Tragic, Titanic-Inspired Teen Romances

Can you believe it's been 20 years since Jack and Rose's romance sank in Titanic? If you can't get enough of tragic teen love stories, try these!

For another maritime disaster, check out Salt to the Sea, based on the real-life 1945 sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. Joana, a Lithuanian nurse, falls for Prussian art forger Florian on board the doomed ship. You'll have to read to find out who survives. Grab your hankies.

The ultimate teen tearjerker award still goes to The Fault in Our Stars. When cancer patients Hazel and Augustus meet in a support group, sparks fly, but one of them will soon lose their battle with the disease. 

In All the Bright Places, Violent and Theodore start an unlikely courtship in a bell tower as they're both contemplating suicide. Can they save each other from their inner demons?

Griffin and Jackson mourn the death of their mutual ex-boyfriend, Theo, in History Is All You Left Me. As Griffin reflects on his past, he realizes that he must cope with his obsessive-compulsive tendencies before he can begin another relationship.

If you want a more optimistic ending to your star-crossed romance, try The Sun Is Also A Star. When Daniel and Natasha fall in love during one eventful day in New York City, they seem destined for different life paths. But is it possible they'll end up together in an alternate universe?

What's your favorite weepy teen love story? 

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