“Four Weddings and a Puppy” by Lizzie Shane is a standalone novel set in Pine Hollow, VT. The book intertwines the themes of childhood crush, opposites attract, friendship, and comfort. The heroine, Kendall, attempts to save her family’s ski resort by organizing wedding receptions, while concurrently managing feelings for her childhood crush Brody, an Olympic skier. The book is praised for its chemistry, supportive friend group, humor, and heartwarming moments.
Snowed in for Christmas by Jaqueline Snowe is a sweet and sexy holiday romance between an adorable sunshine and grump couple.
Kiss and Spell is a contemporary, witchy, slow-burn, friends-to-lovers romance with a bit of steam. Hat tip for being body-positive and featuring fierce and gorgeous Black women.
Change of Plans, a contemporary romance by Dylan Newton grabbed me by the heart and just wouldn’t let go! I read it in one sitting.
Someone Just Like You by Meredith Schorr is a fantastic,, fast-paced romcom that draws you in and keeps you riveted.
FORGET ME NOT by Julie Soto is a spicy contemporary second chance romance with a sexy sunshine and grump vibe.
Leave It to the March Sisters is a love letter to fans of Little Women, the book and movie adaptations. Quick wit and sharp dialogue pair with the slowest of burns in this contemporary romance.
Jana Goes Wild by Farah Heron is a second chance, opposites attract, fake relationship romance set against the lush backdrop of a destination wedding in Tanzania.
Something Wild and Wonderful by Anita Kelly is an opposites attract queer romance between two hikers who meet on the Pacific Crest Trail.