The sun is sizzling and so are these fun beach reads. Grab a cool drink and get lost in our rom-com reads for summer. —Amanda Nunes
After calling off her engagement, Mira escapes to the best place ever to mourn a relationship: Paris. The best part is, it’s all-expenses-paid. In 24 hours in Paris by Romi Moondi, Mira discovers that traveling isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, when she ends up being stuck in Paris with her annoying co-worker Jake.
Jem Calder’s Reward System is a collection of fresh, contemporary short stories perfect for a generation coming of age in the world of Zooms, lockdowns and working from home.
The art of matchmaking and modern dating apps collide in Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer. When Dara (CEO of Jewish dating app J-Mate)’s personal wish list for a Jewish husband suddenly becomes broadcasted on national TV, her hunt for love becomes unwitting TV fodder.
A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting by Sophie Irwin is perfect for fans of Bridgerton and historical romance. To save her sisters from certain ruin, Kitty Talbot must find a wealthy husband- and fast. In this historical rom-com, Lord Radcliffe and Kitty bump heads and form an unlikely alliance.
It’s more than a little ironic that Mad About You by Mhairi Mcfarlane’s wedding photographer Harriet can’t stand marriage and romance. So when her partner proposes, she panics. Suddenly, she’s single, on the hunt for a new apartment, and has a roommate who’s a hopeless romantic.
After turning down a reality TV proposal in Fake it til you Bake it by Jamie Wesley, Jada is the most hated woman in America. She flees home and finds work at a new cupcake bakery. When Jada and the owner (a professional football player) are mistaken for a couple by a reporter, they decide to go along with it. What could possibly go wrong?