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Romance is in the air when it comes to books for young adults and there are some extremely exciting titles available on the shelves that are sure to make you swoon.

Not only are these novels full of romance and relatable lessons, but they also feature a diverse cast of characters who navigate love and life for whatever interests you as you turn the page.

To borrow from The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon or one of my favorites, Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno (her next book is on this list!), These novels also explore different cultures, friendships, and family values.

Below are my three best YA romances, two of them available now and one coming soon that you need to add to your TBR ASAP.

Made in Korea by Sarah Suk (May 18th)

In this delightful novel, the main character Valerie Kwon loves to make a good sale with her cousin Charlie. The two run V&C K-BEAUTY, their school’s successful student-run company. And Valerie has a dream. Every time she makes a sale, she gets closer to bringing her beloved and adventurous Halmeoni to the city of her dreams, Paris.

Then there’s the new kid in class, Wes Jung. Despite his parents’ disapproval, he is determined to make music after graduating. When his classmates decide to buy the K-Pop beauty products that his mother gave him to “make new friends”, he sees an opportunity not only in sales but also in teaching at the music school.

Who is the Best Entrepreneur? Let the competition begin. Suddenly, Valerie and Wes are struggling to outdo each other, make the most money, and take the throne for the best business in school. But could a spark develop between the two? Well worth reading to find out and see which company could win this battle.

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Our way back to Immer by Nina Moreno (October 12th)

In this adorable frenzy, Luisa (Lou) Patterson grew up across the street from Sam Alvarez in the quirky little town of Port Coral. They used to be inseparable. The two of them spent every vacation together making goofy YouTube videos and rescuing stray cats.

Then middle school happened, including an embarrassing moment that tore their friendship apart. Lou and Sam haven’t spoken in the last four years. Sam is now very popular with many friends, while Lou is more of a low-key romantic who enjoys playing video games and writing creatively.

After her older sister submitted a scholarship to Princeton to have a baby and work at the local Botanica, her mother’s expectations now rise on Lou’s shoulders. She is always studying under pressure and has Ivy League schools in her sights, but is this really her dream or that of her family?

One day she finds the bucket list she and Sam wrote together as children before Sam’s father was diagnosed with cancer. She is shocked to see that she didn’t achieve any of the goals she set, including going to a party and having a first kiss.

Torn between the future her mother, sister, and younger self have planned for her, Lou sets out to finish the list. In one stroke of fate, Sam decides to take part. Will it bring them closer together or tear them apart again? The story goes beautifully and is really entertaining.

Where the rhythm takes you by Sarah Dass (May 11)

In this great book, Reyna spent much of her life at Plumeria, her family’s beautiful seaside resort in Tobago. But it’s been two years since Reyna’s mother died and two years since Aiden, her best friend and first love from childhood, left the island to pursue his musical dreams. Now resort life feels like it is suffocating them.

While Reyna’s friends are all planning their future and going abroad, and her father seems to be wanderlust as well and dreams of leaving her plumeria, someone appears in her life with unexpected results.

This is Aiden who comes to the resort as a VIP guest. Now Aiden is a third of DJ Bacchanal, the hottest group on the scene. While Reyna stayed exactly where she always was, Aiden has returned to Tobago with his Grammy-nominated band and two LA celebrities (one he might be dating!). What can a girl do now

The novel is a musical love story that will make you curious as to whether your first love can endure fame.

What other diverse and romantic contemporaries have you read or been looking forward to lately? Let me know at @AuroraMiami and let us know at @BookRiot on Twitter!