Have you ever finished a romance movie and immediately wanted a book that gives you the same warm and fuzzy feelings? We’ve paired five of our rom-com books with a movie just for you!
Hope Floats and Situationship by Marina Adair
After learning of her husband’s infidelity on national television, Birdee returns to her hometown with her young daughter in Hope Floats. There, she moves in with her mother and works to rebuild her life while reconnecting and falling in love with a former classmate.
If you love this Sandra Bullock classic, then we think you’ll love Situationship by Marina Adair. After life makes a sharp left turn, Teagan moved into her late grandmother’s house with her toddler twins. But living next door to her is Teagan’s teenage crush who is now an irresistible man…
The Spirit of Christmas and A Ghost in Shining Armor by Therese Beharrie
When a lawyer arrives to help sell an inn, the last thing she imagines encountering is a cursed ghost named Daniel who is determined not to lose his inn. Soon, Kate ends up working with Daniel to help uncover how exactly he became a ghost while also falling for him in The Spirit of Christmas.
If you love your romance with a supernatural twist like The Spirit of Christmas, then we have the romance for you: A Ghost in Shining Armor by Therese Beharrie! Gemma has a unique gift: she can see ghosts. She helps them with their unfinished business, but finds herself in a sticky situation when the hotter-than-hot stranger she impulsively kisses on a bet is not only a phantom, he’s determined to help her.
Feel the Beat and His Perfect Partner by Priscilla Oliveras
After a disastrous Broadway audition, dancer April returns to her small hometown in Feel the Beat. The last thing she expects, though, is to agree to coach a young group of dangers for a big competition.
If you’re looking for a read that will dance its way into your heart like Feel the Beat, we think you’ll love His Perfect Partner by Priscilla Oliveras. Dance teacher Yazmine is determined not to fall for another workaholic. Yet, it’s hard to deny the chemistry she has with the father of one of her students…
Always Be My Maybe and In the Event of Love by Courtney Kae
Always Be My Maybe features childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who haven’t spoken in 15 years. When Sasha returns to her hometown and reunites with Marcus, the two head down a sweet and hilarious journey of falling in love. Added bonus? A great Keanu Reeves cameo!
If you love the combination of the friends-to-lovers and second-chance romance tropes in Always Be My Maybe, then you should check out In the Event of Love by Courtney Kae. After a tabloid blowup, Morgan returns to her hometown to figure out what comes next. But returning home means facing her past…particularly her one-time best friend turned crush, Rachel Reed.
27 Dresses and Twice a Quinceañera by Yamile Saied Méndez
In 27 Dresses, Jane has always put others first, especially her younger sister Tess. But when Tess starts up a relationship with Jane’s secret crush who also happens to be her boss, Jane might just finally find the confidence to stand up for what she wants.
If you love a story about a woman finding her confidence like in 27 Dresses, then prepare to fall in love with Twice a Quinceañera by Yamile Saied Méndez. One month before her wedding as well as her 30th birthday, Nadia finds the courage to stand up to her terrible boyfriend and decides to use the already purchased venue to throw the quinceañera she never had. And that means interacting with the venue owner who happens to be her college fling.