No one does first love like YA. In honour of ‘Read Me Like a Book’, here are a few of our faves

Liz Kessler’s ‘Read Me Like a Book’ is a gorgeous story of Ash falling in love for the first time with her English teacher Miss Murray, and juggling the pains and pleasures of it all.


In honour of Ash’s plight, we’ve collected some of our favourite books about first love!

Did I Mention I Love You?’ by Estelle Maskame


‘When We Collided’ by Emery Lord

When We Collided

‘Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs

‘Perfect Chemistry’ by Simone Elkeles

Perfect Chemistry

‘Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe’ by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Aristotle and Dante

‘How to Love’ by Katie Cotugno

How to Love

Buy ‘Read Me Like a Book’ here!

What’s your favourite book about first love? Let us know at @maximumpopbooks!

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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