Romance Novels for 13-Year-Olds | Young teens and tweens

Does your tween or young teen like to read contemporary romance books? Are you looking for good romance novels for 13-year-olds or even younger? Me too! I’m always looking for more sweet romance to share with readers and parents. Below, you will find my list of sweet YA contemporary romance books appropriate for 13 year olds and below.

I know everyone has a different idea of what a “clean book” is, so let me tell you what it is to me: to me, a clean book of any genre is one with little to no language and NO sex or sexual situations. If that sounds like something you’re looking for, keep scrolling. And don’t forget to let me know of any good clean romance novels for tweens you’ve found in the comments.

good romance books for 13 year olds


My suggestions for romance books appropriate for 13-year-olds and below:

  1. My Favorite Color is Your Something Blue by Eva Austin
    Romance Novels for 13-Year-Olds
    Super cute and clean YA contemporary romance novel. A teen lake-side summer romance. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing. First in a series…all books will be squeaky clean.
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  2. P.S. I Like You by Kasie West
    romance novel appropriate for 13 year old
    A cute and clean YA high school romance. This is a great romance novel for 13-year-olds. Good family values. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  3. Borrow My Heart by Kasie West
    tween romance novel - borrow my heart
    A cute contemporary romance for dog lovers. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  4. Love and Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean
    clean summer book for teens
    A super cute travel romance adventure. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  5. The Fill-in Boyfriend by Kasie West
    the fill in boyfriend
    Another contemporary young adult romance from Kasie West. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  6. Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
    Love and gelato
    This is a contemporary YA travel adventure romance. Contents: No sex, some kissing.
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  7. Revenge of the Nerd Goddess by Janette Rallison
    revenge of the nerd goddess
    I loved this sweet YA contemporary romance. Great messages about physical health, doing the right thing, and recognizing what’s out of your control. Great romance novels for 13-year-olds. Last I checked there was only an ebook. Contents: No language, no sex, some kissing.
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  8. What are Friends for? by Sarah Sutton
    clean ya romance
    A really cute best friends romance by Sarah Sutton. Contents: Some language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  9. So not Happening by Jenny B. Jones
     so not happening
    I started out not liking the main character (what a diva!), but her transformation was awesome. I ended up really enjoying this one. Contents: I don’t remember any language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  10. When we Began by Judy Corry
    when we began
    This book is a novella (a short novel), and you can get the ebook free on the author’s website. It’s part of a long series called Ridgewater High. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  11. Love a la Mode by Stephanie Kate Strohm 
    Clean book for 13 year old - Love a la Mode
    A cute YA romance set at a cooking school in Paris. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  12. There You’ll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones
    there you'll find me
    I loved this book, and there’s a clean Netflix movie to watch after you read it. The movie is called Finding You. Contents: No language, no sex, brief kissing.
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  13. It Started with Goodbye by Christina June
    tween romance book
    A contemporary twist on the Cinderella tale. No language, no sex.
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Don’t forget to add your suggestions for good romance books for tweens to the comments below. If you’re looking for clean teen summer romance books, try this list.

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