Looking for a little escapism? There’s nothing like a good romance novel to transport you to a world where love always conquers all. Whether you’re looking for a steamy read or a sweet and tender love story, we’ve rounded up five must-read romance novels that will give you all the warm and fuzzies.
“The Kiss Quotient” by Helen Hoang
If you’re looking for a book that’s both sweet and spicy, look no further than Helen Hoang’s “The Kiss Quotient.” This novel follows the story of Stella Lane, a successful econometrician who struggles with Asperger’s syndrome. Stella hires a male escort to teach her about sex and relationships, but what starts as a transactional arrangement quickly turns into something more. This book is a must-read for anyone who loves a good romance with a healthy dose of steamy scenes.
“The Hating Game” by Sally Thorne
If you love a good enemies-to-lovers story, you won’t want to miss “The Hating Game” by Sally Thorne. This novel follows the story of Lucy and Josh, two coworkers who can’t stand each other. But when they’re both up for the same promotion, they’re forced to work together, and the sparks really start to fly. With witty banter, hilarious hijinks, and plenty of steamy tension, “The Hating Game” is a book you won’t be able to put down.
“The Flatshare” by Beth O’Leary
If you’re in the mood for a more lighthearted romance, “The Flatshare” is a perfect read. This novel follows the story of Tiffy and Leon, two Londoners who share a one-bedroom flat but have never actually met. They communicate only through Post-It notes, and their lives intertwine in unexpected ways. With a charming cast of characters, a delightful setting, and a sweet and satisfying romance, The Flatshare is a feel-good book you won’t want to miss.
“Red, White & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston
If you’re looking for a romance with a political twist, “Red, White & Royal Blue” is for you. This novel follows the story of Alex, the son of the first female president of the United States, and Henry, the Prince of Wales. When a staged photo op leads to a fake friendship, Alex and Henry develop real feelings for each other. With plenty of witty banter, steamy romance, and a refreshing take on politics, “Red, White & Royal Blue” will captivate you.
“The Bromance Book Club” by Lyssa Kay Adams
If you’re looking for a romance that’s both heartwarming and hilarious, look no further than “The Bromance Book Club.” This novel follows the story of Gavin, a professional baseball player struggling to save his marriage. His wife, Thea, wants a divorce, but Gavin is determined to win her back. With the help of his fellow baseball players, who are part of a secret book club that reads romance novels, Gavin learns what it takes to be a good husband and win back the love of his life. With plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, steamy romance, and a cast of charming characters, The Bromance Book Club is a novel that will leave you chuckling.