Has TikTok inspired you to binge-read Colleen Hoover’s entire backlog? Are you currently sitting in a puddle of tears, wondering where you go from here? Well, friend, don’t get rid of that box of tissues just yet. We have compiled a list of equally beautiful and brutal romantic tales guaranteed to leave you emotionally wrecked and forever changed, but in a good way—we swear!

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The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski

When everything in Camryn’s life falls apart, she boards a Greyhound bus ready to take life into her own hands. While finding herself, she meets Andrew, a man trying to outrun his demons, and the emotional adventure begins. Riddled with destiny and dark secrets, this slow burn will have you feeling all the feels and ready to live life to the fullest.

A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole

We suggest going into this poignant, coming-of-age story blind, but we will say this: Poppy and Rune are the real deal. A Thousand Boy Kisses is about true love, young love—a kind of love that can weather time and distance. This sweet tale woven with childhood whimsy, teenage devotion, and heart-breaking bravery will leave you with profound lessons that will last a lifetime.

Loving Mr. Daniels by Brittainy C. Cherry

Still reeling from the death of her twin sister, Ashlyn isn’t looking for love when she meets Daniel on a train headed for her estranged father’s house, but the chemistry is undeniable. Unfortunately, their budding connection is put to a halt when Ashlyn walks into English class and sees none other than Daniel—or should she say, Mr. Daniels. This poetic tale is more than a forbidden love story. It’s a life story about family, grief, secrets and forgiveness that will leave you utterly heartbroken and overjoyed at the same time.

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Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan

After her father’s tragic death, Bree Prescott seeks solace in a quaint lakeside town in Maine where she befriends Archer, the town recluse, battling his fair share of mental and physical trauma. Crippled by their pasts, these unlikely friends turn into something more while learning to cope and conquer their demons. Archer’s Voice is a suspenseful story of healing and learning to find the voice within.

Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan

College basketball star August West is convinced he just met the love of his life, even though she trash-talks his game and is dating his biggest rival on and off the court. The pair part ways, but their paths cross years later, and Iris is far from the effervescent woman August met years ago. This incredible story of fortitude, fate and love will resonate long after the last page.

A Place Without You by Jewel E. Ann

When Henna and Bodhi meet, it’s as if two halves of the same soul are finally reuniting—but sometimes fate has other plans. Because Bodhi is Henna’s new guidance counselor. The forbidden nature of their connection has the world tearing them apart. Can Henna’s free-spirited ways help Bodhi break free from the burdens of his past, to create the future they deserve? A Place Without You is an epic love story full of passion and perseverance guaranteed to steal a piece of your heart.

Kaleidoscope hearts by Claire Contreras

With the untimely death of her fiancé, Elle finds herself living with her brother while getting back on her feet. Her new home puts her in the path of her brother’s best friend Oliver, her first love, and if she’s being honest with herself, the man she never truly got over. This second chance romance is full of heartache and self-reflection. Kaleidoscope Hearts proves there is still hope and beauty in the things we once thought were broken.

Riven by Roan Parrish

Theo is a rock star who hates the lifestyle. Caleb has four stints of rehab under his belt because of that lifestyle, but they live and breathe music. It’s what brings them together, but their fears may tear them apart. Riven is a spicy story of addiction, personal triumphs, and the kind of magnetic pull that just can’t be ignored.

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