A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) Judy Blume's groundbreaking novel about first relationships, first love, and...the first time. The bed is brass, covered with a patchwork quilt, and "nice and... This description may be from another edition of this product.
It's hard to beat the excitement of falling in love—especially first love. It's intoxicating and all-consuming—that sense of full-throated euphoria that makes you want to shout from the rooftops. As we look ahead toward Valentine's Day, we're highlighting fifteen heartfelt novels about first love.
You might say that Judy Blume is having a moment. The release of the film adaptation of Are You There God, It's Me Margaret, as well as a new documentary about the beloved author, has been creating lots of buzz. But then again, it's hardly the first time that Blume has gotten people talking.
Spring is in the air, and with the season comes a feeling of new growth, fresh starts, and regeneration. In the literary world, beloved coming-of-age books evoke similar feelings of change. These bildungsromans are often centered around a protagonist and highlight their experiences during their formative years. They are tales of growth, maturity, and enlightenment.