If you can’t get enough of Emily Henry, we’ve got the perfect list of books for you to binge. With romance, comedy, and plenty of awkward encounters, these ten titles will keep you busy. So sit back, relax, and crack open one (or all) of these awesome stories.
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What You Wish For by Katherine Center
Samantha Casey is a school librarian who lights up a room with her joy and passion for what she does. Duncan Carpenter is the new school principal who is all about the rules. But Sam and Duncan know each other from another life. Before Samantha was the bright librarian her peers know her as today, she was an introverted outcast at another school, with a crush on fun-loving Duncan. Duncan has changed from the man he used to be. As the two reconnect, they find themselves on a journey of self-discovery that will require bravery and honesty to embrace who they truly are and find love along the way.
The Stand In by Lily Chu
In this witty glamorous rom-com, author Lily Chu dives deep into multi-racial identity, the world of entertainment, and matters of the heart. When an SUV pulls up alongside Gracie Reed one day, revealing Chinese cinema’s golden couple, Wei Fangli and Sam Yao, Gracie is sure there’s some big ruse out to get her. But famous actress Fangli has a proposition: as an uncanny lookalike, she wants to hire Gracie to be her stand-in, alongside Sam, an attractive yet infuriating man. The money could help get her mother into her chosen care home, so Gracie soon moves into a world of luxury she could’ve never imagined—until she realizes the real reason Fangli had no choice but to enlist her help.
Paris is Always a Good Idea by Jenn McKinlay
The last time thirty-year-old Chelsea remembers being happy was when she took a year-long European trip after college seven years ago, before her mother died. Since then, she’s achieved monetary success, but hasn’t been enjoying life. When her father announces he’s engaged to another woman, Chelsea sets off to Europe to retrace the steps of her younger self through France, Ireland and Italy, hoping to find peace, love and happiness as she did before.
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
August is cynical about love and magic. Moving to New York, she isn’t under any illusions about what her reality will be like: she’ll endure crowded and boring subway rides, and serve cheesy tourists at the 24-hour diner where she works as a waitress. But when she meets a beautiful and mysterious woman, Jane, on the subway, she suddenly finds herself falling in love. But Jane isn’t faking the old-school charm August finds so endearing. Jane is lost out of time and really is from the 1970s. Now, August will need to put her cynicism aside to help the woman she’s falling for.
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Read Between the Lines by Rachel Lacey
Rosie runs a bookstore and reading romance novels is her life. Unfortunately, the only dating she’s experiencing is on the pages of the fictional fairy tales she consumes. To add some excitement to her world, she starts up a flirty online conversation with Brie, one of her favorite lesbian authors. However, Brie’s real name is Jane and during the day, she’s a straight-laced property manager. As her two worlds collide, she starts to wonder if Rosie is just what she needs to shake things up a bit. But when Jane’s business terminates the lease of Rosie’s bookstore, this virtual romance might face an unhappy ending.
Bad Cruz by L.J. Shen
It’s fair to say that Tennessee and Cruz are far from friendly in their hometown of Fairhope. While Cruz was the star quarterback in high school and is now a reputable physician, Tennessee wasn’t quite so successful. After getting pregnant at sixteen and settling on a career at a diner, she struggles to make ends meet, while Dr. Costello has made a name for himself. So when their siblings get engaged and plan a family cruise to celebrate the festivities, things start to look up. As luck would have it, Tennessee and Cruz end up together on a different ship and discover that there is a thin line between love and hate.
The Party Crasher by Sophie Kinsella
Ever since Effie’s parents divorced two years ago, the relationship with her dad has been strained. To add salt to the wound, she doesn’t get along with his younger girlfriend, Krista, and now they are selling her childhood home. When she doesn’t receive an invitation to her family’s final bash before they move, Effie decides to sneak in and retrieve something that she left behind years ago. As she slinks around and spies on conversations, she overhears family secrets that have her second-guessing everything she knows. But when she bumps into an old flame, she realizes that maybe things aren’t so bad after all.
First Love, Take Two by Sajni Patel
Preeti Patel is so close to finally becoming a doctor that she can taste it. She should be beaming with excitement, but the pressures of residency, looking for a job, and dealing with her family are causing her anxiety to skyrocket. Starting up a relationship is the last thing on her mind, but when she moves into a new place and discovers that her roommate is none other than her ex-boyfriend, she doesn’t know whether to laugh or cry. If it wasn’t for their meddling families, they may have had a shot before, and she’s starting to wonder if this is fate serving up a second chance at love for them.
A Not So Meet Cute by Meghan Quinn
Lottie was down on her luck and looking for love—or money—when she went cruising through a well-to-do part of Beverly Hills. When she stumbled upon Huxley walking alone and talking to himself, she knew she had to chat him up. As she let him vent about his issues over an order of chips and guacamole, she felt nothing. But Huxley felt differently and wanted to give her that life of luxury without the romantic relationship. However, as they spent more time together, Lottie found herself in a huge predicament when she actually started to fall for him.
The Shaadi Set-Up by Lillie Vale
Milan and Rita were the perfect couple in high school, but that was a long time ago. Now, six years later, Rita is in a happy relationship with Neil and enjoying a successful career in furniture restoration. Real estate agent Milan is desperate for help to flip a house that has been on the market for a while and decides to reach out to Rita for help. Even though she knows it’s a bad idea, she agrees but makes it clear that she is blissfully in love with Neil, and this is just a business deal. But as they start to reconnect, old feelings come to the surface and Rita starts to wonder if Milan is the one who got away.
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In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
Even though Dannie’s best friend Bella seems to float through life without a worry in the world, she is the polar opposite. Very much a planner, she just aced an imperative job interview after intense preparation and accepts a proposal from the love of her life. As she closes her eyes and falls asleep, she finds herself five years in the future, in a strange apartment with a completely different ring on her finger. In just one hour, she experiences an alternate life that shakes her to the core. When the clock strikes midnight, she wakes up back in her old bed, wondering if plans were made to be broken.
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Otherwise Engaged by Lindsey Palmer
Gabe and Molly just got engaged and are living their best life in New York. Gabe just released a racy novel that is a wild success, but the only problem is that the love story is based on his past relationship with Talia. As the book gains popularity, Talia wants a piece of the action and makes an appearance back in Gabe’s life. This rattles Molly to the core, especially when she realizes that Talia is looking to pick up where they left off. As Molly starts to spiral, she begins to question if that is something Gabe wants, too, or if their relationship can survive all of the sensationalism the book is creating.
The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams
When Britta is tasked with writing about personal trainer, Wes, for the lifestyle website she works for, she is hoping this will be her big break to write for the company full time. Wes has had a bit of a rough past but now feels like he can finally start over with a successful coaching business. With Britta being his first new client, he wants to keep things professional, even though sparks fly the second they meet. The more time they spend together, the less they can deny their developing feelings. However, they’re both worried about ruining their reputations, even though deep down they know that it might be worth it.
Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens
Laura is a reporter who has been sent to the Channel Islands to write a romantic article about how her parents met in this very place. Everything is off to a great start, especially when she runs into the most gorgeous man she’s ever seen. However, things take a turn when she arrives at her hotel and realizes she’s picked up the wrong suitcase. As she opens it to try and figure out if there’s any identifying information, she discovers that the contents belong to a man that she’d like to meet. As she scours the island in search of this mystery man, she uncovers a lot more information than she bargained for.
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Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
Yejide and Akin fell in love at university and agreed that polygamy was not for them. But when Yejide has still not conceived a child after four years of marriage, even with the help of fertility doctors, her in-laws arrive one day with a young woman who they announce is Akin’s second wife. Yejide feels shocked, betrayed and jealous and is willing to do whatever it takes to save her marriage. Stay With Me explores marriage, love, and the limits of what we will sacrifice for family.
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
After a near-death experience, Chloe Brown decides it’s time leave her boring, predictable ways behind and to “get a life.” She makes a list of all the things she wants to do, rules she was always too worried about breaking, like riding a motorcycle and enjoying a drunken night out. But getting into trouble is harder than she thought, and she enlists the help of bad boy Redford ‘Red’ Morgan to show her how to embrace her wild side.
The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
Olive has always had bad luck. Her twin sister Ami, on the other hand, lives a life where everything seems to fall into place. Olive isn’t looking forward to Ami’s wedding, especially since she’ll have to spend the day with the best man and her worst enemy Ethan Thomas. But when everyone at the wedding gets food poisoning except for Olive and Ethan, they are the only ones who can go on Ami’s honeymoon. The two decide to put their feud on pause and to pretend to be newlyweds so they can enjoy a few days in paradise. As they pretend to be happy and in love, however, Olive realizes that she really is beginning to feel like the luckiest woman in the world.
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The Neighbor Favor by Kristina Forest
Lily Greene’s family strives for Black excellence, and compared to them, she’s always felt inadequate. She is shy, bookish, and knows that she’s awkward, but at work she has dreams of becoming a children’s book editor. She just has to make it out of the non-fiction department first. When her favorite fantasy author, who she has developed a friendship with over the sharing of emails, completely ghosts her, she is crushed. Months later, seeking a date for her sister’s wedding, she enlists the helps of her attractive new neighbor, Nick Brown. Unbeknownst to Lily, Nick is also an author, and he just so happens to be her favorite one. Nick soon connects the dots, but is determined not to complicate things. But as Nick begins to see why he fell in love with her months ago over email, the simple favor from a neighbor becomes more difficult.
Exes and O’s by Amy Lea
Tara Chen tends to be clingy, or at least that’s why her last ten boyfriends have dumped her. But a deep love and obsessed for romance novels has made Tara a believer of second-chance romances. Since the idea of meet-cutes are basically a thing of the past, she decides to reconnect with some of those exes, and enlists her new roommate, Trevor Metcalfe, to help her. As a firefighter, Trevor would rather rush into a burning builder than into a new relationship. As the two spend more time together, will they be able to see what’s right in front of them?
Must Love Books by Shauna Robinson
After five years of working as an editorial assistant at Parsons Press where she spends the majority of her time getting coffee orders and answering emails, Nora is beginning to think dream jobs don’t exist. When she finds out her already weak salary is being cut, Nora decides to moonlight for a rivaling publisher. When the bestselling Parsons author Andrew Santos gets thrown into the mix, Nora’s future gets a little fuzzy as she tries to decide what is most important to her.
Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert
Bradley Graeme is a star football player and student. He manages his OCD (mostly) while also trying to manage the classes he has with his ex bestie, Celine. Celine Bangura has a following on social media that loves her conspiracy theorist opinions, something she is obsessed with. Yet, she isn’t quite cool enough for the in crowd like Brad, who totally abandoned her for popularity years ago. Rivalry pushes the two together in unexpected ways and the two teens find themselves taking the same survival course, teaming up to try and win a grand prize. As they trudge through the mud, they find themselves remembering the good parts of their relationship, and wondering if the past will change the potential of a new one.
Delilah Green Doesn’t Care by Ashley Herring Blake
Delilah Green, a big-city photographer, swore she’d never go back to Bright Falls—but when her estranged step-sister, Astrid, offers big bucks to shoot her wedding, Delilah can’t refuse. When she sees Claire Sutherland, Astrid’s high school BFF, she decides there might be some fun to be had in Bright Falls after all. Claire, a single mom to an eleven year old and a bookstore owner, is keen on living a life without surprises. When Delilah comes back to town, Claire is intrigued by her beauty and her confidence. And as wedding preparations have them spending more time together, she begins to wonder if she has misunderstood Delilah all along, and discovers how badly she wants to know her.
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