Romance Reads Paired To Your Personality

Romance Reads Paired To Your Personality

By Sarah Blackstock

Whether you’re looking for your next read or a book you can suggest to a friend who’s reluctant to give romance a try, here are five fantastic options for you sorted by personality trait to inspire your next selection. Choose the one you relate to personally or featuring a heroine you’d like to be inspired by.

The Genius
One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean

One Good Earl Deserves a Lover features a bespectacled, brilliant heroine who spends more time thinking about science than the season. In the name of scientific experimentation, Pippa decides she wants to explore the scandalous side of London before settling down. She’s smart and uninterested in the marriage mart in a time when that was seriously frowned upon.

The Brave Protector
Fatal Affair by Marie Force

Fatal Affair opens on the brutal murder of a senator in D.C. Detective Sam Holland is on the case. She’s skilled, confident, and always ready to get the job done. Sam never backs down from a challenge or chickens out when things get tough. She’s the perfect heroine for anyone with a heroic streak looking for a woman to relate to or to give you a little boost of courage when you need it.

The Always Reliable
The Perfect Match by Kristan Higgins

Honor Holland is reliable. Even after her lifelong crush rejects her and gets engaged to her best friend, everyone knows they can count on her to take care of her responsibilities and not make too big of a fuss. Enter Tom Barlow. He’s the sweet professor with a charming British accent who inspires Honor to take a chance. Read The Perfect Match for a little inspiration to ditch the usual and try something new.

The Lifelong Activist
The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan

Frederica “Free” Marshall is the kind of heroine who makes a book a delight to read no matter the plot. In The Suffragette Scandal, Free runs her own newspaper and dedicates her life to votes for women. She’s energetic, dedicated, and inspiring. You’ll want to be her and totally understand why her love interest is so besotted. She’s truly fantastic.

The Ambitious Boss
The Marriage Merger by Jennifer Probst

While there’s no shortage of billionaire hero books, The Marriage Merger by Jennifer Probst is all about a rich, successful heroine! Julia heads her family’s very successful bakery business and her work is her passion. This one is super steamy and the powerful woman at the center is a nice change from the standard.

About the Author

Sarah Blackstock is a freelance writer and romance novel enthusiast. She blogs about books, life, and more at When she’s not renovating her house in Dallas, you’ll find her baking in her (new) kitchen, live tweeting Hallmark movies, or podcasting with her BFF.

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