aggressive business tactics and conspires to help Julia thwart the sale. But can she trust him with her heart?
Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's learned to focus on one thing and one thing only--being the best pitcher she can be. But when a freak accident forces her school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the new team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. He can't afford to give up his starting slot to a new pitcher--especially to a girl. As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played?
High school senior Audrey Nelson is ready to move far away from her small coastal California town after graduation, but that all changes when she falls for Seth O'Malley, saves his ex-girlfriend's life, and becomes a viral sensation in the process.
Relates, in two voices, the experiences of Luke and Phoebe, who attended the same high school and are now experiencing the joys and angst of life as college freshmen in York, England.
Rose Asher believes in ghosts. She should, since she has one for a best friend: Logan, her annoying, Netflix-addicted brother, who is forever stuck at fifteen. But Rose is growing up, and when an old friend moves back to Laguna Canyon and appears in her drama class, things get complicated. Jamie Aldridge is charming, confident, and a painful reminder of the life Rose has been missing out on since her brother's death. She watches as Jamie easily rejoins their former friends--a group of magnificently silly theater nerds--while avoiding her so intensely that it must be deliberate. Yet when the two of them unexpectedly cross paths, Rose learns that Jamie has a secret of his own, one that changes everything. Rose finds herself drawn back into her old life--and to Jamie. But she quickly starts to suspect that he isn't telling her the whole truth. All Rose knows is that it's becoming harder to choose between the boy who makes her feel alive and the brother she isn't ready to lose.
To win a lucrative scholarship to one of the nation's best culinary schools, seventeen-year-old Carter Lane travels to Savannah to compete in a cooking contest and finds herself falling in love with her main rival, Reid Yamada.
When Rev Fletcher and Emma Blue meet, they both long to share secrets, his of being abused by his birth father, hers of her parents' failing marriage and an online troll who truly frightens her.
Everyone, including Zee's classmates, gym buddies, and even her so-called best friend assume that she is a lesbian. Everyone who takes a look at Art's nice clothes and pretty face assume that he is gay. But there is more to Zee and Art than anyone realizes. What develops is a powerful connection between two people who are beautiful in all the ways they've been told are strange. As they explore their own complex relationships to gender, sexuality, and identity, they fall for the complexities they find in each other, and learn about love and living authentically.
High school senior Maya, soon to be an MIT student, continues her deceased mother's work on pheromones and attraction, using a stranger, a platonic friend, and her ex-boyfriend as subjects.
While filming a movie based on a bestselling book series, teen hearthrob Teddy Sharpe, twenty, falls in love with the books' author, eighteen-year-old Bennett Caldwell.
Merrilee Campbell, 16, thinks boys are better in books, chivalry is dead, and there'd be nothing more romantic than having just one guy woo her like the heroes in classic stories. She's about to get the chance to test these daydreams when she, her best friend, Eliza, and her younger sister, Rory, transfer into Reginald R. Hero High, where all their fantasies come true--often with surprising consequences.