4 of the Sweetest Romances You’ll Ever Read

Craving a happily ever after? Well, you’ve come to the right place! These four romances are so sweet they’ll give you cavities.

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Honestly, nothing hits better than a good romance novel. Whether I’m super stressed or needing a quick pick-me-up, I know I can always count on them. After reading so many, I consider myself an aficionado of sorts and have compiled a list of some of the sweetest. So, light the candles, throw on something comfy, pour yourself something sweet, and get ready to go on a date with one of these four saccharine romances.


1. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Sweetest Romances: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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Don Tillman, a socially challenged genetics professor, has never gone on a second date. In fact, he is convinced that he’s simply just not wired for romance. When an acquaintance tells him that he would be a “wonderful” husband, Tillman is speechless. After recovering from the shock, he decides to begin The Wife Project, setting out to find the perfect partner. Approaching his research with an evidence-based logic, Don develops a list of ideal characteristics. In comes Rosie Jarman, who ticks all Don’s boxes and so many others. Rosie is searching for her father, and Don just happens to be the resident DNA expert. Assisting Rosie with her Father Project, an unlikely relationship blossoms.


2. Beach Read by Emily Henry

Sweetest Romances: Beach Read by Emily Henry
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Augustus Everett and January Andrews are polar opposites. Gus is a well-known author of literary fiction and no stranger to ruthlessly killing off his characters. Meanwhile, January writes best-selling romance novels, ending them with happily ever afters. Believe it or not, the only thing they have in common is that for the next three months, they’re residing in neighboring beach houses. Struggling with writer’s block, the two forge a pact: Gus will write something happy, and January will pen something darker. By the end, both will finish a book and no one will fall in love. Promise.


3. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Sweetest Romances: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
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At 30 years old, Stella Lane lacks relationship experience. With her parents pushing her for grandchildren and more money than she knows what to do with, she figures it’s finally time to jump into the dating world. However, alongside her lack of experience, it doesn’t help that she has Asperger’s and that French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. In order to practice, she enlists the help of Michael Phan, an escort. Following lessons in foreplay and more-than-missionary position, Stella realizes she’s beginning to crave the time she spends with him. Suddenly, their no-nonsense partnership is making a whole lot of sense.


4. Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Sweetest Romances: Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
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Sure, people come to Italy for love and gelato, but sometimes they stumble upon so much more. After Lina’s mother passes away, Lina agrees to fulfill her dying wish—to get to know her absentee father. While there, she discovers her mother’s journal, which holds stories of secret romances, art, and hidden bakeries. Alongside Ren, Lina follows in her mother’s footsteps and uncovers a secret that has been kept from her for far too long. This secret changes everything that she knew—about her mother, her father, and herself. And yes, there is lots of love and gelato on the way.


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