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    Updated on Sep 2, 2020. Posted on Oct 21, 2015

    27 Hotties From YA Novels Who'll Make You Thirsty AF

    Your next boyfriend is only a bookshelf away.

    1. Peeta Mellark

    Scholastic
    Lionsgate

    Swoonworthy Moment: “My nightmares are usually about losing you,” [Peeta] says. 'I'm okay once I realize you're here.'” - Catching Fire

    Played By: Josh Hutcherson

    2. Tobias "Four" Eaton

    Katherine Tegen Books
    Summit Entertainment

    Swoonworthy Moment: “When [Tris'] body first hit the net, all I registered was a gray blur. I pulled her across it and her hand was small, but warm, and then she stood before me, short and thin and plain and in all ways unremarkable- except that she had jumped first. The stiff had jumped first. Even I didn't jump first. Her eyes were so stern, so insistent. Beautiful.” - Allegiant

    Played By: Theo James

    3. Jace Wayland

    Simon and Schuster
    Constantin Film Produktion

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'There is no pretending,' Jace said with absolute clarity. 'I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then.'" - City of Glass

    Played By: Jamie Campbell Bower

    4. Gale Hawthorne

    Scholastic
    Lionsgate

    Swoonworthy Moment: "[Gale] tilts his forehead down to rest against mine and pulls me closer. His skin, his whole being radiates heat from being so near the fire, and I close my eyes, soaking in his warmth. I breathe in the smell of snow-dampened leather and smoke and apples, the smell of all those wintry days we shared before the Games. I don’t try to move away. Why should I anyway? His voice drops to a whisper. 'I love you. That’s why.'” – Catching Fire

    Played By: Liam Hemsworth

    5. Edward Cullen

    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    Summit Entertainment

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'Dream happy dreams. You are the only one who has ever touched my heart. It will always be yours. Sleep, my only love.'" - Eclipse

    Played By: Robert Pattinson

    6. Magnus Bane

    Margaret K. McElderry Books
    Constantin Film Production

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'Still I pictured having you for fifty, sixty more years. I thought I might be ready then to let you go. But it's you, and I realize now that I won't be anymore ready to lose you then than I am right now.' [Magnus] put his hands gently to either side of Alec's face. 'Which is not at all.'” - City of Fallen Angels

    Played By: Godfrey Gao

    7. Dimitri Belikov

    Razorbill
    Angry Films

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'Wait until next time," [Dimitri] warned. 'I'll do things that'll make you lose control within seconds.'” - Last Sacrifice

    Played By: Danila Kozlovsky

    8. Jacob "Jake" Black

    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    Summit Entertainment

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'But I’ll never see anyone else, Bella. I only see you. Even when I close my eyes and try to see something else.'" - Eclipse

    Played By: Taylor Lautner

    9. Augustus Waters

    Speak
    Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: "'I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.'” - The Fault in Our Stars

    Played By: Ansel Elgort

    10. Alex Sheathes

    HarperCollins
    Mark Davis / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'I told you,' [Alex] whispers back. I can feel his breath just tickling the space behind my ear, making my hair prick up on my neck. 'I like you.'

    'You don't know me,' I say quickly.

    'I want to, though.' - Delirium

    Played By: Daren Kagasoff

    11. Adam Wilde

    Speak
    DiNovi Pictures

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'Mia, Mia, Mia, this is the you I like. You definitely dressed sexier and are, you know, blond, and that’s different. But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I’ll be in love with tomorrow.'" - If I Stay

    Played By: Jamie Blackley

    12. Wesley "Wes" Rush

    Poppy
    CBS Films

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'I think about you much more than any self-respecting man would like to admit, and I'm insanely jealous of Tucker - something I never thought I'd say. Moving on after you is impossible. No other girl can keep me on my toes the way you can. No one else makes me WANT to embarrass myself by writing sappy letters like this one. Only you.'” - The Duff

    Played By: Robbie Amell

    13. Evan Walker

    G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
    Victor Chavez / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'You’re the mayfly,' he murmurs. And then Evan Walker kisses me. Holding my hand across his chest, his other hand sliding across my neck, his touch feathery soft, sending a shiver that travels down my spine into my legs, which are having a hard time keeping me upright. I can feel his heart slamming against my palm and I can smell his breath and feel the stubble on his upper lip, a sandpapery contrast to the softness of his lips, and Evan is looking at me and I’m looking back at him.” - The 5th Wave

    Played By: Alex Roe

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    14. Daemon Black

    Entangled: Teen
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: "'I want to spend every second, every minute, every hour with you. I want a year's worth of seconds and minutes with you. I want a decade's worth of hours, so many that I can't add them up.'” - Origin

    Dream Cast: His dark hair, hazel eyes, and perfect bod makes Tyler Hoechiln the right choice to play Daemon.

    15. Maxon Schreave

    HarperTeen
    Ian Gavan / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: "'America, my love, you are sunlight falling through trees. You are laughter that breaks through sadness. You are the breeze on a too-warm day. You are clarity in the midst of confusion. You are not the world, but you are everything that makes the world good. Without you, my life would still exist, but that’s all it would manage to do.'" - The One

    Dream Cast: Douglass Booth has the look of an adorable guy who's a little shy, making him the perfect candidate to play Maxon.

    16. Alex Fuentes

    Bloomsbury USA Childrens
    http://www.amazon.com/Reaction-Perfect-Chemistry-Simone-Elkeles/dp/1501231448

    Swoonworthy Moment: “I don't belong here. It doesn't matter, because even if I don't belong in this place, [Brittany's] here and I want to be where she is.” - Perfect Chemistry

    Dream Cast: Alexander F. Rodriguez already plays Alex in the book trailer so it'd only be right for him to bring the role to life on the big screen.

    17. Liam Stewart

    Disney Hyperion
    Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'God.' [Liam] shook his head, mouth twisting into a shadow of a smile. 'Did you know... you make me so happy that sometimes I actually forget to breathe? I'll be looking at you, and my chest will get so tight... and it's like, the only thought in my head is how much I want to reach over and kiss you.'" - The Darkest Minds

    Dream Cast: Lucas Till played the perfect country boy in the Hannah Montana Movie, and his drawl would bring Liam to life.

    18. Raffe

    Skyscape
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: "'You accept me just the way I am, regardless of whether or not I even have wings. Even when I had my demon wings, you’ve never looked at me with pity. You’ve never wavered in your loyalty. That’s who you are – my brave, loyal, lovable Daughter of Man.'" - End of Days

    Dream Cast: Drew Roy has played bad boys on both Hannah Montana and iCarly so he's got that tough guy exterior that makes Raffe so hot, already down.

    19. Adrian Ivashkov

    Razorbill
    Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “[Adrian] reached out and pulled me to him, one hand on my waist and the other behind my neck. He tipped my head up and lowered his lips to mine. I closed my eyes and melted as my whole body was consumed in that kiss. I was nothing. I was everything.” - The Golden Lily

    Dream Cast: Adrian is a hot, rich guy and total ladies man. Chace basically played this role when he was Nate on Gossip Girl and his dark hair and strong jawline makes him the perfect Adrian.

    20. Prince Kai

    Feiwel & Friends
    Valerie Macon / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: "[Kai] lifted his gaze. 'Just to be clear, you’re not using your mind powers on me right now, are you?'

    She blinked. 'Of course not.'

    'Just checking.'

    Then he slid his arms around her waist and kissed her." - Cress

    Dream Cast: Harry Shum, Jr. has the dark hair and copper-brown eyes that makes Prince Kai so hot.

    21. Ezekiel "Zeke" Crosse

    Harlequin Teen
    Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'Only death will take me away from you, vampire girl,' [Zeke] whispered. 'And even then, I'll watch over you from wherever I end up.'” - The Eternity Cure

    Dream Cast: Zeke is not only cute, he's strong and Colton Hayes is built from his time on Teen Wolf and Arrow. Plus, he can totally play the smooth, nice guy that is Zeke.

    22. Park Sheridan

    St. Martin's Griffin
    Ben Gabbe / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “Holding Eleanor's hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.” - Eleanor & Park

    Dream Cast: Christopher Larkin has the cute smile and short, dark hair that just screams Park.

    23. Etienne St. Clair

    Speak
    Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.'” - Anna and the French Kiss

    Dream Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson's hair is the perfect kind of dark, short-long hair that Etienne is know for. Plus, he has the perfect English accent.

    24. Kenji Kishimoto

    HarperCollins
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “Kenji snorts. 'That’s because you’re not fragile,' Kenji says. 'If anything, everyone needs to protect themselves from you. You’re like a freaking beast,' he says. Then adds, 'I mean, you know—like, a cute beast. A little beast that tears shit up and breaks the earth and sucks the life out of people.'" - Ignite Me

    Dream Cast: Booboo Stewart has the best combination of dark hair and dark eyes that makes Kenji so swoonworthy.

    25. Chaol Westfall

    Bloomsbury USA Childrens
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'I worry because I care. Gods help me, I know I shouldn't, but I do. So I will always tell you to be careful, because I will always care what happens.'” - Crown of Midnight

    Dream Cast: Torrance Coombs short, Auburn hair is just like Chaol's. Sure, his eyes aren't the exact same color as Chaol's is but that's what color contacts are for.

    26. Daniel "Day" Altan Wing

    Speak
    Chris McGrath / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'You drive me insane, June,' [Day] murmurs against my hair. 'You're the scariest, most clever, bravest person I know, and sometimes I can't catch my breath because I'm trying so hard to keep up. There will never be another like you. You realize that, don't you?' I tilt my face up to see him. His eyes reflect the faint lights from the JumboTrons, a rainbow of evening colors. 'Billions of people will come and go in this world,' he says softly, 'but there will never be another like you.” - Champion

    Dream Cast: Day's mixed ethnicity of Mongolian and Russian leave the possibility for his casting endless, but L. Joe should definitely be a top contender with his perfect blonde hair.

    27. Levi Stewart

    St. Martin's Griffin
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Swoonworthy Moment: “'I like your glasses,' [Levi] said. 'I like your Simon Snow T-shirts. I like that you don’t smile at everyone, because then, when you smile at me.… Cather.' He kissed her mouth. 'Look at me.'

    She did.

    'I choose you over everyone.'" - Fangirl

    Dream Cast: Besides having the perfect hair for this role, Austin Butler definitely has Levi's great chin that Cath is so in love with.

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