Today, I present to you the best romance novels of 2017. The all time best selling genre of books is romance novels. They beat out all other book categories by about double. This is to be expected, however. We humans are very emotional beings and everyone in the world, even the ones who won’t admit it, have some sort of perfect romance fantasy buried somewhere in their brains. So if you are looking for the next romance book to read then check out some of the ones on this list!
1. The Thing About Love – Julie James
First on our list of best romance novels is The Thing About Love by Julie James. This novel absolutely feels real as it goes into the complexities of a modern office romance. The chemistry between the two characters was phenomenal. As well as the backstory of the characters which were well written. Julie James’ writing is so lovable! She writes her characters with witty dialogues which makes this book a fun and light read.
2. Lost Rider (The Coming Home Series Book 1) – Harper Sloan
Next is Lost Rider by Harper Sloan. A well-written contemporary western romance. It has a sweet and heartwarming story with a little drama and personal issues. It also showed the true meaning of unconditional love which made me completely blown away by this book. I had a definitely hard time putting this down. This is an absolutely great beginning for the Coming Home series and definitely a must read!
3. It Happened on Love Street – Lia Riley
Third on the best romance novels list is It Happened on Love Street by Lia Riley. A truly captivating story from beginning to end. This is a small town romance book that got me swooning until the very end. It’s filled with quirky characters and silly situations which I truly enjoyed. Pepper and Rhett are just perfect for each other! Also, this book involves a lot of adorable pets which is definitely a plus for animal lovers like me!
4. Kissing Hollywood – Monica Collier
This novel is reminiscent of a Hallmark movie. It’s a charming tale of romance and new beginnings which is an easy and relaxing read. I loved how this book portrayed that anything is possible as long as you have faith in God. This book would definitely make a great movie and is the perfect summer read!
5. From Duke Till Dawn: The London Underground – Eva Leigh
I highly recommend this book for those into historical romance. It has an intelligent and fast paced story which I loved. You’ve also got to watch out how the main characters give into their passions and awaken the love that resides in each of them. Truly fascinating read and one that I highly recommend! Reading this will surely make you anticipate the next book!
6. Riveted: A Saints of Denver Novel – Jay Crownover
A beautifully written and emotionally charged story. It’s amazing how Jay brings life to her characters in a way that makes me feel like I’m living and breathing the book. Also, Church and Dixie made a great couple that felt very real. This book will definitely make you laugh and cry. Truly a heartfelt story! There is a reason this book made the best romance novels list.
7. Good Boy – Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy
If you are a sports romance fan or a fan of books that include our furry little friends, Good Boy is the perfect book for you! Every scene and line were pure magic and has the same excellence from page one until the last. It’s full of witty banters, playful innuendos, and smoking sexy time. This book is a great and fun read which can leave you smiling for hours.
8. Blackbird – Molly McAdams
It is Molly McAdams’ best work to date. This is sexy and mind-blowing. The story sank to me from the first to the very last page. The story deals with the delicate topic of human trafficking and Molly executes it with perfection. It will make you feel with all sorts of emotions and the twist will surely leave your mouth hanging. This book is beyond amazing and I greatly recommend reading this book!
9. Every Little Thing (Hart’s Boardwalk) – Samantha Young
Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion all in one book. This is a story that will stay with you long after you flip the last page. What I loved about this book is this contains some of the best, steamy, sexual chemistry I’ve ever read. You’ll never be disappointed by Samantha Young’s books. I give this book 5/5 stars!
10. Buns (The Hudson Valley Series) – Alice Clayton
Last, but not least on the best romance novels list is Buns by Alice Clayton. The engaging characters, charming mayhem and delightfully witty banter offers nonstop amusement to its readers. This is a perfect easy read with a happy ending. Once again, Alice Clayton delivered us an amazing story with interesting characters and wonderful dialogue. I recommend this book to anyone that loves a good romance with strong women. Buns is a fitting ending to what has been another excellent series from Alice Clayton!
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