Celebrate Book Lovers Day With The Perfect Read For You!
It’s time to celebrate books and book lovers—today is National Book Lovers Day! Whether you’re a fan of contemporary romance, gripping mysteries or anything and everything in between, we are all here because we love to read. Discover a new great story below based on your favorite genres, and be sure to let us know which book you’ll be celebrating National Book Lovers Day with in the comments below!
Are you looking for a story featuring all the humor and drama of modern day life? You won’t want to put these contemporary reads down!
How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway
Nothing quite says modern day love like using an app to navigate the world of romance. Mel Strickland wants to help women with an app to help log harassers in online dating, but when JerkAlert goes viral she is suddenly in way over her head. Not to mention her work crush Alex Hernandez has no idea that she’s the one behind the popular app. Whether you’re a pro at swiping left or right or find the world of online dating a baffling experience, this RomCom read has a little something for everyone.
One Summer Weekend by Shannon Stacey
It may already be August (seriously, where did the time go?), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still time to fit in plenty of great summer reads! This new book by New York Times bestselling author Shannon Stacey combines the fun of a summer vacation with the classic friends to lovers theme for a romance you absolutely have to get your hands on while the long summer days are still here to enjoy!
Surgeon Prince, Cinderella Bride by Ann Mcintosh
Okay, so odds are you probably aren’t finding out you’re the long lost heir to an entire kingdom any time soon, but that doesn’t mean a story about the desire for both love and a connection to your family history isn’t relatable! This journey starts with a marriage of convenience to preserve titles, but grows into so much more as our heroine discovers more about herself (and her handsome prince) along the way!
Howdy! Are you looking for the perfect Western hero to ride off with into the sunset? Well, these three reads should definitely be next on your list!
Just His Luck by B.J. Daniels
New in the Sterling’s Montana series, this romance is about two old friends reuniting for their high school reunion and possibly sparking a romance that never came to pass back when they were teenagers…until a decades old mystery resurfaces. The perfect blend of suspense and Western romance, if you love a story featuring strong heroines, small town dynamics and an attraction that can stand both the test of time and the drama of a murder investigation, this book is definitely the one for you!
Lone Wolf Cowboy by Maisey Yates
Not only is Jacob Dalton a Western Romance hero, he’s also a former EMT and a wildland firefighter—a protective man who wants to help everyone but himself. If you like strong, alpha heroes navigating their way through touching reunions and unforgettable chemistry, don’t miss this new read from New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates!
Reunited with the Cowboy by Claire McEwen
Looking for a cowboy hero that prefers the sweeter side of romance? A tragedy in his past leaves Caleb devoted to his ranch and not much else, but once he opens his heart and learns to trust again, sparks are sure to fly! Featuring a reluctant hero in a small town setting, this story is not just about two people trying to save a ranch, but also each other.
If you like the feeling of your heart pounding in your chest as your turn the page, ready to crack the case alongside the characters, these suspenseful stories are for you!
The Conspiracy by Kat Martin
Featuring past betrayal and a missing loved one, the first book in the Maximum Security series not only features the twists and turns of a great mystery, but characters with complicated pasts that will have you theorizing and speculating the entire time, especially when the first sparks of romance start to fly!
Rival’s Break by Carla Neggers
But maybe you’re looking to dive right into a long running series so you can grow with the characters as they tackle new challenges and uncover shocking secrets. The Sharpe and Donovan series continues this month with the tenth book in the popular series from New York Times bestseller Carla Neggers. Featuring stolen paintings, undercover British intelligence officers and an interrupted trip to the scenic southern coast of Maine, this case will keep you guessing to the very end.
Under My Skin by Lisa Unger
Available this month in paperback, Under My Skin is a nail-biting read for fans of unsolved cases, unresolved relationships and characters who can’t trust their own thoughts. A psychological thriller that will have you in its grip until the final page, this book not only asks if our heroine can handle the truth of her husband’s mysterious disappearance, but if the reader can as well.
You like your stories so hot your thermometer is about to shatter! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with these steamy romances.
Forbidden to Touch by JC Harroway
A long time crush turns into so, so much more in this story! Featuring an alpha billionaire hero, a forbidden workplace romance and a heroine determined to get what she wants on her own terms after years of waiting, this bold story will definitely heat things up.
An Heir for the World’s Richest Man by Maya Blake
We’re continuing with the theme of billionaire alpha heroes with a decadent read with plenty of sexual tension. When a night of passion between Joao Oliviera and his right-hand woman Saffron leads to an unexpected surprise, what was once a one-off night turns into something so much more.
Off Limit Lovers by Reese Ryan
Forbidden romance takes center stage in the latest installment in the Texas Cattleman’s Club: Houston series, as Roarke Perry finds himself drawn to Annabel, the daughter of his father’s rival. You can expect a read full of steamy secrets and passionate encounters if this book is next on your TBR list.
Whether you’re on the hunt for an timeless romance or a literary read based on real life events, these historical stories will sweep you off your feet and into another time!
The Ventriloquists by E.R. Ramzipoor
Even ordinary people can do extraordinary things. Inspired by true events in 1945, Brussels, orphan Helene survives by pretending to be a boy selling newspapers and witnesses not only the Nazis taking control of Le Soir, the most popular newspaper, but the lengths journalists would go to defy them. If you are looking for an amazing story about forgotten heroes, this is definitely one you need to add to your bookshelf.
A Marquess, a Miss and a Mystery by Annie Burrows
Looking for a feisty historical heroine who may be a little before her time? Miss Horatia Carmichael is more opinionated than the ladies around her…not to mention she’s teaming up with a notorious rake to solve her brother’s murder! After all, who doesn’t love a little rebellion every now and then?
Reclaimed by Her Rebel Knight by Jenni Fletcher
Matthew Wintour doesn’t start out what you’d call a knight in shining armor, but it turns out five years can make all the difference! When he returns home to his reluctant bride, she–and the reader–will get to discover a true medieval hero.
Looking for a romantic story that is sweet and uplifting? Enjoy three reads that will show how love and faith can help anyone conquer life’s challenges.
Seeking the Truth by Terri Reed
Romance and dogs? Count us in! This read features protective K-9 officer Carter Jameson as he has to protect reporter Rachelle Clark when she becomes a target. It’s an uneasy alliance at first, but with a case to solve and a lovable German shepherd by their side, their love will find a way.
Rocky Mountain Memories by Lois Richer
Do you love stories about found families and overcoming some truly life changing challenges? An earthquake and a secret child from her late husband’s past shake up Gemma’s life, but with Jake by her side, both Gemma and little orphaned Alexa have a bright future ahead of them.
A Rancher to Remember by Patricia Johns
Speaking of tough challenges, this next book features a hero with memory loss, leaving him with a family he doesn’t recognize and a strange woman on his doorstep. But even without his memory, something inside Sawyer knows he can trust Olivia. A Rancher to Remember is a story all about love triumphing over all obstacles and will definitely inspire you long after you’ve read the last page.
If you are looking for stories about relationships without a romantic element, these reads have it all: family drama, long lasting friendships and characters who discover that they are better people with those closest to them by their sides.
The McAvoy Sisters Book of Secrets by Molly Fader
The McAvoy sisters are reunited by their mother’s ailing health, but find that putting their family back together is harder than either of them expected. If you’re looking for a story featuring shocking secrets and strong relationship dynamics, this is definitely the book for you.
Sisters Like Us by Susan Mallery
Now available in paperback, this fan favorite from New York Times bestseller Susan Mallery is a must-read for fans of women’s fiction and stories about family—especially ones involving sisters coming together to overcome all of life’s obstacles!
Dr. Right for the Single Mom by Alison Roberts
Of course, sometimes two people can become a family! When a single mom brings her son to the ER, the doctor becomes a bigger part of their lives than either of them could ever imagine. Found families, new romance and cute kids—what else could you want from a great read?
Which genre will you dive into first? Let us know in the comments section below!