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Romance Books You Need to Read

February 4, 2021

Love is in the air – cue the jazz music, light the candles, indulge in a chocolate-covered strawberry (or two) and snuggle up with a romance novel. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to provide you with a list of some of the best romance books to read.


The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren

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Calling all HGTV lovers, The Honey Don’t List is a charming romantic comedy you won’t be able to put down. James and Carey are the personal assistants of the Tripps, a couple who are on the verge of stardom for their home remodeling and design skills. A couple who also can no longer stand each other. Forced to go on a book tour with the Tripps, James and Carey work together to keep their bosses’ secret hidden and ultimately find love along the way. Find it on the site here.


Emma by Jane Austen

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Emma by Jane Austen is considered to be one of the most classic romance books of all time. The story centers around the young, beautiful Emma Woodhouse, who has no interest in either love or marriage. However, that doesn’t stop her from interfering in the romantic lives of others in her village. Immerse yourself in this book to enjoy a light-hearted approach to all of the complexities that romantic escapades can bring. Find it on the site here.


I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest

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One of the best young adult romance books we’ve read recently is I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest. Chloe Pierce is a ballerina who finds herself stuck with her annoying (but cute) neighbor Eli on a road trip to a dance audition. Follow along while Chloe and Eli chase their dreams and turn from enemies to lovers in this fun, heart-stirring romantic novel. Find it on the site here.


The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

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If you love historical fiction, you absolutely need to read The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams. This complex romance novel addresses love, class, power and redemption. Miranda Schuyler and Joseph Vargas’s love story is set on an island off the New England coast, where there are two clans: the wealthy summer families and the working class. Uncover the truth behind the tragedy that separates these two lovers in this enthralling family saga full of mystery and romance. Find it on the site here.


When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

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If you’re in the mood for a fun, romantic read that will keep a smile on your face, look no further! When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon is a hilarious, charming novel full of sweet romance. Dimple’s parents are set on finding her the “Ideal Indian Husband,” and Rishi is a hopeless romantic who has his heart set on wooing Dimple as his future wife. Read along as these two opposites unexpectedly learn about the power of love. Find it on the site here.


Whether you’re in the mood to read a dreamy historical fiction, reread a tear-worthy classic, or flip through a coming-of-age love story, there are so many romantic reads to discover on our site! Make sure you check them out and let us know your favorites.


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