18 Top Romantic Books to Read (All Beautiful Love Stories)

Want to read some unconventional and beautiful love stories?

Then this article is for you. Here we have recommended top romantic books to read.

Just grab a nice hot coffee, blanket, take your pick from one of these nice romantic books, and start reading.

Also, Bonus: Below each book, we have said why do we recommend these books to you. And, all the books have been arranged in alphabetical order. Because duh, they all are amazing.

SO, now let’s start…

Top Romantic Books to Read
Top Romantic Books to Read
So, here is the list of top romantic books to read:

Let’s get started!!


#1 Adamson All Boys Academy by C. M. Stunich


About the Series

Adamson All Boys Academy by C. M. Stunich
Adamson All Boys Academy by C. M. Stunich

Title: Adamson All Boys Academy

Author: C. M. Stunich

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Reverse Harem, Mystery

Publisher: Sarian Royal

Type: Series

No. of Books in it: 3

Books in it: #1 The Secret Girl, #2 The Ruthless Boys, #3 The Forever Crew

Goodreads rating: 4.3 / 5

I, Charlotte, already get picked on because my father is the principal. I don’t need them to know that I’m also the only girl in an all-boys academy. Adamson All-Boys Academy now has its first female student, at least that’s what I’ve been told. But I’m not going to turn in their guinea pig just because of that. Not when there’s a secret at this school that nobody is talking about. Not when the last female student, yes you heard it right, here ended up dead.

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?Buy the Book

If you want to read a book full of angst, sexual tension, mystery, and suspense, then this is the book for you. I have no words for this series except – amazinggg. It gripped my heart from the very first page.

If you want to buy/gift The Secret Girl, the first book in the series of Adamson All Boys Academy, click on the link below.👇


#2 Best Friends Don’t Kiss by Max Monroe


About the Book

Best Friends Don't Kiss by Max Monroe
Best Friends Don’t Kiss by Max Monroe

Title: Best Friends Don’t Kiss

Author: Max Monroe

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Humor

Publisher: Self Published

Type: Standalone

Pages: 598

Goodreads rating: 4 / 5

Ava and Luke have been best friends for 15 years. They are friends since the day they met at Columbia University. Even now, they still live across the hall from each other. Ava is 33 years old and the only unmarried kid in her family – she’s not even in a relationship. So she needs a boyfriend asap to take home for Christmas, her younger sister’s wedding, and the dreaded 15-year high school reunion. because she told them that she is in a relationship, when she is not, just to escape the continuous marriage proposals her mom keeps pushing towards her.

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

This book is full of drama, banter, humor, craziness, and of course, romance. And you’re surely going to love it.

If you want to buy/gift Best Friends Don’t Kiss, click on the link below.👇


#3 By A Thread by Lucy Score


About the Book

Books to Read this Valentine's. By A Thread
By A Thread by Lucy Score

Title: By A Thread

Author: Lucy Score

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Humor, New Adult

Publisher: That’s What She Said Publishing

Type: Standalone

Pages: 582

Goodreads rating: 4.3 / 5

Ally, the main female character, is juggling too many jobs to count to pay her bills. But one day one arrogant and annoying man named Dominic gets her fired from her waitressing gigs. In her current condition, every penny counts. She is contemplating what she will do now when Dominic’s mother comes to offer her a nine-to-five job. When she finds out that the infuriating piece of man, Dominic also works there, she can’t wait to annoy him more. But between their banter, something happens. She finds out that she is slowly being attracted to him. But she wonders if it is one-sided or not.

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

This book will totally blow your minds off. The writing style of this book is fantastic. You are going to experience all the emotions the characters are going through. And I just feel that this book is a must-read for every romance reader.

If you want to buy/gift By A Thread by Lucy Scoreclick on the link below.👇


#4 Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell


About the Book

Books to Read this Valentine's. Eleanor and Park
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Title: Eleanor and Park

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Genre: YA, Romance

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group

Type: Standalone

Pages: 324

Goodreads Rating: 4 / 5

This story is about Eleanor and Park and their love. Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she’s never felt more alone. With all her mismatched clothes, her unruly red hair, and her chaotic home life, she couldn’t stand out more even if she tried. Park is the boy at the back of the bus. Black T-shirts, headphones, head in a book – he thinks he’s made himself invisible. But not to Eleanor… never to Eleanor. And then, slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations and an ever-growing stack of mixtapes, Eleanor and Park fall in love. They fall in love the way you do the first time when you’re young, and you have nothing and everything to lose.

Why do we recommend this book?

Eleanor & Park is a funny, sad, and shocking story – an exquisite nostalgia trip for anyone who has never forgotten their first love. This story is very beautiful. I fell instantly in love with it. And I’m sure that you will too.

If you want to buy/gift Eleanor and Park, click on the link below. 👇


#5 Enemies by Tijan Meyer


About the Book

Enemies by Tijan
Enemies by Tijan

Title: Enemies

Author: Tijan Meyer

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Self Published

Type: Standalone

Pages: 370

Goodreads Rating: 4.1 / 5

Dusty spent two years at a community college, but recently she decided to follow her dreams of being a marine biologist. It just happens that the best college program for marine biology is in the same city where Stone, the football god, and her ex-best friend and now enemy, plays football. When Dusty answers an ad for a quiet room, she doesn’t know she would be moving into “the” football party house of the University. But then when something very terrible happens to her, there is no one to help her except Stone. What will happen now? Will she accept help?

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

I don’t have any words for this book. It’s just… Amazing!!! You will just have to read the book to find out how fabulous the book is.

If you want to buy/gift Enemies click on the link below.👇


#6 Girl Online by Zoe Sugg


About the Series

Girl online. Books to read this Valentine's
Girl Online by Zoe Sugg

Title: Girl Online

Author: Zoe Sugg

Genre: YA, Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Penguin Publishing

Type: Series

No. of Books: 3

Books in it: #1 Girl Online, #2 On Tour, #3 Going Solo

Goodreads rating: 4.4 / 5

Under the alias of GirlOnline, Penny blogs about school dramas, boys, her whirlwind family -and the panic attacks she’s suffered from lately. When things go from bad to worse about her attacks, her family whisks her away to New York, where her mother has landed a big gig, to have a kind of vacation. It’s also the place where she meets the gorgeous, guitar-strumming Noah. She finds herself falling in love with him. But Noah has a secret that may very well ruin Penny’s alias of GirlOnline and break her heart.

Why do we recommend this book?

This is a very heartwarming series. I read this book about two-three years back and I can still remember the story very clearly. It is as if I read it yesterday. This story is just fabulous. And not at all the one you will soon forget.

If you want to buy/gift Girl Online, the first book in the Girl Online series, click on the link below.👇


#7 Kick Push by Jay McLean


About the Series

Books to Read this Valentine's. Kick Push
Kick Push Series by Jay McLean

Title: Kick Push

Author: Jay McLean

Genre: Sports Romance, Drama

Publisher: Jay McLean

Type: Series

No. of Books: 2

Books in it: #1 Kick Push, #2 Coast

Goodreads rating: 4.3 / 5

This book tells us the story of Joshua and Rebecca. Joshua was sixteen when his girlfriend, Natalie told him that she was pregnant. He supports Natalie and his baby. When Tommy, their baby, is just a few short months old, Natalie leaves. He’s pretty much on his own since both of their parents had turned their backs on them when the pregnancy was announced. But with determination and love, he sacrifices his life to be the man that he wants to be for his son. When an old kindly woman takes pity on him, he can get on his feet and make a life for him and Tommy as best he can. Life is going well for him when he meets the granddaughter of his landowner.

P.S This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. So if you have subscribed to it, you can read it for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

I absolutely love how Jay made me fall for the character. I absolutely adore the relationship between Tommy and his father Josh. And I’m sure that you are going to love Tommy and Josh too.

P.S. If you want to buy the box set to read a bonus scene from Tommy’s point of view, click on this. Box Set of Kick Push Series

If you want to buy/gift Kick Push, the first book in the Kick Push series, click on the link below.👇


#8 Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow


About the Book

Books to Read this Valentine's. Make me Yours
Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow

Title: Make me Yours

Author: Melanie Harlow

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Humor

Publisher: Amazon Digital Services

Type: Standalone

Pages: 371

Goodreads rating: 4.2 / 5

Cheyenne Dempsey lives in the small town of Bellamy Creek in Michigan where she’s a kindergarten teacher at the local elementary school. She has been harboring a crush for her brother’s best friend Cole since her teenage years. And she thinks that this might be the reason she hasn’t found the one till now. But when she drunk texts Cole about her crush on him, everything about her love life changes. Will Cole reply to that text positively and have their happily ever after?

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

Make Me Yours is a slow-burn friend to lovers read. I totally loved this story. Everything about this story is just perfect. From its storyline to its plot, to its pace, to its characters, everything is perfect.

If you want to buy/gift Make Me Yours, click on the link below.👇


#9 More Than Series by Jay McLean


About The Series

More Than Series by Jay McLeana
More Than Series by Jay McLean

Title: More Than

Author: Jay McLean

Genre: Contemporary Romance, YA

Publisher: CreateSpace

Type: Series

No. of Books: 5

Books in it: #1 More Than This, #2 More than Her, #3 More Than Him, #4 More Than Forever, #5 More Than Enough

Goodreads rating: 4.3 / 5

*You can read More Than This, MoreThan Forever, and More Than Enough as standalone. But it is recommended to read them in the given order.

This series is a collection of romance stories about different couples in a group of friends. The first book contains the story of Mikayla and Jake, the second and third contains that of Logan and Amanda, the fourth contains that of Lucy and Cameron and the fifth book has the story of Dylan and Heidi. All the couples in this series have unique and beautiful journeys which are very interesting.

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

The writing style of Jay McLean is AMAZE!!! You will feel everything with the characters and more. This series will simply blow you away.

P.S. Keep a box of tissues ready. You are going to cry a lot during this series.😉

If you want to buy/gift More Than This, the first book in the More Than series, click on the link below.👇


#10 Summer Series by Jenny Han


About the Series

Sumer Series by Jenny Han
Summer Series by Jenny Han

Title: Summer Series

Author: Jenny Han

Genre: Contemporary Romance, YA

Publisher: Penguin Books

Type: Series

No. of Books: 3

Books in it: #1 The Summer I turned Pretty, #2 It’s Not Summer without you, #3 We Will Always Have Summer

Goodreads rating: 4.4 / 5

Belly’s never been the kind of girl to whom good things happen or lady luck shines upon. Her family has always spent their summers at the beach house with Conrad and Jeremiah and their mom since childhood. She has always hoped that Conrad will notice her. For as long as she can remember, she has had a massive crush on him. She has always been in with Conrad and finally, one summer, it seems like he might have feelings for her as well. But it turns out that Jeremiah also has feelings for her. As the summers go on, Belly realizes that she will have to choose between the two brothers, she adores. She will have to break one of their hearts. But it is not going to be an easy decision.

Why do we recommend this book?

This book is just amazing. This story of Belly, Conrad, and Jeremiah is just beautiful. If you like romance, you should definitely give this series a shot.

P.S. Make sure that you have the entire day free when you start this series. Because once you start it, you won’t be able to keep it down.😉

If you want to buy/gift The Summer I Turned Pretty, the first book in the Summer series, click on the link below.👇


#11 Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


About the Book

Sun is Also A Star. Books to Read this Valentine's
Sun is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Title: Sun is Also A Star

Author: Nicola Yoon

Genre: Romance, YA

Publisher: Penguin Random House the UK

Type: Standalone

Pages: 348

Goodreads rating: 4 / 5

Natasha’s family is being deported. She has one day to try to stop that from happening. Daniel, Natasha’s love interest, is on his way to an interview that would determine his future. Ever since his brother managed to get kicked out of Harvard, Daniel was being pressurized by his parents to become a doctor. He is doing his best to get accepted into Yale. When Daniel meets Natasha, he realizes something. Something life-changing. He needs to figure out what he wants, not what his parents want from him. This book will tell us how they spent together the one day they had.

Why do we recommend this book?

I loved that the author wrote this book from multiple points of view. Not only Daniel and Natasha but also the other side characters. I loved this part of the book the most.

If you want to buy/gift Sun is Also A Star, click on the link below.👇


#12 Syrena Legacy by Anna Banks


About this Series

Syrena Legacy by Anna Banks
Syrena Legacy by Anna Banks

Title: Syrena Legacy

Author: Anna Banks

Genre: Romance, Fantasy

Publisher: Macmillan publishers

No. of Books in the Series: 3

Books in the series: Of Poseidon, Of Triton, and Of Neptune

The kingdom of Syrena is in danger of dying. Galen is the mermaid prince of the underwater kingdom, Syrena and Emma is a half-breed (half-syrena, half-human). Emma and her gifts are the only things that are standing between their survival and extinction of the kingdom. But in the underworld, half breeds are to be killed on sight. Being a half-breed, she faces the threat of murder. Will Emma help save the kingdom? Or keep herself safe?

Why do we recommend this book?

This series is the perfect mixture of romance and fantasy. I really enjoyed following the story of Emma and Galen.

If you want to buy/gift Of Poseidon, the first book in the Syrena Legacy, click on the link below.👇


#13 Their Purple Girl by Daisy Emory


About the Book

Their Purple Girl by Daisy Emory
Their Purple Girl by Daisy Emory

Title: Their Purple Girl

Author: Daisy Emory

Genre: Romance, Reverse Harem, Drama

Type: Standalone

Pages: 236

Goodreads rating: 3.8 / 5

P.S.: This book is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

A new town, a new start, a new life. Anything is possible for me after moving from the bustle of my California home to a small town in the south. Three boys who rule the school, golden monarchs, have set their sights on me from day one. Maybe they’re all trouble, but I am too. So, let’s see if they still want to chase me after they know what trouble I am.

This book is a slow burn, so be ready for that.

Why do we recommend this book?

This book is the perfect book to read when you want to just relax and read a slow-burn romance novel with a cup of hot chocolate.

If you want to buy/gift Their Purple Girl, click on the link below.👇


#14 The Office Party by Whitney G


About the Book

Books to Read this Valentine's. The Office Party by Whitney G
The Office Party by Whitney G

Title: The Office Party

Author: Whitney G

Genre: Holiday Romance, Humor, Short Story

Publisher: WGW Books

Type: Standalone

Pages: 117

Goodreads rating: 3.9 / 5

Savannah Grey is the rising star at West Media, the company she works in. As the top advisor for the C.E.O. of West Media, she never gets a break. She’s a hard worker but believes everyone deserves time off at Christmas. Unfortunately her boss Garrett West has a different opinion on the matter. He believes there is no such thing as a day off in December. Their yearly two weeks all-expenses-paid work retreat isn’t exactly how she’d choose to spend her holidays. This includes the mandatory event that is their office party. Everything goes wrong when she decides to re-gift a present her sister gave her. Even though she can’t stand her boss, he’s possibly the most handsome man in Manhattan. The tension has lingered between them for years and soon becomes too hard to ignore. Will they work out on it or will they not?

P.S.: This book is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

The Office Party by Whitney G. is an enemy to lovers’ romance full of humorous banter and chemistry. This novel is perfect to read when you want to do some light reading.

If you want to buy/gift The Office Party, click on the link below.👇


#15 The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller


About the Book

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Title: The Song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller

Genre: Greek Mythology, LGBT, Romance

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Type: Standalone

Pages: 389

Goodreads rating: 4.3 / 5

Patroclus, an awkward young prince, is exiled to the court of King Peleus. His son, Achilles was the perfect prince and son. By all means, Achilles and his Patroclus’ paths should have never crossed, but they meet. Achilles takes the shy and awkward boy under his wing. And soon they become very good friends. And slowly, their friendship blossoms into love. They both go to learn from Chiron, the centaur. But then word comes that, Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus journeys with Achilles to Troy, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.

Why do we recommend this book?

I was very excited to know about Achilles’ story after reading Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes as he is very famous in Greek mythology. And I was not at all disappointed by it. It was lovely following Achilles and Patroclus’s story. Especially during the time of war. I love this book so so much. This book is just awesome.

If you want to buy/gift The Song of Achilles, click on the link below.👇


#16 The Worst Best Man by Lucy Score


About the Book

The Worst Best Man
The Worst Best Man by Lucy Score

Title: The Worst Best Man

Author: Lucy Score

Genre: Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Humor

Publisher: That’s What She Said Publishing

Type: Standalone

Pages: 441

Goodreads rating: 3.8 / 5

Franchesca is the maid of honor at her best friend’s wedding. She loves her best friend dearly, as well as the groom. And the rest of the people at the wedding party? They’re pretty awful. Rich, vapid, and shallow. Then there is the richest of the richest, best man Aiden Kilbourn, whom she also hates. But when the groom gets kidnapped, they both work together on rescuing him. Aiden gets closer to Frankie during the rescue and starts liking her company. But Frankie is not going to run to him just because he is rich and handsome. He is going to have to work for it. They are going to face their own number of challenges and problems. But, will they be able to survive it?

P.S.: This series is available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read this book for free.

Why do we recommend this book?

I think I liked Frankie from the book the most. She was stubborn, unapologetic, sassy, smart, hilarious, and had a no-nonsense personality.

If you want to buy/gift The Worst Best Man, click on the link below.👇


#17 To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han


About this Series

To All the boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Title: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Author: Jenny Han

Genre: YA, Romance

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books

Type: Series

No. of Books: 3

Books in it: #1 To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, #2 P.S. I Still Love You, #3 Always and Forever Lara Jean

Goodreads rating: 4.4 / 5

Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in the hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t the letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she has written. There are five letters, one for each boy she has ever had a crush on, but never said it out loud. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she wouldn’t ever say in real life. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control and real.

Why do we recommend this series?

I don’t know what to say about this book. This book is just so amazing, fabulous, and wonderfully written. And I’m sure, your reaction will also be the same after reading this series.

If you want to buy/gift To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, the first book in the series To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, click on the link below.👇


#18 Will you Still Love Me? by Ravinder Singh


About the Book

Books to Read this Valenyine's. Will You Still Love me by Ravinder Singh
Will You Still Love Me by Ravinder Singh

Title: Will you Still Love Me?

Author: Ravinder Singh

Genre: Romance

Publisher: India Penguin Metro Reads

Type: Standalone

Pages: 240

Goodreads rating: 3.8 / 5

Rajveer Saini, a Punjabi boy, and Lavanya Gogoi, a girl from Meghalaya, are worlds apart from one another as one can be. The two are next to each other on a flight from Mumbai to Chandigarh next to each other. It’s love at first flight, at least for one of them. And for the other… well, it’s going to take more than a plane ride! And when love does finally happen, there are more obstacles to overcome than they thought would be. Rajveer even has to stand up to his family to be together. After they overcome all these barriers, life throughs another at them, one they never expected. His love for Lavanya will be put to the ultimate test. And there are no guarantees.

Why do we recommend this book?

It is a love story that not just makes you believe in love but it also highlights the reality and the social issues. You will love reading this book.

If you want to buy/gift Will You Still Love Me, click on the link below.👇


P.S: Some books recommended here are available on Kindle Unlimited. If you have subscribed to it, then you can read these books for free. Check out this article: Is Kindle Unlimited Worth It?

SO, to conclude here is the list of top romantic books to read:

1.Adamson All Boys Academy by C. M. StunichBuy the Book
2.Best Friends Don’t Kiss by Max MonroeBuy the Book
3.By a Thread by Lucy ScoreBuy the Book
4.Eleanor and Park by Rainbow RowellBuy the Book
5.Enemies by Tijan MeyerBuy the Book
6.Girl Online by Zoe SuggBuy the Book
7.Kick Push by Jay McLeanBuy the Book
8. Make Me Yours by Melanie HarlowBuy the Book
9.More Than Series by Jay McLeanBuy the Book
10.Summer Series by Jenny HanBuy the Book
11.Sun is Also a Star by Nicola YoonBuy the Book
12.Syrena Legacy by Anna BanksBuy the Book
13.The Purple Girl by Daisy EmoryBuy the Book
14.The Office Party by Whitney GBuy the Book
15. The Song of Achilles by Madeline MillerBuy the Book
16.The Worst Best Man by Lucy ScoreBuy the Book
17.To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny HanBuy the Book
18.Will you Still Love Me? by Ravinder SinghBuy the Book
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