Young Adult Romance Audiobook Series That'll Leave You Starry-Eyed

Get ready to have a twinkle in your eye. These sweet YA romance series will give you butterflies all over again.

Some of the best young adult romance books come in series, with characters you can fall for, and then follow from book to book. If you’re looking for the best YA romance audiobook series for marathon listening, we’ve got a list of series with heart-thrumming romance stories to give you all the feels.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Series: To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Arguably the most popular romance book series for young adults, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is also the basis of three Netflix movies. The audiobooks follow Lara Jean, a shy teen whose love life is turned upside down when the secret love letters she has written to all of the boys she’s loved are mailed to them—bringing her way more attention than she’s ever wanted, but also maybe a shot at true love with one of her crushes.

When Dimple Met Rishi

Series: Dimple and Rishi

For fans of classic rom-coms and meet-cutes, try this three-installment series! When Dimple Met Rishi follows the headstrong Dimple, who is determined to go to college and have a career before she lets her traditional Indian parents arrange her marriage. She heads to an elite summer camp, and runs into Rishi—the boy her parents have picked out for her. When her ideals run up against her attraction for him, Dimple has to figure out what her future will look like. There’s Something About Sweetie focuses on Rishi’s younger brother, Ashish, and Sweetie, an athlete who’s used to being overlooked because she is fat. When Sweetie and Ashish are set up by their parents, they have a lot to prove to the world, each other, and themselves! 10 Things I Hate About Pinky follows Ashish’s friends Pinky and Samir as they pretend to date for purely selfish reasons—until real sparks start to fly between them. Bonus recommendation: Look for the first book in Sandhya Menon’s new romance series, Of Curses and Kisses.

Anna and the French Kiss

Series: Anna and the French Kiss

Stephanie Perkins’s first three romances—Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and the Boy Next Door, and Isla and the Happily Ever After—are all loosely connected by overlapping characters, but each stars its own couple and their romantic journey in an iconic city. Anna is completely thrown off when she’s sent to boarding school in Paris, but then she meets Etienne, a gorgeous guy who is sadly taken...and, yet, they can’t seem to stop running into each other. In San Francisco, costume designer Lola is more than happy with her life and her boyfriend—until Cricket Bell moves next door, and suddenly she has feelings for him that she is definitely not prepared for! As for Isla, she’s crushed on Josh ever since their first year of school in Paris. Will a chance encounter in New York City lead to happiness for them back in the city of love?

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Series: Simonverse

If you’re not already a fan of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, get ready to fall in love with the connection between Simon and the anonymous Blue, who share a secret: both are gay. A widely praised best seller, Becky Albertalli’s debut novel inspired the hit movie, Love, Simon. In the Simonverse series, Albertalli continues to feature characters from Simon’s world. In The Upside of Unrequited, twins Molly and Cassie find their lives shaken up when a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit. The typically cynical Molly turns into a lovesick mess when she finds herself torn between her attraction to her sister’s crush’s hipster-boy sidekick and her nerdy, chubby coworker. Leah on the Offbeat follows Simon’s best friend, who is uncertain about coming out as bisexual and finds her beloved friend group shifting in unexpected ways, leading her straight to new love!

Shatter Me

Series: Shatter Me

If you like your romance with a dose of dystopian danger and intrigue, then consider this compelling series for your next listen! Juliette has an incredible power: she can kill with a single touch. But The Reestablishment wants to use that power for itself. Juliette is not someone who wishes to be used—especially not as a weapon by the government. But she really is—all while her emotions are pulled between two very different young men.

Alex and Eliza

Series: The Alex & Eliza Trilogy

Melissa de la Cruz imagines the sweeping romance between founding father Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the American Revolution. Beginning with the legendary Schuyler ball—where the two real-life figures first met—and spanning the war years, this is an epic romantic trilogy about how one couple’s love helped shape a young nation.Throughout, narrator Cassandra Campbell, winner of multiple Audie Awards and an Audible Hall of Famer, beautifully captures the voice of Eliza.

Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series

Series: The Selection

In this romantic YA series, Kiera Cass combines royalty, political tumult, and the thrill of reality TV to create a compelling world where girls get the chance to compete for the prince’s hand in marriage. America doesn’t want to be one of the 35 young women chosen, because it means she won’t be able to be with the boy she loves, who is a caste below her. When the competition doesn’t go as planned, America finds her entire world turned upside down!

Royals

Series: Royals

Rachel Hawkins gives listeners the royal treatment with this series about regular American teens who find themselves brushing up with royalty. In Royals, Daisy is a quirky Florida teen whose older sister just happens to be engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. Daisy just wants a normal life, but paparazzi have forced her to retreat across the pond and pair up with the prince’s younger brother to learn how to be a proper lady—but neither of them can stay out of trouble for long. In Her Royal Highness, Millie heads to boarding school in Scotland to escape heartbreak, only to find that her new roommate is a literal princess of Scotland, and what’s more...she’s totally falling for her!

Inkmistress

Series: Of Fire and Stars

For the fantasy-loving romance fan, this series is a must-listen! It stars Princesses Denna and Mare, two young women from separate kingdoms who slowly fall in love when Denna is betrothed to Mare’s brother. They’re drawn together by political maneuvering that threatens them both, and their love is challenged by court customs. Inkmistress is a romantic prequel, set in the same world, but years earlier. This is an excellent, magical queer fantasy with a passionate romance at its heart.

Perfect Chemistry

Series: Perfect Chemistry

For a steamy, sexy trilogy of connected YA romance novels that feature high stakes and explosive romances, check out this RITA Award-winning series. Perfect Chemistry is about a straight-A student, Brittany, and Alex, a gang member from across town, who become lab partners in their senior year—and discover they have much more in common than they first thought. In Rules of Attraction, Alex’s little brother Carlos resents that his brother is forcing him to break away from the gang and live with his professor’s family...but then, the professor’s daughter, Kiara, captures his attention. Luis, the youngest brother, stars in Chain Reaction, where he tries to win the heart of Nikki Cruz, a girl burned by love, all while trying to resist the gang life his brothers left behind.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Series: To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Arguably the most popular romance book series for young adults, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is also the basis of three Netflix movies. The audiobooks follow Lara Jean, a shy teen whose love life is turned upside down when the secret love letters she has written to all of the boys she’s loved are mailed to them—bringing her way more attention than she’s ever wanted, but also maybe a shot at true love with one of her crushes.

When Dimple Met Rishi

Series: Dimple and Rishi

For fans of classic rom-coms and meet-cutes, try this three-installment series! When Dimple Met Rishi follows the headstrong Dimple, who is determined to go to college and have a career before she lets her traditional Indian parents arrange her marriage. She heads to an elite summer camp, and runs into Rishi—the boy her parents have picked out for her. When her ideals run up against her attraction for him, Dimple has to figure out what her future will look like. There’s Something About Sweetie focuses on Rishi’s younger brother, Ashish, and Sweetie, an athlete who’s used to being overlooked because she is fat. When Sweetie and Ashish are set up by their parents, they have a lot to prove to the world, each other, and themselves! 10 Things I Hate About Pinky follows Ashish’s friends Pinky and Samir as they pretend to date for purely selfish reasons—until real sparks start to fly between them. Bonus recommendation: Look for the first book in Sandhya Menon’s new romance series, Of Curses and Kisses.

Anna and the French Kiss

Series: Anna and the French Kiss

Stephanie Perkins’s first three romances—Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and the Boy Next Door, and Isla and the Happily Ever After—are all loosely connected by overlapping characters, but each stars its own couple and their romantic journey in an iconic city. Anna is completely thrown off when she’s sent to boarding school in Paris, but then she meets Etienne, a gorgeous guy who is sadly taken...and, yet, they can’t seem to stop running into each other. In San Francisco, costume designer Lola is more than happy with her life and her boyfriend—until Cricket Bell moves next door, and suddenly she has feelings for him that she is definitely not prepared for! As for Isla, she’s crushed on Josh ever since their first year of school in Paris. Will a chance encounter in New York City lead to happiness for them back in the city of love?

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Series: Simonverse

If you’re not already a fan of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, get ready to fall in love with the connection between Simon and the anonymous Blue, who share a secret: both are gay. A widely praised best seller, Becky Albertalli’s debut novel inspired the hit movie, Love, Simon. In the Simonverse series, Albertalli continues to feature characters from Simon’s world. In The Upside of Unrequited, twins Molly and Cassie find their lives shaken up when a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit. The typically cynical Molly turns into a lovesick mess when she finds herself torn between her attraction to her sister’s crush’s hipster-boy sidekick and her nerdy, chubby coworker. Leah on the Offbeat follows Simon’s best friend, who is uncertain about coming out as bisexual and finds her beloved friend group shifting in unexpected ways, leading her straight to new love!

Shatter Me

Series: Shatter Me

If you like your romance with a dose of dystopian danger and intrigue, then consider this compelling series for your next listen! Juliette has an incredible power: she can kill with a single touch. But The Reestablishment wants to use that power for itself. Juliette is not someone who wishes to be used—especially not as a weapon by the government. But she really is—all while her emotions are pulled between two very different young men.

Alex and Eliza

Series: The Alex & Eliza Trilogy

Melissa de la Cruz imagines the sweeping romance between founding father Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the American Revolution. Beginning with the legendary Schuyler ball—where the two real-life figures first met—and spanning the war years, this is an epic romantic trilogy about how one couple’s love helped shape a young nation.Throughout, narrator Cassandra Campbell, winner of multiple Audie Awards and an Audible Hall of Famer, beautifully captures the voice of Eliza.

Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series

Series: The Selection

In this romantic YA series, Kiera Cass combines royalty, political tumult, and the thrill of reality TV to create a compelling world where girls get the chance to compete for the prince’s hand in marriage. America doesn’t want to be one of the 35 young women chosen, because it means she won’t be able to be with the boy she loves, who is a caste below her. When the competition doesn’t go as planned, America finds her entire world turned upside down!

Royals

Series: Royals

Rachel Hawkins gives listeners the royal treatment with this series about regular American teens who find themselves brushing up with royalty. In Royals, Daisy is a quirky Florida teen whose older sister just happens to be engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. Daisy just wants a normal life, but paparazzi have forced her to retreat across the pond and pair up with the prince’s younger brother to learn how to be a proper lady—but neither of them can stay out of trouble for long. In Her Royal Highness, Millie heads to boarding school in Scotland to escape heartbreak, only to find that her new roommate is a literal princess of Scotland, and what’s more...she’s totally falling for her!

Inkmistress

Series: Of Fire and Stars

For the fantasy-loving romance fan, this series is a must-listen! It stars Princesses Denna and Mare, two young women from separate kingdoms who slowly fall in love when Denna is betrothed to Mare’s brother. They’re drawn together by political maneuvering that threatens them both, and their love is challenged by court customs. Inkmistress is a romantic prequel, set in the same world, but years earlier. This is an excellent, magical queer fantasy with a passionate romance at its heart.

Perfect Chemistry

Series: Perfect Chemistry

For a steamy, sexy trilogy of connected YA romance novels that feature high stakes and explosive romances, check out this RITA Award-winning series. Perfect Chemistry is about a straight-A student, Brittany, and Alex, a gang member from across town, who become lab partners in their senior year—and discover they have much more in common than they first thought. In Rules of Attraction, Alex’s little brother Carlos resents that his brother is forcing him to break away from the gang and live with his professor’s family...but then, the professor’s daughter, Kiara, captures his attention. Luis, the youngest brother, stars in Chain Reaction, where he tries to win the heart of Nikki Cruz, a girl burned by love, all while trying to resist the gang life his brothers left behind.


Tirzah Price is a writer and contributing editor at Book Riot. She loves all genres, but has a soft spot for romance.

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