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After Drama, Romance 2019 1h 46m


There's never been a better time to fall in love than in 2023, and your list of new romance books to read is here to prove it. Whether you're searching for an enemies-to-lovers story, a there's-only-one-bed-here mixup moment, or a summer fling turned relationship, 2023's offering of romance books has got you covered.\nYoung love shines in new books from authors such as Lana Ferguson, KJ Charles, Talia Hibbert, and Emma Lord. Romance heavyweights Tessa Bailey and Alexis Daria also throw new steamy stories into the mix. Emily Henry's fourth romance novel following \"Beach Read,\" \"People We Meet on Vacation,\" and \"Book Lovers\" is hotly anticipated for its rom-com energy and hijinks.\nSo open your heart and prepare to fall in love with these romance books coming out in April.\n\n\n Related:\n\n \n \n \n \n\n The 2023 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Is Here!\n \n \n\n","id":49050276,"type":"gallery","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"45 Swoon-Worthy Romance Novels Hitting Bookshelves in 2023","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":false,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","is_cover":true},"image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/bWsgvwTClnJRCQgqEzfNbAuZGb8\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/925\/n\/48847894\/eae85a95ea8b4d4a_Romantic_Comedy\/i\/Romantic-Comedy-by-Curtis-Sittenfeld.jpg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/MXeSHqI_Brvj7A-zChXA5PlRbIk\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/925\/n\/48847894\/eae85a95ea8b4d4a_Romantic_Comedy\/i\/Romantic-Comedy-by-Curtis-Sittenfeld.jpg","title":"\u201cRomantic Comedy\u201d by Curtis Sittenfeld","intro_text":false,"body":"Curtis Sittenfeld challenges the gender norms of the novel's titular genre, \"Romantic Comedy.\" Getting people to laugh is fuel for Sally Milz, a sketch writer at the late-night comedy show The Night Owls. When her coworker Danny Horst begins dating celebrity actress guest star Annabel, Sally uses the moment to craft a cutting sketch about the differences when it comes to dating and appearances. Why is it that a charming, albeit average, man can pull a date with the It girl of Hollywood, but that scenario rarely happens when the gender roles are switched? Sally's answer comes in the form of Noah Brewster, a pop star with a notorious reputation for dating models, who is The Night Owls' latest guest appearance, and for some reason, she can't get him off her mind. Together, the pair become an unstoppable comedy duo during Noah's tenure on the show, but Sally knows that, in reality, girls like her and guys like him never get the happily ever after... or do they?\n Release date: April 4 \n","id":49130859,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130859\/Romantic-Comedy-by-Curtis-Sittenfeld","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cRomantic Comedy\u201d by Curtis Sittenfeld","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":1,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/NngrJVWBbcAYLMBVlG3eilg-F-c\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/57b0064a35fe0e64_The_Plus_One\/i\/Plus-One-by-Mazey-Eddings.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/_QfYbl5EqCJlmsEh7lEi-HszS-0\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/57b0064a35fe0e64_The_Plus_One\/i\/Plus-One-by-Mazey-Eddings.jpeg","title":"\u201cThe Plus One\u201d by Mazey Eddings","intro_text":false,"body":"In Mazey Edding's \"The Plus One,\" preparing for a wedding forces childhood rivals to fake being each other's dates. Type A psychiatrist Indira has her whole life shaken to its core when she catches her boyfriend cheating on her. Devastated by the revelation, Indira moves in with her brother Collin, who is preparing for his wedding, but finds Collin's best friend and her childhood nemesis Jude already staying there. When the wedding brings up an immense amount of stress for Jude and places Indira in direct sight of her traitorous ex and his new girlfriend, the two resolve to fake date for the remainder of the wedding events. It becomes clear that despite their constant bickering, the other's presence brings them a sense of stability they hadn't expected and that being together may be the best thing for both of them.\n Release date: April 4 \n","id":49130860,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130860\/Plus-One-by-Mazey-Eddings","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cThe Plus One\u201d by Mazey Eddings","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":2,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/8b5RCF-Aqy8MRKKKSzbu4MRvwAA\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/4a0a3f91936ca4f8_Yours_Truly_by_Abby_Jiminez_\/i\/Yours-Truly-by-Abby-Jimenez.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/oKp4ew1KPp9DH1WbdxL1XYaJ6lA\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/4a0a3f91936ca4f8_Yours_Truly_by_Abby_Jiminez_\/i\/Yours-Truly-by-Abby-Jimenez.jpeg","title":"\u201cYours Truly\u201d by Abby Jimenez","intro_text":false,"body":"Abby Jimenez highlights the old-school charm of letter writing in \"Yours Truly,\" her latest romantic endeavor following \"Part of Your World.\" Dr. Briana Ortiz has no reason to like Dr. Jacob Maddox, the new ER doctor hired at the hospital right around the time of her promotion. To make matters worse, Jacob is frustrating to work with, giving her the impression that her feelings of disdain are mutual \u2014 until he surprises her with a heartfelt letter, that is. Jacob's vulnerability in his letters is a shock to Briana. It reveals another side of him that she's interested in getting to know despite both navigating through the emotional wreck of recent heartbreaks. When Jacob makes an offer that could alter the course of Briana's life, she questions if the depth of their relationship is more than she's ready to bear.\n Release date: April 11 \n","id":49130861,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130861\/Yours-Truly-by-Abby-Jimenez","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cYours Truly\u201d by Abby Jimenez","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":3,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/0R4kTzTzmm_7xi-3XCKhqeU5R6I\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/5086b6f5af6c1aa1_The_Nanny_by_Lana_Ferguson\/i\/Nanny-by-Lana-Ferguson.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/xtOcd03rqMitt7iUnL35ZaqHzZQ\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/5086b6f5af6c1aa1_The_Nanny_by_Lana_Ferguson\/i\/Nanny-by-Lana-Ferguson.jpeg","title":"\u201cThe Nanny\u201d by Lana Ferguson","intro_text":false,"body":"Lana Ferguson's \"The Nanny\" is a steamy second-chance romance starring a former OnlyFans worker and a single father in need of help. When therapy student Cassie Evans finds herself in desperate need of cash, she considers returning to her career on OnlyFans, which left her jilted after a connection with an anonymous fan ended abruptly. But when Cassie finds a live-in nannying position, she believes her problems are solved. When Cassie meets her employer, unbearably attractive single father Aiden, remaining entirely professional becomes a nearly impossible feat as their attraction builds. But when Cassie learns that Aiden was the anonymous fan who left her feeling dejected, she questions if she can ever fully trust him again, even after this surprising second chance. \n Release date: April 11 \n","id":49130862,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130862\/Nanny-by-Lana-Ferguson","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cThe Nanny\u201d by Lana Ferguson","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":4,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/clgBewTlySdy20RxcR_cF9cHqy4\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/d38e89d990983c33_Jasmine_and_Jake_Rock_the_Boat\/i\/Jasmine-Jake-Rock-Boat-by-Sonya-Lalli.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/Fo65TRtbMWAI1FbPa4F_QYZGaR4\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/d38e89d990983c33_Jasmine_and_Jake_Rock_the_Boat\/i\/Jasmine-Jake-Rock-Boat-by-Sonya-Lalli.jpeg","title":"\u201cJasmine and Jake Rock the Boat\u201d by Sonya Lalli","intro_text":false,"body":" \"Jasmine and Jake Rock the Boat\" is Sonya Lalli's heartfelt swashbuckling romance about finding the power to be oneself. A vacation cruise with her family isn't exactly a situation Jasmine Randhawa had predicted for herself, but after a sudden breakup, perhaps a change is what she needs. When Jasmine realizes she'll be spending the next 10 days on a boat with seniors, fighting against the \"problem child\" reputation imposed upon her, she doesn't think things can get worse. Then, she discovers the only person her age on the ship is arrogant childhood friend Jake Dhillon. Jasmine and Jake initially feel they couldn't be more different: he is worshiped by the Punjabi community, while she struggles with her reputation. But soon, it becomes clear that the two share more in common than they knew, including everything they cannot say to their families. \nRelease date: April 18\n","id":49130863,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130863\/Jasmine-Jake-Rock-Boat-by-Sonya-Lalli","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cJasmine and Jake Rock the Boat\u201d by Sonya Lalli","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":5,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/_3_6PUsaqlJxSAVdyP4mO7UZbGA\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/e2464ab7500b578a_Sizzle_Reel_by_Carlyn_Greenwald\/i\/Sizzle-Reel-by-Carlyn-Greenwald.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/7Zu9F2ALlkWtsdnH5x0YSdxwDes\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/e2464ab7500b578a_Sizzle_Reel_by_Carlyn_Greenwald\/i\/Sizzle-Reel-by-Carlyn-Greenwald.jpeg","title":"\u201cSizzle Reel\u201d by Carlyn Greenwald","intro_text":false,"body":"In Carlyn Greenwald's \"Sizzle Reel,\" a newly out bisexual cinematographer juggles the fate of her career and her burgeoning relationship with a celebrity actress. At 24, Luna Roth has just come out as bisexual. Considering that she has no queer sexual experience, Luna is shifting her focus from relationships to her cinematography career, which is an uphill battle now that she's navigating tricky power dynamics with her new boss. A run-in with gay actress Valeria Sullivan could offer Luna a solution to all her problems. If she can get into Valeria's good graces, she could get a job on the set of her new movie, and if something happens to develop between them, that wouldn't be a bad thing either. When Luna's relationship with Valeria becomes a conflict at work, Luna must decide if it's possible to keep her relationship and her dreams intact, or if it's time to roll the credits on love.\n Release date: April 18 \n","id":49130864,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130864\/Sizzle-Reel-by-Carlyn-Greenwald","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cSizzle Reel\u201d by Carlyn Greenwald","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":6,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/Zp0v06ApkwsZuE_TcAUoYGaQs1c\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/930\/n\/48847894\/eb236e9bec4b7a57_FIANCE_FARCE_NEW\/i\/Fianc\u00e9e-Farce-by-Alexandria-Bellefleur.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/iZdwSVREy3PWY3adAYgJnYEGyvg\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/930\/n\/48847894\/eb236e9bec4b7a57_FIANCE_FARCE_NEW\/i\/Fianc\u00e9e-Farce-by-Alexandria-Bellefleur.jpeg","title":"\u201cThe Fianc\u00e9e Farce\u201d by Alexandria Bellefleur","intro_text":false,"body":"Despite being surrounded by romance novels at her family's bookstore daily, Tansy Adams has always struggled with real-life relationships. To get her family off her back about her relationship status, she pretends to date Gemma, the gorgeous book cover model she's sure she'll never actually encounter in real life. That is until real-life Gemma appears at the bookstore, threatening to blow up Tansy's whole story. But Gemma is actually in need of a partner since she can only access her inheritance if she's married, so Tansy's lie could work in both of their favors. Gemma promises to help Tansy with the bookstore's finances if they take a trip down the aisle. As their convenient arrangement lends itself to real feelings, it becomes clear that Gemma's family is willing to do anything to keep Gemma from her inheritance, even if it means destroying her relationship. Alexandria Bellefleur, author of \"Written in the Stars\" and \"Count Your Lucky Stars,\" pens \"The Fianc\u00e9e Farce,\" a warm-hearted, sapphic marriage-of-convenience romance.\n Release date: April 18 \n","id":49130865,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130865\/Fianc\u00e9e-Farce-by-Alexandria-Bellefleur","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cThe Fianc\u00e9e Farce\u201d by Alexandria Bellefleur","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":7,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/n3kA0MrcAAEazAzjgZCuYDrQA2Q\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/583ea743b6347d16_If_I_See_You_Again_Tomorrow\/i\/If-I-See-You-Again-Tomorrow-by-Robbie-Couch.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/OrJL3exWcewMEAoUR-wdXSLllnE\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/583ea743b6347d16_If_I_See_You_Again_Tomorrow\/i\/If-I-See-You-Again-Tomorrow-by-Robbie-Couch.jpeg","title":"\u201cIf I See You Again Tomorrow\u201d by Robbie Couch","intro_text":false,"body":"In Robbie Couch's Groundhog Day-esque rom-com \"If I See You Again Tomorrow,\" one teen is stuck in a time loop of the same Monday for almost a year, until an appearance from a charming troublemaker changes everything. Clark Huckleton is on Day 310 of reliving Sept. 19 on an endless loop, carrying on with the same activities: school (where no one else seems to be on repeat) and therapy (where he talks about his difficulties with his mother). To Clark's surprise, Day 310 takes a major turn when Beau arrives in his class, the first time anything has ever been different about his redundant life. Throwing caution to the wind, Beau and Clark spend their day together doing everything differently and finding a spark in this sudden, new relationship. The only problem is, will Beau be there tomorrow, or will Clark be forced to return to a time loop without the only person who's made him feel ready to leave it?\n Release date: April 18 \n","id":49130866,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130866\/If-I-See-You-Again-Tomorrow-by-Robbie-Couch","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cIf I See You Again Tomorrow\u201d by Robbie Couch","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":8,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/TvsBD7hBZtNxOvNJO06PHmZ4yHY\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/5e38ea5b85a93564_Happy_Place_by_Emily_Henry\/i\/Happy-Place-by-Emily-Henry.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/zbk66O9Ab49uhXQ-CUOPopTs3p0\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/5e38ea5b85a93564_Happy_Place_by_Emily_Henry\/i\/Happy-Place-by-Emily-Henry.jpeg","title":"\u201cHappy Place\u201d by Emily Henry","intro_text":false,"body":"From the bestselling author of \"Beach Read,\" \"People We Meet on Vacation,\" and \"Book Lovers,\" comes \"Happy Place,\" another dazzling summer romance from Emily Henry. Harriet and Wyn don't talk about why they broke up. That's how they've wound up as roommates during their friend group's annual getaway in Maine. Refusing to ruin the trip for everyone, Harriet and Wyn pretend they're still together, but it's getting hard to keep up appearances of a happy couple when they're supposed to have broken up. They'll only have to keep up the facade for one week, but while their relationship status has changed, what hasn't is how they feel when they're with each other. Faking it is impossible when their feelings haven't entirely gone away.\n Release date: April 25 \n","id":49130867,"type":"image","photo_source":"Image Source: amazon.com","permalink":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/photo-gallery\/49050276\/image\/49130867\/Happy-Place-by-Emily-Henry","canonical":"https:\/\/www.popsugar.com\/entertainment\/romance-books-2023-49050276","share_text":"\u201cHappy Place\u201d by Emily Henry","use_tall_image":false,"omit_from_countdown":false,"caption_num":9,"slide_tags":"BooksRomance Novels","image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/wI3X7NciZjhfv5nMTHjxJHvzLJA\/fit-in\/1024x1024\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/25e34f666e281a43_Zora_Books_Her_Happy_Ever_After_by_Taj_McCoy\/i\/Zora-Books-Her-Happy-Ever-After-by-Taj-McCoy.jpeg","share_image":"https:\/\/media1.popsugar-assets.com\/files\/thumbor\/iOd7FFNmr6ex_3VKYIzORcVRy0Q\/fit-in\/2048xorig\/filters:format_auto-!!-:strip_icc-!!-\/2023\/03\/18\/924\/n\/48847894\/25e34f666e281a43_Zora_Books_Her_Happy_Ever_After_by_Taj_McCoy\/i\/Zora-Books-Her-Happy-Ever-After-by-Taj-McCoy.jpeg","title":"\u201cZora Books Her Happy Ever After\u201d by Taj McCoy","intro_text":false,"body":"In Taj McCoy's \"Zora Books Her Happy Ever After,\" a curious bookstore owner finds herself at the center of a messy love triangle between her favor


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