Going to college is a time of new experiences, self-discovery, and of course, finding love. For many young adults, this period of their lives is filled with endless possibilities and the excitement of the unknown. College romance novels capture this spirit of adventure and love, offering readers a chance to immerse themselves in heartwarming and swoon-worthy stories set against the backdrop of a bustling campus.
“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han
This sweet and quirky novel follows the story of high school student Lara Jean Covey as she navigates her first real relationships. When her secret love letters are accidentally sent to her crushes, Lara Jean must confront her feelings head-on and learn to balance the ups and downs of young love.
“Eleanor and Park” by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor and Park is a touching and realistic novel about first love between two misfits in high school. Despite their different backgrounds and challenges, Eleanor and Park find solace and love in each other, making this a must-read for anyone looking for a realistic and emotional love story.
“The Summer I Turned Pretty” by Jenny Han
This charming novel follows the story of Belly Conklin as she navigates her way through a summer of first love and self-discovery. Set against the backdrop of a picturesque beach town, Belly learns about love and loss, making this a must-read for anyone looking for a coming-of-age love story set in a idyllic setting.