16 American Historical Romance Books We Can't Stop Swooning OverIndecent Exposure by Tessa Bailey Prior to picking up this book, I had heard from multiple people that Tessa Bailey was a master of dirty talk. But let me just say, I was not prepared. The sex scenes in this book are impossibly hot. His Sinful Touch by Candace Camp There are historicals that insist on accuracy, and then there are historicals that jump headfirst into delicious soapy twists and wildly entertaining scenarios that are just this side of realistic. Tempest by Beverly Jenkins It could be tempting to take Beverly Jenkins for granted—the Slayer of Words has been releasing fantastic books for over two decades—but books like Tempest make it impossible to do so. In this one, Dr. Love Game by Maggie Wells Behold, the book that converted me, a confirmed and set-in-my-ways indoor person, to sports romance.
Favorite Historical Fiction Books of 2018
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The 10 best romance novels of 2018
Thanks to all who worked on this — I know it was a HUGE job and really appreciate the effort put into it. I have read 56 of the books on the list. Many are still on my keeper shelf. There are authors that are not on the list. Not so to us!
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If ever there was a year when we really needed an escape, it was Luckily for us, the romance genre was bursting with swoon-worthy new releases from debut authors and legends in the genre alike. Guillory had one of the buzziest debuts of the year with The Wedding Date, an effervescent rom-com complete with an elevator meet-cute. When Alexa and Drew meet in a broken-down elevator, he invites her to be his plus-one to a wedding on a whim — but the two find themselves falling harder and faster than they ever thought possible. Guillory declared herself as a major force on the romance scene with this thoughtful interracial romance that both plumbs real-world issues like race and gender politics, while still offering up plenty of swoon-worthy moments.
Even if your bookcases are filled with the kind of Pulitzer-winning, critically acclaimed titles that appeal to the loftiest of book clubs, you might find yourself turning to more When you're lying on a beach or beside the pool, you need a good, steamy affair to complete your escape — and the most popular romance novels of include tales for every taste. Whether your preference for love stories leans towards bodice-rippers or literary rom-coms or those involving spies or paranormal paramours, you're guaranteed to find exactly what you need. From books that are getting serious buzz on Goodreads to New York Times bestsellers to highly-rated Amazon picks, the options on this list are among the most popular this year for a reason. Some are straight-up sexy or maybe even a little trashy , others are suspenseful, still others are surprisingly thoughtful. All of them are endlessly entertaining; as in, you're going to have to stop yourself from devouring an entire book in one sitting. Then again, if you go the speed-reading route, you might have time to read them all before the summer is over!
The past eight months have been packed with a vast array of very satisfying happily-ever-afters. These are the best romance books of so far. Hugh is currently a drunk, sleeping in his own filth after his life is turned upside down. Where mystical creatures stand a chance of wandering out onto the streets and causing havoc. Ward cropping up in some capacity and with an unusual three releases in her Black Dagger Brotherhood world this year I am spoiled for choice.