There is nothing like falling in love to send us completely out of our minds—so really, is there any better way to duck out of reality for a bit? Fall in love again and again this summer with these swoon-worthy stories.
A romance novelist who has fallen out of love with happily ever afters, and a super-serious literary fiction writer who never believed in them in the first place. When they strike up a friendship and a flirtation, it makes for some of the best chemistry we’ve read!
Part of The Playbook series, this steamy and sweet second-chance romance is the perfect summery read. Poppy’s a single mom, working in a club, when she runs into her high school sweetheart. He just so happens to be an NFL player these days… and jaw-droppingly gorgeous.
Ok, this is the sweetest, hottest romance you can imagine—a brilliant on-the-spectrum econometrician has never felt comfortable with sex or dating… so she finds a professional to show her the ropes. Such a fun premise and the relationship sneaks up on you and hits right in the feels.
We all already love Jasmine Guillory, right? She made a splash with The Wedding Date and The Proposal—now Party of Two will sweep you off your feet. Olivia didn’t know what she was getting into when she flirted with that cute guy—cue a secretive relationship with a young hotshot senator!
When the matriarch of a family passes on, four brothers have to decide whether they can keep her knitting store open. Jesse may have a reputation as a player, but he’s determined to show Kerry, a shop employee, that he’s the kind of man worth fighting for.
There’s a reason all our coolest friends were reading Normal People when it first came out—Sally Rooney has been called the voice of the millennial generation. This novel follows Marianne and Connell as they first meet in high school, reconnect in college, and experience all the longing, excitement, and pain of an electric first love. Maybe it’s just us, but we were so invested in this relationship that we kind of forgot about our own.
From the woman who brought us How Stella Got Her Groove back, comes a big-hearted novel about second chances and believing in yourself. When Georgia makes a big change, what will she find in the next chapter of her life?