Contemporary Romance

Are you a fan of Nora Ephron films? Did you enjoy the Rom-Con Renaissance of the 2000s? Check out these contemporary romances for fun, meet-cutes, loveable characters, and happily ever afters!

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco’s most acclaimed neurosurgeon. But that’s not enough for her influential immigrant family who achieved power by making its own strict rules, of which Trisha has broken all. But what will she do now that she has met chef Caine, who came from rough beginnings? Also on Hoopla

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams
Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott’s marriage is in major league trouble. Distraught and desperate, Gavin finds help from an unlikely source: a secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men. Also on Hoopla

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory
Maddie and Theo hat each other, but after an “oops, we made a mistake” night together, neither one can stop thinking about the other. With their best friend’s wedding rapidly approaching, under the sharp barbs they toss at each other, an attraction is simmering that just won’t fade.

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
When her sister’s entire wedding party gets food poisoning, except for Olive and her nemesis, the best man Ethan, a free honeymoon trip is suddenly up for grabs. After all, ten days of bliss is worth having to assume the role of loving newlyweds, right? But the weird thing is . . . Olive doesn’t mind playing pretend. Also on Hoopla.

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Mathematician Stella is lacking in dating experience, so she hires escort Michael Phan to help her check off all the boxes on her lesson plan–from foreplay to more-than-missionary position… Before long, Stella not only learns to appreciate his kisses but crave all of the other things he’s making her feel. Also on Hoopla.

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai
Rhiannon Hunter may have revolutionized romance in the digital world, but in real life she only swipes right on her career–and the occasional hookup. The cynical dating app creator controls her love life with a few key rules. Only there aren’t any rules to govern her attraction to her newest match, former pro-football player Samson Lima. Also on Hoopla.

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting
On her first day of law school, Kailyn ran – quite literally – into the actor she crushed on as a teenager, ending with him sprawled on top of her. Mortified to discover the Daxton Hughes was also a student in her class, her embarrassment over their meet-cute quickly turned into a friendship she never expected. Of course, she never saw his betrayal coming either… Now, eight years later, Dax is in her office asking for legal advice. Also on Hoopla.

I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella
When Fixie Farr saves a stranger’s laptop, he gives her an IOU. Soon, the stranger, Seb agrees to give her friend a job, when the tables are turned once more and a new series of IOUs between Seb and Fixie–from small favors to life-changing moments–ensues. 

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary
After a bad breakup, Tiffy needs a place to live, so she answers an ad for a flatshare. Leon, a night shift worker, will take the apartment during the day, and Tiffy can have it nights and weekends. Tiffy and Leon start writing each other notes. Even though they are opposites, they soon become friends. Then maybe more. Also on Hoopla.

You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria
After a messy public breakup, soap opera darling Jasmine returns to New York City to film the starring role in a bilingual romantic comedy. A casting shake-up pairs her with telenovela hunk Ashton. R hearsal leads to kissing, kissing leads to a behind-the-scenes romance worthy of a soap opera. W ll the media spotlight on Jasmine destroy her new image and expose Ashton’s most closely guarded secret? Also on Hoopla