Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, these romantic novels feature teens living with disease and disability, courageous enough to love despite overwhelming odds.
Resolving to graduate at the top of her class and leave her small town in spite of a rare genetic disorder that will eventually steal her memories and health, Sammie writes a journal to her future self so that she will recall her feelings of friendship, love and laughter. By the author of A Million Miles Away.
When the fabric of the universe surrounding her sleepy seaside town begins to fray, 17-year-old Gottie is sent through wormholes to her past, causing her to reshape the experiences of attending her grandfather's funeral, falling in love and saying goodbye to a friend. A first novel.
At the beginning of the first summer since the devastating accident that killed her father and younger brother, Cedar and her surviving family members settle into a different home, where a new friendship and job introduce her to a local mystery involving the death of a young Hollywood actress. By the best-selling author of the Matched series.
Unable to recall the fateful day at the beach when her twin brother died five years earlier, 16-year-old Elsie meets a cute and mysterious boy in her favorite boathouse hangout and is introduced to the world of freediving while finding the answers she seeks.
Anticipating an impressive future after being accepted into MIT, scientific genius Charlie helps his girlfriend, Charlotte, orchestrate a prank that risks his future only to discover that the prank was part of his girlfriend's effort to hide her cancer diagnosis.
A 17-year-old with a rapidly progressing form of ALS finds friendship and acceptance in online relationships and makes the decision to die on his own terms as he gradually loses the use of his hands. A first novel.
The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn't--couldn't--be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note--then a friendship neither of them sees coming
When Megan, age 13, arrives for her first cancer treatment, she is frustrated to be in the pediatric unit where the only other teen is Jackson Dawes, who is as cute and charming as he is rebellious and annoying, and who helps when her friends are frightened away by her illness.
Determined to forge an independent life away from his dysfunctional family, Francis is diagnosed with leukemia and falls in love with fellow patient Amber, an outspoken girl who helps him navigate a shared world of treatments, doctors and parents.
Aza Ray's life has been defined by a unique lung disease and her evolving friendship with Jason, but just before her 16th birthday, she is swept up into the sky-bound world of Magonia and discovers her true identity.
A girl confined to a wheelchair by cerebral palsy and a boy stymied by an obsessive-compulsive disorder are assigned to spend time together in what becomes a blossoming friendship that neither expected. A first young adult novel by the author of The Art of Seeing.
Confronting a grim prognosis after being diagnosed with leukemia, 16-year-old Alice creates a take-no-prisoners bucket list that triggers irreparable consequences, a situation that is further shaped by Alice's unexpected remission.
Reeling after being dumped and diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes, Kate pursues a platonic relationship with young veteran Aidan, who lost an arm during his tour of Afghanistan, throughout a summer during which the pair realizes that they feel more than friendship for each other.
Miraculously surviving what was supposed to be a terminal cancer diagnosis, Evie feels suffocated by her family's and boyfriend's doting attentions before falling for a troublemaking boy who makes her feel truly alive.
Struggling with his parents' divorce, his stepsibling and the challenges of OCD, teen Adam Spencer Ross despairs of ever falling in love before being unexpectedly drawn to a girl who makes him question his capacity for a normal relationship.
When his girlfriend dies from cancer after giving birth to their child, guilt-stricken high school senior Rhyden struggles to manage single-parent responsibilities while hiding his past from a new romantic interest.