Romance

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Updated January 26, 2024
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Thank You For Listening A Novel
Whelan, Julia.
Author Julia Whelan is an audiobook narrator, and she narrates the audiobook version. Carrie recommends listening to this one!
The Flatshare A Novel
O'Leary, Beth.

The audiobook version is voiced by two different narrators and is worth a listen.

To all the boys I've loved before
Han, Jenny
To All the Boys I've Loved Before is now a major motion picture on Netflix and the inspiration for the spin-off series XO, Kitty--now streaming on Netflix! A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) Lara Jean's love life gets complicated in this New York...
The ex hex : a novel
Sterling, Erin
New York Times Bestseller Erin Sterling casts a delightful spell with a spine-tingling romance full of wishes, witches, and hexes gone wrong. "A delightful and witty take on witchy mayhem." -- Popsugar Nine years ago, Vivienne Jones nursed her broken heart like any young...
Sorry, bro
Voskuni, Taleen
An Armenian-American woman rediscovers her roots and embraces who she really is in this vibrant and heartfelt queer rom-com by debut author Taleen Voskuni.   When Nareh Bedrossian's non-Armenian boyfriend gets down on one knee and proposes to her in front of a room full of...
To Win a Prince
Shiloh, Toni
"Fashion aficionado Iris Blakely dreams of using her talent to start a business to help citizens in impoverished areas. But when she discovers that Ekon Diallo will be her business consultant, the battle between her desires and reality begins. Can she keep her heart and business intact despite the...
The hookup plan
Rochon, Farrah
"Pure romance gold that ticks all my favorite boxes: enemies to lovers, sexual chemistry, competence kink, delicious banter." --Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of Love on the Brain  Successful pediatric surgeon London...
Partners in crime : a novel
Rai, Alisha
Indian Matchmaking meets Date Night in this fun, romantic adventure by Alisha Rai -- "One of the very brightest romance writers working right now." (Entertainment Weekly) Mira Patel's got a solid accounting career, good friends, and a whole lot of distance between her and her dysfunctional...
Token
Kendall, Beverley
A LIBRARYREADS BONUS PICK! "This romance has it all--flirty banter, deep emotion, and a smart, sassy heroine."--JENNIFER PROBST, New York Times bestselling author She's brilliant, beautiful...and tired of being the only Black woman in the room. ...
A dash of salt and pepper
Jackson, Kosoko
Xavier Gorman is doing less than stellar. He just got dumped, was passed over for a prestigious fellowship, and to top it all off he's right back home in Harpers Cove, Maine (population: 9,000). The last thing he wants to do is to work as a sous-chef in the kitchen of the hip new restaurant in town,...
The salt grows heavy
Khaw, Cassandra
"Khaw's poetic prose and stylish approach to gore make it a blood-soaked, unforgettable gem." --The New York Times From Cassandra Khaw, USA Today bestselling author of Nothing But Blackened Teeth, comes The Salt Grows Heavy, a razor-sharp and...
Mistakes were made : a novel
Wilsner, Meryl
"This blazing-hot forbidden romance manages to sensibly, and compassionately, capture the complexities of starting adult life after college and finding love and your identity in middle age. Cassie and Erin's romance is by turns delightfully raunchy and deeply emotional. This reader hopes...
Once upon a broken heart
Garber, Stephanie
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART marks the launch of a new series from Stephanie Garber about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has...
The queer principles of Kit Webb : a novel
Sebastian, Cat
"The Queer Principles of Kit Webb kept me up all night! I simply couldn't put it down."-- Tessa Dare, New York Times bestselling author "Sharp, smart, and oh-so-swoony, The Queer Principles of Kit Webb reminds me that Cat Sebastian is an author at the absolute...
Night pleasures
Kenyon, Sherrilyn
Dear Reader, Have you ever wanted to know what it's like to be immortal? To journey through the night stalking the evil that preys on humans? To have unlimited wealth, unlimited power? That is my existence, and it is dark and dangerous. I play hero to thousands, but am known to none....
Looking for Alaska
Green, John
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and The Fault in Our StarsWinner of the Michael L. Printz Award * A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist * A New York Times...
The bookshop of second chances : a novel
Fraser, Jackie
A woman desperate to turn a new page heads to the Scottish coast and finds herself locked in a battle of wills with an infuriatingly aloof bookseller in this utterly heartwarming debut, perfect for readers of Evvie Drake Starts Over. "Humor and charm abound. . . . [This] love...
Royal holiday
Guillory, Jasmine
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Proposal and a "rising star in the romance genre" (Entertainment Weekly) comes a dazzling novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance. Vivian Forest has been out of the...
Serpent & dove
Mahurin, Shelby
New York Times Bestseller * Indiebound Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of 2019 * B&N's YA Book Club Pick "A brilliant debut, full of everything I love: a sparkling and fully realized heroine, an intricate and deadly system of magic, and a searing romance...
The art of scandal
Black, Regina
A "wildly steamy, utterly heartwarming" debut filled with romance, artistic ambitions, political scandal, and finding love where you least expect it (Tia Williams).  Publishers Weekly Best Romance Book of 2023 · Chicago Public Library...
Book lovers
Henry, Emily
"One of my favorite authors."--Colleen Hoover An insightful, delightful, instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation. Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Oprah Daily ∙ Today ∙...
Dark lover
Ward, J. R.
Dark Lover
The summer I turned pretty
Han, Jenny.
Now an Original Series on Prime Video! Belly has an unforgettable summer in this stunning start to the Summer I Turned Pretty series from the New York Times bestselling author of To All the Boys I've Loved Before (now a major motion picture!), Jenny Han.
Heartstopper. Volume 1
Oseman, Alice
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork. Now streaming on Netflix! Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to...
Check & mate
Hazelwood, Ali
In this clever and swoonworthy YA debut from the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis, life's moving pieces bring rival chess players together in a match for the heart. Mallory Greenleaf is done with chess. Every move counts nowadays;...
Such sharp teeth
Harrison, Rachel
Rory Morris isn't thrilled to be moving back to her hometown, even if it is temporary. There are bad memories there. But her twin sister, Scarlett, is pregnant, estranged from the baby's father, and needs support. After a night out at a bar where she runs into an old almost-flame, she hits a large...
Bitten Women of the Otherworld Series, Book 1
Armstrong, Kelley.
FROM THE AUTHOR OF HEMLOCK ISLAND--THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING OTHERWORLD SERIES "Frisky...Tells a rather sweet love story, and suggests that being a wolf may be more comfortable for a strong, smart woman than being human."--The New...
Yours truly
Jimenez, Abby
A novel of terrible first impressions, hilarious second chances, and the joy in finding your perfect match from "a true talent" (Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author). Dr. Briana Ortiz's life is seriously flatlining. Her divorce is just about...
Get a life, Chloe Brown : a novel
Hibbert, Talia
"Absolutely charming... a flawless balance of humor, heat, sweetness, and depth, and I loved every page." - Helen Hoang, USA Today bestselling author of The Bride Test USA TODAY BESTSELLER A witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who's tired of being "boring"...

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