If you’re a fan of romantic stories set in the academic world, then you’ll love these charming college romance novels. From forbidden love affairs to accidental meetings, these books are perfect for readers who enjoy heartwarming stories with a collegiate twist. So, grab your favorite blanket, a hot cup of tea, and settle in with one of these delightful reads.
“Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell
Rainbow Rowell’s “Fangirl” is a sweet and tender romance that will make you fall in love with the world of fanfiction. The novel follows Cath, a college freshman who is struggling to adjust to college life while dealing with family drama and her own insecurities. She finds solace in writing fanfiction, particularly for her favorite book series. When Cath meets her charming and confident roommate’s friend, Levi, she finds herself falling for him despite her reservations. “Fangirl” is a beautifully written coming-of-age story about finding your place in the world and falling in love.
“The Unhoneymooners” by Christina Lauren
“The Unhoneymooners” is a hilarious and heartwarming romance that takes place in the beautiful setting of Maui. The novel follows Olive, a woman who is forced to go on her twin sister’s honeymoon after everyone at the wedding, except for Olive and the best man, get food poisoning. Olive and the best man, Ethan, have a rocky history and don’t particularly like each other. But, as they spend more time together, they start to see each other in a different light. “The Unhoneymooners” is a delightful enemies-to-lovers story with laugh-out-loud moments and swoon-worthy romance.
“The Deal” by Elle Kennedy
“The Deal” is a steamy and addictive new adult romance that takes place at Briar University. The novel follows Hannah, a studious and focused student who has no time for distractions. When she meets Garrett, a cocky and charming hockey player, she wants nothing to do with him. But, Garrett has a proposition for Hannah: he’ll help her land a date with her crush if she tutors him in exchange. As they spend more time together, they start to develop feelings for each other. “The Deal” is a captivating story about finding love when you least expect it.
“Emergency Contact” by Mary H.K. Choi
“Emergency Contact” is a refreshing and poignant contemporary romance that explores the complexities of modern relationships. The novel follows Penny, a college freshman who is struggling to find her place in the world, and Sam, a college dropout who works at a coffee shop. After a chance meeting, Penny and Sam become each other’s emergency contacts and start to communicate through text messages. As they get to know each other, they start to realize that they might have a deeper connection. “Emergency Contact” is a beautiful story about the power of human connection and the way technology can both bring us together and keep us apart.
These charming college romance novels are perfect for readers who love stories about young love and finding your place in the world. Whether you’re looking for a sweet and tender romance or a steamy and addictive new adult novel, there’s something on this list for everyone. So, grab your favorite book and enjoy these delightful reads.
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