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    Feb 4, 2020

    17 Books That Will Make You Believe In Love

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    1. The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

    Berkley

    Baseball player Gavin Scott's marriage is on the rocks. His wife and mother of his two daughters has kicked him out and asked for a divorce. But Gavin is desperate to make things work. He's willing to do anything, and a group of Nashville's "most alpha" men have promised to help him. He has no idea that their secret society is actually a book club and that "helping him" means making him read romance novels and using their lessons to fix his marriage. He's ready to give up and let the chips fall where they may...until it starts working.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.24, Barnes & Noble for $14.40, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    2. Well Met by Jen DeLuca

    Berkley

    Emily thought she knew what to expect when she moved to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, to help her sister recover from an accident, but she had no idea she'd be roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire. As if that wasn't bad enough, she has to deal with Simon, who takes the whole Ren Faire thing way too seriously. But that's only because it's his family legacy and he has to focus on keeping the tradition alive. He has absolutely no time for distractions, especially his growing feelings for Emily.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.39, Barnes & Noble for $13.50, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    3. Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey

    Avon

    Rosie and Dom Vega were the perfect couple: high school sweethearts and best friends. But that was ten years ago. Now, Rosie and Dom's marriage is on the rocks. Determined to fight for their love, Rosie insists that she and Dom go through marriage boot camp and, to her surprise, he agrees. With one assignment after another, their relationship gets stronger and things are better than ever...at least until Rosie discovers that Dom has a secret that could ruin everything.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.39, Barnes & Noble for $14.39, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    4. Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa

    Avon

    Wedding planner Carolina Santos was left at the altar. But she's not going to let that get in her way when a life-changing job opportunity is on the line. What may stop her, however, is the fact that she has to work with her ex-fiancé's best man, Max. As if that wasn't bad enough, Max is actually the one who encouraged his brother to jilt Carolina. Her desire for revenge threatens the project, until she realizes that all of her anger for Max might be another emotion altogether.

    Available Feb. 4.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.79, Barnes & Noble for $12.79, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    5. When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri

    G.P. Putnam's Sons

    28-year-old Katie Daniels has just been dumped by her fiancé, Paul. With her world turned upside-down, she agrees to have a drink with the self-assured Cassidy Price, a woman she meets at work. Before long, the two form a close friendship that may turn out to be more. Now, Katie is questioning everything she thought she knew about sex, love, relationships, and herself.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.29, Barnes & Noble for $14.72, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    6. The Honey-Don't List by Christina Lauren

    Gallery

    Melissa and Rusty Tripp are a home remodeling and decorating power couple. With a successful empire and TV show under their belt, and a book tour coming up, things appear to be incredible. But looks can be deceiving. It turns out that everyone's favorite renovators can't stand each other and their marriage is moments away from imploding. That's where their longtime employee, Carey, and a genius engineer, James, come in. If their bosses break up, there go their jobs! So, the two work together to keep their boss's marriage intact and their secrets hidden. But matchmaking can be quite infectious.

    Available March 24.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.40, Barnes & Noble for $14.40, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    7. Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn

    Kensington

    Meg Mackworth is a professional hand-letterer who designs beautiful calendars and wedding invitations for clients. But, a year ago she designed a subtle warning in the invitations for an engaged couple that their marriage was a mistake. Now, with the wedding called off, a newly single would-be groom is asking Meg for answers, so she makes him a deal. If he helps inspire her for an upcoming project, she'll tell him how she knew he was about to marry the wrong woman. As the two spend time looking for hand-written signs around the city, another sign becomes clear as day: they belong together.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.28, Barnes & Noble for $14.36, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    8. Love, Unscripted by Owen Nicholls

    Ballantine Books

    Nick is a movie buff who's in love with love. So when he meets Ellie, he's positive their life together will put Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's to shame. But, after four years together, Ellie is moving out and moving on. Now, Nick is reflecting on their entire relationship, from their meet-cute to the moment Ellie said the "spark was gone." Where did this hopeless romantic go wrong, and why isn't life like it is in the movies?

    Available Feb. 11.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.59, Barnes & Noble for $11.90, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    9. Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

    Avon

    After a near-death experience, introverted, chronically ill computer geek Chloe Brown has decided to get a life. She makes a list and slowly begins checking things off. But after moving out of her family home and into a place of her own, she still needs to have a drunken night out, ride a motorcycle, go camping, travel the world, have meaningless (enjoyable) sex, and do something bad. And she's decided to enlist the help of her new handyman, Red, for...at least some of the above.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.23 Barnes & Noble for $14.39, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    10. Blitzed by Alexa Martin

    Berkley

    Brynn Larson owes a lot to professional athletes. After all, they're the ones who — after making it their local haunt — caused business at her bar to skyrocket. That being said, she's not crazy enough to date one. Her determination to keep her distance makes things hard for NFL star Maxwell Lewis, who was taken with Brynn the moment he laid eyes on her. But things only get more complicated when people from their past return, forcing them both to confront their true feelings.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49, Barnes & Noble for $14.40, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    11. Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher

    Berkley

    In a millennial retelling of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Jack Nolan is a journalist who's sick and tired of both dating apps and writing how-to articles for an internet media company. He convinces his boss to let him write something more aligned with his interests if he does one final article: "How to Lose a Girl." That's where, unbeknownst to her, Hannah Mayfield comes in. An event planner looking for a promotion, she must convince her boss that she's "the marrying type" if she wants to plan weddings. Jack and Hannah each think they're playing the other...but they're both just playing themselves if they think they aren't falling in love.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99, Barnes & Noble for $14.40, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    12. The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

    Ballantine Books

    Lydia and Freddie are soul mates. Together since they were 18, they've lived the past 10 years happy as can be. Until — on Lydia's 28th birthday — Freddie is killed in a car accident. Months later, though still not over Freddie, Lydia slowly begins to open herself up again — to the world, and to love. But, inexplicably, something happens that allows Lydia a chance at her old life again where Freddie is still alive and the past few months never happened. The only problem is there's someone in her new life — her real life — who wants her to pick them instead.

    Available March 3.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.76, Barnes & Noble for $18.20, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    13. Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

    Griffin

    Alex is the son of the president of the United States. Henry is the young prince of Wales and Alex's nemesis. After an altercation between the two of them threatens American/British relations, the pair are forced to stage a fake friendship to remedy the situation. Soon, their fake friendship not only becomes real, but it blossoms into something more, forcing them both to reevaluate what they thought they knew.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.29, Barnes & Noble for $12.74, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    14. Don't You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane

    William Morrow

    Georgina has had a rough week. She was unjustly fired from her restaurant job, only to catch her boyfriend in bed with another woman an hour later. She's sure things can't get any worse. But when she's hired to bartend at a new pub, the last thing she expects is for the owner (and her new boss) to be her first love. Oh, and to top it all off, he doesn't remember her! As the former high school sweethearts are reacquainted as adults, Georgina must determine if what's happening between them is just old feelings resurfacing...or if something new is blooming.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.11, Barnes & Noble for $14.39, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    15. In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

    Atria Books

    Dannie Cohan has her whole life planned out. Booming career as a Manhattan attorney? Check. Engaged to long-time boyfriend? Check. The next five years are all planned out and everything is on track...until Dannie inexplicably wakes up one morning five years later in a different apartment with a very different man lying next to her in bed. An hour later, she's somehow back to her normal life and pushes the strange future she experienced to the back of her mind. But, nearly five years later, Dannie meets the man from her vision and things definitely don't go according to plan.

    Available March 10.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.90, Barnes & Noble for $18.90, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    16. The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez

    Forever

    When maid of honor Kristen Peterson and best man Josh Copeland finally meet, it's clear that they're not going to get along. But, since their best friends are getting married, they decide to play nice. Kristen even hires Josh to help build doggy stairs for her thriving business. After weeks of spending time together, they develop an unexpected friendship...and maybe even deeper feelings. But not only does Kristen have a serious long-distance boyfriend, she's also soon to have a medically necessary procedure that will make it impossible for her to have children. Knowing that starting a family is a deal breaker for Josh, she does her best to keep him at arm's length. But their growing feelings make that harder and harder every day.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99, Barnes & Noble for $13.49, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

    17. Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

    Berkley

    In this modern Pride and Prejudice retelling, Ayesha — a teacher by day and an aspiring poet by night, who lives with her boisterous Muslim family in Canada — meets Khalid, who she finds conservative and judgmental. But, when Khalid gets engaged to her cousin, she's forced to take a closer look at him, his family, and herself.

    Available now.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.50, Barnes & Noble for $14.40, or find it at Indiebound or your local library.

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