RITA Best Young Adult Romance

Novels with a strong romantic theme geared toward young adult readers.

Judging guidelines: In this category, the love story is an important element of the novel, and the ending is emotionally satisfying and optimistic.


2008 selection

Wicked Lovely

Wicked Lovely series #1

RITA Best Young Adult Romance 2008

by Melissa Marr

Fans of Sarah J. Maas and Holly Black won’t be able to resist the world of Melissa Marr's #1 New York Times bestselling series, full of faerie intrigue, mortal love, and courtly betrayal.

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