Relax and Enjoy These Unforgettable Romance Novels
There’s nothing quite like settling down with a well-written romance novel. And if you’re a fan of the beloved “brother’s best friend” trope, you’re in for a treat. These modern romance novels are filled with forbidden love, angsty tension, and lovable characters that will make your heart flutter. So, grab your favorite cozy blanket and get ready to dive into these captivating reads!
“Fix Her Up” by Tessa Bailey
Let’s start with Tessa Bailey’s delightful rom-com, “Fix Her Up.” Bailey’s swoon-worthy and sexy writing will have you falling in love with her well-crafted characters in no time. Follow the exciting journey of Georgette Castle as she enters into a fake dating stint with her brother’s best friend, Travis Ford, a former major league baseball star. As their fake feelings start to feel real, Georgette and Travis must confront their emotions and navigate the complexities of their relationship. “Fix Her Up” is the first book in the thrilling Hot and Hammered trilogy that will leave you craving for more. Get “Fix Her Up” here.
“My Cone and Only” by Susannah Nix
If you’re in the mood for a fluffy and lighthearted romance set in a charming small town, look no further than Susannah Nix’s “My Cone and Only.” Join Wyatt King, who has been secretly in love with his best friend’s younger sister, Andie Lockhart, for years. When fate brings them together again, they embark on a journey of fixing up a run-down house and discovering the depth of their feelings for each other. “My Cone and Only” is the perfect start to Nix’s sizzling King Family series, filled with heart-pounding romance and cutesy pairings. Get “My Cone and Only” here.
“Ugly Love” by Colleen Hoover
Colleen Hoover is a master of riveting romance novels, and “Ugly Love” is no exception. In this emotionally charged story, nurse and student Tate Collins finds herself irresistibly drawn to Miles Archer, her older brother’s best friend. They agree to keep their relationship purely physical, but soon, their pasts and intense emotions threaten to tear them apart. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of emotions as you immerse yourself in this passionate journey crafted by literary master Colleen Hoover. Get “Ugly Love” here.
“To Love Jason Thorn” by Ella Maise
Ella Maise’s captivating contemporary romances are the perfect companions for a cozy night in. In “To Love Jason Thorn,” Olive has been nursing a crush on her brother’s best friend, Jason, for as long as she can remember. Now, years later, Jason is a popular movie star, and their paths cross once again when Olive becomes involved in his next big project. With pent-up feelings and family drama, their fake wedding turns into a whirlwind of unexpected twists and turns. Join Olive and Jason on their starry-eyed journey in this enchanting read. Get “To Love Jason Thorn” here.
“99 Percent Mine” by Sally Thorne
Prepare to be swept off your feet by Sally Thorne’s sweet and sexy romances that will make you laugh, cry, and feel everything in between. In “99 Percent Mine,” meet Darcy Barrett, a driven photographer who is convinced that her twin brother’s best friend, Jamie, is the epitome of male perfection. However, Darcy’s brother has forbidden her from pursuing Jamie. But when they find themselves working on a renovation project together, one percent of Jamie’s heart won’t be enough for Darcy anymore. Discover this hilarious and heartwarming read that you won’t be able to put down. Get “99 Percent Mine” here.
“Twisted Love” by Ana Huang
For a steamy and trope-driven romance read, look no further than Ana Huang’s thrilling Twisted series. Start with “Twisted Love,” where Alex Volkov, haunted by his past, is tasked with taking care of Ava Chen, his best friend’s younger sister. As they spend more time together, cracks begin to form in Alex’s cold facade, revealing deep secrets that threaten to shatter everything they hold dear. Dive into this series for more of Huang’s sweet and spicy writing. Get “Twisted Love” here.
“The Off Limits Rule” by Sarah Adams
Brimming with laugh-out-loud banter and swoon-worthy chemistry, Sarah Adams’s “The Off Limits Rule” is a closed-door romantic comedy you won’t want to miss. When Lucy moves in with her older brother, she meets his best friend, Cooper, who is strictly off-limits. But that won’t stop Lucy from going after what she wants. Join them on their journey of forbidden love filled with hilarious moments and heartwarming surprises. Get “The Off Limits Rule” here.
“Be with Me” by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Jennifer L. Armentrout weaves heart-pounding and heartwarming tales in her memorable new adult and young adult romance novels. In “Be with Me,” Teresa has been in love with Jase, her big brother’s best friend, for years. Their relationship is complicated by a fateful kiss, secrets, and a history that keeps them apart. Can Teresa and Jase overcome their obstacles and find love in each other’s arms? Dive into this captivating book and explore the entire Wait For You saga for even more reading pleasure. Get “Be with Me” here.
“The Marriage Mistake” by Jennifer Probst
Let bestselling author Jennifer Probst whisk you away with her thrilling Marriage to a Billionaire collection. In “The Marriage Mistake,” Carina, an employee at a business CEO’s company, finds herself in an unexpected marriage with Max Gray, her brother’s best friend. As they navigate their forced union, they soon discover that love might just be waiting for them in the midst of all the chaos. Get ready for a spicy and heartfelt read that will leave you wanting more. Get “The Marriage Mistake” here.
“Fearless King” by Maya Hughes
Maya Hughes’s Kings of Rittenhouse series will have you hooked with its engaging and alluring romances. In “Fearless King,” follow Olivia and Ford, forbidden lovers who get a second chance at love after a painful past. Their teenage heartbreak left Olivia shattered, but now she has the opportunity to heal her broken heart and rediscover true love. Explore the entire series for more heart-pounding and addictive reading. Get “Fearless King” here.
“The Secret to Dating Your Best Friend’s Sister” by Meghan Quinn
Meghan Quinn’s contemporary romances will leave you wanting more with her witty and relatable storytelling. In “The Secret to Dating Your Best Friend’s Sister,” Bram falls for his best friend’s sister, Julia, but winning her over won’t be easy. Join Bram on his quest to win Julia’s heart as they navigate the ups and downs of their budding romance. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming read that will keep you thoroughly entertained. Get “The Secret to Dating Your Best Friend’s Sister” here.
“Mr. Wrong Number” by Lynn Painter
Prepare for a romantic comedy extravaganza with Lynn Painter’s hilarious “Mr. Wrong Number.” When Olivia receives a text from an anonymous wrong number, she embarks on a hilarious texting adventure. Little does she know, the mystery texter is none other than Colin Beck, her older brother’s best friend. As their texting fun turns into something more, Olivia and Colin find themselves in a tangled mess of miscommunication and unexpected romance. Get ready to laugh hysterically alongside these lovable characters. Get “Mr. Wrong Number” here.
“Beautiful Player” by Christina Lauren
Christina Lauren’s Beautiful Bastards series is a must-read for fans of romantic comedy. In “Beautiful Player,” graduate student Hanna Bergstrom reluctantly finds herself falling for her brother’s best friend, the charming playboy Will Sumner. Can they navigate their differences and turn their playful banter into something more? Dive into this sizzling romance and explore the rest of the series for a delectable reading experience. Get “Beautiful Player” here.
“Playing for Keeps” by Kendall Ryan
Indulge yourself in Kendall Ryan’s guilty pleasure romance reads. In “Playing for Keeps,” follow hockey player Justin and his forbidden romance with Elise, the younger sister of his best friend. As they navigate their complicated history and emotions, will they find a way to overcome the obstacles that stand in their way? Prepare for a fun and addictive read that will leave you eagerly reaching for the next book in the Hot Jocks series. Get “Playing for Keeps” here.
“Cross the Line” by Julie Johnson
If you’re craving a suspenseful and sexy love story, look no further than Julie Johnson’s “Cross the Line.” Phoebe has been in love with her brother’s best friend, Nate, for years. Their unspoken attraction finally takes a dangerous turn when Phoebe finds herself in unexpected danger, and Nate becomes her protector. Brace yourself for a thrilling ride as they navigate the blurred lines between friendship and desire. Get “Cross the Line” here.
“The Chase” by Elle Kennedy
Elle Kennedy’s college romances are the perfect blend of glitz, heart, and sweet moments. In “The Chase,” Summer, a sweet sorority girl, finds herself rooming with her brother and his friends, including Colin Fitzgerald, a tattoo-covered hockey nerd. Follow Summer’s journey as she discovers unexpected love in the most unlikely of places. Dive into the Briar U series for more sweet college romance. Get “The Chase” here.
“Serenading Heartbreak” by Ella Fields
Ella Fields’s bestselling novels captivate readers with their angsty and emotional love stories. In “Serenading Heartbreak,” Stevie finds herself torn between two loves from her past. As she navigates the complexities of her heart, she must make difficult choices and follow her own path to happiness. Prepare for an emotional journey that will keep you hooked until the very last page. Get “Serenading Heartbreak” here.
“Sleepless in Manhattan” by Sarah Morgan
Sarah Morgan’s well-written contemporary romances will sweep you off your feet. In “Sleepless in Manhattan,” events planner Paige Walker is tasked with working closely with Jake Romano, her brother’s best friend and the man who broke her heart. As their professional relationship grows, so does their undeniable chemistry. Will Paige be able to win over a man known for his guarded heart? Follow their story and delve into the entire From Manhattan with Love series for more big-city romance. Get “Sleepless in Manhattan” here.
“The Dating Plan” by Sara Desai
Sara Desai delivers warm and inviting romances that blend humor and depth. In “The Dating Plan,” Daisy Patel and Liam Murphy enter into a fake dating scheme to protect their family reputations and inheritance. But as they spend more time together, real feelings start to emerge. Prepare for a delightful and flirtatious reading experience as Daisy and Liam navigate their way to love. Get “The Dating Plan” here.
“Come to Me Quietly” by A. L. Jackson
A. L. Jackson’s beautiful and passionate novels will leave you breathless. In “Come to Me Quietly,” Aleena Moore is desperately in love with Jared Holt, her brother’s troubled best friend. Their lives collide once again, and secrets from the past threaten to tear them apart. Experience the raw emotions and intense chemistry as Aleena and Jared fight for their chance at love. Get “Come to Me Quietly” here.
“I Hate You More” by Alexandra Moody
Alexandra Moody’s cute and fun novel “I Hate You More” will have you smiling and laughing throughout. Chase Williams, the hottest guy at Fairview High, becomes the sworn nemesis of Ally Lockwood. But when Chase moves in with Ally’s family for their senior year, the lines between love and hate start to blur. Join them in this nonstop fun reading experience. Get “I Hate You More” here.
“Snowed in With The Player” by Rebecca Jenshak
Rebecca Jenshak’s charming romance, “Snowed in With The Player,” is filled with laughs and heartwarming moments. Twin sisters Holly and Stella find themselves snowed in with their brother and his football teammates. As the shy Holly spends time with Teddy, her brother’s friend and her long-time crush, they discover a connection that can’t be ignored. Get ready for a festive and delightful reading experience. Get “Snowed in With The Player” here.
“Bad Habit” by Charleigh Rose
Charleigh Rose’s edgy novel “Bad Habit” will keep you on the edge of your seat. Briar Vale finds herself drawn to Asher Kelley, her brother’s troubled best friend. Their intense attraction leads to a thrilling journey of passion and self-discovery. Get ready for a spicy and addictive romance that will leave you craving more. Get “Bad Habit” here.
“Never Date Your Brother’s Best Friend” by Jules Barnard
Jules Barnard’s fun and fresh rom-com “Never Date Your Brother’s Best Friend” is a witty and wild ride. Cali sets her friend Gen up with Jaeger, her brother’s best friend, but soon realizes that she’s the one falling for Jaeger instead. Join Cali on her hilarious and surprising journey as she navigates the complexities of love. Get “Never Date Your Brother’s Best Friend” here.
“Reason to Believe” by Rebecca Yarros
Rebecca Yarros’s emotional contemporary romance, “Reason to Believe,” will tug at your heartstrings. Harper has always been in love with Knox, her brother’s best friend. When circumstances bring them together, they must navigate the challenges of a fake relationship while uncovering their true feelings. Prepare for an emotional journey filled with love, hope, and healing. Get “Reason to Believe” here.
“The Bookworm’s Guide to Dating” by Emma Hart
Emma Hart’s “The Bookworm’s Guide to Dating” is a delightful romance that will make book lovers swoon. Kinsley Lane, a devoted bookworm, finds herself on a matchmaking adventure orchestrated by her brother’s best friend, Josh. As Kinsley goes on these unconventional dates, she discovers that the person she’s falling for might be closer than she realizes. Join Kinsley on this cute and charming reading experience. Get “The Bookworm’s Guide to Dating” here.
“Those Summer Nights” by Laura Silverman
Laura Silverman’s fast-paced teen read “Those Summer Nights” is a refreshing and entertaining romance novel for readers of all ages. Hanna, recovering from a life-changing injury, reluctantly takes a job at an entertainment multiplex. Little does she know that she’ll be working alongside her ex-best friend, Brie, and Ethan, her brother’s best friend who she can’t help but fall for. Get ready for a summer full of love, drama, and unexpected twists. Get “Those Summer Nights” here.
“Happiness for Beginners” by Katherine Center
Prepare for an inspiring and heartwarming read with Katherine Center’s “Happiness for Beginners.” When Helen Carpenter’s life takes an unexpected turn, she signs up for an outdoor survival course with her younger brother’s best friend, Jake. As they face challenges and unexpected romance, Helen discovers that happiness can be found in the most unexpected places. Join Helen on her journey of self-discovery and love. Get “Happiness for Beginners” here.
“Kaleidoscope Hearts” by Claire Contreras
Claire Contreras’s angsty and emotional romance, “Kaleidoscope Hearts,” will tug at your heartstrings. Elle fell in love with Oliver, her brother’s best friend, only to have her heart broken. Now, years later, Elle must decide if she can risk her heart again. Immerse yourself in this tale of second chances and sweet love. Get “Kaleidoscope Hearts” here.
“The Not So Secret Crush” by Jayci Lee
Jayci Lee’s “The Not So Secret Crush” is a delightful romance that will keep you captivated from beginning to end. Adelaide’s reputation needs some help, and her brother’s best friend, Michael, takes on the task. As they navigate their professional relationship, they can’t deny the chemistry between them. Prepare for a fast-paced and flirtatious experience you won’t want to miss. Get “The Not So Secret Crush” here.