Some of us never had princess fantasies, some of us grow out of them, and some of us can’t get enough! Though there’s a lot of YA fantasies with royal romance (like The Selection or Throne of Glass), this list includes both contemporary YA one alt-history/fantasy, and two contemporary NAs.
YA Books With a Royal Romance
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
An all-time YA classic, featuring a girl who suddenly discovers she’s a princess.
All that Glows by Ryan Graudin
This takes place in an alternate England with a fae court, and features a girl who’s guarding the bad boy crown prince.
Royally Lost by Angie Stanton
Think Roman Holiday in reverse – Becca’s stuck on a family holiday in Europe and meets a runaway prince.
Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney
Two sisters in boarding school fall for the same prince and trouble ensues.
The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
Bex meets the crown prince at Oxford and a embarks on a whirlwind Cinderella romance.
The Heir and the Spare by Emily Albright
The Princess Diaries meets the Prince and Me.
One Night with the Prince by T. M Mendes
Another Princess Diaries-insipred story.
Royally Crushed by Niki Burnham
Yes, another “ordinary girl meets royal” story!