15 Best New Adult Romance Books To Add To Your Reading List

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If you’re looking for a new adult romance novel to read, then you don’t have to look much further. We’ve found some of the best new adult romance novels for you to read.

15 Best New Adult Romance Books To Add To Your Reading List

If you’re craving a new novel to read, then don’t worry, because we have a little something for everyone. Now, let’s take a look at 15 of our favorite new adult romances!

1. One Last Stop By Casey McQuiston

In this girl meets girl love story, 23-year-old August meets old-school punk rocker Jane. She’s mysterious, dazzling, and has an old school aesthetic, but it’s so much more than aesthetic. Jane’s from the ‘70s, and as August’s crush develops, she needs to leave her cynicism behind her and believe in the impossible. 

One Last Stop was written by Casey McQuiston, who also wrote Red, White & Royal Blue. One Last Stop is a romance that will make you believe in the impossible as August works to save Jane, who is lost in time. 

2. Get A Life, Chloe Brown By Talia Hibbert

The first in The Brown Sisters series, Get a Life, Chloe Brown focuses on the aforementioned, chronically ill computer geek. Chloe comes up with a plan to get a life, and she knows who to help her: tattooed handyman Red Morgan.

Red resents Chloe’s wealthy background and secretly does art at night, but what really lies under his rough exterior?

Talia Hibbert has written numerous romance novels with diverse characters. The Brown Sisters trilogy consists of three books: Get a Life, Chloe Brown, Take a Hint, Dani Brown, and Act Your Age, Eve Brown. 

3. Delilah Green Doesn’t Care By Ashley Herring Blake

Delilah Green has spent a decade avoiding Bright Falls and her distant step-family. Now she’s got a great photography career in New York.

But when her estranged step-sister pressures her to photograph her wedding with guilt trips and five-figure checks, Delilah returns and meets Claire Sutherland, her step-sister’s best friend. Now, she’s decided there’s some fun to be had. 

As Ashley Herring-Blake’s debut novel, Delilah Green Doesn’t Care is the first of the Bright Falls series. Since her debut, Ashley Herring Blake has written numerous romance novels, with Astrid Parker Doesn’t Fail being the most recent of the Bright Falls series, and a third book expected to be published next year. 

4. The Roughest Draft By Emily Wibberley

Katrine Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen were two of the biggest literary sensations three years ago, but then something went wrong.

They ended their writing partnership three years ago, and haven’t spoken since, but now they have one final book on contract they have to write. Now, they have to work together to write a romance novel while they are holed up in a tiny Florida town. But how can they work past three years of hatred?

The Roughest Draft is Emily Wibberley’s most recent novel which she co-wrote with her husband: Austin Siegemund-Broka. Together, they have written multiple romance novels for both young adult and new adult audiences. 

5. Love & Other Disasters By Anita Kelly

Dahlia Woodson is recently divorced and nearly bankrupt. London Parker is there to prove a point. Together, they are both contestants on the reality competition show Chef’s Special.

Dahlia is a klutz who came here to win, but now she sees a future that surpasses her need for the prize money. London plans to win to prove the trolls wrong, including their father. But neither Dahlia or London could have expected what would happen next.

Anita Kelly is a romance novel, with Love & Other Disasters being her most recent work. She has also written the Moonlighters trilogy, and has a new novel ready to be published in 2023. 

6. The Love Hypothesis By Ali Hazelwood

Olive doesn’t believe in lasting romances, but her best friend does. That’s why she kisses the first man she sees: Adam Carlsen. He’s a hotshot professor who agrees to Olive’s charade.

She learns more about this notorious professor, and he supports her as her career faces new dangers. Now, their fake relationship is getting more and more real. 

Ali Hazelwood is known for writing about women in STEM, and has also written the STEMinist Novellas. Her most recent work is Love on the Brain, and has two more books due to be published in 2023.

7. The Ex Hex By Erin Sterling

Vivienne Jones broke up with her boyfriend nine years ago, and copes with her break up with vodka, bubble baths, and a curse on her now-ex. Unfortunately, her ex is the descendant of their town’s ancestors, and has to fix the ley lines of Graves Glen.

So now, the entire town is stuck with the Ex Hex, and it’s up to them to stop the curse.

The Ex Hex is the first of the Ex Hex series, and is followed by the Kiss Curse and The Wedding Wish. 

8. Everything For You By Chloe Liese

When Oliver and Gavin have to co-captain their soccer team, they have to get over their issues with each other. The two can’t stand each other, their personalities clashing. But if they want to keep their captaincy, they need to learn to get along in this enemies-to-lovers romance. 

Everything for You is the fifth of the Bergman Brothers series by Chloe Liese. This series follows the romantic relationships of the Bergman siblings as they each find their own happily ever afters.

9. How To Fake It In Hollywood By Ava Wilder

A talented Hollywood starlet and a reclusive A-lister enter a fake relationship to improve their PR. Grey Brooks’s teen soap has ended and a new role is on the line, and Ethan Atkins just wants to produce the last film he and his late creative partner wrote together.

Now, they need to step into the spotlight so they can accomplish their goals. But is there more to their fake relationship than meets the eye?

This is Ava Wilder’s debut novel, and her second book, Will They or Won’t They, is due to be published in 2023. 

10. Funny You Should Ask By Elissa Sussman

Ten years ago, Chani Horowitz wrote a profile on her celebrity crush: Gabe Parker. After going through a brutal divorce and therapy, Chani is focused on her work. But now, her editor wants her to reunite with Gabe for a second interview.

With a second interview on the horizon, she needs to handle the feelings she’s desperately tried to push away.

Funny You Should Ask is Elissa Sussman’s most recent novel following 2021’s Drawn That Way. Her next book, Once More with Feeling is due to be published in 2023.

11. Book Lovers By Emily Henry

Nora Stephens is a literary agent who breathes books. She agrees to go with her sister Libby to visit Sunshine Falls. Also in Sunshine Falls is a brooding editor, Charlie Lastra. Neither can escape the other, and it’s the opposite of a meet-cute. 

Book Lovers is Emily Henry’s latest novel. She’s also written Beach Read, and People We Meet on Vacation, and many more new adult romances. 

12. The Fine Print By Lauren Asher

Rowan runs the fairytale amusement park, Dreamland, who hires Zahra, who is a critic of Dreamland’s most expensive ride. After texting her with an alias, Rowan and Zahra are caught up in a tangled romance.

The Fine Print is the first of the Dreamland Billionaires series by Lauren Asher. It can be read separately from the second book: Terms and Conditions.

13. Twisted Love By Ana Huang

Alex Volkov has the face of an angel, but he is driven by a tragedy that haunts him. Ava is his best friend’s sister, and they’re total opposites. But this is not a heartwarming romance, but a dark and spicy tale.

This is the first of the Twisted series by Ana Huang, but it can also be read as a standalone novel. 

14. Things We Never Got Over By Lucy Score

Knox is a loner, and he doesn’t tolerate drama. But he finds more drama in his life with the arrival of runaway bride: Naomi. After going to rescue her estranged twin, she finds herself stranded with her niece after her sister takes her car and cash.

Now, with this happening in front of Knox, he can’t exactly leave her like this.

This is the first novel in the Knockemout series, with the second book expected in 2023. 

15. The Dead Romantics By Ashley Poston

Florence Day is a romance ghostwriter, but she’s stopped believing in romance. With the death of her father, she returns to her hometown where she comes face to face with her editor. Or at least, the ghost of him. Now, knowing her editor has unfinished business, how can she rewrite her belief in romance? 

This paranormal romance is Ashley Poston’s first new adult novel, and is a prolific young adult author.

Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for a fresh read, check out any of our 15 favorite new adult romance novels. Why not read one of these next?

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