Contemporary Romance Novel Recommendations

These books are of contemporary romance stories. From young adult learning to deal with first heartbreaks and the true meaning of love to women who have chosen to give up on love right as they meet the man who might just be Mr. Right. These stories take romance on in unique and interesting ways, looking at the unconventional like Sugar Daddy’s and arranged marriages, to stories about finding yourself and your own strength and jumping headfirst into what love has planned for them.


By Colleen Hoover

Seventeen-year-old Sky’s life changes the day she meets Dean Holder. While in her mind she knows that she should just stay away from him, he has strange ability to captivate her. He seems to be on a mission to learn everything about her, even those things she has worked hard to keep buried deep in her past. But when she finally caves, she discovers that Dean is not all he claims to be, he has secrets of his own. This novel was written in 2012 by Colleen Hoover. Colleen is an author who writes primarily romance fiction. She has written many other novels including the sequel to this book titled Losing Hope.

 The Edge of Never 

By J.A. Redmerski

This is the first book in a series with the same title written by J.A. Redmerski. This novel follows the story of Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennet, she has carefully set up her life with rules and habits to go down a path of success. When everything falls apart she boards a Greyhound bus and sets off with no idea where she is going. This is where she meets Andrew Parrish and before she can believe it he is the center of her exciting new life full of adventure. But Andrew has secrets, secrets that might tear them apart forever. Redmerski is a New York Times Best-Selling author and The Edge of Never was the book that started her success. It was published this book in 2012.


By Tammara Webber

Two months into her sophomore year of college Jacqueline’s life crumbles around her. When choosing colleges, she had two choices; attend a music conservatory and follow her dreams of music or go to her boyfriend’s top choice state school and follow her dreams of love. Love had won, but now her boyfriend has dumped her, her former friends are ignoring her, and her ex’s frat brother tried to assault her and is now stalking her. The only person who is there for her is a boy named Lucas, her rescuer the night she was almost assaulted. But while he is protective of her, she knows almost nothing about him and he has dark secrets of his own. Written in 2012 by Tammara Webber, this is the first book in the Contour of the heart series.

 Sugar Daddy 

By Lisa Kleypas

This is the first book in series The Travises, written in 2007 by Lisa Kleypas. She is an award-winning author of 21 books. This story is of Liberty Jones, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks in Texas. Hardy Jones is ambitious and despite his attraction knows Liberty is off-limits. When Hardy leaves town to pursue his dreams Liberty finds herself alone, raising her sister. That is until she meets a billionaire tycoon, who soon becomes her Sugar Daddy. But the deeper their relationship gets the more Liberty discovers about herself and her family secrets. Two men, one woman, and choices that will either lead to their hearts desires or to heartbreak.

 Kiss an Angel 

By Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Daisy Devreaux has two choices; she can go to jail or she can marry a man chosen by her father. Alex Markov is deadly handsome and completely humorless. He also has no intention of playing loving husband to the irresponsible Daisy. He takes her out of her uptown life to a traveling circus to tame her to his ways. But he does not count on the power Daisy has with her heart. Soon the two find themselves in a passionate romance that will ask them to risk everything for a chance at forever. This book was written by Susan Elizabeth Phillips in 1996, she is an International Best-Seller.


About the Author

My name is Emerson Rose Craig. I am a creative writing student and aspiring novelist. I love fantasy, historical literature, sci-fi and classic literature but will read whatever I can get my hands on. I also write in all of these genres and more for inspiration does not limit itself and neither will I. If you ask me what my favorite book is I will not answer because picking a favorite book is, to me, like picking a favorite star.