February 2024 Romance Releases
Did January final for 5 months or was that simply me? If the winter months aren’t for staying cozy and cuddling up along with your TBR pile then I don’t know what they’re for. I’m doing the Diverse Baseline Challenge this yr on StoryGraph to diversify my studying. I used to be very unhappy to see that I’d solely learn fifteen books by BIPOC authors final yr. I actually need to improve that quantity this yr. Are you on StoryGraph? I simply began utilizing it. I’m having fun with it thus far. This month we’ve acquired books by Xio Axelrod, Cara Bastone, Meghan Quinn, Olivia Dade and Amy Lea. I’ve acquired about 25 books listed.
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When Lilah Goodluck saves the lifetime of Good Witch Willow as they’re crossing a busy LA road, the very last thing she expects is 5 undesirable predictions as a reward. Who provides somebody the lotto numbers then tells them they’ve solely acquired every week to dwell? And who believes in that nonsense anyway?
But when the primary three predictions come true inside twenty-four hours, Lilah’s disbelief turns to delicate panic. She’s additional horrified when she practically runs a automotive off the highway that belongs to Alistair Lennox, the illegitimate son of the English king.
Alistair is intrigued by her preposterous story, however Lilah is adamant about resisting the warmth between her and the playboy prince. If he’s not her soulmate, then the final prediction can’t come true. But as the times rely down, they grow to be possibly buddies…after which possibly extra. But between the relentless paparazzi and his disapproving household, relationship a sort-of prince isn’t straightforward, not to mention when you’ve gotten dying in your doorstep.
The last installment within the Regency Vows sequence follows the inheritor to a dukedom and a younger widow, as soon as very a lot in love, as they reunite years later to pretend an engagement for the advantage of her sister.
West, the Marquess of Weston, and Sophie, Lady Fitzwilliam Bridewell, have these days been spending a substantial period of time collectively. But West and Sophie will not be new acquaintances. In truth, years in the past, that they had as soon as been practically engaged till West’s virtually deadly curricle accident and his meddling father threw them astray.
Now not too long ago widowed, Sophie has put apart all ideas of romance. But when her widowed sister, Alexandra, mentions a passion for an earl, Sophie realizes that she could also be holding her sister again. Alexandra received’t transfer ahead with an engagement till Sophie, too, settles down once more, and so Sophie approaches West with a plan. They will announce their engagement and break issues off as soon as Alexandra is fortunately married. It’ll be easy. After all, it’s not like she goes to fall for West a second time, not when Sophie has sworn to not threat her coronary heart once more.
All her life, Kayla heard the identical Don’t be so loud. Don’t act so wild. Don’t take up a lot area. Now she’s the beating coronary heart of an up-and-coming rock band…and the entire world goes to know her title. Once upon a time, the strain to be the right daughter practically broke Kayla Whitman. Desperate to seek out an outlet away from her controlling mom, she picked up a pair of drumsticks, endlessly altering the rhythm of her life.
Since then, she’s been decided to make her personal manner, discovering her dwelling together with her bandmates at the same time as she fights to maintain her previous and her current firmly separate. Things had been easy sufficient when the Lillys had been enjoying native gigs at dive bars, however now they’re on their first official tour―and all Kayla can see are warning indicators. Desperate to flee the fear churning inside her, Kayla finds solace in quiet tour bus driver Ty Baldwin…and discovers in him a kindred spirit like nobody she’s ever met earlier than. Their connection is quick and intense, however when growing scrutiny from the press threatens to destroy Ty’s newfound peace and Kayla’s fastidiously guarded secrets and techniques, Kayla’s pressured to make an unattainable pursue her dream and threat destroying everybody round her? Or give in and lose the possibility of ever turning into the particular person she’s at all times recognized she might be.
Aubree Rowley lastly can deal with her household farm after serving to her sister take over the household retailer. And simply when she’s able to enjoyable the farm the way in which she’s at all times dreamed, the winds roll in and so does Wyatt, the lengthy misplaced proprietor of the opposite half of the land.
Wyatt desires one factor from Aubree and one factor solely, her hand in marriage. Not as a result of he loves her, however as a result of she’s the important thing to what he wants and he has no drawback leveraging the farm to get what he desires.
The Reason I Married Him is a small city, enemies to lovers, pressured proximity, marriage of comfort romantic comedy. More to come back.
A harmful alliance between a Vampyre bride and an Alpha Werewolf turns into a love deep sufficient to sink your enamel into on this new paranormal romance.
Misery Lark, the one daughter of probably the most highly effective Vampyre councilman of the Southwest, is an outcast—once more. Her days of dwelling in anonymity among the many Humans are over: she has been referred to as upon to uphold a historic peacekeeping alliance between the Vampyres and their mortal enemies, the Weres, and he or she sees little alternative however to give up herself within the change—once more…
Weres are ruthless and unpredictable, and their Alpha, Lowe Moreland, isn’t any exception. He guidelines his pack with absolute authority, however not with out justice. And, in contrast to the Vampyre Council, not with out feeling. It’s clear from the way in which he tracks Misery’s each motion that he doesn’t belief her. If solely he knew how proper he was….
Because Misery has her personal causes to conform to this marriage of comfort, causes that don’t have anything to do with politics or alliances, and every little thing to do with the one factor she’s ever cared about. And she is keen to do no matter it takes to get again what’s hers, even when it means a life alone in Were territory…alone with the wolf.
From the New York Times bestselling creator of Seven Days in June, A Love Song for Ricki Wilde is an epic love story 100 years within the making…
Leap years are an odd, enchanted time. And for some, even a single February will be life-changing.
Ricki Wilde has many skills, however being a Wilde isn’t one in all them. As the impulsive, creative daughter of a strong Atlanta dynasty, she’s the alternative of her well-known socialite sisters. Where they’re long-stemmed roses, she’s a dandelion: an cute bloom that’s really a weed, born to drift wherever the wind blows. In her bones, Ricki is aware of that someplace, a special, extra thrilling life awaits her.
When regal nonagenarian Ms. Della invitations her to hire the underside ground of her Harlem brownstone, Ricki jumps on the likelihood for a recent starting. She leaves behind her household, wealth, and chaotic romantic selections to comprehend her dream of opening a flower store. And simply beneath the floor of her new neighborhood, the music, tales and dazzling drama of the Harlem Renaissance nonetheless simmers.
One night in February because the heady, curiously low season scent of night-blooming jasmine fills the air, Ricki encounters a good-looking, deeply mysterious stranger who knocks her world off stability in probably the most surprising manner.
Set towards the backdrop of recent Harlem and Renaissance glamour, A Love Song for Ricki Wilde is a swoon-worthy love story of two passionate artists drawn to the magic, romance, and alternative of New York, and whose lives are uniquely and irreversibly linked.
Some issues burn scorching on and off the monitor…
A tumultuous season stuffed with reckless driving, drunken debauchery, and extra unhealthy press than a kinky politician leaves five-time Formula 1 World Champion Blake Hollis in determined want of a picture overhaul. To redeem his tarnished fame, his workforce decides it’s time for drastic measures. Their answer: a tell-all guide that showcases his illustrious profession and presents a extra respectable public persona.
Enter Ella Gold, a once-renowned sportswriter and podcast host determined for a recent begin. She accepts the problem of writing Blake’s biography realizing that getting near the brooding Brit shall be difficult. But interviewing Blake can’t be worse than staying in NYC the place rumors of her podcast’s demise comply with her like a foul Hinge date.
As they spend the season collectively, sparks fly, obstacles break, and their dynamic shifts from antagonistic to one thing solely surprising. Throughout twenty-one races world wide, they’ll face the last word interview query: can they write their very own blissful ending, or is their love destined to crash and burn?
Drive Me Crazy is a spicy Formula 1 romantic comedy with coronary heart, warmth, humor, and a assured HEA. This is the primary guide within the Drive Me sequence and will be learn as a standalone.
Chemistry sizzles on this office rom-com set on this planet of highschool basketball from the creator of Love & Other Disasters , named a “must-read” by USA Today , PopSugar, SheReads, and Harper Bazaar.
When smart-mouthed Vanessa Lerner joins the highschool basketball workforce Julie Parker coaches, Julie’s prepared for the problem. What she’s not prepared for is Vanessa’s new foster guardian, Elle Cochrane—former University of Tennessee basketball star. While star-struck at first, quickly Julie persuades Elle to step into the unfilled place of assistant coach for the yr.
Even although Elle has stayed out of the basketball world since an damage ended her short-lived WNBA profession, the gig could be a solution to grow to be nearer to Vanessa—and to spend extra time with Julie, who makes Elle giggle. As the coaches develop nearer, Elle has a tough time understanding how Julie is single. When Julie reveals her lifelong insecurity about relationship and the way she needs it was extra like sports activities—having the ability to apply first—it sparks an intriguing concept. While Elle nonetheless doubts her skills as a basketball coach, serving to Julie determine relationship is certainly one thing she will do. But because the basketball season progresses, and contours develop more and more blurred, Julie and Elle should determine to hitch the sport—or retreat to the sidelines.
Two sisters roll up their sleeves to run a dilapidated, seashore city inn however should be taught to work with the locals on this deliciously spicy Sense and Sensibility impressed rom-com by Nikki Payne.
There’s by no means a great time to be taught you’re your father’s secret second household—particularly not on the studying of the need. To add insult to damage, Nora’s racy leaked movies simply went viral. Nora Dash has acquired no fame, no dad, and solely a forgotten seashore home in rural Maine to her title. There aren’t any different Black folks for miles, the place is deserted, however a minimum of nobody will acknowledge her O face within the backwoods. She and her free-spirited sister Yanne haven’t even knocked the touring mud off final season’s designer boots when the primary drawback pops up: a pretend park ranger giving excursions of their property prefer it’s his personal—and he’s hotter than the native lobster boil.
Ennis “Bear” Freeman is used to folks exhibiting up unannounced on his land. So when an exquisite metropolis woman reveals up with the deed to his unofficial headquarters in a single manicured hand, he provides it every week earlier than their entire crew packs up and leaves. But it isn’t lengthy earlier than they discover out they work higher collectively than aside. To his shock, Nora’s damned good for Bear’s enterprise, and his personal secrets and techniques may grow to be the factor that sends them packing.
Bestselling creator Olivia Dade welcomes you to Harlot’s Bay on this delightfully attractive rom-com a few lady who buys the city’s well-known Spite House, solely to comprehend the infuriating man she will’t stand lives proper subsequent door–and their unwilling proximity may spark one thing neither can ignore.
When Athena Greydon’s fiancé ends their engagement, she has no alternative however to maneuver into the Spite House she recklessly purchased him as a marriage reward. This is an issue, for a number of causes: The home, initially constructed as a brick center finger to the neighbors, is just ten toes vast. Her ex’s house is connected to hers. And Dr. Matthew Vine the Freaking Third (aka the uptight, judgmental jerk who satisfied his youthful brother to depart her) resides on the opposite facet, solely a four-foot alley away.
If she has to see Matthew each time she seems to be out her home windows, she may as nicely have some enjoyable with the state of affairs–by, say, enjoying erotic audiobooks at prime quantity with the home windows open. A girl dwelling in a Spite House is mainly obligated to get petty payback nonetheless she will, proper?
Unfortunately, loathing Matthew proves harder than anticipated. He helps her transfer. He listens. And he’s form of…scorching? Dammit.
Jesse Logan doesn’t need a recent begin. He desires his outdated life again—earlier than an damage made his profession as a firefighter unattainable, earlier than his grandfather’s Alzheimer’s acquired so unhealthy he doesn’t acknowledge Jesse anymore. When a buddy tells him a few paid psychological examine, Jesse sees it as an opportunity to get again to the person he was whereas making somewhat additional money.
All Lulu Banks is asking for is a recent begin. Back dwelling after a devastating breakup, she’s struggling to seek out her place. She’s at all times been so much—too loud, too keen, too apparent about her emotions. The friendship examine looks like an amazing concept…till she’s paired with Jesse Logan, who not too long ago ghosted her after a blind date that led to a steamy make-out session.
Now that outdated acquainted stress is again. Despite this system’s strict “no romance” rule, Jesse and Lulu are fast to discover a work-around that enables them to discover their tenuous connection. And quickly they’re on their solution to whole self-improvement…
As lengthy as they don’t get caught.
Why date a mountain man? Because he is aware of the best way to pitch a tent. When Dahlia Weathersby’s sister disappears on what ought to have been a easy day hike, Dahlia instantly heads deep into the Colorado Rockies to seek out her. Knowing she’ll by no means survive the mountains alone, she convinces the native hermit―adorably grouchy survival skilled Winston Dane―to be her information. All it takes is an effective serving to of Dahlia’s attraction…and simply the teeniest little bit of blackmail…earlier than she’s acquired all six-foot-something of him wrapped round her finger. But even together with her very personal mountain man in tow, issues aren’t going to be straightforward. There With every little thing the wilderness has to throw at them, it’ll take greater than attraction and a few metropolis woman ingenuity to make this trek something however a catastrophe ready to occur…and an journey she’ll always remember.
#1 New York Times bestselling creator Susan Elizabeth Phillips returns with the following guide in her Chicago Stars sequence the place a profitable sports activities agent and the sister of his greatest shopper have interaction in a take-no-prisoners battle of the sexes.
Take one hard-driving sports activities agent…
Throw in a failed chocolatier…
And her famous person soccer participant brother…
Add a unusual pink and purple meals truck…
Then, to actually screw issues up, combine in a really unlucky homicide.
Brett Rivers is the most well liked sports activities agent within the enterprise—quick and livid, swift and lethal. Failure? Not an choice.
Rory Garrett is—let’s be trustworthy—a catastrophe. She has a giant coronary heart, an empty checking account, a ardour for making beautiful chocolate, and an enormous inferiority complicated from dwelling within the shadow of Brett’s most necessary shopper, her soccer legend brother.
Brett and Rory ought to by no means have met, and so they completely, positively ought to by no means have needed to take care of the implications of 1 silly, drunken evening…one disastrous lie…one profession in jeopardy…one lacking soccer participant…and a really useless physique.
It’s going to get messy…and harmful…and heartbreaking…and attractive. To Rory, Brett represents skewed values and a devious thoughts. To Brett, Rory is forbidden fruit, off limits, don’t disturb, and no entry—positively no entry.
A girl who has succeeded at nothing and a person who’s succeeded at every little thing confront the problem of their lives as they battle with themselves and one another. When it comes to like—what worth are any of us keen to pay to be merely the perfect?
A shock being pregnant results in much more life-changing revelations on this heartfelt, slow-burn, friends-to-lovers romance of discovered household and surprising love.
Eve Hatch is fairly content material together with her life. Her house in Brooklyn is cozy and near her childhood finest buddy Willa, however removed from her midwestern, conventional household who by no means actually understood her. While her job is just dream- adjoining , she’s hoping her ardour and arduous work will quickly assist her land a extra glamorous position. And positive, her most up-to-date romantic historical past has consisted of not one however two disappointing males named Derek. At least she at all times is aware of what to anticipate…till she finds herself anticipating after an uncharacteristic one-night stand.
The unplanned being pregnant cracks open all of the relationships in her life. Eve’s loyal friendship with Willa is feeling off , proper when she wants her most. And it’s Willa’s steadfast older brother, Shep, who steps as much as assist. He has at all times been pleasant, however now he’s checking in, ordering her shock lunches, listening to all her complaints, and is… immediately kinda scorching? Then there’s the infant’s father, who’s supportive however conflicted. Before lengthy, Eve is rethinking every little thing she thought she knew about herself and her world.
Over the course of 9 months, as Eve struggles to determine the following proper step in her increasing actuality, she begins to comprehend that household and love, in all varieties, can sneak up on you if you least count on it.
A grumpy lobster fisherman tosses a trend influencer’s impeccably curated life overboard within the subsequent romantic comedy from worldwide bestselling creator Amy Lea.
In a last-ditch effort to rescue her model from the brink of irrelevance, Boston trend influencer Melanie Karlsen finds herself in a rural fishing village on the east coast of Canada. The solely factor scarier than nature itself? The burly and bearded bed-and-breakfast proprietor and fisherman, Evan Whaler—who single-handedly disproves the speculation that Canadians are “nice.”
After a boating accident lands Evan unconscious within the hospital, Mel is mistaken for his fiancée by his welcoming but quirky household, who’re embroiled in a long-standing feud over the B&B. In a daring try to fix household fences, Mel agrees to pretend their engagement for one week in change for Evan’s assist together with her social media content material.
Amid lengthy hikes and campfire chats, reeling of their budding emotions for one another proves harder by the day. But is Mel keen to sacrifice her picture-perfect life within the metropolis for an opportunity at a real, unfiltered love within the wild?
A magically gifted con artist should collect her estranged mom’s outdated crew for a once-in-a-lifetime heist, from the New York Times bestselling creator of Stranger Suspicious Minds.
Dani Poissant is the daughter and former confederate of the world’s most well-known artwork thief, in addition to being an skilled forger in her personal proper. The secret to their success? A bit of factor referred to as magic, saved rigorously secret from the non-magical world. Dani’s mom possesses the ability of persuasion, in a position to bend folks to her will, whereas Dani has the power to make any forgery she undertakes really feel like the real article.
At seventeen, involved concerning the corrupting affect of her mom’s shadowy companion, Archer, Dani impulsively bought her mom out to the FBI—an act she has at all times regretted. Ten years later, Archer seeks her out, asking her to steal a selected portray for him, since her mom’s nonetheless in jail. In return, he’ll reconcile her together with her mom and reunite her together with her mom’s outdated gang—together with her former finest buddy, Mia, and Elliott, the love of her life.
The drawback is, it’s a virtually unattainable job—even with the magical skills of the folks she as soon as thought-about household backing her up. The portray is within the never-before-viewed non-public assortment of deceased billionaire William Hackworth—in any other case often known as the Fortress of Art. It’s a job that wants a yr to plan, and Dani has simply over one week. Worse, she’s not precisely gotten a heat welcome from her former colleagues—particularly not from Elliott, who has grown from a weedy teen to a smoking-hot grownup. And then there’s the most important puzzle of why Archer desires her to steal a portrait of himself, which clearly dates from the Nineties, as an alternative of the rather more useful works by Vermeer or Rothko. Who is her mom’s companion, actually, and what does he need?
The extra Dani learns, the extra she understands she could also be in manner over her head—and that there’s way more at stake on this job than she ever realized.
LUCAS MCKNIGHT, is the middle for the Seattle Stormbreakers hockey workforce, and a well-known actor. You’d assume his life can be made, however he’s going by way of a dry spell—in additional methods than one.
One of his teammates is bored with watching Lucas endure, and with somewhat convincing, entices him to attend a masked Valentine’s Day celebration for an evening of distraction. Little does he know; this evening will change the sport.
Lucas meets a mysterious lady in a purple masks, and their chemistry is each immediate and plain. After one little style of the woman in purple, his dry spell is damaged, and after a recent win on the ice, Lucas desires extra. He’ll cease at nothing to seek out her.
Only, he doesn’t need to look far. It seems the lady behind the masks, is STEVIE HARPER. As in, the sister of his twin brother’s companion. Future sister-in-law or not, Lucas isn’t giving up that simply.
Determined to maintain Stevie shut, Lucas affords her a job, hoping to discover what’s between them. Stevie agrees however insists on a platonic association, she doesn’t combine enterprise with pleasure. Only, their pact to stay skilled shortly turns into an advanced dance, as they skate the blurred traces between friendship and one thing extra.
When it involves the sport of affection… there’s greater than meets the ice.
From USA Today bestselling creator Adriana Locke comes a heat and romantic novel a few marriage in hassle, two conspiring youngsters, and the that means of long-lasting love.
After twenty years, the cracks in Lauren Reed’s marriage are exhibiting. She and her husband, Jack, really feel extra like roommates than a loving couple. What they’ve in frequent are two fantastic youngsters, Michael and Maddie, and the identical wistful When did all of it go unsuitable? Now that Lauren’s determined to get on together with her life—alone—divorce is inevitable.
Not to the youngsters. They aren’t giving up so simply.
Michael and Maddie have conspired with their grandfather to deliver everybody collectively for a trip within the household’s favourite summer time getaway, a country lakeside cabin in Story Brook, Ohio. Awkward? Yep. A bit of misleading? Sure. But so far as traps go, Lauren and Jack agree—the meddlers couldn’t have set one which was extra scenic or stuffed with so many bittersweet recollections.
This journey goes to be life-changing for the entire household. Fourteen days of hope, heartbreak, and surprising prospects—like possibly falling in love another time.
Phoebe Miller instructed herself that she would by no means fall for an additional rock star, however then she met Damien Bell.
With their relationship immediately thrust into the highlight, Phoebe and Damien’s bubble has burst and issues have begun to get actual.
Not solely does Phoebe have to save lots of her job, however she and Damien now need to deal with a piece rival who’s hell-bent on ruining her, the chaos of a tour, a model new album, and the pressures of being in an actual relationship— all whereas being within the public eye.
Will Phoebe stick with Damien regardless of new pressures and sudden scrutiny? And extra importantly, can their love survive the stranglehold of fame?
Dollhouse is the second and last instalment within the Revolver Duet.
Two former highschool sweethearts get a second likelihood on this marriage of comfort romance by Kristina Forest, creator of The Neighbor Favor.
To Violet Greene, trend is every little thing. As a profitable superstar stylist, she travels everywhere in the world, dwelling out her goals. Professionally, she’s thriving, however her private life is in shambles. After surviving a really public breakup together with her ex-fiancé six months in the past, Violet is now decided to deal with her profession. But life palms her one thing—or reasonably, somebody—that may derail every little thing…
Xavier Wright didn’t count on to run into his highschool girlfriend Violet—the woman he as soon as thought he’d marry—on a birthday journey to Vegas. As a highschool trainer and basketball coach, he not often leaves his New Jersey hometown, so what had been the possibilities? But when the preliminary shock wears off, they determine to have fun collectively. They really feel younger and reckless as they celebration the evening away—and reckless they clearly had been when the next morning, they get up beside one another with rings on their fingers.
Their impulsive nuptials could be a blessing in disguise, although, once they notice that each of their careers may gain advantage from the wedding. So they play the a part of a blissfully wedded couple. Yet when their ardour comes hurling again, they notice their emotions are simply as actual as they had been again once they had been teenagers. But are their lives too totally different to stay it by way of or will they lastly get a cheerful ending?
From the beloved creator of Just My Type and Lease on Love comes a brand new romantic comedy wherein a former actress-turned-screenwriter finds herself again within the highlight, just for her romantic result in be the one man she will’t stand.
Hollywood darling Emmy Harper is taken into account the queen of writing romantic comedies. That is, till tragedy struck and he or she swore she’d by no means write one other blissful ending once more. After a while away, and plenty of encouragement from household and buddies, Emmy is lastly able to dive again into the style together with her newest undertaking. But extra is using on this film than simply her return to the massive display. This time, Emmy’s additionally been satisfied to star because the lead, dusting off performing abilities she hasn’t utilized in over a decade.
Emmy’s nervous, but excited, to offer performing one other shot, till a last-minute damage benches her trusted co-star. With filming about to start out, there’s just one different actor out there on such brief Grayson West. A blockbuster motion star recognized for his mega-watt smile and unattainable abs, Grayson is anybody’s dream of a romantic lead. Anyone besides Emmy that’s, who nonetheless blames him for her disastrous first film and the early finish to her performing profession.
As filming begins, the friction between Emmy and Grayson is palpable and it’s anybody’s guess if it’s unresolved awkwardness or simmering sexual stress. The two are pushed to get their acts collectively—and shortly—or they threat tanking the whole film, but when working issues out results in scorching chemistry on display, what may occur when the cameras cease rolling?
I hope you take pleasure in this checklist of up to date, historic, paranormal, and darkish romance and it’s greater than sufficient to maintain you busy in February. To see final month’s checklist, click on here.