Category Archives: Romance Novels

18+ Fantasy Romance Novels To Sweep You Away

   November 9, 2020    Comments Off on 18+ Fantasy Romance Novels To Sweep You Away

— I’m updating this older post because I’ve added so many more stories to it. Happy reading! — Demons, dragons, talking animals, curses… yep, we’re definitely dealing with magic here. Welcome to my list of favorite fantasy romances – some novels, some novellas, some short stories! I hope you find something great to read and enjoy in the list below…. Read more »

15+ Lovely Historical Romance Novels

   November 8, 2020    Comments Off on 15+ Lovely Historical Romance Novels

— I’ve consolidated two posts into one, and done some freshening up. Happy reading! — When I started reading romance, I had no clue I’d find so many historical romances to love. Turns out I like escaping to another time just fine, especially if fancy clothes are involved. So here’s a roundup of my so-far favorite historical romance novels, novellas,… Read more »

20+ Romance Novels About Artists, Musicians, and Other Creative Types

   March 24, 2020    Comments Off on 20+ Romance Novels About Artists, Musicians, and Other Creative Types

I got kicked out of art school myself, but I love a good romance novel about creative people falling in love while making awesome art. So here’s a list of my fave romance novels about various kinds of creators: artists, dancers, actors, musicians, and filmmakers! Dig in, and I hope you find something new to read and adore. Before we… Read more »

20+ Romance Novels for Fans of the Paranormal

   March 17, 2020    Comments Off on 20+ Romance Novels for Fans of the Paranormal

— This post was updated in November 2020 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — Do you like your romance mixed with monsters or magic? This is the list for you. Witches, ghosts, vampires, fae, and even a cat that controls minds (really!) If any of this is your jam, read on, because I enjoyed all of these novels, novellas,… Read more »

20+ Geeky & Nerdy Romance Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories

   December 18, 2019    Comments Off on 20+ Geeky & Nerdy Romance Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories

— This post was updated in November 2020 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — Yep, it’s a post full of romance novels about the geeky and nerdy among us. Video games, programming, hacking, collectible card games, epidemiology, climate change science, neurosurgery, archaeology, the college newspaper, comics, fandom, Victorian fashion, theater… it’s all here. “Geek” pretty much describes everyone who… Read more »

13 Queer Science Fiction Romances That Made My Geeky Heart Happy

   July 21, 2019    Comments Off on 13 Queer Science Fiction Romances That Made My Geeky Heart Happy

I grew up on reruns of Star Trek, and my resulting love for the genre has never let go. So crossing sci-fi with romance? Perfect. Here’s a list of my fave science fiction romances. Superheroes, robots, machine-human hybrids, alien linguistics, immersive virtual reality, secret agents planning an interstellar heist, you can find all this and more in the list below…. Read more »

9+ Romance Novels About Dark Places and Tough Topics

   June 15, 2019    Comments Off on 9+ Romance Novels About Dark Places and Tough Topics

Romance is an amazing genre. You can find everything from the fluffiest, cutest, most adorable stories with zero angst to the opposite. The books here are some of my favorite that deal with dark places, tough topics, and bad situations – all with an HEA (happily ever after) or HFN (happy for now). Not all of them are drenched in… Read more »

11 Food-Related Romances That Even Non-Cooks (Like Me) Can Fall For

   May 10, 2019    Comments Off on 11 Food-Related Romances That Even Non-Cooks (Like Me) Can Fall For

— This post was updated in November 2020 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — Do I like to cook? No. Do I like to read a good romance with foodie characters? Apparently so! Here’s a roundup of my faves so far. These folks could cook for me anytime. If you have any F/F books to recommend, let me know!… Read more »

12+ Romance Novels With Cranky Characters Who Need Love Too

   April 4, 2019    Comments Off on 12+ Romance Novels With Cranky Characters Who Need Love Too

I adore a good cranky character in a romance novel, especially if they stay on the cranky side even after falling in love. These books have some of my favorite misanthropes, anti-social pessimists, and suspicious cynics who would NEVER have let this annoying person into their lives if they knew what would happen. Hope you find something that looks good… Read more »

6 Contemporary Romance Novels I Adore

   February 25, 2019    Comments Off on 6 Contemporary Romance Novels I Adore

I never expected to become a romance reader, but I should have! After all, I have a passionate love for the X-Men, which is basically a soap opera. (With people shooting lasers out of their eyes.) Romances withOUT people shooting lasers out of their eyes are great too, so here’s a roundup of some of my favorite contemporary romance novels… Read more »