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    17 Romance Novels You’ll Want To Cuddle Up With This Fall

    Time to get snuggly.

    1. The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon, about a woman named Samiah who gets catfished by her ex-boyfriend. To make matters worse, he catfished two other women and the entire situation goes viral on Twitter. The three women quickly bond and vow to have a six-month moratorium on dating and men, which is of course when Samiah meets her dream guy at work.

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    2. Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner, about Hollywood powerhouse Jo and her assistant Emma, who get photographed having a giggle together on the red carpet — and just like that, the world declares them a couple. The “scandal” begins to affect both of their lives, but as the two women spend more time together, they realize there might be some truth to the so-called “rumour.”

    The book lying on a ledge beside a window.

    3. Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan — the author of Crazy Rich Asians, so you know his latest will be a good one. It tells the story of Lucie, the daughter of an American-born-Chinese mother and a blue-blooded New York father. Lucie doesn’t like the Asian side of her heritage, so when she starts falling for the perfectly gallant George Zao, she tries her best to repress those feelings. Fast-forward several years, Lucie unexpectedly runs into George while she’s with her fiancé, which leads to a whirlwind of emotions and deceit.

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    4. Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover, which tells the story of Ridge, who plays his guitar out on his balcony every night, and Sydney, who sings along to his music even though Ridge hasn’t written lyrics. When Sydney finds out her boyfriend has been cheating on her, she moves into Ridge’s apartment, and in return, helps him write lyrics to his music. They soon become tangled in a web of music, love, betrayal, and moving on.

    Someone holds a copy of the book against a hardwood floor

    5. The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan that'll tickle the heart of anyone who loves Harry and Meghan. An American woman named Bex finds herself living in the same Oxford residence as future Prince Nicholas, the future King of England, and the two soon fall for each other. With the hysteria of the British tabloids and the entire world watching their every move, will Bex be able to go forward with the wedding of the century, or will the sacrifices be too much?

    6. Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender, which is about Felix Love, who has never been in love but desperately wants to be. He's worried that he's just made up of too many marginalizations — Black, queer, transgender — to ever find that special someone. When someone posts Felix’s dead name as well as pictures of him pre-transition, he decides to take action — and his plot leads him into a quasi-love triangle and on a path of self-discovery.

    A person holds a copy of the book

    7. The Kissing Game by Marie Harte, about diehard romantic Marie and the Germanic ice man she’s been crushing on. She's just about ready to give up on him when he comes up with an unexpected (and sexy!) proposition that might change their relationship for good.

    8. It's Not You It's Him by Sophie Ranald, about a woman who gets dumped by the “perfect man” and goes on a serious mission to reinvent herself and get her guy back. After maxing out her credit cards, running into him "accidentally" at every possible chance, and roping up a fake boyfriend, she starts to learn that sometimes breakups can be exactly what you need to move on with your life.

    A person holds the book while lounging

    9. The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler that's set in a quirky Alaskan small town. It features a very grumpy local named Graham who owns the ironically named restaurant "The Tourist Trap," an indefatigably sunny tourist named Zoey, and a rogue moose who just wants to be friends with everyone. After a two-week vacation, Zoe finds herself falling for more than just the stunning Alaskan landscape.

    A flat copy of the book

    10. Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams, about a sous chef named Liv who gets fired from her job after reporting the hotshot chef for harassing a young hostess. She turns to Braden, a nightclub entrepreneur, and his Bromance Bookclub for help exposing her ex-boss. The reading group helps out with the sting, but they’re just as eager to get Liv and Braden together.

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    11. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang, about a man named Khai Diep who thinks he’s defective because he doesn’t feel things, but his family knows that his autism causes him to process emotions differently. His mother takes matters into her own hands brings home from Vietnam a woman named Esme Tran to be Khai’s bride. Esme thinks moving to America might help her family out financially, but she ends up falling for Khai, but she must convince him that he’s does know how to love after all.

    The book flat against a table beside a plant and a cup of tea

    12. A novel called Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory, about a new-in-town lawyer who hits it off with a very handsome man who just happens to be a junior senator. She expects him to be another privileged white politician, but is surprised to find out he's actually really sweet. Will their relationship survive public scrutiny?

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    13. You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle, about a perfect couple who are just three months away from their fairy tale wedding. The only problem? They hate each other — but whoever breaks the engagement has to foot the non-refundable wedding bill. As they try to sabotage and prank each other without the pretense of being perfect, they start to realize they might actually be having fun.

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    14. The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez, which is about a woman who unexpectedly finds herself with a dog after getting her heart broken. Just as she's starting to feel like herself again, the dog's owner reaches out because he wants the dog back. They start texting and eventually start falling for each other, but she's wary that he's just another guy who won't stick around.

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    15. Island Affair by Priscilla Oliveras, about a young woman from a very successful family who’s finally starting to get her act together — until her fiancé is a no-show for her big Cuban family’s vacation in Florida. She recruits a local firefighter to play the part of her fiancé, but as they delve farther into the ruse, the feelings begin to spark.

    The book against a beach hat

    16. The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa, which tells the story of a bride who gets jilted at the altar after the best man convinces the groom to call it off. Fast forward a few months later, the jilted bride and best man find themselves having to collaborate on a project at work — and that’s when they discover that animosity isn’t the only feeling the two share for each other.

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    17. And lastly, Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer, because you probably read the Twilight saga when you were younger, and you might as well keep going. This book follows the story of the first Twilight novel, but from Edward’s perspective instead of Bella’s, so you can finally know what goes through his head when they first meet at school.

    A flat copy of the book with painted stylized vines in the background

    Sames, girl.

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