5 Best Romance Books For Your Spring & Summer Reading List

These summer reads are hotter than the weather.

5 Best Romance Books You Need On Your Summer Reading List

If the end of the Fifty Shades movies left a hole in your heart then look forward to the best romance novels of 2019.

There is nothing better than reading about a wonderful love story that makes you forget you don't have one. Whether you like something straight out of a fairy tale or something a little more raunchy, there's a book on the shelves for you. Hit your local bookstore and find a book to throw in your beach bag before your next adventure.


RELATED: 7 Best Fiction Podcasts For Book Lovers With No Time To Read

Embrace the summer with a spicier genre than those gloomy books you were reading in winter and spring. Lift your spirits and get tangled in some sizzling love stories instead of being trapped in a bad mood due to the heat.


If you like your romance with a little bit of mystery there's a whole bunch of new books for you. The fast-paced plot of these books will keep you up all night wanting to find out what happens next. Lovey-dovey stories are fully in stock as well, if that's your kind of thing. Regardless of what type of love story you're into, check out these five new titles and find one to read while you sunbathe by the pool. 

1. Life of Lies

by Sharon Sala​

Celebrity Sahara Travis is used to being followed around by fans, but when one gets dangerously close and threatens her life, she decides she needs a bodyguard. Enter former Army Ranger Brendon McQueen. While he's trying to save her life, she's trying not to fall in love with him. Which will happen first?

2. Too Wilde to Wed

by Eloisa James


In the second book of the Wildes of Lindow Castle series, things heat up. Somehow just as funny as it is , Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde comes back from war to find out find that he’s been ruled “too wild to wed.” Find out how, and if, he redeems himself, and if he catches up with old flames along the way. 

RELATED: The 12 Best New Books Perfect For A Summer Beach Read

3. Wicked and the Wallflower: The Bareknuckle Bastards

By Sarah MacLean​

A mysterious stranger finds his way into helping a lady land a duke, but she only agrees on one condition. She has witnessed enough ugly in the world to believe in love and passion, so she takes on the danger for a chance to be proven wrong. 


4. Wait for It

by Mariana Zapata

Diana Casillas is lost in her life. She has no idea what she's doing, but after inheriting two little boys under the worst circumstances, she has all the love and support she could need, except for love from a boyfriend. But does she really need one with all the changes in her life? 

5. Rebel Heir

by Penelope Ward and Vi Keeland​

A wonderful summer in the Hamptons calls for staying in a gorgeous rental, getting a chic job, and falling for your boss. Opposites truly attract here, while a couple of races to figure out their relationship before summer ends and they go their separate ways. 


RELATED: 15 Powerful And Inspirational Books Every Woman Should Read At Least Once

Josie Fuller is a writer who studies Journalism and Women's Studies at The University of Florida. When she’s not researching writing about astrology, love and relationships, she enjoys spending her time watching Bob's Burgers and baking.