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Autumn is approaching, the leaves will soon start falling and the weather will cool down, leaving everyone longing to cozy up with a book. Get your TBR pile ready because these romantic must-reads are sure make you feel all the feels.
Goodbye, Orchid by Carol Van Den Hende
Goodbye, Orchid is a story of entrepreneurship, love, loss, and growth. Follow Phoenix Walker as he struggles to maintain a balance between his professional relationship and growing affection for Orchid Paige. Things only become more complicated when an accident changes Phoenix forever. Now he must choose to leave his true love behind without explanation, or burden Orchid knowing that her traumatic childhood makes him overprotective.
The Cul-de-Sac War by Melissa Ferguson
Bree Leake is an independent woman who is always on the go. Just as she’s about to pack up and leave, again, her parents give her a tricky proposition. If Bree can stay in one spot for a year, she can have her grandmother’s house; the house she’s always wanted. However, her equally stubborn and incredibly attractive neighbor Chip McBride makes Bree’s dreams crash and burn. She devised a plan to drive him out of the neighborhood, but it’s not easy. Soon, the rage turns into love and the neighbors’ rivalry soon turns into romance.
How to Fail at Flirting by Denise Williams
Professor Naya Turner is a hard worker who desperately needs to let loose. Her department at the university is in danger of being cut and her friends were able to convince her to go out for the night. When she meets an attractive out-of-town stranger Jake, she feels like she is finally living the carefree life she’s always craved. But things can’t be that easy. Naya soon realizes that dating Jake may mean destroying her professional reputation and career. She’s torn between reverting back to her old life she’s worked so hard for or to flirt with the unknown.
Ties that Tether by Jane Igharo
At twelve Azere promised her father she would marry a Nigerian man even while immigrating to Canada. Her mother has tried so hard to set her up with good suiters, but every match has been disastrous. One night meets Rafael, and everything changes. What was meant to be a one-night stand with a white guy evolves into something more, and Azere is faced with the choice between love and her family.
Dream Big, Stella! by Ashley Farley
Stella Boor’s life is in need of a makeover. She’s grown distant from her best friend, is only seen as a booty-call for her boyfriend, and she’s lost 3 jobs in the past year. Just when she thought things couldn’t be more complicated, she learns she has just inherited a Virginia inn from her biological father. Stella only knew him as a random sperm donor, but it turns out he is rock legend Billy Jameson. While restoring the inn she becomes fascinated by the Jameson family history and she must know why her mother kept this man a secret. In search of these answers Stella learns to trust herself and take a chance on love.
Snapped by Alexa Martin
Snapped follows star football quarterback Quinton Howard Jr. on his quest to change the league for the better when he takes a knee during the national anthem. His new manager Elliott Reed tries to keep Quinton in line, but a terrible first meeting puts them at odds. As they spend more time together, Elliott realizes they have more in common then she ever could have imagined. Can they have a happy ending with her job and his integrity on the line?
Wolf Den Hollow by Donna Murray
This sweeping historical romance inspired by a true story follows a bewitching Cherokee girl, Sila, fleeing a marriage to a brutal drunk for a man thirty years her senior. Their attraction is magnetic, and he can’t imagine returning to his loveless marriage. They are soon married and begin to expand their family, but everything comes crashing down when he dies of cancer. Sila grapples with sadness and soon must make unthinkable choices in order to protect her family.
In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren
Maelyn Jones is not having a very merry Christmas. It’s her final holiday at the Utah cabin she’s been going to as a child, she still lives with her parents, she hates her job, and she can’t seem to find love. As she drives away from the cabin for the final time, she wishes to the universe that she’ll be able to be happy. All of a sudden, the car crashes and when Maelyn regains consciousness, she’s on the airplane again ready to embark on the same holiday. Join Maelyn as she repeats a magical time loop of failed romantic endeavors and strange disasters until she finally finds true love.