Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant 

Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant 

Sixteen-year-old Tessa Johnson has never felt like the protagonist in her own life. She’s rarely seen herself reflected in the pages of the romance novels she loves. The only place she’s a true leading lady is in her own writing—in the swoony love stories she shares only with Caroline, her best friend and #1 devoted reader.

When Tessa is accepted into the creative writing program of a prestigious art school, she’s excited to finally let her stories shine. But when she goes to her first… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism & ableist language
  • Racism
  • Anxiety & panic attacks

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Keepsake by Sarina Bowen

Keepsake by Sarina Bowen

Lark Wainwright used to be fearless. Her life was a series of adventures, each one more exhilarating than the last. But her recent overseas adventure was one too many. Now she’s home and in one piece. Mostly. But her nights are filled with terror.

When her best friend offers her a stay at the orchard in exchange for help at the farmers’ markets, Lark jumps at the chance to spend fall in Vermont. But her nightmares don’t stop. Desperate to keep her fragile… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Kidnapping
  • Graphic murder
  • Cults
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Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea by Ashley Herring Blake 

Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea by Ashley Herring Blake

Hazel Bly used to live in the perfect house with the perfect family in sunny California. But when a kayaking trip goes horribly wrong, Mum is suddenly gone forever and Hazel is left with crippling anxiety and a jagged scar on her face. After Mum’s death, Hazel, her other mother, Mama, and her little sister, Peach, needed a fresh start. So for the last two years, the Bly girls have lived all over the country, never settling anywhere for more than a few months… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Attempted suicide. on-page
  • Facial scars
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent
  • Death of a spouse
  • Death of a child
  • Death of a sibling
  • Bullying
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Between You, Me, and the Honeybees by Amelia Diane Coombs 

Between You, Me, and the Honeybees by Amelia Diane Coombs

Josie Hazeldine has just graduated from high school, and she’s ready for a summer full of sunshine, beekeeping, and…lying to her mom. Josie’s mom couldn’t be more proud of her daughter going to college, something she never got to do. But Josie wants to stay in her California hometown and take over the family business, Hazeldine Honey. So that college acceptance her mom is thrilled about? Yeah, Josie turned it down. But she’s going to come clean—just not yet… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attack
  • Parkinson’s Disease
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Shadow’s Claim by Kresley Cole

Shadow’s Claim by Kresley Cole

Trehan Daciano, known as the Prince of Shadows, has spent his life serving his people—striking in the night, quietly executing any threat to their realm. The coldly disciplined swordsman has never desired anything for himself – until he beholds Bettina, the sheltered ward of two of the Lore’s most fearsome villains.

Desperate to earn her guardians’ approval after a life-shattering mistake, young Bettina has no choice but to marry whichever suitor prevails—even though she’s lost her heart to anothere… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Slavery mentioned
  • Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Decapitation
  • Death of a parent recounted
  • Murder
  • Physical assault
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Mind the Gap, Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Mind the Gap, Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Dash and Lily were feeling closer than ever…it’s just too bad they’re now an ocean apart. After Dash gets accepted to Oxford University and Lily stays in New York to take care of her dog-walking business, the devoted couple are struggling to make a long-distance relationship work. And when Dash breaks the news that he won’t be coming home for Christmas, Lily makes a decision: if Dash can’t come to her, she’ll join him in London. It’s a perfect romantic gesture…that spins out of Lily’s control. Soon Dash and Lily are feeling more of a gap between them, even though they’re in the same city. Will London bring them together again–or will it be their undoing?

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Anxiety & panic attacks
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The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

Dev Deshpande has always believed in fairy tales. So it’s no wonder then that he’s spent his career crafting them on the long-running reality dating show Ever After. As the most successful producer in the franchise’s history, Dev always scripts the perfect love story for his contestants, even as his own love life crashes and burns. But then the show casts disgraced tech wunderkind Charlie Winshaw as its star.

Charlie is far from the romantic Prince Charming Ever After expects… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Ableism
  • Bimisia
  • Homomisia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Alcoholism mentioned
  • Emesis
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to the thing that most reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld. As he grows up, Theo learns to glide between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty antiques store where he works. 

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Cheating
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Alcoholism
  • Attempted suicide
  • Terrorism
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Antisocial by Jillian Blake

Antisocial by Jillian Blake

Senior spring was supposed to mean sleeping through class and partying with friends. But for Anna Soler, it’s going to be a lonely road. She’s just been dumped by her perfect basketball star boyfriend—with no explanation. Anna’s closest friends, the real ones she abandoned while dating him, are ignoring her. The endearing boy she’s always had a complicated friendship with is almost too sympathetic.

But suddenly Anna isn’t the only one whose life has been upended… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Queermisia
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorder mentioned
  • Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Abortion mentioned
  • Bullying
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I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch

I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch

Rhodes and Iliana couldn’t be more different, but that’s not why they hate each other. Hyper-gifted artist Rhodes has always excelled at Alabama’s Conservatory of the Arts despite a secret bout of creator’s block, while transfer student Iliana tries to outshine everyone with her intense, competitive work ethic. Since only one of them can get the coveted Capstone scholarship, the competition between them is fierce… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Recreational drug use
  • Bullying
  • Financial issues & bankruptcy
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