Posted on March 21st, 2012 by Mickie.
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Ahhh…Spring–that magical time when everyone’s thoughts turn to love and beauty…right? Spring…the birds are singing, the freshman are batting their eyes at potential prom dates and all the flowers beg for attention from the pollinators. It is inevitable, right? All creatures’ thoughts turn to romance in the Spring time…
Well, not everyone…some people like to balance those frisky rabbits and google-eyed love birds of spring with a box of tissues and a sad story. Grab some snacks and turn off the phone (like you need one more text about your BFF’s new crush) and enjoy these weird relationships, tear-jerkers and bad romances…
Boy meets girl, girl goes crazy, girl runs away…ah teenage love can be so one-sided. In this scrapbook of make-believe and truth readers have to decide for themselves where the story ends. Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony–after you read this, come talk to me. I have some theories about what may be going on.
In White Cat by Holly Black, Cassell is pretty sure he was in love with his best friend…too bad he is pretty sure he killed her with his secret powers. That’s awkward.
When you know you are going to die, is it still ok to fall in love? What if you can’t stop it? Is it worth living even if the living is what is killing you? How the heck did Anne Frank manage to live with her crush under her roof and the Nazis outside her door? Grab your tissues for this one folks…The Fault in our Stars by John Green is gonna clear out your sinuses.
Cas’s girlfriend is gorgeous…and she’s also a blood thirsty ghost who has been known to rip the limbs off of his friends..maybe double-dates are out of the question? Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
He thinks she is a boy, but she finds herself hoping he’ll see her as more…oh yeah and the fate of the world is at stake in an alternate history of WWI…love…it is tricky, especially when you are riding around in a live whale that has been made into an airship. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
So finding books with weird romance was kinda fun…and kinda hard. I am sure there are tons more that I haven’t read. Do you know of any star-crossed, love-hate, sobbing-crazy love stories? Give me a shout back in the comments. We need a good long list of these gems.
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