Real Love is a new collection of hi/lo YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love, romance, dating, sex, body image, LGBTQ issues, and more. 

From authors who write from real-world experience, these contemporary YA romances will engage the most reluctant teen readers.

School Library Journal starred series 

Recent releases in the collection

  • In a Heartbeat

    In a Heartbeat

    A romance about a trans teen boy who wants to get away to reinvent himself, only to find someone who loves him for who he is.

    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: HL530L
  • Walk This Way

    Walk This Way

    A romance about a teen who feels he has to hide the fact that he does drag to get a boyfriend.

    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: HL620L
  • The Love Code

    The Love Code

    A lesbian teen romance set in the competitive world of technology and robotics.

    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: HL540L
  • Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

    Confessions of a Teenage Drag King

    A teen living a double life discovers that the girl they have a crush on appreciates both aspects of their identity.

    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: HL600L
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