12 Days of YA Book Recommendations: Day 6 – Contemporary Standalones

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On the sixth day of YA book recommendations, I am sharing my favorite contemporary standalones!


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I loved Emmy & Oliver. Loved it! This book is so much more than a romance—it was about family, friendship, and moving on. This was such a heartwarming read, and I definitely recommend it for anyone looking to read about great friendships and complex family relationships. Full review here.


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I adored A Little Something Different so, so much. It was just full of cuteness and little heart flutters all around. I loved how the story was told through fourteen different point of views, none of which were the two main characters! Sandy Hall did a wonderful job of telling Lea and Gabe’s story through the many fun POVs. If you’re looking for a cute, fluffy read, A Little Something Different is the book for you!


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The Truth About Forever is my favorite Sarah Dessen novel (of the ones I have read). I love how Sarah’s novels deal with tough issues and that they aren’t just all about the romance. However, that’s not saying that I don’t enjoy those parts. I loved the romance in The Truth About Forever, but I also loved the friendships and family dynamics in the book as well. If you’ve been meaning to get into Sarah Dessen novels, The Truth About Forever is definitely a great start!


Follow along during the 12 Days of YA Book Recommendations!

Day 1 – High Fantasy           Day 2 – Steampunk

Day 3 – Dystopian           Day 4 – Thrillers

        Day 5 – Contemporary Romances           Day 6 – Contemporary Standalones

                          Day 7 – Sci-Fi               Day 8 – Historical Fiction

                                             Day 9 – Retellings             Day 10 – Book to Movie Adaptations

Day 11 – 2015 Debuts               Day 12 – Holiday ……


  What are your favorite contemporary standalones? Let me know below in the comments!

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