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The Best Young Adult Romance Series 

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Updated March 7, 2020 1.9k votes 408 voters 7.9k views 23 items

Young adulthood is a time marked by tremendous emotional growth and change. So perhaps it's not surprising that writers of young adult fiction often turn to the romance genre to tell their stories. Whether these novels are set in a real-world high school or a dystopian future, the love and heartbreak they describe are universally relatable. Some top YA romance series focus on star-crossed lovers while other romance series for young adults incorporate heart-stopping action. Many of the most popular YA romance book series have been adapted into big budget films.

What popular works will you find on this list of the best young adult romance series? In the Twilight Saga, readers anxiously turned each page to see if Bella would choose vampire Edward or werewolf Jacob. Late in the series, fans were treated to one of the most romantic weddings to ever hit the page. The Divergent series also contains a captivating love story set amidst a bleak future landscape. Throughout The Hunger Games series, readers are routing for Katniss to save the world and finally decide between her two handsome suitors. Other good collections featured on this top young adult romance series list include Fallen and Sweet Valley High.

Which YA romance series is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and add any notable books that are missing.
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The Selection is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Kiera Cass
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Twilight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Stephenie Meyer
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Clockwork Angel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Cassandra Clare
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Divergent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Veronica Roth
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Fallen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Lauren Kate
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Cinder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Marissa Meyer
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The Host is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Stephenie Meyer
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Marked is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast
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The Twilight Saga: Break... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
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Legend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Marie Lu
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New Moon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
comicman797 added Stephenie Meyer
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Graceling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Kristin Cashore
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Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
comicman797 added Stephenie Meyer
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The Iron King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Maurice Druon
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Shiver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Maggie Stiefvater
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Breaking Dawn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
comicman797 added Stephenie Meyer
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Uglies series is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Scott Westerfeld
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White Hot Kiss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Jennifer Armentrout
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The Summoning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Kelley Armstrong
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Gone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Michael Grant
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Wicked Lovely is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Jessica Lyn added Melissa Marr
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Sweet Valley High is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
Jamie Suzzane
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Young Adult Romance Series
hkdbkjcjbkdcb added Jeff Kinney