Unpredicable Pairings and Strong Heroines

I'm pretty tired of reading books where the main character instantly falls for the hot new guy, the mysterious bad boy, you get what I'm saying. Some of the girls just hang back and let the boys boss them around. It's getting old for me, so here's a starting list of books that don't bug me.
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96 books · 141 voters · list created December 11th, 2010 by Adrianna (votes) .
Tags: heroine, romance
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Adrianna 132 books
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Nina 956 books
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Jackie 1870 books
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Alice 6 books
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Jessica 2104 books
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Amanda 910 books
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Rachel 751 books
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