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Sachem Public Library
Sachem Public Library

150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 • 631-588-5024

  • Monday – Friday 9:30am – 9:00pm
  • Saturday 9:30am – 5:00pm
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Book List: Relationship Reads

Sachem Public Library

Julieta and the Romeos / Maria E. Andreu

Julieta and the Romeos / Maria E. Andreu

When seventeen-year-old Julieta starts writing a rom-com mystery and posting it online, she unexpectedly receives comments from a mysterious user, so with three suspects in mind, Julieta sets out to find her secret admirer.
Reggie and Delilah's year of falling / Elise Bryant

Reggie and Delilah's year of falling / Elise Bryant

Delilah always keeps her messy, gooey insides hidden behind a wall of shrugs and yeah, whatevers. She goes with the flow--which is how she ends up singing in her friends' punk band as a favor, even though she'd prefer to hide at the merch table. Reggie is a D&D Dungeon Master and self-declared Blerd. He spends his free time leading quests and writing essays critiquing the game under a pseudonym, keeping it all under wraps from his disapproving family. These two, who have practically nothing in common, meet for the first time on New Year's Eve. And then again on Valentine's Day. And then again on St. Patrick's Day. It's almost like the universe is pushing them together for a reason.
When we had summer / Jennifer Castle

When we had summer / Jennifer Castle

When thirteen-year-old Summer Sisters, Daniella, Alaina, and Penelope are about to be separated for the summer after the death of their friend Carly, they vow to complete the bucket list she wrote before she passed.
When you wish upon a lantern / Gloria Chao

When you wish upon a lantern / Gloria Chao

Liya and Kai had been best friends since they were little kids, but all that changed when a humiliating incident sparked The Biggest Misunderstanding of All Time--and they haven't spoken since. Then Liya discovers her family's wishing lantern store is struggling, and she decides to resume a tradition she had with her beloved late grandmother: secretly fulfilling the wishes people write on the lanterns they send into the sky. It may boost sales and save the store, but she can't do it alone . . . and Kai is the only one who cares enough to help. While working on their covert missions, Liya and Kai rekindle their friendship--and maybe more. But when their feuding families and changing futures threaten to tear them apart again, can they find a way to make their own wishes come true?
Queen bee : an anti-historical Regency romp / Amalie Howard

Queen bee : an anti-historical Regency romp / Amalie Howard

Lady Ela Dalvi knows the exact moment her life was forever changed--when her best friend, Poppy, betrayed her without qualm over a boy, the son of a duke. She was sent away in disgrace, her reputation ruined. Nearly three years later, eighteen-year-old Ela is consumed with bitterness and a desire for...revenge. Her enemy is quickly joining the crème de la crème of high society while she withers away in the English countryside. With an audacious plan to get even, Ela disguises herself as a mysterious heiress and infiltrates Londons elite. But when Ela reunites with the only boy she's ever loved, she begins to question whether vengeance is still her greatest desire. In this complicated game of real-life chess, Ela must choose her next move: Finally bring down the queen or capture the king's heart?
Better than the movies / Lynn Painter

Better than the movies / Lynn Painter

When Liz enlists help from her cute but annoying next-door neighbor, Wes, in the hope of snagging an unlikely prom date with Michael, a crush who has just moved back into town, Liz discovers that she is becoming more attracted to her mischievous new friend.
Beauty and the besharam / Lillie Vale

Beauty and the besharam / Lillie Vale

Kavya has always been told she’s a little too ambitious, a little too mouthy, and overall just a little too much. In a word: besharam. And no one brings out her competitive spirit more than Ian, her former friend-turned rival. Her friends decide to settle the years-long feud over the summer with a series of challenges...But as the competition heats up, so too does the romantic tension. 
Family of liars / E. Lockhart

Family of liars / E. Lockhart

Carrie tells the story of another summer, another generation, with a fiery, addicted heiress and an irresistible, unpredictable boy plunged into a world of unforgivable betrayal, secrets and terrible mistakes. Welcome back to the Sinclair family. They were always liars.
The Jasmine project / Meredith Ireland

The Jasmine project / Meredith Ireland

When Korean American Jasmine Yap's long-time boyfriend, Paul, is caught cheating on her, her giant, overprotective family secretly arranges to use her graduation party to introduce her to Orlando's most eligible men.
Harmony and heartbreak / Claire Kann

Harmony and heartbreak / Claire Kann

Living in the penthouse suite of San Francisco's Hotel Coeur, matchmakers-in-training Rose and Cora learn how to use magic to bring about love connections and must perfect their charms and enchantments to pass a test that will determine their future.
Long story short / Serena Kaylor

Long story short / Serena Kaylor

A sixteen-year-old homeschooled math genius finds herself out of her element at a theater summer camp and learns that life--and love--can't be lived by the (text)book.
Excuse me while I ugly cry / Joya Goffney

Excuse me while I ugly cry / Joya Goffney

Quinn keeps lists of everything—from the days she’s ugly cried, to “Things That I Would Never Admit Out Loud” and all the boys she’d like to kiss. Her lists keep her sane. By writing her fears on paper, she never has to face them in real life. That is, until her journal goes missing.
The firefly summer / Morgan Matson

The firefly summer / Morgan Matson

For as long as Ryanna Stuart can remember, her summers have been spent with her father and his new wife. Just the three of them, structured, planned, quiet. But this summer is different. This summer, she's received a letter from her grandparents-grandparents neither she nor her dad have spoken to since her mom's death-inviting her to stay with them at an old summer camp in the Poconos. Ryanna accepts. She wants to learn about her mom. She wants to uncover the mystery of why her father hasn't spoken to her grandparents all these years. She's even looking forward to a quiet summer by the lake. But what she finds are relatives... SO MANY MORE RELATIVES than she knew she had. Aunts and Uncles and cousins upon cousins-a motley, rambunctious crew of kids and eccentric, unconventional adults. Lost in the crush of such a tight-knit and boisterous band, Ryanna has never felt more out of place. It's over the course of this utterly astonishing summer that Ryanna will need to learn how to be open to the unexpected, let go of the preconceived, and find where she belongs. And while she's at it, she just may find a way to become part of the Van Camp family camp-for good.
Does my body offend you? / Mayra Cuevas and Marie Marquardt

Does my body offend you? / Mayra Cuevas and Marie Marquardt

When outspoken feminist rebel Ruby stands up for Malena, a girl being humiliated into covering up, they become the leaders of the school’s dress code rebellion, which forces them to face their own insecurities, biases, privileges and the ups-and-downs of newfound friendship.
Counting down with you / Tashie Bhuiyan

Counting down with you / Tashie Bhuiyan

Karina has a plan. Keep her head down, get through high school without a fuss, and follow her parents 'rules' even if it means sacrificing her dreams. When her parents go abroad to Bangladesh for four weeks, she expects some peace and quiet. Instead, one simple lie unravels everything.
So, this is Christmas / Tracy Andreen

So, this is Christmas / Tracy Andreen

When the boy she tricked into believing that Christmas was an idyllic holiday paradise arrives on her grandmother’s doorstep, Finley must make sure he gets the Christmas he was promised, and finds something unexpected: love.
Seven percent of Ro Devereux / Ellen O'Clover

Seven percent of Ro Devereux / Ellen O'Clover

Creating an app that can predict a person's future with 93% accuracy, Ro Deveraux garners the attention of tech investors when it goes viral and is thrust into a fake dating scenario with her ex-best friend, who is her projected soul mate.
Lasagna means I love you / Kate O'Shaughnessy

Lasagna means I love you / Kate O'Shaughnessy

When eleven-year-old foster kid Mo finds a handmade cookbook filled with someone else's family recipes, she collects the stories behind them and builds a website to share them, secretly hoping a long-lost relative will find her and give her a family recipe all her own.
Eight nights of flirting / Hannah Reynolds

Eight nights of flirting / Hannah Reynolds

Sixteen-year-old Shira is on a mission to find the perfect boyfriend over Hanukkah, but after getting snowed in on Nantucket with her nemesis-slash-former-crush her plans begin to go off the rails.
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